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#Longford

# longford - Saturday 4 January, 2020

From The42 Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois Wrap

Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois

There were five O’Byrne cup games down for decision today.

# longford - Sunday 29 December, 2019

Man in his 30s dies after road crash in Co Longford

The incident occurred shortly before 2am.

# longford - Thursday 26 December, 2019

Rising gang violence has seen armed officers sent to Longford - but is the Garda crackdown working?

TheJournal.ie visited Longford this month to talk to locals, gardaí and local representatives.

# longford - Saturday 21 December, 2019

Longford emergency services rescue horse trapped in bog drain

Sergeant is currently recuperating at the Hungry House Outside sanctuary.

# longford - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products

The seizure was made during a search at Rathcline Court, Lanesborough in Co Longford.

# longford - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Judge says he will not allow feuding families to 'hold a town to ransom' as eight men remanded in custody

Judge Seamus Hughes made the remarks at a sitting of Longford District Court today.

# longford - Friday 13 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# longford - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities at garda station

The man, who is in his 60s, was arrested this morning.

# longford - Monday 9 December, 2019

Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos

Local gardaí have been attempting to keep a lid on the feud.

# longford - Saturday 7 December, 2019

From The42 Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin Round-Up

Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin

There were four O’Byrne Cup games down for decision today.

# longford - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Two men to appear in court in Longford after Gardaí seize drugs worth €72,000

The men will appear before Longford District Court this evening.

# longford - Thursday 14 November, 2019

# longford - Monday 11 November, 2019

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# longford - Saturday 2 November, 2019

From The42 'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton OLD WOUNDS

'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton

The newly crowned Footballer of the Year recalls a horrific injury he sustained in 2018.

# longford - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years

The judge said the feud had its genesis in “trivial” matters.

# longford - Sunday 20 October, 2019

Longford feud violence flares again as slash hooks produced following graveyard gun video

Weapons were brandished during the latest incident.

# longford - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Gardaí identify members of feuding gangs who posed with machine guns in Longford graveyard

Gardaí in the area have been trying to keep a lid on the growing feud in recent months.

# longford - Friday 20 September, 2019

'Serious player' in Longford drug scene arrested by gardaí during raid

Gardaí believe that one of the arrested men is responsible for trafficking drugs into Longford.

# longford - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

'At times there can be just two gardaí policing three separate feuds': Longford gangs exploiting skeletal garda cover

Armed units were dispatched to the county at the start of June.

# longford - Friday 9 August, 2019

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

# longford - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Garda probe after petrol station robbed in Longford

The Incident happened between 2am and 6am on Thursday morning.

# longford - Monday 5 August, 2019

Man dies following serious assault outside pub in Co Longford

A post mortem examination is due to be carried later today.

# longford - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

The services will be rolled out in Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly.

# longford - Saturday 27 July, 2019

From The42 Grainger's late goal helps Galway minors see off Lilywhites and book All-Ireland semi-final spot Tribesmen Triumph

Grainger's late goal helps Galway minors see off Lilywhites and book All-Ireland semi-final spot

It was the final game in an exciting trilogy under the sun at Pearse Park in Longford.

From The42 Ciarán Archer stars again with 2-6 against Galway as Dublin's U20s book All-Ireland final spot One To Watch

Ciarán Archer stars again with 2-6 against Galway as Dublin's U20s book All-Ireland final spot

The prolific young forward helped Tom Gray’s side to victory in Longford on Saturday.

# longford - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Bord na Móna confirmed that 70 permanent employees will be put on temporary unpaid leave.

# longford - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

From The42 Dublin romp to 26-point victory over limp Longford to book Leinster U20 semi-final berth Hammering

Dublin romp to 26-point victory over limp Longford to book Leinster U20 semi-final berth

Ciaran Archer was the chief tormentor, scoring 3-08 during tonight’s game.

From The42 Dublin U20 team named for this evening's Leinster quarter-final against Longford Young Dubs

Dublin U20 team named for this evening's Leinster quarter-final against Longford

Throw-in at Pearse Park is 7.30pm.

# longford - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Armed gardaí on patrol in Longford as 'temporary deterrent' to violence

Armed gardaí have been seen patrolling the town in recent days.

# longford - Sunday 16 June, 2019

Councillor criticises move to reduce the number of council meetings as 'attack on democracy'

The meetings are designed for councillors to discuss concerns they have in their respective electoral areas.

# longford - Thursday 13 June, 2019

Appeal after man narrowly avoids injury in shooting at house in Longford town

At around 10.30pm on 6 June, a number of shots were fired at an occupied house at Clonbalt Wood.

# longford - Sunday 9 June, 2019

From The42 Tipperary boss resigns as Down, Longford and Westmeath advance in qualifiers Summary

Tipperary boss resigns as Down, Longford and Westmeath advance in qualifiers

Liam Kearns called a halt to his reign as Tipp football manager following their defeat to Down.

# longford - Friday 7 June, 2019

Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Gardaí said at this stage in the investigation it is not believed the fires are linked.

# longford - Friday 31 May, 2019

From The42 Shels see off Longford to edge clear and more from tonight's Airticity League Division 1 action Wrap

Shels see off Longford to edge clear and more from tonight's Airticity League Division 1 action

It was a night of missed opportunities for many as Drogheda leapt into the top two.

# longford - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

Woman in her 70s dies after single-vehicle crash in Longford

The scene remains closed currently for a Garda technical examination.

# longford - Friday 15 March, 2019

Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work

The jury in his murder trial was hearing the memos of his interviews being read to the Central Criminal Court today.

# longford - Monday 18 February, 2019

'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight

Gardaí are investigating a report of criminal damage to the premise in Leader Park.

# longford - Wednesday 6 February, 2019

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

The man was arrested earlier today following a search of a house in the Killoe area of Longford.

# longford - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Man dies after being struck by car in Longford

The collision occurred at 7pm yesterday.

# longford - Saturday 15 December, 2018

From The42 Flynn and Hyland inspire Kildare to O'Byrne Cup victory over Carlow Stormy Weather

Flynn and Hyland inspire Kildare to O'Byrne Cup victory over Carlow

The pair chipped in with nine of Kildare’s 16 points this afternoon.

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