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# longford - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park
# Objections
# Objections

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park

Mar 30th 2016, 12:22 PM 34,358 Views 56 Comments

Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.

# longford - Monday 28 March, 2016

This Longford 11-year-old's stunning cover of Grace is going viral on Facebook
# Grace
From The Daily Edge
# Grace

This Longford 11-year-old's stunning cover of Grace is going viral on Facebook

Mar 28th 2016, 2:46 PM 18,503 Views 6 Comments

For the weekend that’s in it.

# longford - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Man in his 40s dies after light aircraft crashes in Longford
# Abbeyshrule
# Abbeyshrule

Man in his 40s dies after light aircraft crashes in Longford

Mar 20th 2016, 7:53 PM 30,387 Views 7 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene.

# longford - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation
# Longford
# Longford

Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation

Mar 15th 2016, 10:40 AM 21,520 Views 19 Comments

Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.

# longford - Monday 29 February, 2016

This massive €223m holiday resort is on its way to Longford
# Center Parcs
# Center Parcs

This massive €223m holiday resort is on its way to Longford

Feb 29th 2016, 6:19 PM 40,554 Views 65 Comments

It would hold up to 2,500 guests.

# longford - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Here's why Luigi's is the darling of Longford takeaways
# Chipper
From The Daily Edge
# Chipper

Here's why Luigi's is the darling of Longford takeaways

Feb 17th 2016, 5:37 PM 9,094 Views 6 Comments

The best chips in the country, they say.

# longford - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Blow for the Social Democrats as councillor withdraws from election
# He's Out
# He's Out

Blow for the Social Democrats as councillor withdraws from election

Jan 13th 2016, 5:15 PM 16,286 Views 44 Comments

Longford councillor Gerry Warnock cited “family and professional obligations” as the reason.

# longford - Sunday 10 January, 2016

14 of the most Longford things that have ever happened
# The Slashers
From The Daily Edge
# The Slashers

14 of the most Longford things that have ever happened

Jan 10th 2016, 4:40 PM 14,598 Views 2 Comments

Never change.

# longford - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Westmeath make dramatic comeback, UCD overcome Meath and another win for Laois
# Gaelic Football
From The42
# Gaelic Football

Westmeath make dramatic comeback, UCD overcome Meath and another win for Laois

Jan 6th 2016, 10:01 PM 7,696 Views 0 Comments

It was a busy night of action elsewhere in the O’Byrne Cup.

Watch: All-terrain articulated truck on tank tracks ploughs through Longford floods
# Splash
# Splash

Watch: All-terrain articulated truck on tank tracks ploughs through Longford floods

Jan 6th 2016, 3:40 PM 19,092 Views 26 Comments

The Hagguland vehicle is from the Dublin Civil Defence who are volunteering in the area.

# longford - Monday 28 December, 2015

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash
# Mullingar
# Mullingar

Man in his 70s dies in Westmeath crash

Dec 28th 2015, 6:10 PM 16,844 Views 6 Comments

The collision happened at about 3.30pm today.

# longford - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Bishop apologises for alleged child abuse by former parish priest
# Clerical Child Abuse
# Clerical Child Abuse

Bishop apologises for alleged child abuse by former parish priest

Dec 9th 2015, 11:58 PM 16,453 Views 20 Comments

Bishop Francis Duffy said the alleged crimes of Fr Brendan Hynds were “appalling.”

# longford - Friday 20 November, 2015

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate
# Oh Dear
# Oh Dear

Fianna Fáil members express no confidence in the party's own candidate

Nov 20th 2015, 6:04 PM 19,353 Views 30 Comments

More gender trouble for Fianna Fáil in Longford.

# longford - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Man arrested after mother is abducted from her home
# Longford
# Longford

Man arrested after mother is abducted from her home

Nov 8th 2015, 7:58 PM 30,981 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí in Longford are investigating the incident.

