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Roscommon domestic violence service welcomes first jail term for man convicted of coercive control

A Roscommon domestic violence service has welcomed a 10 year jail term for a man convicted of coercive control of his partner.Daniel Kane,...
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Longford Councillor calls on local secondary schools to spearhead creation of autism support units

A Longford Councillor is calling on the Minister for Education, Norma Foley, to change legislation in order to require secondary schools to provide mandatory...
care

Sligo University Hospital clarifies who received vaccines after concerns raised over staff roll-out

The Saolta Hospital group has denied that non-frontline staff received vaccines, or that employees on leave had been asked into the hospital to get...

Former Irish President calls on Church to re-examine controversial policies following mother and baby...

Former President of Ireland, Mary McAleese, has called on the church to re-examine its remaining controversial policies in the wake of the final report...
LIS

Deadline for Roscommon LIS applications extended to early February

The deadline for applications for the Local Improvement Scheme has been extended by Roscommon County council for the region.The decision follows calls from...

LISTEN: Irish Ambassador to US congratulates Longford businessman following shop visit near Washington DC

The Irish Ambassador to the United States of America has publicly congratulated a Longford businessman in the US, following a visit to his shop...

€250k funding provided for Longford pilot safety partnership

Funding of €250k is to be provided for a new pilot community safety partnership scheme in LongfordCounty Councillors were given more details...
Testing

CMO advises against non-essential domestic and international travel

Non-essential domestic and international travel should be "strongly discouraged", according to the European Union.It is proposing a more co-ordinated approach to travel restrictions across...

North Roscommon has highest Covid incidence rate in Shannonside region

North Roscommon has recorded the highest incident rate of Covid in the Shannonside region in the last two weeks.230 cases have been recorded in...
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51 more deaths and 2,608 new cases of Covid-19 announced nationwide today

The Department of Health has confirmed 51 more deaths due to Covid-19 and 2,608 new cases of the virus.Locally, there have been 22 new...
FA-Cup

Arsenal Bow Out Of FA Cup

Arsenal's hopes of ending the season with silverware took a massive hit this afternoon as they were knocked out of the FA Cup in...
Connacht-Rugby

Buttler Returns For Connacht

Connacht have recalled Captain Jarrad Butler and made six further changes for tomorrow’s rescheduled Guinness PRO14 clash with Ospreys at The Sportsground.Butler lines out...

Why Attack The Mark?

Mid-January and no end in sight of the Covid restrictions.It’s looking more likely that we will be waiting for GAA possibly later into the...

Nicola Bergin

Nicola Bergin, Lisbrack, Longford and formerly of Main Street, Longford. 23rd January 2021, peacefully at the residence of her sister Ann at Árd Michael, Longford....

Winnie Mulligan nee McGoldrick

Winnie Mulligan (nee McGoldrick), Cornakelly, Moyne, Co. Longford. January 23rd. Peacefully at the Sunset Lodge, St Joseph’s care home Longford.Pre-deceased by her husband Sonny. Deeply regretted...

SONNY SHEA

SONNY SHEA Lisnaria, Roscommon. January 23rd, 2021; (Peacefully), at his home, surrounded by his family. Beloved husband of Betty and much loved...
Italian

Podcast: Mary McAleese

Former President of Ireland Mary McAleese spoke to Joe Finnegan on Friday's JF Show.Take a listen here:
Italian

Podcast: Jimmy Jests

Longford comedian Jimmy Jests spoke to Joe Finnegan on Thursday's JF Show about providing comedy in these lockdown times through social media.Take a listen...

Side By Side January 17th 2021

 Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...