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Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting
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Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:10 AM 8,811 Views 0 Comments

A man was injured in the incident last week.

Man arrested after 80-plant cannabis growhouse found in Longford house
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Man arrested after 80-plant cannabis growhouse found in Longford house

Nov 6th 2017, 3:07 PM 10,415 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared in court this morning.

7 fearsome family events for Halloween weekend
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7 fearsome family events for Halloween weekend

Oct 27th 2017, 6:00 PM 19,595 Views 38 Comments

Free fun for everyone.

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford
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Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

Oct 20th 2017, 7:42 AM 11,572 Views 0 Comments

Leading members of the local Muslim community have called for peace after the incident.

Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian
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Gardaí search for silver van which left the scene after hitting pedestrian

Sep 21st 2017, 1:20 PM 9,929 Views 6 Comments

He remains in a critical condition.

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC
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# Money In Your Pocket

Fine Gael are on a collision course with Fianna Fáil over the USC

Sep 18th 2017, 2:32 PM 18,176 Views 60 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Micheal Martin said the confidence and supply agreement is clear that there must be reductions in the USC.

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford
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# Edgeworthstown

Man in critical condition after being struck by van which failed to stop in Longford

Sep 11th 2017, 5:56 PM 14,266 Views 5 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers
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Photos: The ISPCA is appealing for homes for 28 Jack Russell terriers

Sep 8th 2017, 1:42 PM 92,668 Views 35 Comments

The dogs are currently being cared for at the National Animal Centre in Longford.

Woman stabbed on busy street in Longford town
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Woman stabbed on busy street in Longford town

Aug 30th 2017, 7:24 PM 25,058 Views 17 Comments

The woman, aged in her 30s, was rushed to hospital.

'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye
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'He gave us 17 golden years of memories' - funeral takes place of Damola Adetosoye

Jul 22nd 2017, 3:35 PM 16,463 Views 5 Comments

17-year-old Damola lost his life tragically on Tuesday last after getting into trouble while swimming in the River Shannon.

'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon
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'A champion in heaven': Tributes paid to teenage boy who drowned in River Shannon

Jul 19th 2017, 7:19 AM 31,241 Views 19 Comments

Damola Adetosoye got into difficulty while swimming at Harbour View, Termonbarry in Roscommon.

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour
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Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Jul 18th 2017, 9:01 PM 28,885 Views 10 Comments

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

Toddler hospitalised after falling from Longford apartment this morning
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Toddler hospitalised after falling from Longford apartment this morning

Jul 18th 2017, 2:33 PM 14,125 Views 13 Comments

The infant fell from a height and was brought to Mullingar Hospital by emergency services.

As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker From The42
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As It Happened: Mayo v Derry, Tipp v Westmeath, Donegal v Longford - GAA match tracker

Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan
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# Scarred

Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan

Jun 22nd 2017, 6:15 AM 5,066 Views 1 Comment

A surprise summer exit has not been forgotten by the Farney men as they head into an Ulster semi-final against Down.

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Longford is getting natural gas for the first time after €3 million Center Parcs deal

Jun 20th 2017, 2:50 PM 22,075 Views 29 Comments

The agreement with Gas Networks Ireland will provide heating fuel for the €233 million Longford Forest development.

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win
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# That's A Wrap

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Jun 17th 2017, 6:47 PM 11,654 Views 4 Comments

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences
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Former caretaker at GAA ground charged with 144 child sexual abuse offences

Jun 16th 2017, 1:48 PM 25,540 Views 0 Comments

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years
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'An evil person': Longford man who sexually abused four nieces jailed for 13 years

May 11th 2017, 3:39 PM 13,626 Views 0 Comments

The first victim was abused around the time of her first holy communion.

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders
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# Wrap

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders

Apr 16th 2017, 8:33 PM 4,543 Views 0 Comments

Tipperary will meet Wexford in the Division 3 final while Longford and Wicklow will contest the Division 4 decider.

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted
# Father Sesh Ledge
# Father Sesh Ledge

Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted

Mar 29th 2017, 3:18 PM 13,459 Views 2 Comments

This music video starring Father Ted actor Joe Rooney tells us how he’s getting on. (Hint: Not great!)

Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing
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Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing

Mar 19th 2017, 10:59 AM 12,207 Views 0 Comments

Three males are due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court.

Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford
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Man in his 30s stabbed repeatedly by gang of youths in Longford

Mar 18th 2017, 10:03 AM 31,340 Views 44 Comments

The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.

