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Friday 24 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Longford

All time
# that's a wrap
Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win
Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.
# Longford
Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences
The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.
# Sentenced
'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.
# Wrap
Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders
Tipperary will meet Wexford in the Division 3 final while Longford and Wicklow will contest the Division 4 decider.
# father sesh ledge
Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted
This music video starring Father Ted actor Joe Rooney tells us how he’s getting on. (Hint: Not great!)
# Charged
Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing
Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court.
# Longford Town
Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford
The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.
# cuala boola
Boost for Dub U21s as rescheduling means O'Callaghan will be available for Leinster semi
Dessie Farrell will be able to call on the Cuala star when his side take on Longford.
# Longford
Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours
Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.
# Longford
Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.
# Tourism
The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year
But Center Parcs’ Ireland director expects the first 12 months of business to be ‘a challenge’.
# Longford
Four gardaí hospitalised following crash during high speed chase
Two garda patrol cars crashed while in pursuit of a car which had fled a garda checkpoint
# Fatal Stabbing
Man to appear before court charged in relation to Longford stabbing death
The man is due before Mullingar District Court at 10.30am.
# great water street
24-year-old man arrested over fatal stabbing in Longford town
The stabbing happened just before 12pm this morning.
# Attacked
Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning
The woman’s son was uninjured in the incident.
# freaky fests
8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween
Fiercesome (mostly) free fun.
# Cameron
170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory
Cameron Ireland Ltd has said “with great regret” that manufacturing, assembly and test activities at its Longford plant are “potentially” set to cease.
# Special Criminal Court
Man allegedly made bomb threats before visit of the Queen in 2011, trial hears
Donal Billings is charged with making bomb threats regarding a number of buses and the headquarters of Sinn Féin in May 2011.
# Longford
Woman dies from injuries two weeks after crash with truck
The woman died from her injuries last night.
# Comeback Queens
Longford hit 4 goals and recover from 9 point deficit to win All-Ireland title against Antrim
A first title since 1997 for Longford at Croke Park today.
# byrne baby byrne
Kurtis Byrne on target again as Bohs secure narrow victory over Longford
Keith Long’s side claimed a 1-0 victory at Dalymount Park.
# best mud in Ireland
There's another brilliant Longford tourism video taking the absolute piss
“If there was an All-Ireland for mud, we’d win it hands down.”
# pisstake
This Longford 'tourism' video will make you want to go there immediately
He’ll prove that Longford is not the most miserable place in Ireland.
# basement battle
Wexford Youths earn vital win over Longford Town in relegation six-pointer
Youths are now eight points clear of Longford at the foot of the table.
# Green and White
Miele inspires Shamrock Rovers to 3 points as Longford go home empty-handed
The Hoops attacker scored one and set up another at Tallaght Stadium.
# live like Roscommon people
Ireland's hottest temperature in July was recorded in Roscommon
Met Éireann data comes as the State of the Climate report shows that heat, greenhouse gases and sea levels all climbed to record highs last year.
# Longford
18-year-old dies after crash with tractor
Three other people were injured in the incident.
# The Slashers
15 beautiful photos that would make anyone proud to be from Longford
Absolute scenes.
# the great outdoors
Four counties are getting €3.5m for Greenway projects
Good news for Kildare, Meath, Longford and Westmeath.
# happy harps
Mailey volley helps Harps climb table with comfortable win in Longford
Tony McNamee put the result beyond doubt in the second half.
# Longford
Missing man Paul Morrissey found safe and well
The 51-year-old had been missing since Thursday.
# Longford
Family ordered to leave vacant council house they moved into without permission
The family moved into the house some weeks ago and changed the locks.
# pulling clear
Wexford Youths come out on top of six-goal six-pointer at the bottom
Town and Youths began the night level on six points, but there is valuable daylight below Wexford now.
# Courts
County council tells court it has no suitable housing for family of seven
Longford County Council has asked for a High Court injunction to force the Doyle family to leave a house they occupied without permission.
# High Court
Homeless family sue council over allocation of housing
The family say there is no basis in law for refusing them priority status.
# objections
Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park
Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.
# Grace
This Longford 11-year-old's stunning cover of Grace is going viral on Facebook
For the weekend that’s in it.
# Abbeyshrule
Man in his 40s dies after light aircraft crashes in Longford
Gardaí and emergency services are at the scene.
# Longford
Suspected stolen vehicles seized in major garda operation
Gardaí were assisted in the searches by officials from Revenue and the Department of Social Welfare.