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

Longford Cycle Tour 2014

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Dead of Night Halloween Carnival 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

Sean Og Set Dancing Festival 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Longford.

Longford's local army barracks employs approximately 180 soldiers, many of whom are involved in peace-keeping world-wide.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 10°C (50°F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Humidity: 95%, Pressure: 1022mb, Falling, Visibility: Good

Wed, 03 Sep 2014 06:36:09 +0100

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Longford Local News...

Kenny to seek Sinn Féin mandate in Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:47:27 GMT

Leitrim County Councillor Martin Kenny has confirmed he is to seek a mandate from Sinn Féin to run in the upcoming Roscommon-South Leitrim by-election when the party holds its convention in the constituency next week. Read More »

One dead following multi vehicle crash outside Strokestown

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 08:18:42 GMT

A woman in her 70s has died following a road traffic accident outside Strokestown on Monday afternoon. Read More »

Charity shave raises €2,400 for Bethany House

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT

Last Saturday night Foley’s Bar was the scene of the crime, where according to Billy Behan, men “sacrificed their dignity” for charity. Read More »

Locals turn out in force to bid farewell to Albert

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMT

Whilst the TV cameras and press photographers largely focussed on the major political figures attending the funeral mass, there was understandably a significant number of friends who travelled from Longford and further afield to pay their final respects. Read More »

Relief as housing plans dissipate

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT

Residents living within yards of a proposed but ultimately doomed large scale housing development in Longford town believe “people power” won out in the end. Read More »