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Gardai reveal significant drop in incidents of shoplifting in Longford town

Gardai in Longford are reporting a 22 percent drop in the number of shoplifting offenses in the town over the last number of months.Superintendent...

Roscommon councillors opposed to plans to introduce 3% vacant site levy

Councillors in Roscommon are calling on the government to abandon plans to introduce a vacant site levy in rural counties.The scheme which will come...

Roscommon priest appointed to Rome

Father John Coughlan, a Curate at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Boyle, has been appointed Director of Formation at the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, commencing next...

Official opening of Ballinamore Nursing Unit

A very large crowd attended the official opening of the Ballinamore Community Nursing Unit and Primary Care Centre this afternoon.The new HSE facility was...

New website to promote Longford tourism

People involved in any way with the tourism industry in Longford are being asked to provide their details for a new website.The website which...
Rodent

EXCLUSIVE: Three Shannonside hospitals pay out over €11,000 to deal with rodent problems

Three hospitals that serve the Shannonside region have spent almost €11,300 on pest-control since the beginning of last year.Documents released to Shannonside FM show...

REVEALED: Number of prisoners who died at Castlerea Prison in last decade

A new report shows four prisoners serving sentences in Castlerea prison died in custody between 2007 and 2016.Information obtained by the Belfast-based website the...

Leitrim Councillor concerned at long delays in HSE assessment of children with developmental...

A Leitrim councillor is expressing concern at the waiting lists for treatment for young children who have complex developmental needs.At this morning's meeting of...

Final stained glass windows installed at St Mel’s

The last stained glass windows commissioned for St Mel's cathedral in Longford have been installed in recent days.The windows are on the west, or...

LISTEN: Leitrim video producer says he is owed thousands by Irish TV

A Leitrim videographer is still hopeful of being paid two months wages owed to him by the the owners of Irish TV, despite the...

Leitrim’s Breege Connolly Wins Dublin 10 Mile

Breege Connolly secured her second win of the KBC Race Series today, winning the Frank Duffy 10 Mile at the Phoenix Park in 58...

Bohemians Beat Longford Town On Penalties

Longford Town suffered penalty heartbreak at the hands of Premier Division Bohemians writes Andrew Dempsey.Lee Steacy’s spot kick was saved by James Talbot at...

Thomas Higgins Second In Irish U16 Championship

Roscommon’s Thomas Higgins took second place at the Irish Boys U16 Championship held at Donabate Golf Club, Dublin.Higgins finished on a one over par...

John McGoey

John McGoey Annaly Park ,Longford and formerly of Newtownforbes, 24th August 2019 peacefully at home surrounded by his family. Pre-deceased by his sons John ,Patrick...

Christine Ginnell (née Hand)

The death has occurred on Saturday, August 24th of Christine Ginnell (née Hand), Ballymanus, Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, peacefully, in the loving care of her...

Ita Doyle

Ita Doyle, Friday 23rd August. Ringowney, Edgeworthstown Co. Longfordpeacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff of Mullingar General Hospital.Sadly missed by...

The Longford Town Review Semptember 24th

A dramatic week for Longford Town as Neale Fenn resigns and Town go all the way to sudden death penalties with Bohemians.Town's exit in...

Agriview 22nd August, 2019

Listen into Agri View with Noel Murphy for all your Agricultural Advice.

PODCAST: The benefits of investment in water – Irish Water and Roscommon County Council

On Thursday, August 22nd, Let's Talk was live at the North Roscommon Water Treatment Plant in Tibohine.On the show, Irish Water and Roscommon County...