“It’s a bit weird being the leader of a party at an election for the first time,” Leo Varadkar said.
Fri, 17 Jan, 2020
Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald is under fire for failing to sanction a party councillor who subjected Taoiseach Leo Varadkar to a personalised attack about his race and family status.
The search was carried out as part of an ongoing operation into the activities of organised crime gangs in the county.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
More gardaí patrolling the streets of Longford are the only long term solution to the ongoing feud between two factions in the town according to a member of the Garda Representative Association (GRA).
Thu, 20 Jun, 2019
Martin Reilly has admitted it’s a very different sporting dream that he’s chasing these days with Cavan.
Thu, 06 Jun, 2019
Fri, 04 Aug, 2017
Update - 2pm: Three teenagers have appeared in court charged in connection with a stabbing incident in Longford Town on St Patrick's Day.
Sun, 19 Mar, 2017
A man in his mid 30s suffered apparent stab wounds when he was assaulted by a number of youths
Sat, 18 Mar, 2017
Cystic fibrosis sufferers and supporters will converge on the Dáil today to protest at the delay in striking a deal with the manufacturers of a life-changing drug that treats the underlying cause of the disease.
Wed, 01 Mar, 2017
Government is pressing ahead with construction of an €80m Garda headquarters. It is part of an ambitious, nationwide plan to build and refurbish Garda stations.
Mon, 27 Feb, 2017
Eoin Ó Broin hadn’t read the memo: How to retrieve potentially embarrassing emails after accidentally clicking “send”.
Sun, 20 Nov, 2016
Mon, 10 Oct, 2016
Staff at a factory in Longford say it is to lay off 170 people.
Wed, 05 Oct, 2016
Latest: Paul Morrissey, 51 years, missing from Longford Town has been located safe and well.
Sat, 28 May, 2016
A family that took over a vacant council house have turned down alternative accommodation as they deem it unsuitable for their needs, the High Court has heard.
Wed, 11 May, 2016
Sat, 16 Apr, 2016
Dundalk have gone top of the Airtricity League Premier Division after their 4-0 win at Longford Town tonight.
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Tue, 08 Dec, 2015
Not for the first time this season, confusion surrounded Bray Wanderers last night with manager Trevor Croly understood to have quit ahead of this evening’s Airtricity League fixture in Limerick (6.30pm).
Sat, 04 Jul, 2015
One man has died, a second is fighting for life and three others are seriously injured after a 40-foot wall collapsed at a DIY store in Longford Town.
Tue, 29 Jan, 2013
A district court judge has slammed cash for gold shops and said he would close them down if he could.
Sat, 31 Mar, 2012
Three men are remain in Garda custody in connection with a petrol bomb attack in Longford town in which a young girl was seriously injured.
Sat, 02 Oct, 2010
Gardaí in Longford are questioning two 21-year-old men after a 12-year-old girl was seriously injured in a house fire in Longford Town.
Fri, 01 Oct, 2010
More than 100 workers at B3 cables in Longford Town will find out today whether a buyer has been found for the company.
Thu, 08 Jul, 2010
THE Tesco All-Ireland senior post primary schools ladies football finals take place this afternoon in Limerick and Longford, and there is a whiff of possible revenge in the midlands air.
Sat, 17 Apr, 2010
Motorists are being urged to drive with care this morning amid dangerous conditions.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2010
A man has appeared in court charged in connection with an assault in Longford Town on New Year's Eve.
Sat, 02 Jan, 2010
A man is due in court today charged in connection with an assault in Longford Town on New Year's Eve.
Two people were being questioned by detectives today after a man died following an assault.
Fri, 01 Jan, 2010
The body of an elderly man has been discovered in the river near Longford Town.
Fri, 14 Dec, 2007
Gardaí are today investigating the sudden death of a young man in Co Wicklow.
Tue, 11 Dec, 2007
THE one-time notorious housing estate of Ballymun is to get €1 million in public money to install CCTV as part of regeneration plans.
Wed, 01 Aug, 2007
Waterford United will be hoping to maintain their recent good form ahead of tonight's visit of Longford Town to the RSC, kick-off 7.45pm.
Fri, 25 May, 2007
The new Shed End at Turner's Cross will be officially unveiled on Thursday April 5 at 4pm by the Minister for Arts, Sport and Tourism John O’ Donoghue T.D, completing the stadium’s transformation into an all-seater venue.
Fri, 30 Mar, 2007
Gardai investigating the death of a woman in Longford Town said this evening that injuries found on her body did not lead to her death.
Mon, 05 Mar, 2007
KILKENNY has won another national title with Roy Daniels, Kilmoganny, capturing the Macra na Feirme welding competition.
Wed, 17 Jan, 2007
Work is due to get underway today on the new Dromad and Roosky bypass in Co Roscommon.
Fri, 30 Jun, 2006
The Health and Safety Authority today launched an investigation into an industrial accident on the outskirts of Longford town.
Tue, 06 Jun, 2006
St Patrick’s Athletic can perform the last rites on Dublin City’s premier division status with a victory at Richmond Park tonight (7.45pm).
Fri, 15 Oct, 2004
Derry City winger Gareth McGlynn is a doubt for tonight’s FAI Cup quarter-final against Kildare County at the Brandywell (7.45pm).
Thu, 09 Sep, 2004
Derry City gave outings to three new players in their 4-0 friendly win over Limavady United ahead of Saturday night’s trip to Longford Town.
Thu, 02 Sep, 2004
Leeds 0 Longford Town 3
Mon, 26 Jul, 2004
Drogheda United return to action tonight (7.30pm) at Longford Town with manager Paul Doolin grateful for a one-week lay-off.
Sat, 26 Jun, 2004
Cork City 1 Longford Town 0
Sat, 22 May, 2004
LANSDOWNE ROAD is set to be renamed once the €250 million re-development of the ground is completed over the next four years.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2004
Cork City 0 Longford Town 0
Wed, 05 Nov, 2003
LONGFORD TOWN and Kildare County progressed to the FAI Carlsberg Cup quarter-finals on Saturday with victories over Limerick and Cherry Orchard, respectively.
Mon, 18 Aug, 2003
WATERFORD UNITED manager, Jimmy McGeough, had no hesitation in admitting that his enthusiastic young squad of players had surprised him by the manner in which they had so quickly settled into the challenge of Premier Division football.
Fri, 16 May, 2003
A baby and his great-grandmother have been killed in a house fire in Co Longford.
Fri, 22 Mar, 2002
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