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REVEALED: Full list of Towns and Villages to share in €2.2m fund revealed

Longford is to get a total of €640,000 euro under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme.The largest grant of €200,000 has been secured for...

Local towns hoping for funds under renewal scheme announcement

Towns and villages across the Shannonside region will be anxiously waiting today to see if they're in line for funding from a €20m tranche...
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Westmeath murder trial to continue today

A Westmeath woman, whose father strangled her mother, has told his murder trial that he had previously threatened to kill the deceased while waving...
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Drunk driver detected by Longford Gardai in afternoon checkpoint

Gardaí in Longford have revealed that a drunk driver was detected during a Mandatory Impairment Testing checkpoint in the county on Monday afternoon.The checkpoint...
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Viewmount House owners praise staff as it claims top tourism prize

Viewmount House in Longford has scooped another prestigious award being hailed Hospitality Hero in Georgina Campbell's annual awards.The accolade is the latest success for...

Leitrim parents encouraged to attend special youth mental health talks

Parents of young people in Leitrim are being encouraged to attend a number of talks aimed at educating them about mental health across the...
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Longford Garda chief warns of fewer foot patrols due to reduced resources

The presence of gardai on the streets of Longford town could be reduced due to resource issues.A meeting of the Joint Policing Committee heard...
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Westmeath goes on trial charged with murder of mother of his children

A Westmeath man has gone on trial, charged with murdering the mother of his children by strangling her in her home two years ago.Danny...
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Major award for Longford’s Viewmount House

Viewmount House in Longford has scooped another prestigious award being hailed Hospitality Hero in Georgina Campbell's annual awards.The accolade is the latest success for...

Further delay in Boyle primary care centre’s opening

The opening of the new Boyle Primary Care Centre has been delayed for a second time.It's emerged the centre will not now open until...
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League Of Ireland Players Test Negative For Covid-19

All league of Ireland players have tested negative for Covid-19 in the first batch of test’s carried out on four SSE Airtricity League clubs.FAI...
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Irish Women’s Teams Qualifiers Rescheduled for 2020

The Republic of Ireland Women's Senior Team will finish out their UEFA Women's EURO 2021 qualifiers this year with three Group I games.Vera Pauw's...
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League of Ireland Players Begin Covid-19 Testing Programme

League of Ireland players have begun their Covid-19 testing programme as they aim to return to training on June 8.Players and staff from four...

Tommy Murphy

Tommy Murphy. Sheehaun, Curraghroe, Co Roscommon. Thursday, May 28th, unexpectedly at his home. He will be very sadly missed by his loving...

Michael Edward Heeran

Michael Edward Heeran. Aughaboneil, Foxfield, Co. Leitrim. Wednesday, May 27th peacefully at Sligo University Hospital.Private Funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Mary’s church, Foxfield tomorrow...

Freda Ethel Den Hertog

Freda Ethel Den Hertog, Sancurry, Drumshanbo, Leitrim. Sadly missed by daughter Alison, son in law Brian. Peacefully after a brief illness at Sligo general.Removal to family...

Podcast: Normal People

Youth Worker Caoilean Faux spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about Normal People.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Sarah Costello

Sarah Costello from Costello's Nursing Home in Lanesborough spoke to Tuesday morning's JF Show.Take a listen here: 

Podcast: Hairdresser Plea

Margaret Mulvihill is the owner of Zara Exclusive hair design in Longford and a member of the Executive council of the national hairdressing federation.Take...