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Longford businessman praises fire service after blaze at engineering firm

A Longford factory owner is praising the quick actions of the local fire brigade after a fire on the site today. A fire broke...

HIQA report finds Roscommon disabilities centre is ‘significantly understaffed’

The Health Information and Quality Authority has found a centre for people with intellectual disabilities in Roscommon to be significantly understaffed. The health watchdog...

Longford County Council alerting public to new layout of Cathedral Junction

Longford County Council is asking members of the public to be aware of the changes which have been made to traffic management at the...

HSE Chief officer says no closure of Roscommon mental health units in short-term

The closure of hostels for people with mental health difficulties in Roscommon is likely to happen – but not in the short term. Speculation...

EXCLUSIVE: HSE has spent over €20,000 on travel expenses for St Vincent’s staff

The HSE has spent over €20,000 euro in the past three months on travel expenses for staff at the St Vincent’s Care Centre in...

Dog allegedly stolen and offered for sale at Ballinasloe Fair reunited with owner

A dog, which was allegedly stolen, and then offered for sale at the Ballinasloe October Fair has been reunited with its owner. ‘Joey the...

Hopes that Minister Shane Ross can help resolve railway field saga

The Chairman of the Athlone Municipal District is welcoming the chance to meet with Minister Shane Ross on the railway field issue. The local...

Athlone Deputy says rural Ireland will be better off after budget

Athlone based Independent Alliance Deputy Kevin Boxer Moran is claiming his party’s involvement in the budget has led to a better deal for rural...

Budget 2017 Live Blog

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Teagasc survey reveals serious issues in Leitrim

The IFA president says the findings of a Teagasc survey on the impact of wet weather in the northwest are alarming. Half of farmers...

Podcast: Rock Nominated by Roscommon to Contest Presidency

Roscommon GAA has nominated Mick Rock to contest the election for the position of Uachtaran cumann Lutchleas Gael, 2020.The Elphin Clubman is Chairperson of...

New Handicap System Set for November 2020

The governing bodies of amateur golf in Ireland, England, Scotland and Wales have signed the licence for the new World Handicap System (WHS) which...

GAA Announce Championship Tier 2 Proposal

The GAA have outlined the two-tier Championship proposal they will put to a Special Congress next month.Provincial championships will continue in their current form,...

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully)

Annie Mc. Kenna (nee tully) Soran, Ballinalee, Co. Longford. Sunday, 15th September, at the General Hospital Mullingar. ...

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling)

Denise Ganley (nee Dowling) St. Ruth's Park and late of Parnell Square, Athlone. Suddenly on the 15th September 2019. She will be deeply missed by her Children...

Gerard Walsh

Gerard Walsh. Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone Co. Roscommon. Monda,y September 16th 2019. Peacefully after an illness bravely borne surrounded by his loving family at home....

The Longford Town Review September 16

Longford Town’s hope of a second placed finish all but disappeared after Saturday night’s 2-1 defeat to Bray Wanderers in City Calling Stadium.Town finished...

Podcast: JF Show Oscar Wilde’s Half-Sisters

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken”“To live is the rarest thing in the world. Most people exist, that is all”"I can resist everything...

Podcast: Downtown Abbey the Film Reviewed

Downtown Abbey is cultural phenenomon.  It was An Upstairs Downstairs period drama that ran for six seasons and captivated worldwide audiences.It moved from the...