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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Longford Text Alert?
Longford Text Alert is a new app that facilitates community alerts by sending these alerts straight to your phone and keeping you up to date on what is happening in your town or village.
How does Longford Text Alert know which alerts to send me?
When you subscribe to Longford Text Alert you choose a location within County Longford, mostly likely this will be where you live. Alerts will then be sent to you only if they are relevant to your location, and therefore to you!
Is Longford Text Alert free?
Longford Text Alert is free for subscribers, with no subscription fee and no fee for any alerts you receive.
How do I receive my alerts?
Alerts will be received via the Longford Text Alert app, as well as by SMS text messages and email – whichever you prefer.
What type of alerts can I receive?
Alerts will include updates on crime and safety, as well as updates from local community groups. You will also receive updates on courses and initiatives taken place in your local Broadband Communication Point (BCP). The BCPs offer internal (including remote working facilities) and external access to high-speed broadband