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Longford team picked to play Kildare in Leinster senior football championship clash rn

Excluding the suspended Donal McElligott, five Mullinalaghta players are selected on the first fifteen and the following is the Longford team to take on Kildare: 

1. Paddy Collum (Fr Manning Gaels) 2. Patrick Fox (Mullinalaghta St Columba’s) 3. Andrew Farrell (Cashel) 4.

today 17:55
MEP hopeful Smith vows to fight for Brexit emergency fund

Fianna Fáil MEP candidate for Midlands North West Brendan Smith TD says he will fight to secure a Brexit emergency fund for businesses and those involved in farming and the agri-food sector in Longford.

He has accused the Fine Gael government of failing to protect these businesses

today 17:55
Longford Cllr calls for further emphasis on climate change

More emphasis needs to be placed on climate change when the next term of Longford County Council begins, according to Cllr Gerard Farrell. 

Cllr Farrell, who had a notice of motion on the issue at a recent meeting of Longford County Council, said, “We need to do a lot more to

today 16:52
An evening with best-selling author John Connell and Michael Harding

As part of Literary Longford, the Backstage Theatre is teaming up two of Ireland’s best-selling authors; renowned raconteur Michael Harding and Longford’s own John Connell who shot to fame last year with his novel The Cow Book.

Theatre Director and author of The Night Joe Dolan’s Car

today 15:49
Big Match Preview: Longford take on Kildare in the hope of causing upset in the championship rn

It has been a difficult first season in charge for the county senior football manager Padraic Davis who deserves a lot of credit for guiding the understrength squad to survival in Division 3 of the National League with a number of new players getting the opportunity to stake a claim for a place

today 13:43
Calls for Longford County Council to endorse Adopt A Road Scheme to curb littering

“The participating group of individuals would agree in advance a Litter Maintenance Programme with the council for an agreed number of times during the year,” he said.

Leitrim County Council have already put such a scheme in place, he added: “I’d like to see this put in place to

today 12:40
Padraic Davis optimistic as Longford prepare to produce a big performance against Kildare rn

Davis said: “We are very happy with how we are going. The lads could not do any better, to be fair to them. There is a great buzz around the place. We can’t really ask for anything more than that. They are giving us every last thing that they have. Sometimes when you are getting that sort of

today 11:37
Longford voters go to polls as 2019 local and European elections arrive

In two rural boxes in Killoe and Colmcille, turnout figures stood at five and four per cent respectively at 10am.

There is also a proposal to change the Constitution in relation to divorce.

Voters will get at least three ballot papers, including one for European Parliament

today 10:34
Longford hurlers storm back for superb victory over Monaghan in the Nicky Rackard Cup rn

Longford . . . 2-17       Monaghan . . . 1-17

They took the game to the home county from the very second the ball was thrown in for the second half and immediately David Buckley had scored his first goal to bring Longford back in contention.

Tipperary native

today 09:31
Two investigations underway following sudden death of man in his 60's in Longford farm accident

Two investigations are underway this evening following the sudden death of a man in his mid 60s following a tragic farm accident in Co Longford today.

Gardaí in Granard and the Health & Safety Authority are both investigating the accident which occurred earlier today,

today 23:01
Parish Pump: Election 2019 arrives.....now it's over to you

That's it then.

All the shouting, gesturing and canvassing is over.

After weeks of analysing and mindless guesswork as to how the big winners and losers may or may not be, it all comes down to this Friday.

There is, of course, the small matter of a European election going on in

yesterday 17:46
PICTURES | Cast of 48 hits the Longford stage with The Shooting of More O'Ferrall

Backstage Theatre is all set to stage a production of The Shooting of More O'Ferrall this weekend with a huge Mostrim Players cast ready to impress local audiences.

Written by Pauline Flood, The Shooting of More O'Ferrall is an adaptation of a historical event leading up to a fatal

yesterday 16:43
Longford Town in urgent need of a win at home to Athlone rn

This is one of the biggest games of the career of Neale Fenn as manager of Longford Town. There is no doubt that he has done a tremendous job at the club and has made the Town one of the most attractive teams to play in the League for many seasons.

