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Longford woman ‘shocked’ as thieves ransack her business

The owner of Healthy Options in Longford town has spoken of her shock at having her businesses burgled last night.The premises Mastertech Business Park,...

Ballaghaderreen swimming pool opening delayed

The swimming pool and leisure centre in Ballaghaderreen failed to open yesterday, as planned, and may not be in operation until the new year.A...

Castlerea man quoted €8,000 for car insurance

An 18-year-old west Roscommon man has called on the government to appoint a regulator for the car-insurance industry after receiving quotes of up to...
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Primary schools throughout the region to receive minor works grants next week

Primary schools throughout the region are to receive their minor works grants next week, the Department of Education has announced.The grants are worth €6,425...

Free Wi-Fi available in two of the main public areas in Athlone

Visitors to the town of Athlone can avail of free Wi-Fi in two of the main public areas courtesy of the local authority.Members of...

Scramogue man wins Roscommon entrepreneur competition

The winners of the Roscommon County Final of the Ireland's Best Young Entrepreneur competition have been announced this evening in the Abbey Hotel.Scott Hunter,...
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First ever ordination of a permanent deacon in Athlone church

The first ever ordination of a Permanent Deacon in the Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Athlone took place this afternoon.Athlone native Tony Larkin...

Developer confident Castlerea energy plant will still proceed

The developers of the controversial waste-to-energy plant in Castlerea are confident the project will still proceed despite a setback last week.Construction work on the...

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...
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Longford Town Fight Back For UCD Win

Longford Town returned to winning ways coming from behind to see off UCD 3-1 in Bishopsgate.Evan Weir had given UCD the lead two minutes...
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Roscommon Club Results Weekending September 20

Roscommmon club results weekending September 20Friday September 18Junior A Football Championship Quarter-FinalPadraig Pearses 0-15 St Joseph's (Kilteevan) 1-9 - JohnstownSaturday September 19Intermediate Football Championship...
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Mostrim Shock Abbeylara To Make Semi-Final

Mostrim produced the shock of the Longford Championship as they marched into the semi-final’s knocking out Abbeylara.Mostrim scored a surprise point seven point victory,...

Ann Mc Govern (nee Dolan)

Ann Mc Govern (nee Dolan) Late of Tullyveela, Corlough, Co. Cavan and Drumcoura, Drumreilly, Co. Leitrim.13 September 2020 peacefully at her home in...

Helena Haynes (née Farrell)

Helena Haynes (née Farrell) Wilton, Bonavalley, Athlone, Co. Westmeath. Sunday, 20th September peacefully.Predeceased by her beloved husband William (Billy). Sadly missed by her loving children...

Deirdre Meehan (née McGovern),

Deirdre Meehan (née McGovern), Camagh, Ballinamore, formerly Fernleigh, Sandyford, Dublin and Church Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim. Friday, 18th September 2020.She will be sadly...
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The Longford Town Review Season Two Episode 14

Longford Town bounced back to winning ways coming from behind to beat UCD 3-1 in Bishopsgate.It was a much need victory for Town who...
GAA

St. Mary’s Beat Glencar Manorhamilton

St. Mary's Kiltoghert saw off Glencar Manorhamilton to make the 2020 Leitirm senior football final.It was a dramatic season for St. Mary's who opened...
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Podcast: The River Shannon

On Monday's JF show- Joe spoke to Paul Clements about his book on the shannon.Take a listen here: