County Longford information
County Longford is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is in the province of Leinster. It is named after the town of Longford.
Image: Corlea Bog Trackway, County Longford
Below you will find a list of towns within County Longford. If a Further information link is available, please click on it to find detailed information including accommodation, restaurants, bars, pubs, shops and more...
Longford Town - Further information
Places to visit
Longford has several important and impressive heritage sites as well as a wealth of literary and musical tradition and is renowned for its angling, boating and outdoor activities
The recently restored St Mels Cathedral acts as the focal point of Longford town, while The Royal Canal Way which meanders for over 146km from Dublin to Longford, provides direct access to the town center for both walkers and cyclists.
Newtowncashel Heritage Centre - Traditional Irish Farmhouse with a parlor, kitchen and bedroom featuring furniture, tools, implements and utensils from the early 1930's. Also on display is machinery from the turn of the century.
Ardagh Heritage Centre - located in an the old 1898 schoolhouse. The story of Ardagh is one of history, literature and storytelling and the exhibition in the centre draws on the rich fabric of Ardagh life down through the ages, including its association with Sir Walter Scott, Oliver Goldsmith and Maria Edgeworth.
Recommended accommodation in County Longford
Viewmount House, Longford - Discover this boutique gem, a secret tucked away in the heart of Ireland. This magnificent 17th century manor is complemented by its incredible countryside surroundings, and by the four acres of meticulously-maintained garden that surround it. Within the manor you’ll find a place of character, with open fires, beautiful furniture, fresh flowers and Irish literature - Visit website - Book now