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 Colmcille.

The mother of actor Mel Gibson, Anne Reilly Gibson, was born in Colmcille Parish, County Longford. His full name is Mel Colmcille Gibson.

Longford Weather

Longford Today - Temperature: 21°C (70°F), Wind Direction: North North Westerly, Wind Speed: 7mph, Humidity: 67%, Pressure: 1018mb, Falling, Visibility: Excellent

Sat, 26 Jul 2014 17:35:12 +0100

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Longford Local News...

Wheels are in motion for Lions Club’s annual cycle

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:00:00 GMT

After raising more than €3,000 for the Children of Chernobyl last year, the Longford Lions Club are getting back on the saddle this Sunday, July 27. Read More »

A successful new chapter for Granard Community Library

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:00:00 GMT

Granard Community Library has undergone many changes over the years, but none more so than those of the last 12 months. Read More »

Charity walk in aid of ‘Walk in my Shoes’

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 21:00:00 GMT

A charity bed-push/walk between Ballymahon and Kenagh will take place on Sunday, August 3, in aid of the ‘Walk in My Shoes’ campaign for St Patrick’s Mental Health Foundation. Read More »

US Senator 
researching his Longford links

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT

A high-profile US politician is eagerly researching his ancestoral links to County Longford. Read More »

Trees destroyed as vandals target Lanesboro again

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:00:00 GMT

The community of Lanesboro woke up on Monday morning to the news that vandalism was once again to the fore at the weekend. Read More »