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#Longford

# longford - Sunday 7 August, 2022

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Two men charged over seizure of cocaine worth €8.4 million

Aug 7th 2022, 10:34 AM 18,027 Views 0 Comments

The two men, aged 54 and 40, are due to appear in court today.

# longford - Friday 5 August, 2022

Kinahan group suspected of involvement in plane carrying cocaine worth €8.4 million into Longford
# Seized
# Seized

Kinahan group suspected of involvement in plane carrying cocaine worth €8.4 million into Longford

Updated Aug 5th 2022, 9:55 PM 117,837 Views 89 Comments

It is believed the large shipment of drugs was due to be distributed to various parts of the country.

# longford - Monday 20 June, 2022

Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction
# Investigation
# Investigation

Peat’s Sake: Leading company under EPA spotlight for potential unlicensed extraction

Jun 20th 2022, 12:05 AM 29,205 Views 11 Comments
  • The Irish branch of peat giant Klasmann-Deilmann is being investigated by the EPA in relation to peat extraction in the Midlands, writes Noteworthy’s Niall Sargent
  • In June 2021, the EPA warned Klasmann it was of the view that the company was committing a serious and ongoing breach of EU environmental law
  • Almost a dozen other large-scale peat extractors are also under investigation by the environmental watchdog

# longford - Tuesday 7 June, 2022

Man being treated in hospital after light aircraft crash in Co Leitrim
# Drumlish
# Drumlish

Man being treated in hospital after light aircraft crash in Co Leitrim

Jun 7th 2022, 5:37 PM 13,335 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí and emergency services attended the scene at around 9.30pm last night.

# longford - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Drugs, prostitution and extortion: The Longford criminals holding a town to ransom
# Longford
# Longford

Drugs, prostitution and extortion: The Longford criminals holding a town to ransom

May 8th 2022, 12:05 AM 126,951 Views 0 Comments

# longford - Sunday 1 May, 2022

Woman (40s) airlifted to hospital in critical condition following collision in Longford
# Granard
# Granard

Woman (40s) airlifted to hospital in critical condition following collision in Longford

May 1st 2022, 7:19 AM 18,629 Views 0 Comments

The crash occurred at around 10.30am yesterday on the Ballyjamesduff Road in Granard.

# longford - Monday 21 February, 2022

Weapons and illegal cigarettes found in Longford garda search
# Longford
# Longford

Weapons and illegal cigarettes found in Longford garda search

Feb 21st 2022, 7:22 AM 24,871 Views 0 Comments

The weapons included knives, a tomahawk style hatchet, pepper spray and a baton.

# longford - Wednesday 2 February, 2022

Gardaí fear new criminal feud in Longford town intensifying amid probe into van attack
# Longford
# Longford

Gardaí fear new criminal feud in Longford town intensifying amid probe into van attack

Feb 2nd 2022, 6:00 AM 25,249 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí have been given additional overtime to deal with the flare up of violence.

# longford - Thursday 20 January, 2022

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford
# Longford
# Longford

Man (60s) dies after crash involving car and SUV in Co Longford

Jan 20th 2022, 9:22 PM 22,626 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí appealed for witnesses to this collision to come forward.

# longford - Wednesday 12 January, 2022

Offaly, Laois and Wicklow claim wins in midweek O'Byrne Cup action in Leinster
# Wrap
From The42
# Wrap

Offaly, Laois and Wicklow claim wins in midweek O'Byrne Cup action in Leinster

Jan 12th 2022, 10:06 PM 8,145 Views 1 Comment

There were more O’Byrne Cup games down for decision this evening.

# longford - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Man (20s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Longford
# Cullyfad Road
# Cullyfad Road

Man (20s) killed in single-vehicle collision in Longford

Dec 18th 2021, 9:05 AM 18,958 Views 2 Comments

The driver of the vehicle, a man in his 20s, was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

# longford - Tuesday 30 November, 2021

Longford appoint O'Loughlin as new manager with Cavan and Mayo coaches involved
# Billy O'loughlin
From The42
# Billy O'loughlin

Longford appoint O'Loughlin as new manager with Cavan and Mayo coaches involved

Nov 30th 2021, 9:45 PM 10,347 Views 6 Comments

Billy O’Loughlin is a native of Laois.

# longford - Saturday 13 November, 2021

Gardaí arrest man in connection with assault of teenager in Co Longford
# Ballymahon
# Ballymahon

Gardaí arrest man in connection with assault of teenager in Co Longford

Nov 13th 2021, 5:10 PM 23,062 Views 0 Comments

A male in his late teens suffered serious head injuries after being assaulted in the early hours.

