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Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn

Lawrence (Larry) McGlynn
Briskill, Newtownforbes, Co. Longford.
Saturday, October 21st, in his 83rd year
Reposing at his home tomorrow (Sun) from three o’clock until nine o’clock.
Removal on (Mon) to arrive at St Mary’s Church, Newtownforbes, for twelv…

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 […]

Shannonside TD calls for criminal investigation into tracker mortgage scandal

peter-burke-2017A Shannonside TD, who is a member of the Oireachtas finance committee, had called for a criminal investigation into the tracker mortgage scandal. This week the head of the Central Bank was grilled over the tracker mortgage scandal, with over 10,000 people affected by the various banks decision to change customers’ mortgages without their knowledge. […]

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 […]

Three people remain in custody over €120k Edgeworthstown drugs seizure

GardaThree people remain in custody this morning in connection with a major drugs seizure in Longford yesterday. Six kilos of cannabis and a small amount of cocaine was discovered worth estimated total of €120,000 at a house in Edgeowthstown on Thursday morning following a multi-agency raid by Gardai, from the Roscommon/Longford divisional drugs unit, and […]

Census 2016: Traveller population soars in Longford

New figures from Census 2016 show a huge rise in Travellers in LongfordThe number of Irish Travellers living in Longford has risen by nearly 40 per cent, according to the latest figures from Census 2016. According to the CSO statistics, there were 1,049 Travellers residing in the county in April 2016, an increase of 296 on the number in 2011. More than half of all of these […]

Longford Council to seek legal advice before proceeding with plan to curtail wind farms

WindThe executive of Longford County Council has said it will need to seek legal advice before deciding on whether to proceed with an amendment to the County Development Plan which would effectively prevent wind farms. The news came at a meeting of Longford council yesterday when members were informed of a directive sent by Minister […]

Longford Gardai investigate after home broken into at Minard

Break InGardai in Longford are appealing for witnesses after two male intruders were reported in a home in Minard at approximately 3am last night. A resident heard a noise downstairs in their home and discovered two male youths wearing hoodies who left the property via the backdoor and escaped the scene on foot in the Rooskey […]

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