Longford Gardai investigate separate incidents of alleged criminal damage to caravan and jeep

Gardai in Longford are investigating two incidents of alleged criminal damage that may be linked to an ongoing traveller feud in the town.

Officers are investigating after a caravan was damaged in an incident of alleged criminal damage which occurred at approximately 5.20am in the morning in a housing estate in the town.

Later on Saturday, at approximately 11.30pm, a jeep was reported on fire at around 11.30pm a short distance away from the first incident.

The local fire brigade attended the scene but no injuries were reported.

Investigations into both incidents are underway.