Boost for Dub U21s as rescheduling means O'Callaghan will be available for Leinster semi
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# Cuala Boola

Boost for Dub U21s as rescheduling means O'Callaghan will be available for Leinster semi

Mar 2nd 2017, 8:58 AM 5,351 Views 5 Comments

Dessie Farrell will be able to call on the Cuala star when his side take on Longford.

Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours
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Open library or open longer? Rural plan criticised for launching in library soon to have staffless hours

Jan 23rd 2017, 2:52 PM 8,110 Views 16 Comments

Sinn Féin’s Peadar Tóibín says human connectivity will be replaced by automation with staffless hours.

Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge
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Man convicted of kidnapping ex-partner, jury fails to reach verdict on rape charge

Dec 21st 2016, 8:07 PM 8,949 Views 0 Comments

The man allegedly beat and threatened the mother of his children throughout their five-year relationship.

The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year
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The firm behind Longford's €230m holiday park expects it to be fully booked in its first year

Nov 27th 2016, 7:05 AM 18,369 Views 15 Comments

But Center Parcs’ Ireland director expects the first 12 months of business to be ‘a challenge’.

Four gardaí hospitalised following crash during high speed chase
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Four gardaí hospitalised following crash during high speed chase

Nov 16th 2016, 9:56 AM 20,560 Views 31 Comments

Two garda patrol cars crashed while in pursuit of a car which had fled a garda checkpoint

Man to appear before court charged in relation to Longford stabbing death
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# Fatal Stabbing

Man to appear before court charged in relation to Longford stabbing death

Nov 3rd 2016, 6:47 AM 9,048 Views 0 Comments

The man is due before Mullingar District Court at 10.30am.

24-year-old man arrested over fatal stabbing in Longford town
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# Great Water Street

24-year-old man arrested over fatal stabbing in Longford town

Nov 1st 2016, 7:54 PM 24,952 Views 11 Comments

The stabbing happened just before 12pm this morning.

Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning
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Mother attacked by burglars in her home this morning

Oct 31st 2016, 6:31 PM 47,813 Views 20 Comments

The woman’s son was uninjured in the incident.

8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween
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# Freaky Fests

8 family festivals to hit up this Halloween

Oct 28th 2016, 12:00 PM 14,067 Views 13 Comments

Fiercesome (mostly) free fun.

170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory
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170 jobs to go at Co Longford factory

Oct 5th 2016, 6:44 PM 16,225 Views 52 Comments

Cameron Ireland Ltd has said “with great regret” that manufacturing, assembly and test activities at its Longford plant are “potentially” set to cease.

Man allegedly made bomb threats before visit of the Queen in 2011, trial hears
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Man allegedly made bomb threats before visit of the Queen in 2011, trial hears

Oct 4th 2016, 7:00 PM 9,141 Views 0 Comments

Donal Billings is charged with making bomb threats regarding a number of buses and the headquarters of Sinn Féin in May 2011.

Woman dies from injuries two weeks after crash with truck
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Woman dies from injuries two weeks after crash with truck

Sep 30th 2016, 4:14 PM 14,193 Views 2 Comments

The woman died from her injuries last night.

Longford hit 4 goals and recover from 9 point deficit to win All-Ireland title against Antrim
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# Comeback Queens

Longford hit 4 goals and recover from 9 point deficit to win All-Ireland title against Antrim

Sep 25th 2016, 1:42 PM 5,207 Views 1 Comment

A first title since 1997 for Longford at Croke Park today.

Kurtis Byrne on target again as Bohs secure narrow victory over Longford
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# Byrne Baby Byrne

Kurtis Byrne on target again as Bohs secure narrow victory over Longford

Sep 23rd 2016, 10:16 PM 2,226 Views 1 Comment

Keith Long’s side claimed a 1-0 victory at Dalymount Park.

There's another brilliant Longford tourism video taking the absolute piss
# Best Mud In Ireland
# Best Mud In Ireland

There's another brilliant Longford tourism video taking the absolute piss

Sep 12th 2016, 8:08 AM 4,075 Views 0 Comments

“If there was an All-Ireland for mud, we’d win it hands down.”

This Longford 'tourism' video will make you want to go there immediately
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# Pisstake

This Longford 'tourism' video will make you want to go there immediately

Aug 22nd 2016, 7:23 AM 7,456 Views 0 Comments

He’ll prove that Longford is not the most miserable place in Ireland.