The Cathedral town of Longford sits on the banks of the river Camlin, and has been the gateway to the Northwest of Ireland since the 16th Century.
Longford is a busy market town, laid out with wide streets and attractive buildings, with the beautifully restored St. Mel’s Cathedral providing the perfect focal point, visible from the surrounding areas.
Nearby attractions include the River Shannon and Lough Ree, with the beautiful waterways of the region so central to the attractions of the town. In the town, the Mall offers riverside walks along the Camlin.
The location of Longford places it a crossroads between the routes to Dublin, Sligo and Mayo. The town has proven to be an attractive enterprise location in recent years with the expansion of major employers included Abbott and Framespace.
Longford is served by 3 secondary schools and 6 primary schools, and within easy reach of 3rd level at TUS Athlone.
Discover more about Longford as a destination for living, working and investing with our informative town profile.