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Massive fundraiser in Granard this weekend to remember Stephen Coyle rn

Stephen Gerard Coyle, formerly of Cloughernal, Rathcronan, and Ho Ch Minh City, lived and worked in teaching in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for the past 15 years and at the start of the summer, his light was extinguished, suddenly, in a motorcycle accident, in Ho Chi Minh City in May.

yesterday 20:16
Pay increase on way for Lidl employees in Longford

It is the first supermarket in Ireland to announce the €11.90 minimum hourly rate

Lidl currently employs 20 people in Longford.

John Paul Scally, Managing Director, Lidl Ireland said the company was proud to champion the Living Wage in Ireland.

“Our people are central to

yesterday 19:13
Cllr Flaherty wants 'Changing Places' facility for new Edgeworthstown library rn

The group visited Longford over the weekend and briefed Cllr Flaherty on the national campaign.

Backed by Inclusion Ireland the Changing Places initiative seeks to secure fully accessible toilet and changing facilities for people with disabilities and who may need extra support to use

yesterday 17:07
Pictures | Evolution Stage School sees stars in seven sold-out Longford shows

We really saw stars in the Evolution Stage School production in Backstage Theatre last week - seven sold out performances of ‘I See Stars’ and they could have sold out another seven. The talent on display was mind blowing and ranged in age from 3-20yrs.

Music, song and dance from, 'The

yesterday 16:04
Education Powerhouse: Athlone Institute of Technology takes top spot for student satisfaction and research

Students studying at Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT) are among the most satisfied in Ireland, according to The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019 released this weekend. The Good University Guide, now in its 17th year, is Ireland’s only league table ranking the

yesterday 14:55
Center Parcs give backing to south Longford voluntary groups

Members from both sections of the local community were recently invited on the site of where Center Parcs' Longford Forest will stand when it is officially opened to the public next summer.

ALSO READ: How Center Parcs chiefs went the extra mile from 'day one' in

yesterday 13:46
Longford Weather Alert: Possible prolonged cold spell on the way

After a very unsettled end to last week this week promises to conclude on a rather positive note. That's not before we see some rather overcast conditions to commence the working week, with all areas likely to experience rather cloudy weather from Monday through until Wednesday, with some

yesterday 12:37
Longford band Cronin to appear on the Podge and Rodge Show tonight

By request of the famous Ballydung Manor brothers, Podge and Rodge Drumlish brothers Cronin will be performing a classic Dexy's Midnight Runners song on the hillariour The Podge and Rodge Show TV show tonight on RTE2.

The show co

yesterday 10:16
Rents rise 14.3% in Longford to €680

In Longford, rents were on average 14.3% higher in the third quarter of 2018 than a year previously. The average advertised rent is now €680, up 69% from its lowest point.

Also read:  Two Longford farms up for auction this month According to the latest quarterly Rental Report by

yesterday 00:07
Longford champions Mullinalaghta score great win over Rhode

Mullinalaghta St Columba’s . . . 1-6      Rhode (Offaly) . . . 0-7

Jayson Matthews scored the decisive only goal with eight minutes gone on the changeover and with the extra man advantage after Rhode were reduced to 14 players when defender Brian Darby was sent-off in the

2018-11-11 20:25
Rescued boxer dogs find an amazing home together after spell of rehabilitation in Longford

A pair of boxer dogs—named Ace and Artie, who received the veterinary treatment and rehabilitation they desperately required at the ISPCA National Animal Centre in Co Longford, have been adopted together and are settled into their perfect new home.

An ISPCA Inspector rescued the

2018-11-11 18:07
Debut album in the works for Longford's Brave Giant in 2019

It’s no secret that Brave Giant have been taking the country by storm these past few years, writes Jessica Thompson.

The four north Longford lads have only gone from strength to strength, especially this year, which saw the release of new music, massive sold out gigs, a performance for

2018-11-11 16:58
String of battery thefts culminated in high speed chase, Longford court hears

A Co Longford teenager who, together with two other co accused defendants, carried out a string of thefts across north Longford has been told to return to court in the new year with compensation money.

