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Day with the Stars 2019

Shannonside Northern Sound's Midsummers Day with the Stars returns to Roscommon Racecourse for it's seventh year on Sunday June 23rd.This year's line-up so far...

Social Dancing in Mohill

Social Dancing continues this Thursday 30th May in the Canon Donohoe Hall opposite the church in Mohill. Music by The Ramblers. Dancing from 9.30,...

Joe Flaherty (FF) secures the first seat for Longford LEA

Fianna Fail councillor Joe Flaherty has become the first member to be elected to the 2019 Longford County Council, exceeding the quota of...

First count expected in Longford in the early hours of Sunday morning

The count has finally begun in St. Mary’s Community Centre in Edgeworthstown in Longford.In the last hour, one hundred and seventeen postal votes have...

No to Derryadd windfarm group boosted by sighting of pair of curlews

The No to Derryadd windfarm group are hoping their campaign has been given a major boost with the discovery of a pair of curlews...

Pedestrian dies after hit-and-run in Co Roscommon

A man in his 80s has died in a hit-and-run in Boyle, Co Roscommon, last night.The man, who was a pedestrian, was fatally...

Sleep out for Simon raises 15k in Longford

The people of Longford have raised up to 15,000 euro for the Midlands Simon Community.The 5th Sleep Out for Simon took place on Good...

Dancer for Cancer day

Tuesday 30th April is Dancer for Cancer day in aid of the Irish Cancer, Society. A dance will be held on Tuesday 30th...

Art Exhibition in Castlepollard

Local Artist Mairead Lynch is holding an Art Exhibition on Friday 3 May, opening at 8pm in the Castlepollard Hotel. Refreshments on the...

Drumkeerin Drama Group

Back by popular demand, Drumkeerin Drama Group present Jimmy Keary’s hilarious Comedy, Mother knows best, in Drumkeerin Community Centre on next Friday night 26th...

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally).

Margaret (Peggy) Reynolds (nee Nally). Stags Head, Ballinalee, Co. Longford and formerly of Ballymahon. Wednesday, 26th June 2019. Peacefully in the excellent care of the...

Plans for realignment of N55 between Ballymahon and Athlone revealed today

Plans for the realignment of the N55 between Athlone and Ballymahon were revealed to Westmeath councillors this afternoon.Shannonside News understand that the new road...

Michael Stokes

Michael Stokes 51 Springlawn, Longford. Tuesday, June 25th, at St James’ Hospital, Dublin. Sadly missed by his wife Mary. Reposing tomorrow (Thurs) in Connell’s Funeral Home, Church St,...