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Brigid Keogh (Nee Belton)

obits_image_4Brigid Keogh (Nee Belton) Clygeen, Legan, Co Longford. Friday January 26th peacefully in the excellent care of the nurse and staff of St Joseph’s Care Centre, Longford. Beloved wife of Charlie, devoted mother of Anne Marie (Johnston), Gerard and Joseph, sadly missed by her brothers and sisters, Robert, Pat, Anne (Donohoe), John, Gerard, Catherine (Geoghegan), […]

Local TD says minority government may not be able to legislate for abortion

Peter BurkeA Shannonside TD believes the current minority government will face huge challenges if it tries to legislate for abortion after a referendum on the 8th amendment. Almost one in five people say they’re more open to the idea of legalising abortion than they were a year ago according to an Irish Times/MRBI poll which shows […]

TD Peter Burke will only support repeal of 8th Amendment if alternative text proposed

Peter BurkeLongford Westmeath TD Peter Burke has admitted he will not support the repeal of the 8th Amendment unless it is replaced by other legislation which gives rights to the unborn. The cabinet is to meet on Monday of next week when it is understood a draft of the proposed text of any referendum on repealing […]

Supermacs to lodge planning application for ‘Longford Plaza’ next month

Supermac'sSupermacs is to lodge a planning application for a new plaza type development on the outskirts of Longford town in the next month. Managing Director of the chain, Pat McDonagh confirmed today that the application is currently being prepared and the company hope to have the restaurant on the N4 up and running within a […]

Eugene Fitzpatrick

Eugene Fitzpatrick
Annaly Park, Longford.
Wednesday January 24th
Reposing at Glennon’s Funeral Home, Ballinalee Road tomorrow (Fri) from half past three until half past five, followed by
Removal to St Mel’s Cathedral arriving at six o’clock.
Mass of th…

Funding approved for the upgrading of public lighting in Ardnacassa

dark-2590544_960_720Longford Municipal District has approved RAPID funding for the upgrading of public lighting in Ardnacassa. In November 2017, the Minister for Rural and Community Development, Michael Ring, announced the opening of the RAPID National Capital Grants Programme. The programme was administered by the Local Community Development Committees along with the Municipal Districts under the remit […]

Memorablilia belonging to Kitty Kiernan discovered in Donegal

kitty-672x420Rare memorabilia belonging to Granard woman Kitty Kiernan who was engaged to Michael Collins has been uncovered in a old cigar box. Part-time antique dealer Michael Kelly bought the box for just €12 online from an auctioneers because he liked the look of it and says he was trembling when he realised what was in […]

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