Barley Harbour in Newtowncashel

Barley Harbour in Newtowncashel..

Abbeyshrule Co. Longford

Abbeyshrule National Tidy Town Winner...

Backstage Theatre

Great Drama @ The Backstage Theatre...

Saints Island

Historic Saints Island...


Wide selection of Restaurants...


Co. Longford Golf Club...

St. Mel's Cathedral

St. Mel's Cathedral...


Kayakers on The Royal Canal at Abbeyshrule....

Longford Events

Bealtaine Festival 2015

Friday, May 01, 2015

Oliver Goldsmith Festival

Friday, May 29, 2015

Midlands Flight Fest

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Colmcille.

The mother of actor Mel Gibson, Anne Reilly Gibson, was born in Colmcille Parish, County Longford. His full name is Mel Colmcille Gibson.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 12°C (54°F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Humidity: 94%, Pressure: 1003mb, Falling, Visibility: Good

Sat, 30 May 2015 22:36:08 +0100

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Longford Local News...

Students at Templemichael College in Longford saving endangered Swifts

Fri, 29 May 2015 14:00:12 GMT

Students of Templemichael College have built artificial bird nests in order to help save the endangered Swift population. Read More »

‘Hasta la vista, baby’ at Tarmonator

Fri, 29 May 2015 12:19:35 GMT

Longford Triathlon club is hosting its much anticipated second sprint triathlon race - Tarmonator - on Sunday, June 14 in and around Tarmonbarry. Read More »

Longford’s Paul Devaney still holds Everest ambition

Fri, 29 May 2015 10:00:45 GMT

After abandoning his plan to climb Mount Everest after last month’s deadly earthquake in Nepal, Paul Devaney became involved in relief efforts. Read More »

Joe Fox eyes up Presidential bid as Longford Community Games plans to publish new book

Fri, 29 May 2015 08:00:40 GMT

The Community Games organisation celebrates its Golden Jubilee in 2017 and it is possible a Longford man will be at the helm as President. Read More »

‘Night with the Stars’ for Elliott family

Fri, 29 May 2015 07:06:42 GMT

Country stars Robert Mizzell and local favourite Mick Flavin will headline an eagerly awaited charity ‘Night with the Stars’ in the Longford Arms Hotel on Tuesday, June 16. Read More »