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Special meeting at Longford council to discuss Cameron job losses

A special meeting of the Corporate Policy Group of Longford County Council will take place this afternoon. The meeting has been called in the...

Granard Municipal District representatives look for meeting with Irish Water

An urgent meeting is being sought with Irish Water about the number of bursts of a water pipe between Ballinalee to Longford town. At...

Clonkill GAA fun run today

Mullingar Gardaí have asked that motorists traveling near Crazy Corner to be aware that Clonkill GAA are hosting a fundraising 5k fun run in...

Elphin gains focus from Town and Village Renewal Scheme application

Applications for funding under the Town and Village Renewal Scheme have brought local groups together, even if they weren’t successful. That’s according to Elphin...

A special fun day on the Shannon in Athlone today

A special fun day will take place on the river Shannon in Athlone today (Sunday Oct 2nd). The RNLI Raft Race and Fun Day...

Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with Wicklow murder

Gardaí have arrested a man in connection with the murder of a 64 year old man in the Dublin/Wicklow Mountains. The scene has been...

Lecarrow holds annual harvesting exhibition

An annual harvesting exhibition will take place today at Lecarrow in south Roscommon. In this event, corn is harvested using old methods, while a...

Bishop Liam MacDaid steps down as Bishop of Clogher

Bishop Liam MacDaid has stepped down as Bishop of Clogher. The Donegal native announced today that Pope Francis has accepted his request to retire...

Attic House youth centre Longford officialy opened today

The official opening of the new Attic House youth centre in Longford takes place this afternoon at one o’ clock.(Sat 1st) The development on...

Free parking in Athlone to mark Fashion Trail

Motorists in Athlone are enjoy free parking in council car parks in Athlone today. The concession is offered to coincide with the Fashion Trail...
Rugby

Longford Women Grind Out Draw in Dublin’s Wind and Rain.

Longford Women secured a 10 points a piece draw with Wanderers in the Dublin wind and rain on Sunday.Longford immediately applied lots of pressure...
Buccaneers

Buccaneers Club Notes – 18 February

Buccaneers J1’s are also in search of precious points as they square up to fellow strugglers Sligo in their Connacht Junior 1A clash that...

Roscommon District League Fixtures – 23 Feb

Roscommon & District Football League Fixtures weekending Sunday February 23rd.Fixtures Friday 21st February 2020Premier DivisionBoyle Celtic v  Rovers - 8.15pmFixtures Sunday 23rd February 2020CFA...

Brian Greene.

Brian Greene. No.6 Midara Gardens, Dublin Road, Longford. Sunday, 16th February, suddenly at Saint James Hospital, Dublin. Reposing at Saint Joseph's Hospital Chapel, Dublin...

Tony Hicks

Tony Hicks. Ballymacurley South, Ballinaheglish, Co. Roscommon and formerly of Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, UK. Saturday, 15th February suddenly. Funeral arriving to Oran Cemetery...

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh

Bernadette (Bernie) Walsh, Cregg House, Sligo and formally of Curnaseer, Kiltoom, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, peacefully on Monday February 17th 2020. Predeceased by her parents...

Podcast: Tijana Milosevic from the Anti-Bullying Centre

Tijana Milosevic is a postdoctoral researcher at Dublin City University’s Anti-Bullying Centre. She spoke to the Joe Finnegan Show about online bullying.Take a listen...

PODCAST: Roscommon Beef Plan elect new officers

Over 100 people attended the AGM of Roscommon Beef Plan at the weekend.Padraig O'Connor gave a run down of the election of officers to...

PODCAST: Lough Key Forest Park basks in glory after winning national award

Lough Key Forest park took gold in Best Public park category at the annual All Ireland Community and Council Awards at the weekend.The development of...