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Mary Frances Hebron (nee Carney)

obits_image_10Mary Francis Hebron (Nee Carney) Cloontumpher, Ballinalee, Co Longford and formerly Granlahan, Ballinlough, Co Roscommon and Ballyhaunis, Co Mayo. Predeacesed by her husband Liam, son Gabriel, sister Agnes and brother James. Peacefully after a short illness in Mullingar General Hospital surrounded by her loving family.Mary Frances will be dearly missed by her sons Liam (Clontumpher) […]

Canal the focus of Heritage Week in Longford

Hundreds of events are being held as part of Heritage Week countrywide (Photo: heritageweek.ie)The Royal canal is playing a feature role in this year’s Heritage Week events in Longford. Several events have been organised by the Heritage Boat Association to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the completion of the canal. People were invited to walk beside the big boats on last Saturday and Sunday as their made their […]

Longford GAA Round Up

gaaThe senior football championship in Longford is down to the business end of proceedings and next weekend the first of the quarter finals will take place. There was also plenty of action in the County over the weekend with a number of matches in different competitions down for decision. The following are the results to […]

Longford retailers urged to be vigilant following shop thefts

GardaRetailers in Longford are being warned to be on their guard following a number of thefts across the town in recent days. At around 3pm yesterday, two males entered the ‘on the move’ outlet in Grafton Court and stole two iPhones – one distracted the assistant while the other took the items. At 3.45pm on […]

Josie Logan (nee Kelly)

obits_image_11Josie Logan (nee Kelly) 34 Devine Crescent, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford. Monday, August, 14th peacefully at her home surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Sean Josie will be dearly missed by her heart broken family her daughters Geraldine, Laura and Jacinta, sons Jonathan, Michael, Jo and Anthony, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, sisters Nancy […]

Marcella Hurson

obits_image_7Marcella Hurson St Joseph’s Residential, Clonsilla, Dublin and formerly Gaigue, Ballinamuck, Longford. Sunday August 13th Deeply regretted by her brothers John, Paddy, and Michael, sisters Maureen and Alice, sisters in law, brothers in law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends. Reposing at St joseph’s Residential chapel, Grange Road, Clonsilla tomorrow (Tue) from half past one with […]

Joe Cox

obits_image_8Joe Cox. Ballycloghan, Carrickboy, Co Longford. Saturday, August, 12th peacefully in the loving care of the nurses and staff at Thomond Lodge Nursing Home, Ballymahon. Reposing in the Nursing Home Chapel today (Sun) from four o’clock with prayers at six o’clock, followed by removal to St Anne’s Church, Ballycloghan, arriving at seven o’clock. Funeral mass tomorrow […]

Judging to begin shortly to find Ireland’s most enterprising town

boiEight areas in the Shannonside region will be hoping to succeed Boyle as the most enterprising town in Ireland later this year. Judging is due to begin shortly in the national competition to find the successor to the Roscommon town’s maiden success in 2016. 78 entries from 31 local/city authority areas are vying to be […]

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