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Longford’s Darragh Greene advances to 50M Breaststroke final at World University Games

 At the World University Games overnight, Longford’s Darragh Greene advanced to the 50m Breaststroke semi-final in 27.87 seconds, his first time under 28 seconds....

Longford GAA Round Up

The senior football championship in Longford is down to the business end of proceedings and next weekend the first of the quarter finals will...

Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup – Second Round Fixtures

The dates, times and venues have now been confirmed for the Second Round of the Irish Daily Mail FAI Senior Cup.On Friday, August 25,...

Hat-trick of Hat-tricks for O’Sullivan earns joint record win for Longford

Longford Town equalled their record league victory with a thumping 7-1 win over Athlone Town at the City Calling Stadium last night. The win...

Longford county board explains why the Longford Slashers Wolfe Tones game didn’t go ahead

The longford Senior hurling championship clash between Longford Slashers and Wolfe Tones due to be played last night was called off after the referee...

Longford Greyhound stadium saved after major fundraising

The future of Longford Greyhound Stadium has been secured after local fundraisers raised €28,000 in the past number of weeks. The track, which is...

PODCAST: A Feature interview with Longford Town legend Alan Kirby

Alan Kirby is one of Longford Town FC’s greatest ever soccer players having spent six seasons with the club in two separate spells, between...

Podcast: Preview to Longford Marathon 2017

The Pat the Baker Longford Marathon took it’s first step of 2017 when the official launch was held recently. The event is commonly known...

Big local derby for Longford Town

Tomorrow evening sees the final mid land derby of the 2017 season in the First Division as Longford Town welcome Roddy Collins Athlone Town...

Town take Sligo scalp in FAI Cup

Longford Town progressed to the second round of the FAI Irish Daily Mail Cup with a deserved 4-2 extra-time victory over Premier Division Sligo...

Councillor Orla Leyden and Marty McDermott were selected at the Fianna Fáil convention last...

Sitting Castlerea Fianna Fáil Cllr Paschal Fitzmaurice was not selected on the ticket for the party for the local elections at last night’s convention...

Fianna Fáil has selected its six candidates for next May’s local elections in Leitrim

Fianna Fáil has selected its six candidates for next May's local elections in Co Leitrim.Earlier this week, a convention held in the county saw...

Chair of the RSA is appealing to all drivers to slow down on our...

The Chair of the Road Safety Authority is appealing to all drivers in the Shannonside/Northern Sound region to slow down to reduce the number...

Tommy (Cuchi) Nolan

Tommy (Cuchi) Nolan 58 Main Street, Edgeworthstown, Longford. Friday, December 14th, peacefully at Tullamore hospital. Deeply regretted by his wife Ann, Sisters Anne and Helen, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law,...

Gerry Higgins

Gerry Higgins Cartron, Ballinagare, Co. Roscommon. Friday, December 14th. Reposing at Brady’s Funeral Home, Elphin tomorrow evening (Sun) from four o’clock until seven o’clock....

John Leonard

John Leonard, Kilmalaw, Aughrim, Ballinasloe, Co. Galway. Friday, December 14th, in his 97th year.Reposing at The Sacred Heart funeral home, Kilconnell,...

LISTEN: It’s time to march for Rural Ireland, who’s with Mick?

Mick in Roscommon says it's time for Irish people to follow the French example and get the yellow vests out. He says he's fed...

LISTEN BACK: Shamrock 165 The Unknown Flight

On Tuesday, Evelyn Rooney and Peggy Lennon spoke to Joe Finnegan in studio to tell the story of their relative Evelyn Belton who died...

Podcast: Sportsbeat- Mullinalaghta Special

Mullinalaghta became the Leinster senior football champions on Sunday with a 1-08 to 1-06 victory over Kilmacud Crokes in Tullamore.On Sportsbeat presented by Kevin...