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

Cruthu Arts Festival(2)

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The Marquee in Drumlish Festival 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

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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: 16°C (61°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 16mph, Humidity: 75%, Pressure: 1005mb, Rising, Visibility: Moderate

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Longford Local News...

Man arrested in Longford after knife used during Cloontuskert robbery

Sun, 05 Jul 2015 16:54:19 GMT

A 42 year old man, who was arrested in Longford, has been charged by Gardaí in connection with a robbery which occurred at Cloontuskert, County Roscommon yesterday evening, Saturday, July 4 shortly after 8pm. Read More »

Final countdown to Longford Summer Festival

Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:53:30 GMT

There is a sense of friendly industrialism in Connolly Barracks today as preparations for the Longford Summer Festival reach their climax. Read More »

World-renowned award for Jil

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 18:00:00 GMT

For the second year in a row, Longford College of Further Education have celebrated a win at the prestigious BABTAC (British Association of Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) and CIBTAC (Confederation of International Beauty Therapy and Cosmetology) Awards. Read More »

Calls to erect statue to honour Granard legend Eddie Macken

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:00 GMT

The pupils of Aughnagarron national school and their teacher Irene Brady are calling for a statue to be erected to recognise the magnificent showjumping achievements of Granard born Eddie Macken. Read More »

Cattle thefts from farmer with local links

Thu, 02 Jul 2015 12:30:00 GMT

Gardaí are believed to be following a definite line of inquiry into theft of 100 animals from a farmer with Longford links last week. Read More »