The last few weeks have been a bit

yesterday 15:40
A handy guide to voting in Friday's referendum, local and European elections

The canvassing is over and now it's over to you the voting public. From 7am to 10pm on Friday, May 24, Irish residents registered to vote are asked to have their say on three, and in the cases of Limerick, Waterford and Cork, four different votes.

These will be the Local Elections,

yesterday 15:40
Talented Longford girl wins Texaco Children's Art Award

A Longford student has been presented with a top award in this year’s 65th Texaco Children’s Art Competition.

Pictured is Rebecca Dalton (6), from St. Columba's National School, Dring, who won a Special Merit Award in the Competition. Presenting her with the award at a ceremony held in

yesterday 14:37
Newcomers will struggle to take Ballymahon seats in upcoming elections

With polling day less than 48 hours away now, the battle for Ballymahon is really heating up and, with six new candidates stepping up to challenge the six current councillors for seats they've held for the past five years, this is going to be tense.

South Longford is currently represented

yesterday 13:34
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Deaths in Longford - Friday, May 24, 2019 - evening

Andrew Lyons, Aughnacliffe, Longford The death occurred, peacefully, at the residence of his niece Angela and her husband Francis McNerney, Fostra, Aughnacliffe, on Thursday, May 23 of Andrew Lyons, Aughnacliffe, Longford. Predeceased by his parents Matt and Maisie, brothers Mick, Paddy and

today 17:55
Turnout levels in Longford remain slow but steady

At around 3:30pm, count staff in Colmcille said around 26 per cent of people had so far voted, while in Killoe an almost identical result was recorded.

In Longford town, turnouts were somewhat lower with one station reporting levels of 22 per cent.

Those results are still some way

today 16:52
Tragic north Longford farmer was "a real gentleman"

Aughnacliffe man David Norris is believed to have lost his life died following an incident with a cow at around 4:30pm.

This afternoon, Cathaoirleach of Longford County Council Cllr Luie McEntire said Mr Norris was someone who lived for the outdoors.

"I used to AI cows for

today 16:52
Roving Leader: The 3 Province cycle, a mammoth journey in aid of St Christopher's

The ‘3 Province cycle’ is a fundraising initiative first coined by Longford locals Donal Madden, Paul McCormack, Richard Pym and Philip Mullins. The cycle takes place on Sunday, May 26, and this year’s event will be the fifth annual instalment.

The event is being run in aid of St

today 15:49
Longford's Kiernan Structural Steel land family business award

The winners have been announced for this year’s Energia Family Business Awards, the ceremony is the first of its kind in Ireland.

The awards ceremony took place on Friday, May 24, in the Round Room of the Mansion House, Dublin. The Energia Family Business Awards celebrate the efforts of

today 15:49
Fury at Irish Water over troublesome manholes in Longford housing estate

In a notice of motion, backed by council colleagues earlier this month, she stated that the manholes are collapsing and causing structural problems and that they should be removed immediately.

“I’ve had a bee in my bonnet with Irish Water since they started. We handed over all our

today 10:34
Two hundred Longford youngsters set for Community Games National Festival rn

The University of Limerick is the top class setting for the festival and the Longford participants, mentors, their families and supporters, are looking forward to making the trip to the Treaty County and the opportunity to put election counts firmly to the back of their minds.

