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Superintendent to discuss Longford feuding on crime programme tonight

The issue of feuding in Longford will be the subject of RTE's Crimecall programme tonight.Longford Superintendent Jim Delaney will appear to discuss the ongoing...
theft

Granard Gardai questioning man arrested in relation to 22 stolen sheep

A man is being questioned by gardai in Granard after he was arrested this morning in relation to the theft last week of over...

Longford husband and wife to stand trial for allegedly lying to Gsoc over shooting...

A Longford businessman will go on trial in September accused lying to the Garda Siochana Ombudsman Commission (Gsoc) about the circumstances in which he...
coronavirus

Irish people advised not to travel to parts of Italy affected by Coronavirus

Irish people are being advised not to travel to parts of Italy affected by coronavirus.6 people have died there, over 200 have been infected...
windmill

Roscommon windmill features in global travel guide

Elphin Windmill in Co Roscommon features on the "ultimate Irish bucket list challenge" compiled by global travel authority and guide Lonely Planet as part...
flood

Athlone woman pleads for help to prevent floods taking her home

An Athlone woman is pleading for help to prevent flood waters taking over her home after torrential rainfall in the last few days.The Macken...
ballymahon

Ballymahon library closed until further notice after fire

Ballymahon Community Library remains closed until further notice after a fire broke out at the premises over the weekend.The incident occurred at a section...
MEP

Sligo councillor to be named as Matt Carthy’s MEP replacement

It's being reported that Sligo County Councillor Chris MacManus will be named as the new Ireland Midlands North-West MEP in the coming days.The Sinn...
petrol bomb

Gardai investigate suspected petrol bomb thrown at Edgeworthstown house

Gardai in Granard are investigating a suspected petrol bomb incident in the Edgeworthstown area on last Saturday.It's understood the petrol bomb was thrown at...
cottage restaurant

Taoiseach to visit Carrick-on-Shannon and Athlone this afternoon

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar will visit Athlone and Carrick on Shannon today to see what actions re being taken to alleviate the threat of flooding...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Club Notes February 26

Longford RFC Club News February 26.It was Groundhog Day in Longford RFC where the Senior Men’s matches v Monkstown were called off for the...
RWC

Buccaneers Club Notes February 25

Buccaneers club notes 25 February.Buccaneers J1’s threw themselves a lifeline when winning their basement battle 27-23 against their Sligo counterparts at The Green, Creggs, on...
Goal Nets

FAI To Monitor Heading Initiatives

The Football Association of Ireland is in discussions with UEFA and with the Associations in Northern Ireland, Scotland and England regarding the effects on...

Alice Rahill (née Harrington)

Alice Rahill (née Harrington) Crumlin, Dublin and late of Rathcroghan, Tulsk, Co. Roscommon), Sunday, 23 February suddenly, but peacefully, surrounded by her family, in...

Joseph Joe Irwin.

Joseph Joe Irwin. Kilkenny West, Glasson, Athlone, Co Westmeath. Monday, 24th February peacefully at the regional hospital Mullingar. Reposing at his residence today Tuesday from four...

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken).

Una (Winifred) Bowes (nee Macken). Mail Road, Cappataggle, Ballinasloe, Galway and formerly of Lisdillure Drum Athlone. Peacefully at her residence after an illness bravely borne...

Podcast: The Big Breakfast

Eating a big breakfast rather than a large dinner may prevent obesity and high blood sugar, according to study which may lead to better clinical dietary...

Podcast: Mortgages

Mortgage interest rates which are among the highest in Europe have been falling steadily over the past few years and o yesterday the state’s...

Podcast: Politicians and St Patrick’s Day

Cavan cathaoirleach Shane P O'Reilly and Roscommon journalist Brian Cunniffe spoke to the Joe Finnegan show about politicians going abroad to represent their councils on...