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27/10/2021

Claims Longford is suffering from rise in on street begging

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Concerns have been raised over an apparent rise in begging on the streets of Longford town

Concerns have been raised over an apparent rise in begging on the streets of Longford town.

Issues surrounding a perceived increase in the trend was aired at a meeting of Longford County Council’s Joint Policing Committee (JPC) earlier today.

Cllr John Browne said he had fielded a number of enquiries over the practice in recent weeks, some of which involved young children.

The Longford accountant said one of the most troublesome areas was outside the doors of an unnamed “major supermarket” in the town.

For more on this story, see this week's Longford Leader.

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