Corey Leonard (19), of Esker, Longford, appeared at a recent Longford District Court

2018-11-11 12:19
Longford lady June Belton raises over €4k for charity through her art

September was a big month for much-loved Longford lady June Belton, who launched herself into the public eye when she held an art exhibition in the Backstage Theatre.

And the local artist got to see the fruits of her labour this week when she found out that her auction raised a whopping

2018-11-11 11:10
Longford's Rathcline lose out against Wexford opponents Horeswood

Horeswood  . . . 1-11     Rathcline . . . 0-13

For long spells of the game Rathcline looked to have the upper hand on Wexford opponents Horeswood, leading as late as the 50th minute, but Declan Murphy’s goal proved to be the decisive score for Horeswood.

The

2018-11-10 22:43
Duo to appear at special Longford District Court sitting in connection to alleged serious assault

The pair are due before the court after a woman was approached as she exited Longford Train Station and made her way to her car in a nearby car park.

A man, who attempted to come to the woman's aid, was allegedly set upon as a result.

The male suspect who was arrested is believed to

2018-11-10 19:19
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Deaths in Longford - Monday, November 12, 2018 - evening

Paddy Collum, Lettergunnell, Ballinalee, Longford

The death occurred on Sunday, November 11 of Paddy Collum, Lettergunnell, Ballinalee, Longford. Predeceased by his father Jack. Paddy died peacefully in Mullingar General Hospital. Paddy will be forever missed by his loving son Paddy,

yesterday 17:07
Longford in line for further jobs boost

The company has confirmed it intends hiring 400 new staff over the next two years to fill vacancies in financial services advisory, tax and audit as well as specialist consulting positions.

A significant chunk of the new additions will be based at its head offices in Dublin with the

yesterday 17:07
Deaths in Longford - Monday, November 12, 2018

Noel Hanlon, Capetown, South Africa & Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, November 3 of Noel Hanlon, Capetown, South Africa & Longford. Predeceased by his parents, sister Maureen and brother Fr Joe. Noel will be

yesterday 13:46
Third suspect to be charged at court sitting in connection to serious assault in Longford town

The male suspect is due before a sitting of Longford District Court where it is expected formal charges will be handed down after a woman was targeted as she left Longford Train Station last Wednesday evening.

A man, who attempted to come to the woman's aid, was also allegedly set upon as

yesterday 12:37
Longford judge warns man who lashed out at garda patrol car to have 'very deep' pockets

A Polish man who kicked a garda patrol car during an early morning drink fuelled incident in Granard has been warned to have “very deep pockets” when the case returns before the District Court next year.

Patrick Prusak (30) of 27 Cnoc Na Greine, Granard pleaded guilty at a recent

2018-11-11 18:07
Deaths in Longford - Sunday, November 11, 2018

Noel Hanlon, Capetown, South Africa & Longford Town, Longford

The death occurred, peacefully surrounded by his loving family, on Saturday, November 3 of Noel Hanlon, Capetown, South Africa & Longford. Predeceased by his parents, sister Maureen and brother Fr Joe. Noel will be

2018-11-11 16:58
Scientist with Longford roots discovers new way to tackle cancer

A scientist, with roots in Longford, has come up with a new way to help tackle cancer. Dr Shane Cronin's research shows that by activating the immune system with the happiness hormone Serotonin the body can fight the disease more effectively.

Also read:  Double bronze for

2018-11-10 19:19
Deaths in Longford - Saturday, November 10, 2018 - evening

Barney Halligan, Drumloher, Ardagh, Longford The death occurred, peacefully, in his 99th year, at the Regional Hospital, Mullingar, on Thursday, November 8 of Barney Halligan, Drumloher, Ardagh, Longford. Predeceased by his wife Mary Elizabeth (Trautt). Sadly missed by his loving son Jimmy,

