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Longford train station , off New St, has trains to Dublin (€34, one hour and 40 minutes, four daily) and Sligo (€26, 1¼ hours, three daily Monday to Saturday, four Sunday).
County Longford's main attraction is the magnificent Corlea Trackway , an Iron Age bog road that was built in 148 BC...
Transportation & Travel Services
A deservedly popular fine-dining spot, serving an ambitious international menu.
Pioneering gourmet restaurant with an informal atmosphere, specialising in seafood.
Sports & Games
Over the May Day Bank Holiday weekend, the town bursts into life during the International Poetry Festival .
Anyone with an interest in Celtic mythology will be enthralled by the area around the village of Tulsk, which contains 60 ancient national monuments including standing stones, barrows, cairns and fortresses, making i...
At the end of Strokestown's main avenue, triple Gothic arches lead to Strokestown Park House
The original 12,000-hectare estate was granted by King Charles II to Nicholas Mahon for his support in the English Civil Wa...
It's difficult for the staunchest dieter not to succumb to the tantalising display of deli and baked goodies here, including walnut and treacle bread, potato cakes with bacon and a gourmet create-your-own-sandwich b...
There’s an impressive range of independent cinema and touring comedy, theatre and music at this auditorium. Check the website for listings.
At the southern end of town, off Circular Rd, the remains of a 13th-century priory are almost hidden behind a primary school...
The impressive ruins of the town's Norman castle stand alone in a field to the north of town, beautifully framed by the landscaped lawns and small lake of the new town park...
The antithesis of ye olde pub, this popular place has a simple uncluttered bar with the novelty of a juke box where €2 will buy you five songs. Popular with a foot-tapping youthful crowd.
Landmarks & Monuments
A rare Iron Age spiral-inscribed stone can be seen on private land in Castle strange, 7km southwest of town on the R366.
Untouched until recently, the front bar at this old-world pub still has shelves full of provisions and hardware items, though it has lost much of its original character...
Museums & Galleries
Set in a former Presbyterian church, this museum contains some interesting pieces, including an inscribed 9th-century slab from St Coman's monastery and a superb medieval sheila-na-gig...
This diminutive place measures just 5m by 3.6m making it Europe's smallest chapel. It was built in 1877 by Edward Costello, distraught at the early death of his wife Mary...
Set in one of the restored stone buildings in Market Yard, this modern cafe is a popular lunch spot and serves a good selection of soups, sandwiches, cakes, gourmet coffees and fairtrade teas.
The charming cafe has 1920s vintage style decor with eclectic furniture, including comfy sofas, muted paintwork and a menu of homebaked cakes, scones and breads, plus soups, savoury tartlets and gourmet sandwiches...
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