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

Hanging With The Elephant

Friday, February 27, 2015

Ballinalee Connemara Pony Show 2015

Sunday, June 14, 2015

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Longford Trivia

Did You Know?

An Information Fact About Longford.

Two of Longford’s landowning families were of Huguenot (French Protestant) descent: the Lefroys of Carriglas and the Montforts of Killashee.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 2°C (36°F), Wind Direction: North Westerly, Wind Speed: 13mph, Humidity: 81%, Pressure: 986mb, Rising, Visibility: Excellent

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 22:36:02 +0000

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Longford Local News...

Iceland boss rejects closure talk

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT

The Managing Director of frozen foods chain Iceland has underlined the company’s plans for its Longford store and strenuously denied rumours that the store is set to close. Read More »

Landmark shop is not closing, says owner

Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:00:00 GMT

The managing director of one of Longford town’s oldest shops has told the Longford Leader that the shop is not closing down and in fact, has recently hired a new staff member. Read More »

Rates incentive to target vacant units countywide

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 21:00:00 GMT

New business who set up in previously unoccupied units across Co Longford look set to benefit from a rates incentive scheme. Read More »

Trade union rejects library plan

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 19:00:00 GMT

The trade union representing workers at public libraries across Co Longford has warned against combining the service with its Westmeath counterpart. Read More »

Funding fears for refuge and hostel

Thu, 29 Jan 2015 12:00:00 GMT

It’s a worrying time for staff and service userss in Bethany House and St Martha’s Hostel, as they strive to keep the services going, despite facing an uncertain future. Read More »