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# longford - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West
# Culture Night Guide
# Culture Night Guide

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West

Sep 18th 2018, 7:05 PM 8,737 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what to check out this Culture Night in the Midlands and West.

# longford - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Former Longford star forward Padraic Davis proposed to take over as new senior manager
# Midlanders
From The42
# Midlanders

Former Longford star forward Padraic Davis proposed to take over as new senior manager

Sep 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 4,549 Views 1 Comment

The 42-year-old is one of Longford’s greatest ever players following a 12 year inter-county career.

# longford - Wednesday 29 August, 2018

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review

Updated Aug 29th 2018, 6:41 PM 45,435 Views 60 Comments

Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.

# longford - Monday 13 August, 2018

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots
# What A Load Of Rubbish
# What A Load Of Rubbish

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Aug 13th 2018, 9:34 AM 24,579 Views 45 Comments

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.

# longford - Thursday 9 August, 2018

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale
# Rural Growhouses
# Rural Growhouses

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale

Aug 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,708 Views 0 Comments

The small county has become a hotbed of activity for criminal elements.

# longford - Wednesday 25 July, 2018

Denis Connerton brings to an end his second stint as Longford manager
# Proud
From The42
# Proud

Denis Connerton brings to an end his second stint as Longford manager

Jul 25th 2018, 10:24 PM 3,571 Views 1 Comment

Connerton led Longford to their first Leinster semi-final in 30 years earlier this summer.

# longford - Monday 23 July, 2018

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford
# Newtownforbes
# Newtownforbes

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:18 PM 21,289 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened near Newtownforbes on the N4 just after 3pm.

# longford - Friday 29 June, 2018

Gemma O'Doherty to talk about Irish media and corruption at TEDx event in Longford
# Ted Talk
# Ted Talk

Gemma O'Doherty to talk about Irish media and corruption at TEDx event in Longford

Jun 29th 2018, 1:43 PM 17,247 Views 41 Comments

The theme for the TEDxLongford event this evening is “Change Makers”.

# longford - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford
# Major Operation
# Major Operation

Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 3:48 PM 22,760 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were made as part of an operation targetting the supply of controlled drugs.

# longford - Saturday 16 June, 2018

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 30s dies in hit-and-run collision in Longford
# Deerpark
# Deerpark

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 30s dies in hit-and-run collision in Longford

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 17,306 Views 8 Comments

The pedestrian was struck by a passing vehicle at around 11.45pm last night.

# longford - Sunday 10 June, 2018

As it happened: Dublin v Longford, Donegal v Down - Sunday football match tracker
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Dublin v Longford, Donegal v Down - Sunday football match tracker

Jun 10th 2018, 3:00 PM 62,381 Views 28 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Dublin took on Longford while Donegal faced Down.

# longford - Saturday 9 June, 2018

No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot
# Boys In Blue
From The42
# Boys In Blue

No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot

Jun 9th 2018, 12:43 PM 5,903 Views 12 Comments

The All-Ireland champions welcome Longford to Croke Park for tomorrow’s Leinster SFC semi-final.

# longford - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Man and woman who were detained over infant's death are released
# Longford
# Longford

Man and woman who were detained over infant's death are released

May 19th 2018, 5:08 PM 11,687 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí say a file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# longford - Friday 18 May, 2018

Man and woman arrested in relation to death of baby girl in Longford
# June
# June

Man and woman arrested in relation to death of baby girl in Longford

May 18th 2018, 11:02 AM 24,464 Views 11 Comments

The infant died on 4 June last year.

# longford - Monday 7 May, 2018

Off the mark! Big wins for Meath and Kildare in Leinster MFC openers
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Off the mark! Big wins for Meath and Kildare in Leinster MFC openers

May 7th 2018, 5:55 PM 9,428 Views 1 Comment

Offaly and Laois also prevailed in the first round of the Leinster Minor Football Championship.

# longford - Saturday 5 May, 2018

Man who was Ann Lovett's boyfriend breaks silence
# Granard
# Granard

Man who was Ann Lovett's boyfriend breaks silence

May 5th 2018, 8:31 AM 106,318 Views 105 Comments

15-year-old Ann Lovett died in Longford in 1984.