# longford - Friday 30 October, 2015

Longford finish season with a flourish at home to Derry
# Mid-table Midlanders
From The42
# Mid-table Midlanders

Longford finish season with a flourish at home to Derry

Oct 30th 2015, 9:59 PM 1,927 Views 2 Comments

Tonight was the third successive game that the Town managed to score three goals.

'It was out of control': Chaos in Longford as Fianna Fáil members denied a vote
# Internal Affairs
# Internal Affairs

'It was out of control': Chaos in Longford as Fianna Fáil members denied a vote

Oct 30th 2015, 1:39 PM 24,793 Views 99 Comments

The decision to nominate a female candidate without a vote caused uproar at the Longford Arms Hotel last night.

# longford - Monday 12 October, 2015

Man to appear in court after Longford residents are threatened at knifepoint
# Edgeworthstown
# Edgeworthstown

Man to appear in court after Longford residents are threatened at knifepoint

Oct 12th 2015, 8:23 AM 23,754 Views 18 Comments

Gardaí arrived at the scene shortly after occupants of the house raised the alarm.

# longford - Tuesday 6 October, 2015

Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work
# Longford
# Longford

Bishop apologises for priest who suggested the marriage referendum was the devil's work

Oct 6th 2015, 7:21 AM 16,739 Views 160 Comments

Fr Joseph Okere made his comments in a recent homily reflecting on marriage.

# longford - Monday 21 September, 2015

County manager investigated over house sale accusations
# Longford
# Longford

County manager investigated over house sale accusations

Sep 21st 2015, 2:32 PM 28,352 Views 0 Comments

The council at the time claimed that it was not involved in the identification of the property.

# longford - Monday 7 September, 2015

Here's a glimpse at what a massive new holiday resort in Longford will look like
# Park It
# Park It

Here's a glimpse at what a massive new holiday resort in Longford will look like

Sep 7th 2015, 1:48 PM 31,126 Views 51 Comments

Center Parcs wants to build its first site outside England in the midlands county.

# longford - Friday 28 August, 2015

Familiar face returns to senior inter-county management in Leinster
# Back In The Hotseat
From The42
# Back In The Hotseat

Familiar face returns to senior inter-county management in Leinster

Aug 28th 2015, 9:44 AM 6,041 Views 0 Comments

Longford have confirmed their new football boss.

# longford - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash
# Longford
# Longford

"A dreadful, dreadful thing to happen" - school mourns death of Leaving Cert student in crash

Aug 12th 2015, 5:20 PM 42,333 Views 6 Comments

18-year-old Michael Warren had been due to collect his exam results this morning.

# longford - Sunday 9 August, 2015

19-year-old in serious condition after Longford crash
# Appeal
# Appeal

19-year-old in serious condition after Longford crash

Aug 9th 2015, 8:54 AM 19,585 Views 1 Comment

Five people were in the car at the time.

# longford - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three men due in court after shotgun and drugs found in Longford house
# Ballymahon
# Ballymahon

Three men due in court after shotgun and drugs found in Longford house

Aug 5th 2015, 11:20 AM 16,514 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí say the arrests were part of an ongoing investigation.

# longford - Friday 31 July, 2015

Brandywell faithful celebrate after 2 months without a goal and 12 games without a win
# Candystripes
From The42
# Candystripes

Brandywell faithful celebrate after 2 months without a goal and 12 games without a win

Jul 31st 2015, 10:23 PM 3,576 Views 2 Comments

Longford Town caught Derry on a bad night.

# longford - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Nicole Kidman is actually from Longford  ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
# You're A Corker Shannon
From The Daily Edge
# You're A Corker Shannon

Nicole Kidman is actually from Longford ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Jul 21st 2015, 3:45 PM 5,664 Views 1 Comment

Get ourra da!

# longford - Monday 20 July, 2015

Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers
# An Post
# An Post

Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers

Jul 20th 2015, 9:16 PM 47,993 Views 36 Comments

“Don’t know full address only he sings like Neil Diamond.”

Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers
# Return To Sender
From The Daily Edge
# Return To Sender

Here is yet more proof that Irish postmen are miracle workers

Jul 20th 2015, 6:00 PM 8,503 Views 2 Comments

“Don’t know full address only he sings like Neil Diamond.”

# longford - Friday 17 July, 2015

Man arrested over pub helicopter crash is released
# Longford
# Longford

Man arrested over pub helicopter crash is released

Jul 17th 2015, 7:50 PM 18,099 Views 10 Comments

He was arrested last night.

# longford - Thursday 16 July, 2015

Man arrested after helicopter crash at Longford pub
# Longford
# Longford

Man arrested after helicopter crash at Longford pub

Jul 16th 2015, 8:50 PM 108,255 Views 85 Comments

No one was seriously injured.

# longford - Friday 10 July, 2015

A French town just named a street ‘Rue de Ballinamuck’ in honour of Longford
# Ooh La La
# Ooh La La

A French town just named a street ‘Rue de Ballinamuck’ in honour of Longford

Jul 10th 2015, 8:37 PM 17,900 Views 16 Comments

Break open the Orangina!

A French town just named a street 'Rue de Ballinamuck' in honour of Longford
# Ooh La La
From The Daily Edge
# Ooh La La

A French town just named a street 'Rue de Ballinamuck' in honour of Longford

Jul 10th 2015, 12:00 PM 3,418 Views 1 Comment

Break open the Orangina!

# longford - Monday 6 July, 2015

Shop workers threatened with knife in Saturday night robbery
# Man Arrested
# Man Arrested

Shop workers threatened with knife in Saturday night robbery

Jul 6th 2015, 1:59 PM 23,450 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have recovered the weapon and a sum of cash.

# longford - Saturday 27 June, 2015

This clever Chris Forrester lob was the highlight of the Saints' win last night
# LOI
From The42
# LOI

This clever Chris Forrester lob was the highlight of the Saints' win last night

Jun 27th 2015, 4:26 PM 4,919 Views 1 Comment

It was all too easy for the home side in Richmond tonight.

# longford - Friday 26 June, 2015

Has Damien Duff made a decision on his new Airtricity League club?
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Has Damien Duff made a decision on his new Airtricity League club?

Jun 26th 2015, 11:06 PM 12,542 Views 13 Comments

The former Ireland winger was spotted in Richmond Park this evening.

Two men to appear in court after bomb found in Longford car
# Dissidents
# Dissidents

Two men to appear in court after bomb found in Longford car

Jun 26th 2015, 8:14 PM 8,411 Views 0 Comments

The pair are due to appear in court this evening.

# longford - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Four suspected dissidents arrested after viable bomb found in Longford car
# Ballymahon
# Ballymahon

Four suspected dissidents arrested after viable bomb found in Longford car

Jun 25th 2015, 7:54 AM 14,431 Views 27 Comments

The device was made safe shortly before 11pm last night.

# longford - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Powerful Keegan header gives Galway all three points in Longford
# Tribe
From The42
# Tribe

Powerful Keegan header gives Galway all three points in Longford

Jun 13th 2015, 7:49 AM 2,745 Views 3 Comments

The visitors struck just past the hour to quieten the home support.

# longford - Thursday 11 June, 2015

"The bills had been piling up - then this happened" - Dublin man who just picked up €500,000 in lottery win
# Better Than A Loan
# Better Than A Loan

"The bills had been piling up - then this happened" - Dublin man who just picked up €500,000 in lottery win

Jun 11th 2015, 2:54 PM 22,579 Views 11 Comments

“For me, this is a chance to make a good life.”

# longford - Sunday 31 May, 2015

As it happened: Dublin v Longford, Leinster football championship
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Dublin v Longford, Leinster football championship

May 31st 2015, 4:40 PM 29,578 Views 49 Comments

Could unfancied Longford pull off a huge shock at HQ?