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Peter Ledwith

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Peter Ledwith.

Corr, Walderstown, and formerly of Harristown, Ballymore, Co. Westmeath.

Wednesday November, 22nd, unexpectedly.

Predeceased by his beloved brothers Tommy and Joe.

Sadly missed by his loving sister Mary (Smith) (Doncaster, England), sister-in-law Mary, nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and many friends.

Reposing at his niece’s residence (Lucy & Liam Brady) Corr, Walderstown on Sunday from two o’clock with removal at half past six, to the church of the Immaculate Conception, Drumraney, arriving at seven o’clock.

Requiem Mass on (Mon) morning at eleven o’clock, followed by burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Roscommon national school to make history today with raising of record green flag

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A Roscommon school will make history this morning by becoming the first in Ireland to secure eleven green flags for its work in promoting the protection of our environment

Minister Denis Naughten will be the special guest at Roxboro National School to raise the flag after it secured the award for teachers and pupils work in recycling, energy awareness and their efforts to protect the environment for future generations.

The event gets underway at 12.30pm and principal Michael Cleary says it’s a proud day for the school:

 

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Two people taken to hospital after Longford crash

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Two people were taken to hospital this morning after a traffic accident on the Athlone road into Longford town.

Just one car was involved in the accident when it collided with a ditch on the side of the road.

The driver and passenger were taken to hospital in Mullingar as a precaution but it’s understood there were no serious injuries.

The accident caused some traffic delays on the way into town as it happened just before nine o’ clock.

 

 

Gardai investigate burglary at Drumlish supermarket

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Gardai in Granard is investigating following a break-in at a supermarket in Drumlish on Friday morning.

Raiders took cigarettes and a small amount of cash during the burglary at the Kiernan’s Centra store.

Detectives are currently at the scene and its understood the store has been badly damaged during the overnight raid.

Anyone who may have seen anything in the Drumlish area overnight is asked to contact Gardai at 043-66-86512.

Mixed views among local TD’s as possible election looms

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An early General Election is looking increasingly likely, after Fianna Fáil said it would table a motion of no confidence in the Tánaiste.

It follows a week of controversy around Frances Fitzgerald’s handling of an email about Maurice McCabe.

But Fine Gael last night rallied around the Tánaiste and said now was not the time for an election.

Speaking to Shannonside FM news this morning, Longford/Westmeath FF Deputy Robert Troy denied that Fianna Fail wants an election.

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Communications Minister and Roscommon Independent TD Denis Naughten says its in the best interests of the country not to have an election.

He says he hopes both sides can sit down and reach a resolution without having to go to the country.

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Longford Westmeath Fine Gael Deputy Peter Burke says if an election is forced it will be at the hands of Fianna Fail and Sinn Fein.

 

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Roscommon Independent Deputy Michael Fitzmaurice meanwhile says he doesn’t see how an election can be averted at this stage.

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