Ballinalee

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Members of the Longford/Roscommon divisional drugs unit seized approximately € 52,000 worth of drugs at farm lands in Longford on Thursday. File photograph: Getty Images

Gardaí seized almost € 2.6 million worth of drugs in three separate operations around the country on Thursday. In Kingswood, Dublin 22, gardaí seized(...)

Maj Gen PA Mulcahy chief of Staff, Gen Sean MacEoin TD, minister for defence and Col AT Lawlor OC, Curragh Training Camp, Co Kildare. Photograph: Eddie Kelly

County: Longford Incident: Clonfin ambush Date: February 2nd 1921 Fatalities: 4 Gen Seán Mac Eoin, known as the ‘Blacksmith of Ballinalee’, was widel(...)

Paddy Tully (centre flat cap) keeps an eye on the prices at the mart in Granard, Co Longford. Photograph: Lorraine Teevan

It is at sleepy crossroads such as Ballinalee that Leo Varadkar faces some of his toughest challenges. Situated between Granard and Longford town, th(...)

Michael Collins (1890 - 1922) in London for the treaty negotiations.  Photograph: by Hulton Archive/Getty Images

Auctioneers of historical memorabilia enjoyed something of a boom in Easter Rising-related artefacts in the run-up to the centenary commemorations two(...)

Russell Owen, Caersws, Wales, with Sheelin trout

Funding of €536,886 to develop key angling projects in rural areas has been secured by Inland Fisheries Ireland (IFI). The investment will see the dev(...)

Ballinalee Co Longford. A man in his 80s has died after a fire in a house in the area. Photograph: Google Maps

Gardaí are investigating a fire at a house in Co Longford in which a man in his 80s died. They were called to the scene of the fire in Ballinalee sho(...)