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# longford - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Appeal for witnesses following a fatal road collision where a woman was killed
# Longford
# Longford

Appeal for witnesses following a fatal road collision where a woman was killed

Feb 6th 2014, 8:08 AM 10,860 Views 0 Comments

The incident took place at about 6.10pm yesterday evening at Curry, Kenagh, Longford on the main Longford to Athlone Road.

# longford - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck
# Tragic
# Tragic

Woman dies in Longford road collision involving pick-up truck

Feb 5th 2014, 10:20 PM 14,706 Views 12 Comments

The incident took place just after 6pm this evening.

# longford - Monday 27 January, 2014

114 cannabis plants found in Longford grow house
# Seizure
# Seizure

114 cannabis plants found in Longford grow house

Jan 27th 2014, 8:08 AM 7,048 Views 42 Comments

The plants have an approximate street value of €91,200.

Investigation continues following discovery of body in apartment complex
# Longford
# Longford

Investigation continues following discovery of body in apartment complex

Jan 27th 2014, 8:01 AM 7,912 Views 3 Comments

The body of a 36-year-old man was found early yesterday morning.

# longford - Thursday 23 January, 2014

95-year-old woman dies in Longford house fire
# Westmeath Border
# Westmeath Border

95-year-old woman dies in Longford house fire

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:43 AM 6,262 Views 3 Comments

A post-mortem will be carried out at Midlands Regional Hospital.

# longford - Friday 17 January, 2014

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?
# The Rock
From The Daily Edge
# The Rock

Any good deals on Adverts at the moment?

Jan 17th 2014, 7:21 AM 2,535 Views 2 Comments

Ah yeah.

# longford - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Need a last minute pressie? How about a Buckfast hamper?
# Get Bucky
From The Daily Edge
# Get Bucky

Need a last minute pressie? How about a Buckfast hamper?

Dec 24th 2013, 6:45 PM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

Only in Longford.

# longford - Sunday 8 December, 2013

Two men arrested after garda car rammed in burglary chase
# Longford
# Longford

Two men arrested after garda car rammed in burglary chase

Dec 8th 2013, 9:05 PM 34,319 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí gave chase after a burglary in Longford last night.

# longford - Monday 25 November, 2013

Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night
# Roads
# Roads

Woman, 74, knocked down in Longford last night

Nov 25th 2013, 8:29 AM 7,966 Views 5 Comments

The pedestrian was killed as she crossed the road at Edgeworthstown.

# longford - Wednesday 13 November, 2013

‘Irredeemable neighbourhood’ now an example of regeneration
# Now And Then
# Now And Then

‘Irredeemable neighbourhood’ now an example of regeneration

Nov 13th 2013, 8:45 PM 26,855 Views 41 Comments

Thirty-seven new homes on St Michael’s Road in Longford Town were opened today.

Monaghan mine could end up producing €70 million worth of gold per year
# Gold Pure Gold
# Gold Pure Gold

Monaghan mine could end up producing €70 million worth of gold per year

Nov 13th 2013, 3:48 PM 18,922 Views 41 Comments

A company carrying out exploration work says there could be up to 20 million ounces of the mineral in the geological area known as the ‘Longford-Down Massif’.

# longford - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Man killed in single vehicle crash in Longford
# Longford
# Longford

Man killed in single vehicle crash in Longford

Aug 17th 2013, 10:13 AM 7,333 Views 8 Comments

The man in his 30s was fatally injured when his car collided with a bridge wall.

# longford - Friday 16 August, 2013

16 signs you’re a sports fan from Longford
# The Slashers
From The42
# The Slashers

16 signs you’re a sports fan from Longford

Aug 16th 2013, 9:30 PM 10,509 Views 44 Comments

From still calling it Flancare Park to growing up with Mel Gibson’s mammy.

# longford - Friday 19 July, 2013

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme

Jul 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,804 Views 5 Comments

The new jobs will be made by three companies across Portarlington, Kinvara and Co. Longford.

# longford - Monday 15 July, 2013

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users
# Inspirational
# Inspirational

Blind man walks 140km from Longford to Dublin to help wheelchair users

Jul 15th 2013, 9:16 PM 5,590 Views 25 Comments

Rahim Nazarali has only five per cent eyesight but walked along the Royal Canal to raise money for the Irish Wheelchair Association.

# longford - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Galway patch side up with 6 changes from Mayo hammering
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Galway patch side up with 6 changes from Mayo hammering

Jun 27th 2013, 9:28 PM 2,932 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, Limerick have made just one change for their qualifier with Longford.

# longford - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Three children playing in a derelict house find and discharge a firearm
# Firearm
# Firearm

Three children playing in a derelict house find and discharge a firearm

Jun 20th 2013, 8:05 AM 15,238 Views 42 Comments

The gun was hidden in the garden of the disused house in the Palace Crescent estate .

# longford - Saturday 2 March, 2013

Division 2 FL: A win for Armagh while Louth and Laois play out a draw
# Goals Goals Goals
From The42
# Goals Goals Goals

Division 2 FL: A win for Armagh while Louth and Laois play out a draw

Mar 2nd 2013, 9:49 PM 1,233 Views 0 Comments

There were goals aplenty in Division 2 on Saturday.

# longford - Friday 1 February, 2013

Funerals to take place today of tragic wall collapse dead
# RIP
# RIP

Funerals to take place today of tragic wall collapse dead

Feb 1st 2013, 6:45 AM 4,853 Views 2 Comments

Seán Mulleady, 47, and Paddy Gaffney, 65, lost their lives in tragic circumstances on Tuesday when a wall collapsed at the Connacht Gold DIY and Garden Centre in Co Longford.

