Granard

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I felt a sense of loss of connection for a landscape that was once so familiar. Photograph: Getty Images

At the bog, just down past the church, long rows of turf, in little clamps, were curing well in the sun. Perhaps, until now anyway, the Irish summer h(...)

Kinnegad Plaza: staff at the Mac’s Place carvery. Photograph: Alan Betson

DRIVING AROUND IRELAND HAS CHANGED A LOT AS BIG, BRIGHT SERVICE STATIONS HAVE CROPPED UP ALONG THE MOTORWAY NETWORK, INCLUDING THE NEWLY OPENED KIN(...)

Entrance to Center Parcs resort. Photograph: Ronan McGreevy

On April Fool’s Day, 2015, Center Parcs announced the largest tourism investment in Ireland. In the least touristy county. Longford’s status as a tou(...)

Hook Head Lighthouse has been a guiding light to ships off these shores for almost 800 years, and their events calendar is worth keeping an eye on. Look out for the arrow ceremony.

Foynes Flying Boat & Maritime Museum Ballynacragga North, Co Limerick; adult €12, child €6 (under-fives free); flyingboatmuseum.com(...)

Castlecomer Discovery Park, in Co Kilkenny. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

GET BACK TO NATURE Dublin City Farm St Anne’s Park, Raheny; free; dublincityfarm.com Dublin County Council’s first urban farm has only been open(...)

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(...)

Gardaí in Granard, Co Longford, are investigating the death of a pedestrian at Cleenrath, Aughnacliffe.

Two pedestrians have been killed on Irish roads in the past 24 hours. A 62-year-old male pedestrian was killed after he was struck by a car in Co Lo(...)

Gardaí in Co Longford have appealed for witnesses to an incident at Ferriskill on Monday. File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

Gardaí in Co Longford have appealed for witnesses to an incident at Ferriskill on Monday in which an official Garda firearm was discharged. Gardaí sa(...)

The man shot in the incident, a 28 year old father of two, was treated in hospital for a  bullet wound to his foot. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

A detective involved in a confrontation in Longford on Monday during which a man was shot has received threats online but is not under armed protectio(...)

A garda sergeant fired a shot during a confrontation in Ferriskill, Co Longford, on Monday. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Investigators are searching for a dog which was injured during a incident in Co Longford on Monday in which the animal’s owner was shot by a detective(...)

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