# longford - Saturday 2 October, 2021

Two men arrested after Longford stabbing incident
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Two men arrested after Longford stabbing incident

Oct 2nd 2021, 7:30 PM 17,387 Views 5 Comments

A man was stabbed at an apartment on the Strokestown Road in Longford yesterday.

Three hospitalised after car hits tree in Longford
# Toome
# Toome

Three hospitalised after car hits tree in Longford

Oct 2nd 2021, 4:03 PM 20,859 Views 3 Comments

The road is closed for a technical examination.

# longford - Friday 20 August, 2021

‘Extraordinary’ 800-year-old chain mail discovered in Co Longford shed
# Norman Era
# Norman Era

‘Extraordinary’ 800-year-old chain mail discovered in Co Longford shed

Aug 20th 2021, 9:29 PM 74,394 Views 54 Comments

It is understood the chain mail dates back to 1172 when the Normans arrived in Ireland.

# longford - Thursday 19 August, 2021

Three-car collision in Longford leaves two women in serious condition in hospital
# Drumlish Road
# Drumlish Road

Three-car collision in Longford leaves two women in serious condition in hospital

Aug 19th 2021, 9:48 PM 30,919 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened around 2.50pm today.

# longford - Thursday 29 July, 2021

Rolex watches, cars and a cherry picker seized in CAB raids across 12 locations
# Longford
# Longford

Rolex watches, cars and a cherry picker seized in CAB raids across 12 locations

Jul 29th 2021, 3:20 PM 23,822 Views 9 Comments

12 locations were searched in Co Longford this morning.

# longford - Sunday 4 July, 2021

Longford on hunt for new manager as Davis steps down after Meath defeat
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Longford on hunt for new manager as Davis steps down after Meath defeat

Jul 4th 2021, 5:48 PM 6,222 Views 5 Comments

Meath ran out 22-point winners in the game in Navan.

# longford - Sunday 27 June, 2021

Woman (30s) dies in Longford crash
# Fatal Crash
# Fatal Crash

Woman (30s) dies in Longford crash

Jun 27th 2021, 3:44 PM 30,263 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí were alerted to the incident at around 10.30am this morning.

# longford - Friday 25 June, 2021

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland
# Longford
# Longford

Fianna Fáil councillor becomes first African-Irish woman to be appointed mayor in Ireland

Jun 25th 2021, 8:35 AM 42,735 Views 38 Comments

Uruemu Adejinmi has been elected Cathaoirleach of the Longford Municipal District.

# longford - Tuesday 15 June, 2021

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort
# Making A Splash
# Making A Splash

Center Parcs plans major expansion of its Longford resort

Jun 15th 2021, 12:30 PM 22,592 Views 42 Comments

The tourist spot plans to spend €80m to €85m adding 200 lodges and developing existing facilities.

# longford - Sunday 13 June, 2021

Huge setback for Munster champs Tipperary with relegation to Division 4 after loss to Longford
# Going Down
From The42
# Going Down

Huge setback for Munster champs Tipperary with relegation to Division 4 after loss to Longford

Jun 13th 2021, 5:54 PM 9,593 Views 4 Comments

Elsewhere today Antrim claimed Division 4 football promotion.

# longford - Saturday 29 May, 2021

McGuigan stars with 0-8 as Derry clinch top spot and Cavan face fight to avoid drop From The42

McGuigan stars with 0-8 as Derry clinch top spot and Cavan face fight to avoid drop

May 29th 2021, 6:05 PM 4,801 Views 2 Comments

Fermanagh drew with Longford to clinch the other promotion play-off spot from Division 3 North.

# longford - Thursday 27 May, 2021

Three people arrested after man injured during Longford burglary
# Great Water Street
# Great Water Street

Three people arrested after man injured during Longford burglary

May 27th 2021, 12:09 PM 16,557 Views 2 Comments

Two men, aged in their 20s and 40s, and one woman, aged in her 20s, were arrested and taken to Longford Garda Station.

# longford - Thursday 6 May, 2021

Judge orders 'outrageous' Longford wedding party organisers to court to explain 'flagrant' breach of Covid guidelines
# Longford
# Longford

Judge orders 'outrageous' Longford wedding party organisers to court to explain 'flagrant' breach of Covid guidelines

May 6th 2021, 7:06 PM 55,606 Views 0 Comments

The judge described the cases as “scandalous”.

