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

Farrell Clan 7th International Rally

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

HYPE Youth Fest 2014

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Longford Walking Festival

Saturday, May 03, 2014

NewC Fest

Saturday, June 07, 2014

Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show 2014

Sunday, June 08, 2014

Abbeyshrule Airshow and Village Festival 2014

Friday, August 15, 2014

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact From Ballinalee

The old name for Ballinalee was ‘St Johnstown’. The name "St Johnstown" came from the name of the Church of Ireland Church of St. John. The name Ballinalee in Irish means "Mouth of the Ford of the Calves".

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 16°C (61°F), Wind Direction: South Easterly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Humidity: 56%, Pressure: 1007mb, Rising, Visibility: Very Good

Mon, 21 Apr 2014 15:36:11 +0100

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Longford Local News...

Restaurateurs condemn Good Friday alcohol ban

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:30:00 GMT

The Restaurants Association of Ireland has said the ban of alcohol sales on Good Friday is unacceptable at a busy time for the tourism, restaurant and hospitality sector. Read More »

Gardai look for clues into Drumlish device find

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:14:52 GMT

Gardai and army bomb disposal experts are this morning (Friday) piecing together the cirumstances behind the discovery of a suspect device close to Drumlish village yesterday afternoon. Read More »

Holy Week and Easter Ceremonies

Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:13:55 GMT

With Easter almost upon us, there are a number of ceremonies taking place in Longford to mark Holy Week. Read More »

Longford bikers organise Easter Egg Run

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:15:54 GMT

Local bikers brought some Easter cheer to children and families in the midlands recently as they embarked on an Easter Egg Run. Read More »

Penrose welcomes decision to fund restoration of eight vacant council houses in Longford

Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:59:43 GMT

The Government is to provide €164,000 to restore eight vacant local authority-owned houses in County Longford, the Minister for Housing announced today. Read More »