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LISTEN: Red Cross secretary says it is still committed to Athlone despite closing branch

The General Secretary of the Irish Red Cross is rejecting suggestions that the charity will not be able to garner support in the future...

Doctor to give evidence at Medical Council hearing over care given to Longford woman

A doctor who is facing allegations of poor professional performance in relation to the care of an 80-year-longford woman is due to give evidence...
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Man convicted of kidnapping woman in Longford

A man has been convicted of kidnapping the mother of his children in Longford after she obtained a barring order again him.A Central Criminal...

Stag antics in Carrick on Shannon to be shown on TV

A special programme on the hen and stag party industry in Carrick-on-Shannon will be shown on RTÉ 2 tonight.The documentary, called Carrick-on-Stag, focuses on...

Athlone Mayor slams decision to close local Red Cross branch

The Mayor of Athlone Municipal District is expressing his deep disappointment with the decision of the Irish Red Cross to close the Athlone Branch.A...

REVEALED: Significant rise in planning applications in Shannonside region

The number of planning permissions granted in the Shannonside region rose by 33 per cent in the third quarter of this year.According to the...

Roscommon man jailed for online harassment

A 30-year-old man who harassed a young Roscommon woman online has been jailed for four years.Roscommon Circuit Criminal Court heard that Alan Higgins of...

Ballinasloe woman’s deported husband returns

A Ballinasloe woman has been reunited with her husband after he was incorrectly deported earlier this year .Kleber Medeiros arrived into Dublin airport last...

Lanesboro distillery gets planning go-ahead

Lanesboro has been given a major boost today, with planning permission granted for a new tourist attraction to be developed at the village.Longford County...

200 faulty ESB meters in Shannonside region

Over 200 electricity users in in the Shannonside region will have to have their ESB meters replaced.It was announced yesterday that 27,0000 customers across...
Horse-Racing

Dreal Deal Set For Cheltenham After Punchestown Win

Dreal Deal claimed victory for trainer Ronan McNally in the feature race at Punchestown, Sky Bet Moscow Flyer Novice Hurdle.After being held up last...
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Zango Sets Indoor Triple Jump World Record

World bronze medallist Hugues Fabrice Zango sailed to a world indoor triple jump record of 18.07m* in Aubiere on Saturday.The 27-year-old from Burkina Faso...
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Limerick Dominate Hurling All-Star Nominations

All Ireland champions Limerick dominate this year's Hurling P-W-C All-Stars shortlist.14 of John Kiely's side are among a total list of 45 with beaten...

J.P. O’Boyle

J.P. O'Boyle Ballyleague, Lanesboro, Co. Longford and formerly of McHale Road, Castlebar. January 16th, peacefully in his 95th year at Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital,...
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Mary Greene (nee Dorey)

Mary Greene (nee Dorey) Drumlish, Elphin, Co. Roscommon Friday 15th January, peacefully at Sligo University Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Predeceased by her husband Tony,...

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake)

Patricia (Pat) Mcdonnell (nee Blake) 1 Curraghrua, Lanesboro, Co Longford and formerly of Summerhill, Co. Meath.Friday, January 15th, peacefully surrounded by her family.Funeral mass...
Gary-Rogers

Gary Rogers Looking Forward To New Challenges

Former Dundalk goalkeeper Gary Rogers is looking forward to the new challenges after retiring from proffesional soccer.39-year-old Rogers announced his retirement from the game...
Italian

Podcast: JF Show Panel 15th January

On the JF Show Panel this week, Senator Eugene Murphy, Luke Casserly from the Irish Secondary School students Union and Anglo Celt Editor Linda...
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Podcast: Mary Garavan

Mary Garavan-A retired member of staff at Esker House Refuge Centre in Athlone talks to Joe about her work in the Centre after JF...