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#Longford

# longford - Monday 19 March, 2018

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

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

# longford - Sunday 4 March, 2018

Woman in her 80s dies in Longford fire

Foul play is not suspected.

# longford - Saturday 24 February, 2018

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

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

# longford - Thursday 22 February, 2018

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

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

# longford - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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

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

# longford - Thursday 1 February, 2018

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

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

# longford - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# longford - Friday 19 January, 2018

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

A cannabis grow house was discovered in Longford yesterday.

# longford - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The42 Winning starts for Westmeath, Longford, Carlow and Offaly in O'Byrne Cup openers We Go Again

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

The four sides opened their 2018 seasons on positive notes.

# longford - Saturday 23 December, 2017

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 20 December, 2017

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Teenager appears in court charged over Athlone shooting

A man was injured in the incident last week.

# longford - Monday 6 November, 2017

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

The man appeared in court this morning.

# longford - Friday 27 October, 2017

7 fearsome family events for Halloween weekend

Free fun for everyone.

# longford - Friday 20 October, 2017

Four men convicted of assaulting man at mosque in Longford

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

# longford - Thursday 21 September, 2017

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

He remains in a critical condition.

# longford - Monday 18 September, 2017

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

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

# longford - Monday 11 September, 2017

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

The incident happened in the early hours of Sunday morning.

# longford - Friday 8 September, 2017

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Woman stabbed on busy street in Longford town

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

# longford - Saturday 22 July, 2017

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

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

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

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

# longford - Tuesday 18 July, 2017

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour RIP

Teenage boy drowns after accident at River Shannon harbour

Emergency services were called shortly after 5pm.

Toddler hospitalised after falling from Longford apartment this morning

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

# longford - Saturday 1 July, 2017

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

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

It was a busy evening of qualifier action, both football and hurling.

# longford - Thursday 22 June, 2017

From The42 Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan Scarred

Shock Longford defeat still fuelling McManus and Monaghan

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

# longford - Tuesday 20 June, 2017

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

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

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

# longford - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win That's A Wrap

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

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

# longford - Friday 16 June, 2017

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

The man appeared before Longford District Court this morning.

# longford - Thursday 11 May, 2017

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

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

# longford - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From The42 Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders Wrap This post contains videos

Tipperary and Longford among those to qualify for league deciders

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

# longford - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here's what Father Damo is up to, 21 years after he appeared on Father Ted Father Sesh Ledge

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

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

# longford - Sunday 19 March, 2017

Three charged over Longford St Patrick's Day stabbing

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

# longford - Saturday 18 March, 2017

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

The incident happened just after 8.30pm last night.

# longford - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From The42 Boost for Dub U21s as rescheduling means O'Callaghan will be available for Leinster semi Cuala Boola

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

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

# longford - Monday 23 January, 2017

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

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

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

# longford - Sunday 27 November, 2016

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

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

# longford - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Four gardaí hospitalised following crash during high speed chase

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

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