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Farmers lose young pheasants and turkeys to the pine marten

A Westmeath councillor is renewing his call for the protection of the Pine Marten to be assessed.Fine Gael Councillor Tom Farrell made his original...

Plans unveiled for €3m extension to Strokestown Park

There are plans for a €3-million development at Strokestown Park House.It's hoped construction will commence early in 2019 and that it will result in...

Gas to be available for Center Parcs in 2018

The head of Center Parcs is hopeful that a supply of gas to their Longford Forest project will be available by this time next...

Revealed: Results of local BowelScreen programme

Ten people who took part in the BowelScreen programme at Roscommon University Hospital last year were found to have cancer.Last year, the hospital performed...

Slight increase in unemployment in Roscommon

There was a slight rise in the number of people unemployed in Roscommon last month.The latest Live Register figures show that, overall in Shannonside...

Ten houses in Ballaghaderreen sell for nearly €1m

Ten homes in Roscommon, sold as entire lot, secured the top of any domestic property sold in the Shannonside region last month.The homes in Ballaghaderreen...

Woman threatened with knife in Athlone break-in

A woman was threatened with a knife during a burglary in Athlone last night.Shortly after 11 o’clock, a man entered a house in Brawny...

Weather warning as car overturns at Ballynacarrigy

Gardaí are dealing with an overturned car on the Mullingar/Ballynacarrigy road, just outside Ballynacarrigy itself.The news comes as motorists are being warned to be...
Central Criminal Court

Longford rapist jailed for 11 years for abusing his nephew

An uncle who raped and sexually abused his teenage nephew over a period of seven years in Co Longford, and who claimed they were...

Leitrim immigrants unite to produce book of memories

The launch of a book written by a group of Leitrim immigrants will be held in Carrick-on-Shannon tonight.Leitrim International Community Group is a collection...
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Major development planned at St. Brigid’s GAA club

St. Brigid’s GAA club has launched a major development project involving the construction of a new gym and meeting room along with a series...
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Last Minute Cork Goal Breaks Longford Hearts

Longford Town conceded a last gasp extra-time goal to agonisingly lose one-nil to 10-man Premier Division Cork City in the Extra.ie FAI Cup first...
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Killoe Emmet Og Face 48 Week Suspension

Killoe Emmet Og are set to appeal a believed 48-week suspension issued by the Longford CCC committee.The suspension will affect all Killoe Emmet Og...

Margaret Ann Farragher (nee Curley)

Margaret Ann Farragher (nee Curley) Glinsk, Castlerea, Co. Galway. Thursday, 13th August. Peacefully at the Galway Hospice, in the loving care of her family. Margaret Ann, dearly loved...

Bridget (Biddy) Ward nee Dalton

Bridget (Biddy) Ward nee Dalton. Cattan, Mohill, Co. Leitrim, Wednesday 12th August, peacefully at Sligo general Hospital, Previously in the loving care of the...

Michael (Mick) Dobson

Michael (Mick) Dobson, Macclesfield, Cheshire, UK, Thailand and formerly of Athlone, Co Westmeath, Tuesday 11th August suddenly.Pre deceased by his father Roger and...
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The Longford Town Review Season Two Episode Six

Longford Town bowed out of the Extra.ie FAI Cup after Ricardo Dinanga’s goal in the 120th minute sealed a Cork City victory.Town were much...
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Podcast: Lockdown in the North of England

The North of England has been heavily affected by the Corona Virus Pandemic and Labour MP Mike Kane for Wythenshawe and Sale East who...
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Podcast: Earthing The Myths

Mythology doesn’t just belong to the greeks and the roman. Indeed  Ireland has a vibrant link to myth,folklore and early history.Daragh Smyth is a...