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1. (Placename) a county of N Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province. County town: Longford. Pop: 31 068 (2002). Area: 1043 sq km (403 sq miles)
2. (Placename) a town in N Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Longford. Pop: 7557 (2002)


(ˈlɔŋ fərd, ˈlɒŋ-)

a county in Leinster, in the N Republic of Ireland. 31,138; 403 sq. mi. (1044 sq. km).
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DARREN MEENAN has pulled the plug on a move to Belgium by signing for Longford Town.
Bangor Celtic play Longford Town at the old Iveagh Grounds venue tonight, while Dundalk - somewhat controversially - face Crumlin there tomorrow, rather than at the latter's home ground.
The Longford Town fan, was returning home with his wife Marie after visiting his mother, was attacked on Park Road, Longford, at 9pm.
Kenny might have been a rookie gaffer who had just landed his first job at Longford Town but that didn't stop him laying down the law to chairman Michael Cox - the man who appointed him
Following spells with Longford Town, Glenavon and Galway, the 26-year-old has made a welcome return home, joining up with his one-time assistant manager Aaron Callaghan at St Mel's Park.
Neale Fenn will host one of his former clubs after the recently appointed Longford Town boss landed Cork City.
Double them up with Longford Town, who face Mervue at home, and you will more than double your money with Hills.
The Students face Longford Town at home today to decide who will face Cork City in the RDS showdown next month.
FOR a sports mad county starved of success nothing prepared everyone associated with Longford Town for the sound of the final whistle in Lansdowne Road Sunday.
In Division One, Longford Town boss Gareth Cronin has termed their home tie against Mervue a 'must-win' game.
LONGFORD TOWN will need to adopt a flexible approach to this summer's European competition after Friday's announcement that they would not be awarded an 'A' licence by the FAI licensing appeals board.