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Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup
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# O'byrne Supremacy

Quinn goal decisive as Longford beat Offaly to win O'Byrne Cup

Jan 18th 2020, 5:23 PM 5,803 Views 3 Comments

Padraic Davis’ side were four points winners in Tullamore.

Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois
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Late goal seals victory for O'Connor's Kildare as Meath hit 4-16 against Laois

Jan 4th 2020, 5:26 PM 10,905 Views 4 Comments

There were five O’Byrne cup games down for decision today.

Man in his 30s dies after road crash in Co Longford
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Man in his 30s dies after road crash in Co Longford

Dec 29th 2019, 8:43 AM 17,197 Views 2 Comments

The incident occurred shortly before 2am.

Rising gang violence has seen armed officers sent to Longford - but is the Garda crackdown working?
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Rising gang violence has seen armed officers sent to Longford - but is the Garda crackdown working?

Dec 26th 2019, 8:00 AM 18,911 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie visited Longford this month to talk to locals, gardaí and local representatives.

Longford emergency services rescue horse trapped in bog drain
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Longford emergency services rescue horse trapped in bog drain

Dec 21st 2019, 2:40 PM 19,792 Views 22 Comments

Sergeant is currently recuperating at the Hungry House Outside sanctuary.

Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products
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Gardaí seize 34,000 illegally imported cigarettes and tobacco products

Dec 20th 2019, 6:58 PM 11,441 Views 8 Comments

The seizure was made during a search at Rathcline Court, Lanesborough in Co Longford.

Judge says he will not allow feuding families to 'hold a town to ransom' as eight men remanded in custody
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Judge says he will not allow feuding families to 'hold a town to ransom' as eight men remanded in custody

Dec 17th 2019, 5:09 PM 45,202 Views 0 Comments

Judge Seamus Hughes made the remarks at a sitting of Longford District Court today.

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge
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Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities is released without charge

Dec 13th 2019, 12:53 PM 13,405 Views 0 Comments

A file is now being prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities at garda station
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Retired garda arrested over immigration irregularities at garda station

Dec 11th 2019, 12:49 PM 32,442 Views 0 Comments

The man, who is in his 60s, was arrested this morning.

Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos
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Significant reduction in Longford feud violence as gardaí issue warning over 'call out' videos

Dec 9th 2019, 12:05 AM 29,619 Views 0 Comments

Local gardaí have been attempting to keep a lid on the feud.

Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin
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# Round-Up

Longford edge out O'Connor's Kildare as Wexford suffer defeat under Galvin

Dec 7th 2019, 8:42 PM 13,373 Views 11 Comments

There were four O’Byrne Cup games down for decision today.

Two men to appear in court in Longford after Gardaí seize drugs worth €72,000
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Two men to appear in court in Longford after Gardaí seize drugs worth €72,000

Nov 16th 2019, 5:40 PM 13,637 Views 0 Comments

The men will appear before Longford District Court this evening.

CAB seizes Rolex watches, cars, cash and drug paraphernalia in Longford gang crackdown
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CAB seizes Rolex watches, cars, cash and drug paraphernalia in Longford gang crackdown

Nov 14th 2019, 12:52 PM 21,868 Views 26 Comments

A man in his 20s was arrested.

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures
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# Just Transition

Ministers to hold talks with Midlands ESB workers over peat plant closures

Nov 11th 2019, 7:46 AM 9,253 Views 19 Comments

The closure of the two plants was announced last Friday.

'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton
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# OLD WOUNDS

'I broke three bones in my back, a punctured lung, and had cartilage damage in my shoulder' - Cluxton

Nov 2nd 2019, 12:01 AM 37,208 Views 21 Comments

The newly crowned Footballer of the Year recalls a horrific injury he sustained in 2018.

Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years
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Judge calls for end to Longford gang feud as he jails teenager for five years

Oct 22nd 2019, 5:35 PM 29,928 Views 0 Comments

The judge said the feud had its genesis in “trivial” matters.