# longford - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident
# Longford
# Longford

Eye-witnesses did 'all they could' for victims of Longford DIY store accident

Jan 30th 2013, 11:31 AM 13,265 Views 6 Comments

Two men died and four others were injured when the nine metre high internal wall collapsed and fell on them.

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store
# Longford
# Longford

HSA launches investigation in two deaths at Longford DIY store

Jan 30th 2013, 9:19 AM 4,726 Views 6 Comments

The two men were killed and four others were injured when a wall collapsed at the store.

# longford - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store
# Longford
# Longford

Second man dies after wall collapse in Longford DIY store

Jan 29th 2013, 7:50 PM 52,212 Views 52 Comments

The head of Connacht Gold said the company is cooperating fully into investigations into the cause of the fatal accident.

# longford - Monday 14 January, 2013

Shots fired at house outside Longford town
# Longford
# Longford

Shots fired at house outside Longford town

Jan 14th 2013, 11:09 AM 4,978 Views 10 Comments

A female occupant was in the house at the time but no one was injured in the incident.

# longford - Thursday 10 January, 2013

O'Byrne Cup: Wins for Dublin, Longford and Carlow
# GAA
From The42
# GAA

O'Byrne Cup: Wins for Dublin, Longford and Carlow

Jan 10th 2013, 7:10 AM 1,063 Views 0 Comments

After last night’s action Dublin look on course for top spot in Group B but there is still plenty to play for in Group A.

# longford - Monday 7 January, 2013

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?
# THE Rankings
# THE Rankings

IBAL Litter League 2012: Where did your town finish?

Jan 7th 2013, 4:07 PM 18,305 Views 45 Comments

Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?

O'Byrne Cup Group A and B round-up
# Leinster GAA
From The42
# Leinster GAA

O'Byrne Cup Group A and B round-up

Jan 7th 2013, 6:50 AM 1,005 Views 0 Comments

A positive start to 2013 for Meath, Louth and Dublin yesterday while Wicklow and DCU finished all square.

# longford - Saturday 29 December, 2012

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 4
# Looking Back
From The42
# Looking Back

2012 Reflections: Gaelic Football Part 4

Dec 29th 2012, 10:00 AM 967 Views 0 Comments

In the fourth of a six-part series, we look back on the football fortunes this year of Limerick, London, Longford, Louth, Mayo and Meath.

# longford - Friday 21 December, 2012

Seven men to appear in court over €4.6m cannabis seizure
# Drugs
# Drugs

Seven men to appear in court over €4.6m cannabis seizure

Dec 21st 2012, 8:31 AM 4,335 Views 14 Comments

Gardaí seized 5,800 cannabis plants in co-ordinated raids around the country yesterday.

# longford - Thursday 20 December, 2012

5,800 cannabis plants worth €4.6 million seized across the country
# Drugs
# Drugs

5,800 cannabis plants worth €4.6 million seized across the country

Dec 20th 2012, 12:06 PM 6,266 Views 63 Comments

Eight men have been arrested in connection with the coordinated raids across Ireland yesterday.

# longford - Friday 14 December, 2012

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal Longford collision
# Collision
# Collision

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to fatal Longford collision

Dec 14th 2012, 5:21 PM 4,992 Views 0 Comments

One man was killed and two others were seriously injured in the three vehicle collision yesterday evening.

# longford - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Man killed in road collision in Longford
# Roads
# Roads

Man killed in road collision in Longford

Dec 13th 2012, 9:32 PM 9,387 Views 4 Comments

Two other people involved in the three vehicle collision are in serious condition in Mullingar Hospital.

# longford - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes
# Housing
# Housing

Map, table: Ireland's 16,881 vacant homes

Nov 29th 2012, 8:32 AM 27,207 Views 45 Comments

Ireland’s problems with unfinished housing developments have improved but new figures from the National Housing Development Survey outline just how many vacant dwellings there are and where the problem is worst.

# longford - Wednesday 21 November, 2012

Bord na Móna worker dies in power station accident
# Workplace Accident
# Workplace Accident

Bord na Móna worker dies in power station accident

Nov 21st 2012, 7:40 AM 8,070 Views 8 Comments

The incident occurred at Lough Ree Power Station overnight.

# longford - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

# longford - Monday 24 September, 2012

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window
# Septic Tanks
# Septic Tanks

Less than a fifth of homes register for septic tank inspections in €5 window

Sep 24th 2012, 7:15 AM 6,408 Views 53 Comments

The discount registration window shuts next Friday – with only a fraction of the 437,000 tanks registered at the lower rate.

# longford - Friday 14 September, 2012

Abbeyshrule adds to the trophy cabinet with European award
# Doing The Double
# Doing The Double

Abbeyshrule adds to the trophy cabinet with European award

Sep 14th 2012, 8:00 PM 4,624 Views 4 Comments

The Longford village won Ireland’s TidyTowns Award earlier this week.

# longford - Monday 10 September, 2012

Abbeyshrule in Longford is Ireland's tidiest place
# Clean Streets
# Clean Streets

Abbeyshrule in Longford is Ireland's tidiest place

Sep 10th 2012, 1:33 PM 6,655 Views 20 Comments

Plus, the rest of the winners from this year’s SuperValu TidyTowns Awards.

# longford - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Three German tourists rescued from Lough Ree cruiser
# Rescue
# Rescue

Three German tourists rescued from Lough Ree cruiser

Aug 16th 2012, 12:52 PM 5,167 Views 14 Comments

The RNLI, Lough Ree Rescue, Athlone Sub Aqua Club and the Coast Guard launched the mission yesterday evening.