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 Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Granard.

International show jumper Eddie Macken who was one of Ireland's most successful equestrian show jumpers was born in Granard in 1949.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 10°C (50°F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 11mph, Humidity: 90%, Pressure: 1011mb, Falling, Visibility: Excellent

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Longford Local News...

BTG advance to All-Ireland finals

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:30:00 GMT

There were celebrations aplenty for Longford’s Backstage Theatre Group over the weekend, as they qualified for the All-Ireland One-Act finals. Read More »

Council to tackle Government on late Global Valuations announcement

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:30:00 GMT

Longford County Council is set to join other local authorities around the country in fighting against a revision of Global Valuations by the Government, which would see the council collecting up to €215,000 less than projected in rates payments for 2016. Read More »

Launch of Longford Community First Responder service

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 09:00:00 GMT

A Newtownforbes man is in the process of establishing a Longford Community First Responder. Read More »

The case of the missing papers

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:00:00 GMT

With preparations already under way for events commemorating next year’s centenary of the Easter Rising, the Longford Leader had planned on utilising its archive from the time as well as making them available to groups working on associated projects. Read More »

Edgeworthstown Farmer says he knows who stole his diesel

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:14:31 GMT

Not a day goes by that somebody somewhere doesn’t become a victim of rural crime, and yet while blame for such actions is firmly laid at the door of crime gangs from cities and towns across the region, locally some of those impacted believe that the thieves live a lot closer to home than we would like to believe. Read More »