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Local TD doesn’t believe any party will secure majority after next General Election

eugene-murphy-2017A Shannonside Fianna Fail TD doesn’t believe any party will have an overall majority after the next General Election. Fianna Fail is hosting their annual think-in in Longford this afternoon, and the party is already on an election footing in the county after selecting its candidate for the Election at a convention recently. The forthcoming […]

Last minute change to chair of Longford Fianna Fail convention

Fianna Fail Dara CalleryThere has been a last minute change to proceedings at the Fianna Fail convention in Longford tonight. TD Dara Calleary, who was due to chair the selection convention, has been forced to pull out, and his place instead will be taken by Clare TD Timmy Dooley. Seamus Butler, Connie Geraghty Quinn and Joe Flaherty are […]

Ó Cuiv predicts major underspend in rural affairs

Éamon Ó Cuiv has hit out at the government's commitment to rural developmentIt’s been forecast the Department of Rural Development will not spend €40 million of the funds allocated to it this year. That’s the prediction of Deputy Éamon Ó Cuiv, who claims two thirds of the money available to the department for projects in rural Ireland will go unspent. The former Fianna Fáil spokesman on rural […]

Fianna Fail to reach out to Longford community groups ahead of party think in – Troy

roberty-troy-2017Community groups in Longford are being invited to contact Fianna Fail Deputy Robert Troy ahead the party’s Parliamentary Party Meeting in Longford next month. It’s been announced this week that the party will hold it’s annual “think-in” at the Longford Arms hotel on the 18th of September. The arrival of the almost 60 Oireachtas members […]

Longford councillor wants local authority to begin hedge cutting earlier in the summer

mick-cahillA Longford councillor is calling on the local authority to begin cutting hedges earlier in the summer. Ballymahon area Fianna Fail councillor Mick Cahill made the comments at a recent meeting of the local authority, saying he felt the cutting had begun a little late this year. Councillor Cahill says that he would like to […]

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