Longford

today 09:31
Deaths in Longford - Friday, May 24, 2019

Baby Cara McManus Hughes, Keel, Ballymahon, Longford The death occurred on Monday, May 20, 2019 of Baby Cara McManus Hughes, Keel, Ballymahon, Longford, passed away at 4 days of age. Sadly missed by her heartbroken parents Kirsty and Derek, grandparents, great-grandparents, aunts,

today 09:31
Latest news from Longford
today 17:55 Deaths in Longford - Friday, May 24, 2019 - evening
today 17:55 Longford team picked to play Kildare in Leinster senior football championship clash rn
today 17:55 MEP hopeful Smith vows to fight for Brexit emergency fund
today 16:52 Turnout levels in Longford remain slow but steady
today 16:52 Tragic north Longford farmer was "a real gentleman"
today 16:52 Longford Cllr calls for further emphasis on climate change
today 15:49 Roving Leader: The 3 Province cycle, a mammoth journey in aid of St Christopher's
today 15:49 Longford's Kiernan Structural Steel land family business award
today 15:49 An evening with best-selling author John Connell and Michael Harding
today 13:43 Big Match Preview: Longford take on Kildare in the hope of causing upset in the championship rn
today 12:40 Calls for Longford County Council to endorse Adopt A Road Scheme to curb littering
today 11:37 Padraic Davis optimistic as Longford prepare to produce a big performance against Kildare rn
today 10:34 Fury at Irish Water over troublesome manholes in Longford housing estate
today 10:34 Longford voters go to polls as 2019 local and European elections arrive
today 09:31 Two hundred Longford youngsters set for Community Games National Festival rn
today 09:31 Deaths in Longford - Friday, May 24, 2019
today 09:31 Longford hurlers storm back for superb victory over Monaghan in the Nicky Rackard Cup rn
today 23:01 Two investigations underway following sudden death of man in his 60's in Longford farm accident
yesterday 17:46 Parish Pump: Election 2019 arrives.....now it's over to you
yesterday 16:43 PICTURES | Cast of 48 hits the Longford stage with The Shooting of More O'Ferrall
yesterday 15:40 Longford’s Barry McKeon believes the Kildare bogey can be broken rn rn
yesterday 15:40 Granard could prove key to council control
yesterday 15:40 Stellar lineup for 2019 Longford Summer Fest
yesterday 15:40 Longford Town in urgent need of a win at home to Athlone rn
yesterday 15:40 A handy guide to voting in Friday's referendum, local and European elections
yesterday 14:37 Talented Longford girl wins Texaco Children's Art Award
yesterday 13:34 Newcomers will struggle to take Ballymahon seats in upcoming elections
yesterday 12:31 Deaths in Longford - Thursday, May 23, 2019
yesterday 12:31 Missing Longford players a big blow for championship clash against Kildare rn
yesterday 12:31 Longford judge hits out at sight of 'mature men' lying on paths
yesterday 10:25 Poll: Who do you think will replace Theresa May as Prime Minister?
yesterday 10:25 Laois knock Longford minor footballers out of the Leinster championship rn rn
yesterday 10:25 Ross calls for change to house purchase scheme in Longford
yesterday 23:55 MEP candidate Saoirse McHugh comes home to her Longford roots in Moydow
yesterday 23:55 Australia calls for more Longford people to head down under!
2019-05-22 20:40 Longford man to face child grooming allegations
2019-05-22 19:37 Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - evening
2019-05-22 19:37 PICTURES | Literary Festival set to fight fake news in south Longford's Goldsmith Country
2019-05-22 18:34 Longford MD: who will come out on top?
2019-05-22 17:31 Funding secured to save RehabCare services Longford
2019-05-22 16:28 Farmer airlifted to hospital after cow attack
2019-05-22 15:25 Deaths in Longford - Wednesday, May 22, 2019
2019-05-22 15:25 Eight weeks behind bars for Longford man who was 'full of guff'
2019-05-22 15:25 Longford brothers charged in connection to alleged stabbing
2019-05-22 14:22 Concerns raised at Longford County Council meeting over register of electors
2019-05-22 13:19 Longford Leader Commment: Don’t be a hurler on the ditch, go out and vote
2019-05-22 12:16 Poll: Would you attend a public appearance by Donald Trump in Ireland?
2019-05-22 12:16 Longford voters to have their say as weeks of canvassing draw to a close
2019-05-22 10:01 Longford Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil local election candidates trade blows over rural broadband row
2019-05-21 19:19 Lanesboro farmer honoured for dedication to the show circuit
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