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HIQA report raises concerns over midlands foster care services

reportA HIQA report into foster care services in the Midlands, which covers counties Longford and Westmeath, has found two major non-compliances, including issues surrounding appropriate garda vetting. The inspection of the service, which took place across four days last Autumn, examined three areas of the foster care institution – safe and effective services, leadership governance […]

Moyvore distillery plans hit by major setback

distilleryThe developer of the multimillion-euro distillery planned for Moyvore claims there’s no other site in all of Longford or Westmeath suitable for the development. Vault Storage came to that conclusion after carrying out a full assessment of all existing zoned lands in the two counties, at the request of Westmeath County Council. Vault Storage plans […]

Man arrested in Longford in connection with money laundering investigation

Gardai investigating money laundering involving funds from a life assurance company have arrested a third man.
The 48-year-old was arrested this morning in Longford and will be charged before Athlone District Court at 10.30am.
Two other men in their 20…

Bridgie McNerney (nee Ward)

obits_image_8Bridgie McNerney (nee Ward) Carrickadorrish, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford. Tuesday January 16th at Cavan General Hospital. Beloved wife of the Late Phil and mother of the late Leo. Much loved mother of Kathleen Gumley, John, Turlough, Christopher, Colm and Philip. Deeply regretted by her daughter, sons, daughters in law, grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and extended […]

Center Parcs’ Longford manager to begin role in early 2019

Daragh Feighery is looking forward to his role as manager of Center Parcs' Longford Forest project (Photo: http://villagelife.centerparcs.co.uk/)The manager of Center Parcs’ Longford Forest expects to take up his role at the attraction in the spring of next year. Daragh Feighery is currently the manager of the Center Parcs site in Sherwood Forest, and was appointed to the general manager role of the company’s first Irish attraction last April. Construction has begun […]

Meeting in Lanesboro on how digital devices can combat crime

phoneA community on the Longford-Roscommon border is hoping to raise awareness of how technology and smart phones can help prevent crime with a special meeting later this month. The community of Lanesboro-Ballyleague and Rathcline-Kilgefin are hoping to tackle growing fear of rural crime through the use of IT and specialised digital training courses. A discussion […]

Individuals from the Shannonside Region have made the “Rich List”

money-2991837_960_720The Mistry family, The Weston family and John Gyaken have taken the top three spots in the Sunday Independent Rich list published today. There are 9 new entrants this year including Conor Mc Gregor and entrepreneur Tommy Kelly of eShopworld worth 140 and 150 million respectively. The list estimates wealth based on stock market filings, […]

Peggy (Margaret) Kelly (nee MacNally)

obits_image_11Peggy (Margaret) Kelly (nee MacNally) 9 Leo Casey Terrace, Ballymahon, Co. Longford. Saturday, January 13th, peacefully in Mullingar Regional hospital, in the loving care of Doctors and Nurses of the I.C.U. Deeply regretted by her loving family Mary, Mangy, John, Patricia and Fiona, grandchildren Kelly, Paddy, Charlie and Eva, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and […]

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