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Longford council set for €3m budget rise in 2018

longford-council-picLongford County Council is set for a €3-million increase in its budget next year. This will enable an extra 7 per cent to be spent on housing and building.   Longford County Council had a budget of nearly €40 million for this year but, according to the new draft budget, this is set to rise […]

Man charged over major drugs raid in Edgeworthstown

Longford CourtA man in his thirties is due in court next month after being charged in connection with the recent drugs raid in Edgeworthstown. About €120,000’s worth of cannabis and cocaine was seized at a house in the town last Thursday, and two women and a man were arrested at the scene. The women, aged in […]

Two women released without charge by Longford gardai after drugs raid

longford-garda-stationTwo women who were being questioned in Longford garda station in relation to a drugs seizure worth €120,000 have been released without charge. The two, one aged in her 50s and one in her 30s, were being detained following a raid on a house in Edgeworthstown in which 6KG of herbal cannabis was recovered. A […]

Revenue reveals drugs found in latest Longford raid smuggled from Spain

CannabisThe Revenue Commissioners has revealed that drugs found in a search of a house in Edgewortshtown this week originated in Spain. A man in his 50s, as well as two women, in their 30s and 50s remain in custody in Longford Garda station following the raid yesterday morning that uncovered 6KG of herbal cannabis. The […]

Edgeworthstown man avoids jail for falsely imprisoning 13-year-old boy

Longford courtAn Edgeworthstown resident has received a nine-month suspended sentence for falsely imprisoning a 13-year-old child. Counsel for Muhammad Khalid told the court he put the boy into his car against his will because of a row over a football match that was taking place in the Cloverwell estate in the town. Longford District Court heard […]

Witness appeal after man injured in Edgeworthstown hit-and-run

garda-2017Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after a male in his 20’s was left seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Edgeworthstown. The incident happened at around 2:30 am last night. The man was taken to Mullingar General Hospital and is in a serious condition. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Granard Garda Station on […]

Micheál Carrigy calls on Ulster Bank to honour their commitment to the people of Edgeworthstown

Ulster BankThe Ulster Bank in Edgeworthstown closed its doors for the final time yesterday. However, despite giving a committment to keep the ATM in place until they had a mobile service operational, the facilty was boarded up yesterday evening. Group 4 which is a cash security company are due to fill the machine this week, but […]

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