Longford

Photographer puts ‘Longford Memories’ in the frame

Photographer puts ‘Longford Memories’ in the frame

The resilience, generosity of spirit and positive outlook of people over 70 in Longford has been captured in ‘Longford Memories,...

December 12, 2021

Teen’s legacy brings canine comfort to sick children

Teen’s legacy brings canine comfort to sick children

The comfort brought to a 15-year-old Longford boy by his canine comrade during his treatment for a rare form of...

December 12, 2021

Calf rearing on Farmer Phil’s livestock farm

Calf rearing on Farmer Phil’s livestock farm

Farming approximately 240ac of tillage and 300ac of grassland in Co. Longford, Philip Stewart and his family are running an...

September 3, 2021

Longford dairy farmers raise funds for Hooves 4 Hospice

Longford dairy farmers raise funds for Hooves 4 Hospice

Dairy farmers in Co. Longford recently came together to raise a substantial sum of money for the Hooves 4 Hospice...

July 3, 2021

Longford IFA launches ‘love local’ family farm campaign

Longford IFA launches ‘love local’ family farm campaign

A number of Longford farmers have launched a campaign to promote local family farms all around the “O’Farrell County” in...

January 22, 2021

Gardaí appeal for information following theft of Hilux

Gardaí appeal for information following theft of Hilux

Members of An Garda Síochána have issued an appeal for information after a Toyota Hilux was stolen from a property...

July 27, 2020

€52,000 worth of drugs seized following search of farmlands

€52,000 worth of drugs seized following search of farmlands

Gardaí seized approximately €52,000 worth of drugs on farmlands in Longford last night, Thursday, July 16, An Garda Síochána has...

July 17, 2020

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Longford

Man killed in farm accident in Co. Longford

Investigations have begun into a fatal farm accident that occurred in Co. Longford yesterday, Thursday, May 28. A man believed...

May 29, 2020

Teenager arrested in connection with livestock theft in Longford

Teenager arrested in connection with livestock theft in Longford

A teenager has been arrested in connection with the theft of sheep from a farm in Co. Longford last week....

February 24, 2020

GRAPHIC: Weanling put down and another injured following dog attacks

GRAPHIC: Weanling put down and another injured following dog attacks

Two weanlings were attacked by pitbull dogs over the weekend in Co. Longford, leading to one weanling having to be...

September 30, 2019

C&D Foods obtains injunction and warns of further layoffs

C&D Foods obtains injunction and warns of further layoffs

Pet food company C&D has issued a statement condemning recent protests outside its plant in Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, noting that...

September 13, 2019

Into the woods: Unearthing the history of Longford’s Center Parcs site

Into the woods: Unearthing the history of Longford’s Center Parcs site

By Neil Moxham  This August, Center Parcs holiday village will open on what was once the demesne of Newcastle House....

June 10, 2019

JCB stolen in Longford recovered…in Germany

JCB stolen in Longford recovered…in Germany

A JCB which was stolen from a premises in Co. Longford two weeks ago has been returned to its owner...

May 31, 2019

Literary festival in rural ‘Goldsmith country’ to explore future of journalism

Literary festival in rural ‘Goldsmith country’ to explore future of journalism

In an era of fake news, social media and mobile technology, quality journalism and great storytelling matter more than ever....

May 28, 2019

Video: Machinery shed roof ‘harvesting power’ in Longford

Video: Machinery shed roof ‘harvesting power’ in Longford

Longford beef and pig farmer Dermot Brady has been taking steps to reduce his energy bills while also improving his...

April 6, 2019

C&D Foods: Local farmers discuss Goodman impact in midst of beef crisis

C&D Foods: Local farmers discuss Goodman impact in midst of beef crisis

Farmers in Co. Longford have, this week, highlighted a number of concerns to AgriLand about the beef industry in the...

February 18, 2019

Video: ‘Our biggest threat is the enemy within’

Video: ‘Our biggest threat is the enemy within’

An estimated 250 farmers from the Co. Longford catchment area gathered at Ballymahon Mart for the latest Beef Plan Movement...

February 13, 2019

Player-packed panel to preview Mullinalaghta semi-final clash

Player-packed panel to preview Mullinalaghta semi-final clash

A fundraising event for Longford’s Mullinalaghta St. Columba’s is set to take place this week, ahead of the AIB All-Ireland...

February 12, 2019