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Longford End Dessie Farrell’s Dream Dublin Start

A last gasp free from Darren Gallagher saw a one point Longford O’Byrne Cup semi-final victory ovewr Dublin writes Michael Cooke.Longford sealing victory in...

Longford Begin First Division Against Shamrock Rovers II

Longford Town will begin their 2020 SSE Airtricity League First Division campaign at home to Shamrock Rovers II on February 22.The Shamrock Rovers second...

Shamrock Rovers II Join LOI First Division

The FAI have confirmed that Shamrock Rovers II have been accepted into the SSE Airtricity League First Division for the 2020 season.In a brief...

Davis Hopes For Gallagher And Fox Dubs Return

Longford manager Pauric Davis hopes to have Darren Gallagher and Pat available for Saturday’s O’Byrne Cup semi-final with Dublin.Davis side had already booked their...
Longford

Wicklow Steal Late Win on Longford

Wicklow made their goals count as they edged Longford 2-9 to 0-14 in Aughrim in a dead rubber O’Byrne Cup Game.Wicklow came back right...
Leinster-GAA

Longford To Meet Dublin In O’Byrne Cup Semis

Longford will meet Dublin in the semi-final of this year’s O’Byrne Cup.Longford travel to Aughrim tomorrow to face Wicklow in a dead rubber final...
GAA

Longford Propose Return To Under-18 Minor Grade

Longford county board are to propose that the minor football grade be returned to under-18 at this year’s congress.Killoe Emmet Og proposed that the...
Longford RFC

Longford RFC Recieve Grant Toward 4G Pitch

Longford Rugby Club have announced  the club has been awarded a provisional grant of €491,231 for the extension of our current 4G artificial training...
GAA

Longford Power Past Carlow In O’Byrne Cup

Longford secured an O’Byrne Cup semi-final place with a 1-13 to 10 points win over Carlow in Glennon Brothers Pearse Park in a commanding...

Darragh Greene Claims National 50m Breaststroke Gold

Darragh Greene was crowned 50m Breaststroke Champion at the Irish Short Course National Championships in Dublin today.Green took gold in 26.83 seconds with Eoin...

All-access boat service for River Shannon to launch tonight

An all-access boat service for the River Shannon will be launched tonight at the Lough Ree Angling Hub AGM.The vessel is reportedly the first...
overcrowded

Shannonside hospital second most overcrowded nationwide

A Shannonside hospital is the second most overcrowded in the country today.Fifty three people are waiting on trolleys or chairs at University Hospital Galway,...

Deputy Fitzmaurice calls for extension to hedge-cutting deadline due to flooding on farmlands

There are calls for extensions to a number of government schemes that are being impacted by flooded lands.With the deadline for hedge cutting at...

Michael Farrell

Michael Farrell. Doory, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Tuesday February 25th 2020, in Mullingar Regional Hospital. Deeply regretted by his sisters, Sr Mary Eustace (San Antonio), Margaret...

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...

Shannonside retrofits receive almost 400k in SEAI funding in 2019

Almost four hundred thousand euro in home energy grants were distributed to households in the Shannonside region.According to the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland,...

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...