2018-11-10 18:10
Latest news from Longford
yesterday 20:16 Massive fundraiser in Granard this weekend to remember Stephen Coyle rn
yesterday 19:13 Pay increase on way for Lidl employees in Longford
yesterday 17:07 Deaths in Longford - Monday, November 12, 2018 - evening
yesterday 17:07 Longford in line for further jobs boost
yesterday 17:07 Cllr Flaherty wants 'Changing Places' facility for new Edgeworthstown library rn
yesterday 16:04 Pictures | Evolution Stage School sees stars in seven sold-out Longford shows
yesterday 14:55 Education Powerhouse: Athlone Institute of Technology takes top spot for student satisfaction and research
yesterday 13:46 Deaths in Longford - Monday, November 12, 2018
yesterday 13:46 Center Parcs give backing to south Longford voluntary groups
yesterday 12:37 Third suspect to be charged at court sitting in connection to serious assault in Longford town
yesterday 12:37 Longford Weather Alert: Possible prolonged cold spell on the way
yesterday 10:16 Longford band Cronin to appear on the Podge and Rodge Show tonight
yesterday 00:07 Rents rise 14.3% in Longford to €680
2018-11-11 20:25 Longford champions Mullinalaghta score great win over Rhode
2018-11-11 18:07 Longford judge warns man who lashed out at garda patrol car to have 'very deep' pockets
2018-11-11 18:07 Rescued boxer dogs find an amazing home together after spell of rehabilitation in Longford
2018-11-11 16:58 Deaths in Longford - Sunday, November 11, 2018
2018-11-11 16:58 Debut album in the works for Longford's Brave Giant in 2019
2018-11-11 12:19 String of battery thefts culminated in high speed chase, Longford court hears
2018-11-11 11:10 Longford lady June Belton raises over €4k for charity through her art
2018-11-10 22:43 Longford's Rathcline lose out against Wexford opponents Horeswood
2018-11-10 19:19 Scientist with Longford roots discovers new way to tackle cancer
2018-11-10 19:19 Duo to appear at special Longford District Court sitting in connection to alleged serious assault
2018-11-10 18:10 Deaths in Longford - Saturday, November 10, 2018 - evening
2018-11-10 15:52 All aboard for Longford Macra's charity tractor run
2018-11-10 12:53 Poll: Should violent prisoners have access to video games while in prison?
2018-11-10 11:13 Social Democrats candidate announced for Longford/Westmeath
2018-11-09 20:40 THE PUNTER'S EYE: Three horses worth backing this weekend
2018-11-09 19:32 Deaths in Longford - Friday, November 9, 2018 - evening
2018-11-09 19:32 Watch | The Iceland ad that was banned for being too political
2018-11-09 17:10 Fundraiser to take place in Granard in memory of Stephen Coyle
2018-11-09 16:04 Longford champions Mullinalaghta and Rathcline in Leinster Club action rn rn
2018-11-09 16:04 Longford to mark centenary of Armistice Day
2018-11-09 14:58 Pathways to Power' all the way to Lanesboro
2018-11-09 02:34 Longford ladies football champions Carrickedmond to reel in the years
2018-11-08 19:34 Deaths in Longford - Thursday, November 8, 2018 - evening
2018-11-08 18:25 Longford Leader gallery: St Bernard's National School, Abbeylara pupils get 'pumpkined' up for Halloween
2018-11-08 15:07 Longford Rugby Club stage great comeback to topple Tullow
2018-11-08 15:07 Longford County Council's decision to reject waste facility plans is'good news' for Granard
2018-11-08 14:04 Sexting fears as Longford girl is asked for 'nude' images
2018-11-08 13:01 Entrepreneur Noel Hanlon was a huge catalyst for good in Longford town
2018-11-08 13:01 Three Longford and Granard garda sergeants promoted to inspector
2018-11-08 11:49 Public meeting to consider Ballymahon to Athlone routes
2018-11-07 20:53 Sport Ireland CEO John Treacy will be special guest at Ganly’s Longford Sports Star Awards
2018-11-07 20:53 Enda Sheridan appointed the new manager of the Longford ladies football squad rn rn
2018-11-07 20:53 Vote for the overall 2018 Ganly’s Longford Sports Star of the Year
2018-11-07 18:46 Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, November 7, 2018 - evening
2018-11-07 18:46 Gardaí need public buy-in, policing authority chief tells Longford JPC meeting
2018-11-07 18:46 Matt O'Brien Fashions celebrates Ruby anniversary in style
2018-11-07 17:43 Late Paddy Farrell was an exceptional rnlocal representative in Longford
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