County Longford

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British troops during the War of Independence. The nominal rolls of the IRA which were released in 2014 list 115,000 men who served in it  during the War of Independence. Photograph:  Universal History Archive/Universal Images Group via Getty Images

The IRA during the War of Independence sought to organise itself on the lines of a regular army though it operated as a guerrilla force. It adopted (...)

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(...)

Men, possibly of the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC), resting in the hills of Tipperary during the Irish War of Independence, 1921. From the AE Bell Collection. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images

County: Offaly Incident: Execution of three IRA men at Birr Castle Date: January 26th, 1923 IRA volunteers in Co Offaly rounded up “undesirable girls(...)

Five pipe bombs were defused by army bomb disposal experts in Edenderry, Co Offaly. File photograph

Army bomb disposal experts have defused five pipe bombs found in a field in Co Offaly. Gardaí in Edenderry received a tip-off on Wednesday that the d(...)

 Longford manager Denis Connerton with Dublin boss  Jim Gavin  after the Leinster semi-final defeat at Croke Park in 2018.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The Leinster football championship is “over” according to former Longford manager Dennis Connerton. He was speaking in the context of the draw for (...)

The study is the 15th in the charity’s series on the gap between the HAP and RS limits and market rents and is the first that looks at the impact of ‘discretionary top-ups’ on accessing properties. Photograph: iStock

Less than four per cent of homes for rent are available to people dependent on rent supplement (RS)or the Housing Assistance Payment (HAP), a study pu(...)

Parts of Donegal town are underwater this morning as the storm dumped up to 50mm of rainfall on the region. Photograph: Donegal Daily.

Power has been fully restored to 20,000 customers who lost power during Storm Lorenzo, ESB Networks has said. The company, which maintains the countr(...)

Lenny Antonelli cycled the Royal Canal Greenway with is girlfriend Michelle.

After finishing work one Friday in high summer, my girlfriend Michelle and I left her house in Cabra, took a short cycle up to the Royal Canal, and fo(...)

Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin: insisted that rapid progress must be made on banning smoky coal nationwide.  Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

The level of harmful particles in the air can be twice as high in Longford than in Bray, a comparable town with a smoky coal ban and access to the nat(...)

Nasir ElSafi: ‘I was tortured mentally and physically. Some of the people I was arrested with were killed.’ Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Nasir ElSafi was arrested and imprisoned three times before he fled Sudan. Each time, the journalist and artist was tortured for his criticism of huma(...)

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