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 Longford.

John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, visited Longford on twelve occasions during his travels in Ireland in the mid-eighteenth century.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 8°C (46°F), Wind Direction: Southerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Humidity: 85%, Pressure: 1002mb, Falling, Visibility: Moderate

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 11:34:06 +0000

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Longford Local News...

Gardaí keen to retrace movements of car prior to fatal Longford collision

Sat, 28 Feb 2015 10:28:23 GMT

Gardaí in Edgeworthstown investigating a single vehicle fatal road traffic collision that occurred at Legan village at approximately 11. Read More »

Kathleen to represent Longford on the national stage this weekend

Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:52:05 GMT

Locals tuned into tonight’s Late Late Show will recognise some familiar faces. Read More »

Obituary: Noel McGeeney championed the Royal Canal and Longford Tidy Towns

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:00:00 GMT

The death occurred of Noel McGeeney, Market Square, Longford, on Thursday, February 19. Read More »

Obituary: Michael ‘Mickey Joe’ Devine - A fond farewell to a true blue

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 19:00:00 GMT

An era came to an end on February 15, 2015 with the death of farmer Michael Joseph (Mickey Joe) Devine, aged 69, of Lisanurlan. Read More »

Obituary: Ballymahon bids a sad goodbye to Fr McGowan - supporter, helper and advisor’

Thu, 26 Feb 2015 16:00:00 GMT

“If I shall walk in the valley of darkness” - the opening words during the homily at the Funeral Mass of the Very Reverend, Dr Padraig McGowan last Wednesday. Read More »