# longford - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Man due in court over dangerous driving incident that left garda hospitalised
# Longford
# Longford

Man due in court over dangerous driving incident that left garda hospitalised

Mar 25th 2021, 9:28 AM 7,923 Views 0 Comments

Both the driver and the garda were taken to Midlands Regional Hospital in Tullamore for treatment on Monday.

# longford - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Man (30s) arrested over Longford hit-and-run that left garda hospitalised
# Ardnacassa
# Ardnacassa

Man (30s) arrested over Longford hit-and-run that left garda hospitalised

Mar 24th 2021, 5:18 PM 13,238 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened at Ardnacassa on Monday afternoon.

# longford - Monday 22 March, 2021

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford
# Ardnacassa
# Ardnacassa

GSOC investigation launched after man and garda hospitalised following crash in Longford

Mar 22nd 2021, 10:36 PM 20,326 Views 4 Comments

The incident happened at the Ardnacassa estate at around 4pm.

# longford - Tuesday 16 March, 2021

Volkswagen car and financial documents seized after six searches in Longford
# Organised Crime
# Organised Crime

Volkswagen car and financial documents seized after six searches in Longford

Mar 16th 2021, 1:38 PM 18,636 Views 10 Comments

Eight dogs were taken into the care of the local Dog Warden.

# longford - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Man to appear in court after gardaí seize €130,000 of cannabis from growhouse
# Longford
# Longford

Man to appear in court after gardaí seize €130,000 of cannabis from growhouse

Jan 24th 2021, 12:45 PM 20,419 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí found “a sophisticated cannabis growhouse” in two bedrooms and a basement.

# longford - Wednesday 9 December, 2020

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford
# Drugs
# Drugs

Woman (30s) arrested after €48,000 worth of cannabis seized in Longford

Dec 9th 2020, 11:46 AM 14,030 Views 5 Comments

The seizure was made after a search was carried out in Glebe this morning.

# longford - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Longford to pull the plug on Sunday's 'dead rubber' game against Cork
# Game Off
From The42
# Game Off

Longford to pull the plug on Sunday's 'dead rubber' game against Cork

Oct 20th 2020, 12:03 PM 12,199 Views 7 Comments

Ahead of this weekend’s scheduled fixture, Longford officials informed Cork of their plans today.

# longford - Monday 19 October, 2020

Teenage boy missing from Longford located by Gardaí
# Appeal
# Appeal

Teenage boy missing from Longford located by Gardaí

Oct 19th 2020, 7:07 PM 46,698 Views 1 Comment

Corey Farrell was reported missing from Edgeworthstown earlier this month.

# longford - Saturday 17 October, 2020

'My priorities have changed slightly' - Longford star Quinn confirms he is stepping away for 2020 season
# Blow
From The42
# Blow

'My priorities have changed slightly' - Longford star Quinn confirms he is stepping away for 2020 season

Oct 17th 2020, 3:12 PM 11,883 Views 1 Comment

‘One of the main reasons for playing has always been the joy and excitement it brings my family and friends but in these circumstances, it would do anything but that.’

# longford - Tuesday 6 October, 2020

Center Parcs Longford closing until 30 October as Level 3 restrictions kick in
# Level 3
# Level 3

Center Parcs Longford closing until 30 October as Level 3 restrictions kick in

Oct 6th 2020, 12:37 PM 39,997 Views 34 Comments

A statement from the company apologised to all those who had plans to visit in the coming weeks.

# longford - Monday 7 September, 2020

Longford champions win DRA appeal over 48-week ban
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Longford champions win DRA appeal over 48-week ban

Sep 7th 2020, 9:14 AM 5,225 Views 2 Comments

Killoe Emmet Óg are now free to return to feature in the senior football championship.

# longford - Friday 28 August, 2020

Man charged in relation to aggravated burglary and robbery at school in Longford
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Man charged in relation to aggravated burglary and robbery at school in Longford

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 7:25 PM 34,634 Views 4 Comments

The man is due to appear before a special sitting of Longford District Court this evening.

# longford - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Newborn kittens abandoned in plastic bag taken into ISPCA care
# Longford
# Longford

Newborn kittens abandoned in plastic bag taken into ISPCA care

Aug 26th 2020, 12:38 PM 17,209 Views 23 Comments

The kittens were found by gardaí near a cemetery in Co Longford.

# longford - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

'A real and pending concern': Probe into re-appearance of invasive fish species in Shannon tributary
# Chub
# Chub

'A real and pending concern': Probe into re-appearance of invasive fish species in Shannon tributary

Aug 25th 2020, 5:39 PM 25,229 Views 18 Comments

Chub have been spotted by Inland Fisheries Ireland in the River Inny.

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