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Glen Lough Nature Reserve & Trail


Glen Lough Nature Reserve is located on the outskirts of Edgeworthstown. Visitors can enjoy a scenic and very peaceful natural reserve area where they can enjoy particularly birdwatching as well as other rare flora and fauna. It is a unique and bio-diverse habitat with a fine bird-hide for lovers of nature and bird watchers.  A number of walks and ponds make this an ideal spot for walking and exploration.

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Points of Interest: Nearby Edgeworthstown is home to the Maria Edgeworth Centre which promotes the work and the legacy of the prolific Longford writer.

Why not pay a visit to Midland Karting, a go-karting, paintball, and simulator racing centre in Edgeworthstown.  The facility consists of a 1,000m outdoor karting track which is fully floodlit for racing all year-round, ideal for parties for all ages.

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Festival Funding 2021

Festival Funding 2021


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.