#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 7°C Friday 4 December 2020


# ballymahon - Tuesday 30 June, 2020

Man (34) in critical condition after car he was travelling in struck ditch in Co Longford

The incident occurred on the R392 at Foigha near Ballymahon at 6.30pm.

# ballymahon - Thursday 20 June, 2019

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

Armed gardaí have been seen patrolling the town in recent days.

# ballymahon - 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.

# ballymahon - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

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

Gardaí have appealed for witnesses to come forward.

# ballymahon - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Some locals are very unhappy about Longford's bumper new water park

Center Parcs Longford was officially announced last summer.

# ballymahon - Monday 22 February, 2016

Gardaí called after Sinn Féin leaflets 'removed from letterboxes'

A dispute between Fine Gael TD James Bannon and Sinn Féin hopeful Paul Hogan saw the gardaí called in Longford this evening.

# ballymahon - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Three men due in court after shotgun and drugs found in Longford house

Gardaí say the arrests were part of an ongoing investigation.

# ballymahon - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Four suspected dissidents arrested after viable bomb found in Longford car

The device was made safe shortly before 11pm last night.

# ballymahon - Thursday 2 April, 2015

'This is Longford's day' - Enda Kenny

Around 1,000 permanent jobs and 750 construction phase jobs will be created at the new Center Parcs resort at Ballymahon.

# ballymahon - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Is something like this coming to a Co Longford forest?

A UK resort operator is reportedly planning a major development near Ballymahon.

# ballymahon - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Armed raiders threatened staff during post office robbery

Two men were arrested after they stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the Roscommon post office this morning.

# ballymahon - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Garda witness appeal after 4 children and 3 adults injured in crash

A two-year-old boy was seriously injured anad removed to Temple St Hospital, while a woman in her 30s remains in Mullingar hospital.

# ballymahon - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties Where You Live This post contains images

Census 2011 reveals Ireland's fastest-growing towns and counties

We already knew that there were 4,588,252 people living in Ireland last year – but the latest batch of CSO Census data means that now we literally know where you live.