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

Halloween Events in Longford Branch Library

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Sean Og Set Dancing Festival 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

Pat Shortt Live 2014

Saturday, November 29, 2014

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Longford.

The Irish word ‘longphort’ means a stronghold. The original name of Longford Town was ‘Longphort Uí Fhearghail’ or the ‘stronghold of the O’Farrells’, because they had a castle beside the Camlin River. The town grew around it..

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 14°C (57°F), Wind Direction: South Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Humidity: 88%, Pressure: 1006mb, Rising, Visibility: Moderate

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:38:03 +0000

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Longford Local News...

Latvian man charged with false imprisonment of Longford business woman

Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:45:48 GMT

A 29 year old Latvian man charged in connection with an alleged knife-point kidnapping which resulted in a car chase has been remanded in custody following a special sitting of Longford District Court today (Friday, October 31). Read More »

Halloween fundraisers for Pieta House

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:00:00 GMT

Sheila Hopkins has organised two fundraisers this Halloween weekend in Newtownforbes to raise funds for Pieta House. Read More »

Farmers protest over factory prices

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:00:00 GMT

Longford farmers were among thousands nationally to take part in pickets at 30 meat plants across the country this week. Read More »

Two men hold woman at knifepoint in Longford carjacking incident

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:45:39 GMT

A man is in custody this afternoon after a woman was held at knifepoint during a terrifying carjacking incident in Longford town last night (Wednesday). Read More »

New Tech Space for Attic Youth Café

Thu, 30 Oct 2014 12:00:00 GMT

The Attic Youth Café continually strives to give young people a space to be themselves and express their talents and now they are giving young IT brains the opportunity to learn more about computer programming and electronics through their new Tech Space group in association with local IT Company ARK. Read More »