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New regulations for firearms and ammunition

Gun owners across the Shannonside/Northern Sound region are being urged to familiarise themselves with new regulations for firearms and ammunition.New legislation has come...

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Lough Ree RNLI will be on our screens next...

The volunteer lifeboat crew of Lough Ree RNLI will be on our screens next week as they feature in the BBC's Saving Lives at...

Tarmonbarry road race is taking place this morning

Motorists travelling on the N5 are being warned of possible delays on the route near Longford town this morning as a result of the...

Longford pharmacist hoping to win a national title next month

A Longford pharmacist is hoping to win a national title next month having been selected among the best retail managers in Ireland.Jon Brier,...
planning permission

Twenty five jobs to be created if planning for Edgeworthstown service station goes ahead

Twenty five jobs will be created if planning permission for the redevelopment of a service station goes ahead in Edgeworthstown.Proprietor Pat Kane lodged an...

End of an era as Ballymahon postmistresses to retire next week after 26 years

The Postmistress in Ballymahon is announcing her official retirement after 26 years in the job.June Dillon will be retiring from her position next Monday...

ESB hopes to have electricity restored to all Shannonside homes by this evening

The ESB hope to restore electricity to a handful of customers in the Shannonside region who are still without power by the very latest...

Irish Cancer Society’s ‘Pink Ribbon’ collection in Longford cancelled

Pink Ribbon sales in Longford town, which raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s services for people affected by breast cancer, have been cancelled...

ESB hopes to have power restored in Ballymahon by 11am

The ESB hopes to have power restored to around 400 customers in the South Longford area by 11am at the latest this monring. Crews...

Major power outage in south Longford as Shannonside region wind warning in operation until...

The Shannon side/Northern Sound Region appears to have escaped the worst of Storm Lorenzo with no major incidents reported overnight.Gardai across the region...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Roscommon Club Fixtures Weekending October 20

Roscommon club fixtures weekending October 20Tuesday October 15King and Moffatt Building Services Junior B FC Quarter FinalKilbride v Strokestown - Kilbride GAA Park -...

World Cup Over For Bundee Aki

Ireland centre Bundee Aki has been banned for three matches, meaning he will not play again at this Rugby World Cup.The centre received a...

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan

Patrick (Paddy) Morahan. Ardcarne and formerly of Cootehall, Boyle, Co. Roscommon. Tuesday, October, 15th Peacefully at Drumderrig nursing home, Boyle. Funeral will arrive to St....

Sister Josephine BREEN

Sister Josephine BREEN Sisters of Mercy Sligo and San Diego, California and formerly of Carnamadda, Lecarrow, Roscommon. 7th September, peacefully in Nazareth House, San Diego. Sr....

Richie Kenny

Richie Kenny. 62 Teffia Park, Longford and formerly of Foigha, Kenagh, Co. Longford. Richie died peacefully on Monday, 14th October 2019 in St. Joseph's Hospital, Dublin...

Longford Town Review October 13

Longford Town's SSE Airtricity League first division promotion campaign came to an end on Friday night after a penalty shoot-out defeat to Cabinteely.Aaron Dobbs had...

Podcast: Joe McDonagh Talks to the JF Show About Longford Plaza Project

The founder and owner of Supermacs says he's disappointed with the decision of Bord Pleanala to reject the company's application for a development on...

Podcast: Alice Taylor

Renowned author Alice Taylor chats to Joe Finnegan about her new book and about turning eighty.Take a listen here: