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The Longford Diaspora -

Longford - Connecting our People & Places...

Thousands of people throughout the globe proudly claim a strong connection to County Longford. Our diaspora carry the traditions and heritage of their county with pride wherever they go in the world. We want to connect with all those who claim Longford heritage and share their stories, bring them together and harness that wonderful energy that Longford people have about their roots in the Irish midlands. =Visit the Longford Diaspora page on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/CountyLongfordDiaspora

Town Twinning.

Town Twinning is another important feature of the international Longford Network. Currently, Longford is twinned with three locations spanning the globe: Noyal Chatillon Sur Seiche in Brittany, France, Huixquilucan, Mexico and Sparks, Nevada, USA. 

Longford Associations

In New York, we have The County Longford Association of Greater New York, which was established in 1891 to assist Longford people in need. Today the association assists newly arrived immigrants and offers scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its members. You can check out their website here.  In London, Longford men and women have been gathering together since 1955 to provide social, cultural and welfare activities to the members of The Longford Association in London.

Meanwhile in Manchester, The Longford Association has formed a community aimed at keeping members in touch with social, cultural and welfare activities. You can follow them on Facebook -  (https://www.facebook.com/Longford-Association-Manchester-383166438453953/)

Closer to home, we have the Longford Association Dublin which is celebrating 63 years in 2017. You can follow their regular activities at their website Longford Association Dublin.

If you are a member of a Longford Association and you would like us to publish your upcoming event, please contact diaspora@longfordcoco.ie. We’d love to hear from you!