Information Longford Ireland


General information Longford

County Longford (from the Irish An Longfort, meaning "The Fortification") is a county in the province of Leinster.
The county was a centre of the 1798 rebellion, when the French expeditionary force, led by Humbert, were defeated outside the village of Ballinamuck by Cromwellís English army. Considerable reprisals were inflicted by the British on the civilian population of the county in the aftermath of the battle.


Most of Longford lies in the basin of the River Shannon, where it forms its western boundary, giving the area around Lough Ree some fantastic waterscapes.

Accommodation in Longford

Longford has you with enough accommodation options to suit any requirement and or budget. Bed & Breakfast, Guest Houses, Hostels, Hotels and Farm Houses are some of the possible alternatives for your stay in Longford.

Hotels in Longford

Hotels in Longford will provide you with a comfortable place to rest after a busy day exploring the rivers and lakes of the county. Hotels in Longford include the Longford Arms and Annaly Hotels in Longford Town.

Bed & Breakfast in Longford

Bed & breakfast accommodation in Longford provides you with a comfortable and affordable stay along with home cooked breakfast to suit your budget. B&B in Longford includes names such as Railway B&B in Edgeworthstown.

Longford Restaurants

Longford restaurants serve everything from traditional Irish meals to international cuisine. Popular restaurants in Longford include Tupelo Restaurantin Ballymahon and the Black Olive in Longford Town.

Shopping in Longford

Shopping in Longford is a unique experience, with many small shops, and some big ones too, such as the Longford Shopping Centre.

Longford Car Rental

Car rentals in Longford facilitate cars on rent for a pre defined period and according to budget. Longfordís prime rental facilities include Longford Car Hire, Keenagh Car Hire, Granard Car Hire and Ballymahon Car Hire.

Longford Golf

Longfordís main golf course is County Longford Golf Club offering fantastic parkland golfing.