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The Edgeworthstown Literary Trail

The Edgeworthstown Literary Trail takes visitors on a journey following in the footsteps of famous historical figures, Goldsmith Scott, Wordsworth, Davy and Wilde. The trail takes in St Mary’s gothic style church with its wonderful Clarke stained glass windows, the ancestral home of Maria Edgeworth with its restored walled garden, St John’s church and graveyard where Maria Edgeworth and Isola Wilde are buried. The trail concludes at the wonderful immersive Maria Edgeworth Centre with its extensive collection of Edgeworth memorabilia.  Booking is essential.

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This project was assisted by Longford Local Community Development Committee, Longford Community Resources Clg. and Longford County Council through the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014-2020 which is part-financed by the EU, "The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas" and the Department of Rural & Community Development.       The European Commission.


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