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Reasons to love Longford life

Why life is pretty great when you’re living in Longford Having lived away for quite some time, and settled in Longford these past eight months (time flies!) I wanted to voice why I love Longford life. Between Dublin for college, Cork for work, Galway for college and flying to Germany for work and an adventure, most of my adult life has been…

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Ten inspiring things from Inspirefest

Some golden nuggets from Inspirefest Inspirefest is the leading conference of its kind featuring innovative, diverse and interesting speakers. Taking place in Bord Gáis Energy Theatre, it’s a two day event with a Fringe Festival each evening. From gamers to PHD students, teenage entrepreneurs and industry veterans, it was an accumulation of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. One of the…

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Áine's Fashion Boutique Longford

Áine’s Fashion: The importance of having a stylist

How a stylist such as Áine’s Fashion can help you reach your full potential Sometimes in life we get it right, and sometimes we get it so very very wrong. This can be anything from boyfriends, to restaurants but most frequently; fashion. For those times when it’s important to stand out and make an impact, Áine’s Fashion is where you…

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The Longford Jam for Oxfam

The Longford Jam for Oxfam The Longford Jam is a unique night of fundraising though music. Taking place in “The Little Blue Room” in John Browne’s Longford on July 2nd, it promises to make a song and dance about poverty. The line-up includes Midnight Roots, Tómas Skelly, The Driftwood Manor, Sean Rooney and Brave Giant. A few months back, I was…

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Shawbrook barn dance beach party

Shawbrook Barn Dance Beech Party

Dance the night away in Shawbrook at their barn dance beech party Every year, thousands of people flock to Stradbally for Electric Picnic to revel in the freedom of the forrest, the mystic and of course the music. At €250 a pop, it’s an expensive slice of life experience but one that none the less is a necessary part of life.…

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Report: Longford Sleep out for Simon raises over €30,000

Longford people sleep outside for Midlands Simon Community fundraiser On Good Friday night my good friends Sharon Devlin, Aisling Reilly and I joined others in the Longford Sleep Out for Simon in Longford’s Army Barracks. At first we made this great fort to sleep in, but unfortunately the rain fell so hard we were forced in doors with all of…

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Rachel’s 8Tunes on February 18th

Rachel’s 8tunes on 8Radio Tracks list: This week on, I’m here with brand new music from Hozier, Aine Cahill, Mongrel State and MindRiot, classics(ish) from Papa Roach and Velvet Revolver, and a few more thrown in for good measure…. Get us directly onto your phone with the 8Radio app Or tune is in via the TuneIn app….simples!

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