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27/10/2021

Latest national Covid figures released

BREAKING: Latest national Covid figures released

A TOTAL of 1,051 confirmed cases of Covid-19 have been reported to the Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) this Sunday afternoon.

It is a drop on yesterday's figure of 1,586. There are no figures for counties released over the weekend.

As of 8am today, 319 Covid-19 patients are hospitalised, of which 60 are in ICU.

On Saturday morning, there were 298 Covid-19 patients in hospital with 56 in ICU.

Rain fails to dampen spirits as centenary of Clonfin Ambush commemorated

Longford County Council, in partnership with the Clonfin Commemoration Committee marked the centenary of the ambush at Clonfin at the weekend, with two memorable events at the site between Ballinalee and Granard.

Woman arrested after man allegedly stabbed in Longford town

A woman is being questioned by detectives in Longford this morning after a man was allegedly stabbed in the arm during the early hours of this morning.

 

Government told to ‘wake the hell up’ over Longford's affordable housing fears

Longford looks set to miss out on being included in a State backed affordable housing rollout after council bosses conceded they don't "see anything" in the scheme to address the county's house building needs going forward.

Longford councillor urges Irish Rail to curb drug dealing activity

Irish Rail chiefs are to be pressed into erecting higher steel fencing at a level crossing in Longford town in an attempt to nullify drug dealing and anti social behaviour.

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