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Strokestown TY students raise over 63 thousand euro for childhood cancer charity

Three transition year students in Strokestown have raised close to 64 thousand euro for Childhood Cancer Foundation Ireland.Andrew Jordan, Jack Beirne and Mark Rogers...

LISTEN: Online shoppers warned of new scam uncovered by Athlone Gardai

Gardai in Athlone are investigating after they were made aware of a new sophisticated scam involving fake financial exchange websites.Detectives were alerted...
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Shannonside region hospitals dealing with significant staff vacancies due to Covid related leave

Over two-hundred-and-sixty staff at hospitals in the Shannonside region were out of work earlier this month on Covid related leave.According to figures released...
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Fears delay in ESB funding could result in damage to regional recovery following end...

Funding for dozens of Just Transition projects in the Shannonside region could be at risk unless the ESB moves to release funding directly to...

Mother of Longford girl with Cystic Fibrosis urges HSE to re-evaluate Covid-19 vaccination lists

A Longford woman who's daughter suffers with Cystic Fibrosis is calling on the HSE to re-evaluate its priority list for Covid-19 vaccinations.CF patients are...

Gardai investing break-in at Strokestown business

Gardai Castlerea are investigating after a break-in at a business premises in Strokestown earlier this week.The incident, which occurred on Main Street took place...

Irish MS, chemotherapy or epilepsy sufferers can now access medical cannabis under new scheme

People suffering severe symptoms of MS, chemotherapy or epilepsy will be able to access medicinal cannabis in Ireland.The Government confirmed it's funding the Medicinal...

HIQA note fire and risk management concerns at two separate Roscommon disability services

Health inspections at two Roscommon disability centres have highlighted issues with fire safety and risk management.The centres, both part of the Brothers of Charity...

61 deaths and 2,488 new cases of the virus confirmed today-29 locally.

29 new cases of Covid-19 have been identified throughout Roscommon, Longford and Leitrim this evening, with 2,488 cases confirmed nationwide.A further 61 deaths have...

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...
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:
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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...