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

The Marquee in Drumlish 2015

Friday, August 14, 2015

Sean Og Festival 2015

Friday, November 20, 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: South South Westerly, Wind Speed: 9mph, Humidity: 74%, Pressure: 1009mb, Rising, Visibility: Excellent

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Longford Local News...

Three arrested and detained at Longford Garda Station after firearm and drugs seized in Ballymahon

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 22:34:06 GMT

Gardaí have arrested three males as part of an ongoing investigation targeting criminal activity in county Longford. Read More »

Arva Show results

Mon, 03 Aug 2015 11:53:53 GMT

This year’s Arva Show was held on Sunday, July 26, and hosted a wide range of competitive classes. Read More »

Carrickboy fundraiser on ‘Red Alert’

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:00:00 GMT

A major cycling fundraiser to generate funds for the Longford branch of Multiple Sclerosis Society of Ireland will take place in Carrickboy in September. Read More »

‘The perfect trip is at your fingertips’ - Ireland Planner creator

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 12:30:00 GMT

More and more families are opting for a ‘staycation’ in summertime, forgoing sunnier climes in favour of the wonders that Ireland has to offer. Read More »

Drumlish set for the Marquee

Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:30:00 GMT

This year’s Marquee in Drumlish festival was launched at a special event held in the village’s Porter House bar last Wednesday evening. Read More »