In-form Burke set to work his magic on Bally Longford
Jonathan Burke is fancied to continue his rise up the ladder by guiding Bally Longford to success in the John F McGuire Novice Chase at Listowel this afternoon. Henry de Bromhead's charge was no match for Willie Mullins' Indevan at Killarney last time ...
Longford students excel as Junior Cert results are released
Indeed, excellent results have been recorded across the county, as 647 Longford students opened their results. Lanesboro Community College were delighted to reveal that one student, Mark Lyons, son of Michael and Mary, had earned 10As in his exams.
Junior Cert 2014: The results are in as four students achieve top marks
Longford Town 1-2 St Patrick's Athletic: Saints lift Leinster Senior Cup
St Patrick's Athletic lifted the Leinster Senior Cup by defeating Longford Town at the City Calling Stadium. Sam Verdon opened the scoring for the vistors, before Tom Morris levelled the tie in the second-half. However, Jack Bayly came off the bench to ...
'It would be a miracle for us to win it' - Liam Buckley rules out St Pat's ...
Bailey's strike secures Leinster Cup glory for Saints
Longford man who brought razzmatazz to midlands Ireland
While getting on with his countless other schemes in life – not to mention his adored wife, Kathleen, and seven children – he became a central figure in ours. He regularly called to our Westmeath home – a 35km diversion on his Longford-Dublin journey ...
'Mr Longford' was a people person - and pure glamour on ballroom floor
Death announced of Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach and Longford ...
Business brain made Albert Reynolds the dancehall king
Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
INLAND FISHERIES IRELAND today announced an immediate ban on angling at the “hotwater” stretch at Lanesborough, Co Longford after the discovery of the invasive Asian Clam there. In a statement this afternoon, Inland Fisheries warned: Anglers must ...
Angling prohibited in Lanesboro after Asian Clam invasive species found
My Farming Week: Willie Jones, Rathmore, Aughnacliffe, Co Longford
Irish Farmers Journal
Willie Jones discusses his suckler farm in Co Longford, as well as contracting and forestry. I farm: "Thirty Limousin and Belgian Blue suckler cows which we breed to a Limousin stock bull, which we replace every four years. We finish all calves to beef ...
International flavour to 13th annual Longford marathon
This year was an extra special one for locals as the John Martin Memorial award for the first Longford person home was presented for the first time. This year it went to John O'Hanlon from Ballymahon, who finished in 2.59.29. Presented by Betty Martin ...
Event in Longford to mark World Suicide Prevention Day
A series of youth mental health talks 'Sport Your Mind' will take place at rugby clubs across the Midlands, including Longford RFC on Wednesday, September 24. Pictured promoting the event are l to r; Pat Fitzgerald (IRFU President), Anthony O'Prey ...
NY GAA report: Majestic Kavanagh leaders for Longford
Longford came out the gate strong and led 0-4 to 0-1 with eight minutes gone. They were using the strength of Kavanagh at full forward and he was answering the call with three of the points. Brendan Donoghue stormed forward to add the fourth and was ...
Longford remembers the 1798 Rebellion
“It provided an ideal opportunity for all of us to delve into the history of this crucial episode in Ireland's and Longford's history,” said organiser, Martin Smyth. “There was a big crowd at the cannon event and the talk with Dr Mel Farrell proved ...