Daily news update, May 21 2012

The latest news from the Longford region.

A man is in a critical condition following a road traffic accident in Longford town on Sunday afternoon.

Longford claimed a famous victory over Laois in the first round of the Leinster Football Championship, but the minor team were less fortunate against Dublin in their quarter final clash with Dublin.

In soccer, Longford Town maintained their four point advantage over Limerick at the top of Division One in the Airtricity League.