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11 more deaths here from Covid-19

This evenings briefing from the Department of Health has reported that 11 more people with Covid-19 have died here.The total number of people who...

Center Parcs CEO to sit on Tourism Taskforce

Center Parcs CEO Martin Dalby is one of a number of people from the tourism sector chosen to sit on the Tourism Recovery Taskforce...
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Two men charged following fight on Main Street in Longford

Two men are to appear in court again in July following a violent altercation on the streets of Longford town.The incident occurred yesterday morning...

Granard Gardai seize cocaine worth estimated €10,000

Gardaí in Granard have seized €10,000 worth of suspected cocaine and arrested a woman following a search of a house in the town. ...

First online auction at Granard mart is deemed successful

Almost 90% of stock brought to the online auction at Granard mart last night was sold and the event has been deemed a success.The...

New Longford County Councillor hopes to bring youth focus to local authority

Longford's newest political representative hopes he will be able to bring forward initiatives for young people in his term on Longford County Council.Ballinalee's Colin...
Covid

Calls for all island initiative to eliminate Covid 19 as five more confirmed cases...

A leading health expert is calling for an all-island initiative to eliminate coronavirus completely.Anthony Staines, Professor of Health Systems at DCU, says we need...
opening hours

Ballinalee’s Colin Dalton elected to Longford County Council

Colin Dalton has been elected to Longford County Council.The Ballinalee native was among four contesting to take the seat formerly held by the now...

Ballyglasson native urges people to reflect on how we live at Afri virtual event...

A Longford man is urging people to use this time to reflect on how we live and the decisions we make.Joe Murray from Ballyglasson...

Midlands Polish Community offers face masks for local community groups

The Polish Community in the Midlands is inviting groups or organisations who may need face masks to contact them.Four women volunteers have made over...
Racing

UK Racing Returns At Newcastle On Monday

A ten race card at Newcastle marks the return of horse racing in the UK on Monday.The behind closed doors meeting will be the...
Premier-League

Anfield May Host Liverpool Title Victory

Liverpool could yet secure the Premier League title with a fixture at Anfield.Next month's derby between Liverpool and Everton may be moved to a...
GAA

GAA Set to Re-open Walking Tracks On June 8

The GAA have announced they will re-open designated walking tracks on June 8, once the country moves into phase two of lockdown exit.Croke Park...

Mary Greally (nee Kearney)

Mary Greally (nee Kearney) Forgney , Ballymahon, Co Longford. 29th May 2020, suddenly in Mullingar regional hospital. Predeceased by her daughter Mary. Deeply regretted...

Rose Healy (nee Shine)

Rose Healy (nee Shine) Retreat Park, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Monday, 1st June.Peacefully in the tender care of South Westmeath Hospice. To follow best practice and fuidelines and...

Mary Keegan,

Mary Keegan, Park Drive Lawn, Castleknock, Co. Dublin and formerly of Drumbore, Cloone, Co. Leitrim, Monday 1st June 2020 in the loving...

Podcast: Gemma Fallon

Killoe woman Gemma Fallon   spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about the go fund me campaign raising money for services who helped during and...

Podcast: Mikayla Fox -new city-new lease of life

Castleblayney native Mikayla Fox has been living and teaching in China and she spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about moving cities in the...

29th May: Leitrim Gardai and the Covid 19 County Response forum

Leitrim Gardai are working to assist people across the county as part of the Covid 19 Response forum. They are undertaking work to provide...