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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 9,670 Views 12 Comments

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

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 8,925 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
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# 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 14,233 Views 9 Comments

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

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 16,830 Views 16 Comments

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

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 8,647 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 6,210 Views 2 Comments

Throw-in at Pearse Park is 7.30pm.

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 38,066 Views 57 Comments

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

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 11,374 Views 22 Comments

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

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 17,498 Views 3 Comments

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

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 11,848 Views 11 Comments

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

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 18,203 Views 9 Comments

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

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 2,913 Views 2 Comments

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

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 14,984 Views 2 Comments

The scene remains closed currently for a Garda technical examination.

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 17,635 Views 0 Comments

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

'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 45,250 Views 128 Comments

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

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 15,559 Views 0 Comments

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

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 16,201 Views 2 Comments

The collision occurred at 7pm yesterday.

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 6,882 Views 4 Comments

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

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 35,609 Views 79 Comments

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

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 22,567 Views 0 Comments

GSOC has launched an inquiry into the incident.

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 25,859 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 40,034 Views 33 Comments

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

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 37,099 Views 92 Comments

Gardaí in Longford were attending an incident in Granard.

€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 27,500 Views 16 Comments

No arrests were made after the search in Granard.

'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 26,586 Views 5 Comments

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

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 8,470 Views 3 Comments

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

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 9,159 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 14,766 Views 1 Comment

The driver was the sole occupant of the car.

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 17,039 Views 11 Comments

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

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 8,771 Views 2 Comments

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

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 4,602 Views 1 Comment

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

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 45,499 Views 61 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.

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 24,669 Views 45 Comments

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

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 44,788 Views 0 Comments

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

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 3,672 Views 1 Comment

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

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford
# Newtownforbes
# Newtownforbes

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:18 PM 21,341 Views 4 Comments

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

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 17,355 Views 41 Comments

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

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 22,776 Views 0 Comments

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

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 17,338 Views 8 Comments

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

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