# longford - Friday 4 May, 2018

Appeal for witnesses after 11-year-old boy injured during hit-and-run incident
# Longford
# Longford

Appeal for witnesses after 11-year-old boy injured during hit-and-run incident

May 4th 2018, 2:45 PM 9,629 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened in Edgeworthstown in Longford on Wednesday afternoon.

# longford - Monday 19 March, 2018

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'
# Asylum Seeker
# Asylum Seeker

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

Mar 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 92,452 Views 104 Comments

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

# longford - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire
# Abbeylara
# Abbeylara

Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire

Mar 4th 2018, 7:54 AM 11,855 Views 1 Comment

Foul play is not suspected.

# longford - Saturday 24 February, 2018

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre

Feb 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,720 Views 34 Comments

The cinema group is hoping to breathe life into the complex.

# longford - Thursday 22 February, 2018

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre
# Building And Property
# Building And Property

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:01 AM 1,018 Views 0 Comments

The cinema group is hoping to breathe life into the complex.

# longford - Saturday 17 February, 2018

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
# Longford
# Longford

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,805 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

# longford - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Longford stabbing: Two men in court in Newry charged with attempted murder
# PSNI
# PSNI

Longford stabbing: Two men in court in Newry charged with attempted murder

Feb 1st 2018, 1:19 PM 11,798 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 40s received what appear to be stab wounds during the course of the incident on Tuesday.

# longford - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Man found with stab wounds after 'incident involving large number of men'
# Longford
# Longford

Man found with stab wounds after 'incident involving large number of men'

Jan 30th 2018, 8:45 PM 34,558 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# longford - Friday 19 January, 2018

Two men charged after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage
# Longford
# Longford

Two men charged after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage

Jan 19th 2018, 7:25 PM 21,892 Views 28 Comments

A cannabis grow house was discovered in Longford yesterday.

# longford - Saturday 30 December, 2017

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers
# We Go Again
From The42
# We Go Again

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers

Dec 30th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,878 Views 0 Comments

The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.

# longford - Saturday 23 December, 2017

22-year-old man dies in car crash in Longford
# Witness Appeal
# Witness Appeal

22-year-old man dies in car crash in Longford

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:16 AM 16,956 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene and local diversions are in place.

# longford - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed
# Longford
# Longford

Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed

Dec 20th 2017, 2:46 PM 15,172 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said three people “may be in a position to offer information to the investigation team”.

# longford - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting
# Athlone Shooting
# Athlone Shooting

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,762 Views 0 Comments

A man was injured in the incident last week.

# longford - Monday 6 November, 2017

Man arrested after 80-plant cannabis growhouse found in Longford house
# Seizure
# Seizure

Man arrested after 80-plant cannabis growhouse found in Longford house

Nov 6th 2017, 3:07 PM 10,414 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in court this morning.

# longford - Friday 27 October, 2017

7 fearsome family events for Halloween weekend
# Free Fun
# Free Fun

7 fearsome family events for Halloween weekend

Oct 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 19,587 Views 38 Comments

Free fun for everyone.

# longford - Friday 20 October, 2017

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford
# Removal Of Imam
# Removal Of Imam

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

Oct 20th 2017, 7:42 AM 11,554 Views 0 Comments

Leading members of the local Muslim community have called for peace after the incident.

# longford - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian

Sep 21st 2017, 1:20 PM 9,926 Views 5 Comments

He remains in a critical condition.

# longford - Monday 18 September, 2017

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC
# Money In Your Pocket
# Money In Your Pocket

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Sep 18th 2017, 2:32 PM 18,174 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

# longford - Monday 11 September, 2017

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford
# Edgeworthstown
# Edgeworthstown

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford

Sep 11th 2017, 5:56 PM 14,266 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# longford - Friday 8 September, 2017

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
# Longford
# Longford

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,624 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

# longford - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Woman stabbed on busy street in Longford town
# Investigation
# Investigation

Woman stabbed on busy street in Longford town

Aug 30th 2017, 7:24 PM 25,054 Views 17 Comments

The woman, aged in her 30s, was rushed to hospital.

# longford - Saturday 22 July, 2017

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye
# RIP
# RIP

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

Jul 22nd 2017, 3:35 PM 16,459 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

# longford - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon

Jul 19th 2017, 7:19 AM 31,176 Views 19 Comments

Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.

# longford - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour
# RIP
# RIP

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Jul 18th 2017, 9:01 PM 28,862 Views 10 Comments

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.