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Tuesday 31 January 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Longford

All time
# Road Death
27-year-old man killed in Longford car crash
A 22-year -old man who was a passenger in the car, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
# End of the road
Three arrests after late night Longford car chase that ended in crash
The chase ended at Goshen Cross.
# appeal
Family of eight missing from Northern Ireland located in the Republic
The children are aged between five years and nine months old.
# Road Deaths
Man in his 20s dies after his van struck a tree in Longford
He is the 192nd person to die on Irish roads this year.
# Midnight Mass
Remember the devastating 2009 fire at St. Mel's Cathedral? After years of painstaking work, it's open again
A full schedule of Christmas masses has been announced. Including midnight mass on Christmas Eve, at the traditionally Irish time of 11pm.
# Sligo
Pony rescued after being found in 'excruciating pain' with head collar embedded in his face
The ISPCA wants to hear from anybody who has any information about the pony.
# Jobswatch
740 new jobs for Longford, Kildare, Dublin and Galway
The jobs will be created in IT, retail, pet food and the automotive industry.
# No Go
No away day for Dubs supporters as Leinster Council vote for home comforts
You can put the maps away.
# Charged
29-year-old man due in court over Longford carjacking
A second man in the car is in critical condition in hospital.
# high speed chase
Woman in hospital after carjacking attack in Longford
A young man taken from the scene is in a critical condition in hospital.
# Roads
Teenager killed after car hits barrier
The 19-year-old was the only injury in the crash.
# ooh ahh
Have you met Bisto, the wonder footballing dog from Longford?
Bistoooooo! Bistoooooo!
# Drugs
"Elaborate" cannabis growhouse uncovered in Longford bathroom
A 19-year-old man is in court this morning in connection with the drug seizure.
# Culture Night
What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night
It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.
Fianna Fáil spends the most on two by-elections - but fails to nab a seat
Its members spent the most in the Dublin West and Longford Westmeath by-elections, the Standards in Public Office Commission said.
# the shellfish gene
Asian Clam invasion prompts Longford angling ban
“An aggressive alien invasive species.”
# News Fix
Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
Everyone’s talking about the escalating situation in Gaza, a one-day train strike, a manhole explosion in Dublin… and the hottest day this year.
# Longford
Houses evacuated after viable bomb discovered by gardaí
The device was found during a garda search of a building in Edgeworthstown, Co Longford.
# Longford
Four men due in court after €114K cannabis seizure
The discovery was made at a house in Granard yesterday.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for help in finding Longford teenager
Nathan Reilly has been missing from his home in Longford town since Friday.
# Arrests
Three arrested in investigation into organised prostitution in Roscommon and Longford
Two males and a female, all aged in their twenties, were released without charge this evening.
# pizza the action
Food company announces 115 new jobs for Longford and Galway at pizza and pastry plants
Green Isle Foods are making a €30 million investment in operations in Portumna and Longford.
# Seizure
Man arrested after drugs and ammo seized in Drogheda
In Longford, two men were arrested in connection with a cannabis seizure.
# Longford
Man assaulted and locked in his bathroom while three men burgled his house
A man has been arrested and some property has been recovered.
# the twitter machine
Which Irish counties love Twitter most? And which are flapping behind?
What gives @Longford? You’re being left behind by @Laois and @Leitrim!
# Kerrful Now
Meet the lad from Longford who recorded a duet with Miranda Kerr
Even Victoria’s Secret models love Irish men.
# Gardaí
Woman dies after being hit by car in Longford, male driver arrested
The 55-year-old died at the scene of the collision at 1.30am in Legan Village, Co. Longford.
# Charged
23-year-old due in court over Longford cannabis seizure
The man was arrested yesterday at the scene where cannabis herb worth an estimated €120,000 was found.
# Longford
Appeal for witnesses following a fatal road collision where a woman was killed
The incident took place at about 6.10pm yesterday evening at Curry, Kenagh, Longford on the main Longford to Athlone Road.
# Tragic
Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck
The incident took place just after 6pm this evening.
# Seizure
114 cannabis plants found in Longford grow house
The plants have an approximate street value of €91,200.
# Longford
Investigation continues following discovery of body in apartment complex
The body of a 36-year-old man was found early yesterday morning.
# Westmeath border
95-year-old woman dies in Longford house fire
A post-mortem will be carried out at Midlands Regional Hospital.
# The Rock
Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?
Ah yeah.
# get bucky
Need a last minute pressie? How about a Buckfast hamper?
Only in Longford.
# Longford
Two men arrested after garda car rammed in burglary chase
Gardaí gave chase after a burglary in Longford last night.
# Roads
Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night
The pedestrian was killed as she crossed the road at Edgeworthstown.
# Now and Then
‘Irredeemable neighbourhood’ now an example of regeneration
Thirty-seven new homes on St Michael’s Road in Longford Town were opened today.