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.

Kitty Kiernan was born in Granard (1892-1945) and was the fiancee of Michael Collins.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 6°C (43°F), Wind Direction: West South Westerly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Humidity: 93%, Pressure: 1017mb, Rising, Visibility: Good

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 21:38:07 +0000

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Longford Local News...

Fianna Fail to select “preferred” general election candidate

Mon, 30 Nov 2015 17:03:19 GMT

The ongoing simmering row within Fianna Fail over its selection process ahead of the next election has taken another twist as the party’s local organisation presses ahead with nominating its “preferred” candidate. Read More »

Black Friday success in Longford town

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 17:08:33 GMT

Black Friday in Longford has been one of the most successful shopping days ever experienced by the town. Read More »

Longford town goes black for Christmas

Fri, 27 Nov 2015 12:02:05 GMT

Longford Town will be the first in Ireland to Go Black for Christmas on Friday next, November 27. Read More »

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 »