Longford feud violence flares again as slash hooks produced following graveyard gun video
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Longford feud violence flares again as slash hooks produced following graveyard gun video

Oct 20th 2019, 6:30 AM 42,317 Views 32 Comments

Weapons were brandished during the latest incident.

Gardaí identify members of feuding gangs who posed with machine guns in Longford graveyard
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Gardaí identify members of feuding gangs who posed with machine guns in Longford graveyard

Oct 12th 2019, 12:05 AM 102,911 Views 55 Comments

Gardaí in the area have been trying to keep a lid on the growing feud in recent months.

'Serious player' in Longford drug scene arrested by gardaí during raid
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'Serious player' in Longford drug scene arrested by gardaí during raid

Sep 20th 2019, 5:39 PM 34,480 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí believe that one of the arrested men is responsible for trafficking drugs into Longford.

'At times there can be just two gardaí policing three separate feuds': Longford gangs exploiting skeletal garda cover
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'At times there can be just two gardaí policing three separate feuds': Longford gangs exploiting skeletal garda cover

Sep 11th 2019, 12:05 AM 22,721 Views 30 Comments

Armed units were dispatched to the county at the start of June.

Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs
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Longford greyhound track closes after 80 years citing rising insurance costs

Aug 9th 2019, 10:03 PM 18,674 Views 46 Comments

The greyhound industry has faced major scrutiny in recent weeks.

Garda probe after petrol station robbed in Longford
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Garda probe after petrol station robbed in Longford

Aug 7th 2019, 11:46 AM 15,047 Views 8 Comments

The Incident happened between 2am and 6am on Thursday morning.

Man dies following serious assault outside pub in Co Longford
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Man dies following serious assault outside pub in Co Longford

Aug 5th 2019, 7:51 AM 31,306 Views 0 Comments

A post mortem examination is due to be carried later today.

Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands
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Plans for more Housing First services to be rolled out in the Midlands

Jul 30th 2019, 6:15 AM 9,626 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
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# 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 8,858 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
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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 14,136 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
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# Lough Ree

Bord na Móna to lay off 150 workers in Longford

Jul 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 16,746 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
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# Hammering

Dublin romp to 26-point victory over limp Longford to book Leinster U20 semi-final berth

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:16 PM 8,594 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
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# Young Dubs

Dublin U20 team named for this evening's Leinster quarter-final against Longford

Jul 2nd 2019, 11:10 AM 6,124 Views 2 Comments

Throw-in at Pearse Park is 7.30pm.

Armed gardaí on patrol in Longford as 'temporary deterrent' to violence
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Armed gardaí on patrol in Longford as 'temporary deterrent' to violence

Jun 20th 2019, 9:44 AM 37,983 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'
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Councillor criticises move to reduce the number of council meetings as 'attack on democracy'

Jun 16th 2019, 7:45 AM 11,354 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
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# Shooting

Appeal after man narrowly avoids injury in shooting at house in Longford town

Jun 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 17,471 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
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# Summary

Tipperary boss resigns as Down, Longford and Westmeath advance in qualifiers

Jun 9th 2019, 5:38 PM 11,808 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
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Gardaí issue appeal after Longford fires that caused 'extensive damage' to houses

Jun 7th 2019, 8:56 AM 18,172 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
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Shels see off Longford to edge clear and more from tonight's Airticity League Division 1 action

May 31st 2019, 10:17 PM 2,897 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
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# Aughagreagh

Woman in her 70s dies after single-vehicle crash in Longford

May 29th 2019, 5:09 PM 14,974 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
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Murder accused ‘put more effort into’ striking deceased with knife after first attempts didn’t work

Mar 15th 2019, 5:39 PM 17,602 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
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'Very disturbing': Longford GP surgery spray painted with anti-abortion graffiti overnight

Feb 18th 2019, 1:48 PM 45,186 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
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Man arrested over Strokestown eviction incident released without charge

Updated Feb 6th 2019, 10:06 PM 15,541 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
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# Aughnacliffe

Man dies after being struck by car in Longford

Dec 27th 2018, 9:25 AM 16,185 Views 2 Comments

The collision occurred at 7pm yesterday.