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# longford - Thursday 14 November, 2019

CAB seizes Rolex watches, cars, cash and drug paraphernalia in Longford gang crackdown
# Raids
# Raids

CAB seizes Rolex watches, cars, cash and drug paraphernalia in Longford gang crackdown

Nov 14th 2019, 12:52 PM 21,825 Views 26 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested.

# longford - Monday 11 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 11th 2019, 7:46 AM 9,250 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

# longford - Saturday 2 November, 2019

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

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

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:01 AM 37,155 Views 21 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:35 PM 29,774 Views 0 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Oct 20th 2019, 6:30 AM 42,244 Views 32 Comments

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
# Feud
# Feud

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

Oct 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 102,708 Views 55 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Sep 20th 2019, 5:39 PM 34,431 Views 2 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Sep 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,700 Views 30 Comments

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
# Closing
# Closing

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

Aug 9th 2019, 10:03 PM 18,652 Views 46 Comments

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

# longford - Wednesday 7 August, 2019

Garda probe after petrol station robbed in Longford
# Lanesboro
# Lanesboro

Garda probe after petrol station robbed in Longford

Aug 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 15,045 Views 8 Comments

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
# Foigha
# Foigha

Man dies following serious assault outside pub in Co Longford

Aug 5th 2019, 7:51 AM 31,302 Views 0 Comments

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
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

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

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,609 Views 12 Comments

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

# longford - Saturday 27 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 27th 2019, 8:48 PM 8,836 Views 2 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 27th 2019, 6:44 PM 14,070 Views 9 Comments

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
# Lough Ree
# Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Jul 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,723 Views 16 Comments

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

# longford - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

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

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

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:16 PM 8,579 Views 13 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 2nd 2019, 11:10 AM 6,076 Views 2 Comments

Throw-in at Pearse Park is 7.30pm.

# longford - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

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

Jun 20th 2019, 9:44 AM 37,950 Views 57 Comments

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'
# Longford
# Longford

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

Jun 16th 2019, 7:45 AM 11,341 Views 22 Comments

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
# Shooting
# Shooting

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

Jun 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 17,465 Views 3 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 11,803 Views 11 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,169 Views 9 Comments

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

# longford - Friday 31 May, 2019

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

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

May 31st 2019, 10:17 PM 2,894 Views 2 Comments

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
# Aughagreagh
# Aughagreagh

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

May 29th 2019, 5:09 PM 14,974 Views 2 Comments

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
# Murder
# Murder

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

Mar 15th 2019, 5:39 PM 17,595 Views 0 Comments

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
# Longford
# Longford

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

Feb 18th 2019, 1:48 PM 45,162 Views 128 Comments

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
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 10:06 PM 15,537 Views 0 Comments

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
# Aughnacliffe
# Aughnacliffe

Man dies after being struck by car in Longford

Dec 27th 2018, 9:25 AM 16,182 Views 2 Comments

The collision occurred at 7pm yesterday.

# longford - Saturday 15 December, 2018

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

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

Dec 15th 2018, 7:54 PM 6,853 Views 4 Comments

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

# longford - Friday 14 December, 2018

Man raped child while on bail for sexual abuse offences
# Court
# Court

Man raped child while on bail for sexual abuse offences

Dec 14th 2018, 9:30 PM 35,436 Views 80 Comments

He was given a 10-year sentence with the final six years suspended.

# longford - Thursday 6 December, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident where officer fired gun in Longford
# Granard
# Granard

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident where officer fired gun in Longford

Dec 6th 2018, 6:42 PM 22,526 Views 0 Comments

GSOC has launched an inquiry into the incident.

# longford - Wednesday 5 December, 2018

Gardaí seize €50,000 worth of stolen machinery in Longford
# Seized
# Seized

Gardaí seize €50,000 worth of stolen machinery in Longford

Dec 5th 2018, 10:15 PM 25,827 Views 27 Comments

The items they believed to be stolen that they recovered include a double horse box, three mini rollers, two mini diggers and a JCB Tipper.

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,008 Views 33 Comments

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

# longford - Monday 3 December, 2018

GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford
# Granard
# Granard

GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:23 PM 37,018 Views 105 Comments

Gardaí in Longford were attending an incident in Granard.

# longford - Friday 30 November, 2018

€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford
# Granard
# Granard

€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford

Nov 30th 2018, 9:46 PM 27,450 Views 16 Comments

No arrests were made after the search in Granard.

# longford - Friday 23 November, 2018

'Above all he was a young gentleman': Tributes paid to 21-year-old Longford man killed in New York attack
# Danny Mcgee
# Danny Mcgee

'Above all he was a young gentleman': Tributes paid to 21-year-old Longford man killed in New York attack

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:42 PM 26,544 Views 5 Comments

Danny McGee died following an assault outside a bar in Queens yesterday morning.

# longford - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals
# Review
From The42
# Review

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals

Oct 14th 2018, 9:56 PM 8,416 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Wexford and Wicklow deciders both went to replays.

# longford - Saturday 13 October, 2018

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott scores 27-minute hat-trick as Ireland U19s see off Faroe Islands
# Goal Machine
From The42
# Goal Machine

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott scores 27-minute hat-trick as Ireland U19s see off Faroe Islands

Oct 13th 2018, 5:25 PM 9,130 Views 5 Comments

With back-to-back wins, Ireland are in a strong position to reach the elite phase of qualification for the Uefa European U19 Championships.

Man (20s) killed after his car hit a wall in Co Longford
# N4
# N4

Man (20s) killed after his car hit a wall in Co Longford

Oct 13th 2018, 9:20 AM 14,691 Views 1 Comment

The driver was the sole occupant of the car.

# longford - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Three arrested after machine gun, pistol and ammunition seized in Longford
# Drumlish
# Drumlish

Three arrested after machine gun, pistol and ammunition seized in Longford

Sep 27th 2018, 7:39 AM 16,987 Views 11 Comments

A property was seized after a car was stopped and searched in Drumlish.