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Gardai confirm “serious assault” in Longford town this morning

The Garda Press Office has confirmed what they describe as a “serious assault” in Longford town this morning. They say a man in his...

Man stabbed in Longford town

There are reports of a man being stabbed in Longford town this morning. Emergency services were called to the scene and its understood the...

Minister calls on HSE to publicly commit to mental health services

Roscommon Minister Denis Naughten is calling on the HSE to publicly commit to the retention of certain mental health services in the county. Several...

Longford Chief Executive holds out hope for gas pipline

The Chief Executive of Longford County Council says he hopes state intervention could lead to natural gas being extended from Ballymahon to Longford town....

Woman assaulted in Longford during aggravated burglary

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to an aggravated burglary in Longford town overnight. Officials are investigating the incident which took place at an apartment in...

Minister welcomes plans to enhance Beara-Breifne way

Local Minister Denis Naughten, has welcomed plans to enhance aspects of the Beara Breifne Way. The walking and cycle route runs from County Cork...

Longford gets ready for ‘Dead of Night festival’ this evening

People from across the region are invited to Longford’s Dead of Night festival and parade this evening. Spiderman and other large inflatables will form...

Athlone MD members want fairer share of discretionary funding

Members of the Athlone Municipal District in Roscommon are calling for a review of how discretionary funds are shared out. The money is divided...

Local Gardai urging motorists to take plenty of breaks if travelling today

Shanonnside Northern Sound gardai are urging the public to allow plenty of time for your journey today. Sergeant Aiden O’ Brien of the Roscommon...

Cloonfour NS to retain second teacher

The Minister for Education Richard Bruton has confirmed that Cloonfour national school in County Roscommon is to retain a second teacher for the remainder...
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McPhillips: Longford Punch Above Their Weight

Cian McPhillips described his international debut as phenomena after reaching the semi-final stage of the European indoor championship.McPhillips finished second in his heat on...
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Irish Olympic Sports Weekly Updates

Last week the OFI Athletes’ Commission launched the Don’t Scroll By Campaign which had a real call to action, asking everyone to play a...
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McPhillips Sets European Under-20 Record

Cian McPhillips set a new European Under-20 record as he finished fourth in his 800m semi-final at the European indoor championships.McPhillips 1:48.06 to finish...

Martin O Connor

Martin O ConnorCreevaghbeg, Ballymahon, Co Longford, and formerly Rockchapel, Cork and Wrexham, North Wales. Friday 5th March 2021, peacefully.Predeceased by his wife Kathleen, his...

Michael John Hughes,

Michael John Hughes, Castlesampson, Bealnamulla, Athlone, Co. Roscommon, Inchicore, Dublin and Sonas Nursing Home, Athlone. Saturday, March 6th 2021 peacefully, at Portiuncula University Hospital,...

Michael O Donohue

Michael O DonohueNumber 4 Oaklands, Ballinalee Road, Longford and  formally of St Peter's Castlepollard and 11 The Green Lanesboro Co Longford. Died on 6th...
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The Club Players Assocation Disbands

The Club Players assocation has decided to disband after the GAA have voted to implement the split season.Roscommon CPA rep Tommy Kenoy joined Dave...

LISTEN: Celebrations as Castlerea Upcyclers win Aontas STAR Award

A group of men and women in Roscommon who have been training in upcycling textils for the last two years are celebrating after winning...

Side By Side February 28th 2021

Side by Side presented by Eamonn O’Connor, Tony Gilhooly and Patsy Lee.So join Eamonn and Tony as they play great music and talk about...