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Flynn and Hyland inspire Kildare to O'Byrne Cup victory over Carlow
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Flynn and Hyland inspire Kildare to O'Byrne Cup victory over Carlow

Dec 15th 2018, 7:54 PM 6,859 Views 4 Comments

The pair chipped in with nine of Kildare’s 16 points this afternoon.

Man raped child while on bail for sexual abuse offences
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Man raped child while on bail for sexual abuse offences

Dec 14th 2018, 9:30 PM 35,480 Views 79 Comments

He was given a 10-year sentence with the final six years suspended.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident where officer fired gun in Longford
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses to incident where officer fired gun in Longford

Dec 6th 2018, 6:42 PM 22,528 Views 0 Comments

GSOC has launched an inquiry into the incident.

Gardaí seize €50,000 worth of stolen machinery in Longford
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Gardaí seize €50,000 worth of stolen machinery in Longford

Dec 5th 2018, 10:15 PM 25,838 Views 27 Comments

The items they believed to be stolen that they recovered include a double horse box, three mini rollers, two mini diggers and a JCB Tipper.

Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries
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Puppies found among discarded rubbish rescued after passerby heard their cries

Dec 5th 2018, 10:42 AM 40,013 Views 33 Comments

The two puppies, Shannon and Saoirse, are recuperating in the ISPCA’s care.

GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford
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GSOC launches inquiry after garda discharges firearm injuring man in Longford

Dec 3rd 2018, 11:23 PM 37,028 Views 92 Comments

Gardaí in Longford were attending an incident in Granard.

€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford
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€500k worth of stolen machinery and vehicles recovered from lock up in Longford

Nov 30th 2018, 9:46 PM 27,458 Views 16 Comments

No arrests were made after the search in Granard.

'Above all he was a young gentleman': Tributes paid to 21-year-old Longford man killed in New York attack
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'Above all he was a young gentleman': Tributes paid to 21-year-old Longford man killed in New York attack

Nov 23rd 2018, 1:42 PM 26,548 Views 5 Comments

Danny McGee died following an assault outside a bar in Queens yesterday morning.

Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals
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Clann na nGael, Aughawillan and Portlaoise among the big winners in today's GAA county finals

Oct 14th 2018, 9:56 PM 8,420 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, the Wexford and Wicklow deciders both went to replays.

Tottenham striker Troy Parrott scores 27-minute hat-trick as Ireland U19s see off Faroe Islands
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Tottenham striker Troy Parrott scores 27-minute hat-trick as Ireland U19s see off Faroe Islands

Oct 13th 2018, 5:25 PM 9,133 Views 5 Comments

With back-to-back wins, Ireland are in a strong position to reach the elite phase of qualification for the Uefa European U19 Championships.

Man (20s) killed after his car hit a wall in Co Longford
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Man (20s) killed after his car hit a wall in Co Longford

Oct 13th 2018, 9:20 AM 14,717 Views 1 Comment

The driver was the sole occupant of the car.

Three arrested after machine gun, pistol and ammunition seized in Longford
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Three arrested after machine gun, pistol and ammunition seized in Longford

Sep 27th 2018, 7:39 AM 16,997 Views 11 Comments

A property was seized after a car was stopped and searched in Drumlish.

Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West
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Heading out for Culture Night? Here's what's on in the Midlands and West

Sep 18th 2018, 7:05 PM 8,742 Views 2 Comments

Here’s what to check out this Culture Night in the Midlands and West.

Former Longford star forward Padraic Davis proposed to take over as new senior manager
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Former Longford star forward Padraic Davis proposed to take over as new senior manager

Sep 1st 2018, 3:01 PM 4,554 Views 1 Comment

The 42-year-old is one of Longford’s greatest ever players following a 12 year inter-county career.

Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review
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Nurse who returned to Pakistan under threat of deportation was told the next day that asylum status is under review

Updated Aug 29th 2018, 6:41 PM 45,463 Views 60 Comments

Vicky Khokhar spent three years in a direct provision centre and during that time volunteered five days a week at a local nursing home.

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots
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# What A Load Of Rubbish

Litter survey finds majority of Irish rivers, beaches and harbours are polluted: here are the biggest blackspots

Aug 13th 2018, 9:34 AM 24,589 Views 47 Comments

Just four out of 50 areas inspected were found to be clean to European standards.

European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale
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European gangs are using rural Longford to grow cannabis on an industrial scale

Aug 9th 2018, 12:05 AM 44,734 Views 0 Comments

The small county has become a hotbed of activity for criminal elements.

Denis Connerton brings to an end his second stint as Longford manager
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Denis Connerton brings to an end his second stint as Longford manager

Jul 25th 2018, 10:24 PM 3,582 Views 1 Comment

Connerton led Longford to their first Leinster semi-final in 30 years earlier this summer.

Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford
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Man hospitalised after serious crash in Longford

Jul 23rd 2018, 6:18 PM 21,294 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened near Newtownforbes on the N4 just after 3pm.

Gemma O'Doherty to talk about Irish media and corruption at TEDx event in Longford
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Gemma O'Doherty to talk about Irish media and corruption at TEDx event in Longford

Jun 29th 2018, 1:43 PM 17,281 Views 41 Comments

The theme for the TEDxLongford event this evening is “Change Makers”.

Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford
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Eight people due in court after operation involving 50 gardaí seize drugs and cars in Longford

Updated Jun 20th 2018, 3:48 PM 22,762 Views 0 Comments

The arrests were made as part of an operation targetting the supply of controlled drugs.

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 30s dies in hit-and-run collision in Longford
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after man in his 30s dies in hit-and-run collision in Longford

Updated Jun 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 17,312 Views 8 Comments

The pedestrian was struck by a passing vehicle at around 11.45pm last night.

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No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot
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# Boys In Blue

No changes from Gavin as Dublin aim to book eighth consecutive Leinster final spot

Jun 9th 2018, 12:43 PM 5,903 Views 12 Comments

The All-Ireland champions welcome Longford to Croke Park for tomorrow’s Leinster SFC semi-final.

Man and woman who were detained over infant's death are released
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Man and woman who were detained over infant's death are released

May 19th 2018, 5:08 PM 11,687 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí say a file is to be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

Man and woman arrested in relation to death of baby girl in Longford
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Man and woman arrested in relation to death of baby girl in Longford

May 18th 2018, 11:02 AM 24,466 Views 12 Comments

The infant died on 4 June last year.

Off the mark! Big wins for Meath and Kildare in Leinster MFC openers
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Off the mark! Big wins for Meath and Kildare in Leinster MFC openers

May 7th 2018, 5:55 PM 9,463 Views 1 Comment

Offaly and Laois also prevailed in the first round of the Leinster Minor Football Championship.

Man who was Ann Lovett's boyfriend breaks silence
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Man who was Ann Lovett's boyfriend breaks silence

May 5th 2018, 8:31 AM 106,438 Views 105 Comments

15-year-old Ann Lovett died in Longford in 1984.

Appeal for witnesses after 11-year-old boy injured during hit-and-run incident
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Appeal for witnesses after 11-year-old boy injured during hit-and-run incident

May 4th 2018, 2:45 PM 9,646 Views 7 Comments

The incident happened in Edgeworthstown in Longford on Wednesday afternoon.

'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'
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'Since moving to Ireland I have been born again, I want to thank the country for that'

Mar 19th 2018, 10:00 PM 92,478 Views 103 Comments

A Sudanese journalist and painter talks about fleeing his home country after receiving death threats.

Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire
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Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire

Mar 4th 2018, 7:54 AM 11,856 Views 1 Comment

Foul play is not suspected.

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre
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'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre

Feb 24th 2018, 11:00 AM 23,899 Views 34 Comments

The cinema group is hoping to breathe life into the complex.

'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre
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'It will be world class': Omniplex has bought the long-vacant Longford shopping centre

Feb 22nd 2018, 11:01 AM 1,020 Views 0 Comments

The cinema group is hoping to breathe life into the complex.

Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody
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Man guilty of 45 counts of child sexual assault remanded back into custody

Feb 17th 2018, 11:50 AM 14,851 Views 0 Comments

He pleaded guilty to the production, possession and distribution of child pornography, along with sexually exploiting minors.

Longford stabbing: Two men in court in Newry charged with attempted murder
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Longford stabbing: Two men in court in Newry charged with attempted murder

Feb 1st 2018, 1:19 PM 11,810 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 40s received what appear to be stab wounds during the course of the incident on Tuesday.

Man found with stab wounds after 'incident involving large number of men'
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Man found with stab wounds after 'incident involving large number of men'

Jan 30th 2018, 8:45 PM 34,572 Views 10 Comments

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

Two men charged after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage
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Two men charged after gardaí uncover cannabis worth €360,000 in converted garage

Jan 19th 2018, 7:25 PM 21,901 Views 28 Comments

A cannabis grow house was discovered in Longford yesterday.

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers
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# We Go Again

Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers

Dec 30th 2017, 4:10 PM 6,881 Views 0 Comments

The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.

22-year-old man dies in car crash in Longford
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22-year-old man dies in car crash in Longford

Dec 23rd 2017, 8:16 AM 16,959 Views 3 Comments

Gardaí are at the scene and local diversions are in place.

Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed
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Appeal for witnesses to crash in which 34-year-old woman was killed

Dec 20th 2017, 2:46 PM 15,174 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí said three people “may be in a position to offer information to the investigation team”.