Longford

Type: Province
Name: Longford
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Suspect in horror abduction linked to 'suicide' murder

A ruthless criminal questioned over the violent abduction and carjacking of a 46-year-old businesswoman is a suspect in the murder of another woman whose death was staged to look like a suicide, the Herald can reveal.Also in this sectionEbola 'joke' puts ... [Published Evening Herald - 1 hour ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

There’s plenty of life left in Galway’s Masters panel

Talking Sport with Stephen GlennonThey may not enjoy the profile of the great Galway football team of the 1960s but the county’s Masters will look to achieve their own memorable three-in-a-row of All-Ireland titles when they face Mayo in the national ... [Published Connaught Tribune - 1 hour ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Secondary medical card test proposed under ‘more compassionate’ system

Home News Kildare News National News Sport Kildare Sport National Sport Sports Columnists Columns Coffey on the go Eye on the past Hidden Gems Living Greener Not so dumb blonde Jobs Advertise FacebookTwitterHome >National News ... [Published Kildare Nationalist - 19 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 4 reports

Woman recovering after car-jacking in Co Longford

Two men were arrested after a businesswoman was assaulted as her car was hijacked in Co Longford.The woman, who is in her 40s, was released from hospital after an ordeal during which she was attacked, threatened and bundled into her own car, before being ... [Published Irish Times - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Hijacker, CCTV
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

residential 
construction slows in Longford

Longford is experiencing a slowdown in residential construction despite a national recovery, according to the latest National Housing Construction Index report.The figures, compiled by Link2Plans, show the number of project commencements and planning ... [Published Longford Leader - 14 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

High-speed hijacking in Longford leaves two in hospital

A woman and a man are in separate hospitals in the midlands after a car was allegedly hijacked in Longford town yesterday evening.A third man who was apprehended near the scene after the car struck a ditch on the Athlone Road is being detained in Longford ... [Published Irish Times - 17 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Alcohol Conference - The Impact on Health & Society

takes place on Monday 10th November 2014 in the Mullingar Park Hotel from 10am-4.25pm (registration from 9am). The Conference has been organised by the Midland Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force and HSE CADS (Community, Alcohol and Drug Service) Midl ... [Published Health Service Executive - 17 hours ago]
Entities: Alcohol, Addiction, Drugs
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Man critically injured in high-speed chase

A man is in a critical condition in hospital following a high-speed garda chase after an incident in which a woman was held at knifepoint in Longford town yesterday evening.Gardaí in Longford town are appealing for witnesses to the incident.The woman ... [Published RTE Online - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Witness
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

M6 delays after lorry, van and cars involved in smash

There are delays on the M6 northbound this morning after a lorry, a van and two cars were involved in a crash.The van ended up on its roof on the embankment following the incident between junction 3 (A444) near Longford and 3a (M6 Toll) shortly after ... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: lorry, emergency
First reported Oct 30 2014 - Updated Oct 30 2014 - 1 reports

Proud of author

I'D like to congratulate Tasmanian author Richard Flanagan for winning the Man Booker Prize with his novel The Narrow Road to the Deep North. I'D like to congratulate Tasmanian author Richard Flanagan for winning the Man Booker Prize with his novel The ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 30 2014]
Entities: Richard Flanagan
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 1 reports

Longford Show results 2014

FleecesUltra fine merino: Glen Stuart 1, Kingston 2, Patterdale 3. Super fine merino: Glen Stuart 1, Patterdale  2, Strathroy 3. Fine merino: Bicton 1, Kallattie 2, Echo Cottage 3. Medium merino: Forton 1,  Leighlands 2, Kallattie 3. Strong merino: Barton ... [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 29 2014]
First reported Oct 29 2014 - Updated Oct 29 2014 - 2 reports

Man's welfare fraud bill topped €50k

A man has admitted a string of social welfare frauds involving more than €50,000 over almost 10 years. Patrick Stokes (37), of Lanna Aoibhinn, St Michael's Road, Longford, signed guilty pleas to 246 fraud charges.Longford Circuit Criminal Court heard ... [Published Irish Independent - Oct 29 2014]

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"They are extremely serious criminals and gardai have been aware of them since they moved from Cavan to Longford town a number of months ago."
Newly-elected TD Paul Murphy of the Anti-Austerity Alliance said the local protests will "demonstrate that the panic measures by the Government designed to ease in the water charges will have had little effect."
"What it is is retaining the means testing system, but having a wider, and more generous, and more compassionate (system)."
"We can have up to 60,000 free range birds on that piece of land" he said

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Suspect in horror abduction linked to 'suicide'... [Published Evening Herald - 1 hour ago]
There’s plenty of life left in Galway’s Masters... [Published Connaught Tribune - 1 hour ago]
More than 100,000 expected to gather for local... [Published Irish Independent - 6 hours ago]
Murder suspect is held over kidnapping of woman [Published Irish Independent - 6 hours ago]
Woman recovering after car-jacking in Co Longford [Published Irish Times - 7 hours ago]
Kidnap victim rescued following high-speed chase [Published Irish Examiner - 8 hours ago]
Sean Connolly’s no match for superio... [Published Longford Leader - 9 hours ago]
residential 
construction slows in Longford [Published Longford Leader - 14 hours ago]
High-speed hijacking in Longford leaves two in ... [Published Irish Times - 17 hours ago]
Alcohol Conference - The Impact on Health & Soc... [Published Health Service Executive - 17 hours ago]
Secondary medical card test proposed under ‘mor... [Published Kildare Nationalist - 19 hours ago]
Woman in hospital after she was carjacked at kn... [Published Irish Mirror - 19 hours ago]
Gardai appeal after woman car-jacked at knifepo... [Published Sunday World Ireland - 20 hours ago]
Man critically injured in high-speed chase [Published RTE Online - 20 hours ago]
M6 delays after lorry, van and cars involved in... [Published Coventry Telegraph - Oct 30 2014]
Proud of author [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 30 2014]
Casey and Carrigy lock horns over ‘solo run’ claim [Published Longford Leader - Oct 30 2014]
The death has occurred of Fr. George CORR St. P... [Published Wicklownews.net - Oct 29 2014]
Longford Show results 2014 [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 29 2014]
Man's welfare fraud bill topped €50k [Published Irish Independent - Oct 29 2014]
Man’s social welfare fraud exceeded €50k [Published Irish Examiner - Oct 29 2014]
Longford man admits to social welfare fraud of ... [Published Irish Times - Oct 28 2014]
Man to be sentenced for €50k social welfare fraud [Published RTE Online - Oct 28 2014]
Bakery business is a piece of cake for Eileen [Published Connaught Tribune - Oct 28 2014]
The death has occurred of Edward FARRELL Bray [Published Wicklownews.net - Oct 27 2014]
Expansion hatches as free range egg demand grows [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 27 2014]
Arriva announces changes to bus services across... [Published Staffordshire Newsletter - Oct 27 2014]
Quick action prevents Tasmanian weed incursion [Published Get Farming - Oct 27 2014]
The Cleaner back on home turf after Cox Plate r... [Published Prime 7 - Oct 27 2014]
Smoking not encouraged [Published Tasmanian Examiner - Oct 27 2014]
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