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...

Restaurants

Wide selection of Restaurants...

Golfing

Co. Longford Golf Club...

St. Mel's Cathedral

St. Mel's Cathedral...

kayakers

Kayakers on The Royal Canal at Abbeyshrule....

Longford Events

Longford Cycle Tour 2014

Sunday, September 07, 2014

Dead of Night Halloween Carnival 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

Sean Og Set Dancing Festival 2014

Friday, November 21, 2014

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Edgeworthstown.

Abbé Henry Essex Edgeworth, born in Edgeworthstown in 1745, attended King Louis XVI of France at his execution in 1793.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 13°C (55°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 2mph, Humidity: 82%, Pressure: 1024mb, Falling, Visibility: Very Good

Tue, 02 Sep 2014 06:36:06 +0100

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Longford Local News...

Charity shave raises €2,400 for Bethany House

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:00:00 GMT

Last Saturday night Foley’s Bar was the scene of the crime, where according to Billy Behan, men “sacrificed their dignity” for charity. Read More »

Locals turn out in force to bid farewell to Albert

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:00:00 GMT

Whilst the TV cameras and press photographers largely focussed on the major political figures attending the funeral mass, there was understandably a significant number of friends who travelled from Longford and further afield to pay their final respects. Read More »

Relief as housing plans dissipate

Thu, 28 Aug 2014 08:00:00 GMT

Residents living within yards of a proposed but ultimately doomed large scale housing development in Longford town believe “people power” won out in the end. Read More »

‘Talking Timber’ event in Mullingar

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:40:00 GMT

Teagasc’s Forestry Development Department is running a marketing day, entitled ‘Talking Timber’ at the Mullingar Park Hotel, Mullingar on September 2 next. Read More »

Marathon to give economy €250k boost

Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:40:00 GMT

This year’s Pat The Baker Longford Marathon may well generate anything up to €250,000 for the local economy. Read More »