Carrick On Shannon
The Royal Canal Greenway
Discover Local & Stay Local
Athlone & the River Shannon
Mullingar & the Royal Canal
One of the biggest towns along the Royal Canal Greenway, Longford is full of great accommodation options and places to eat and drink after a busy day walking or cycling along the Greenway. Located 122km from Dublin and 91km from Sligo, Longford lies on the Dublin to Sligo line of the Irish railway network so is easily accessed by train or by car.
The stark, imposing exterior of St Mel’s Cathedral belies the treasures you’ll find within.
An incredible Iron Age road, dating from 148BC sits carefully preserved within the visitor centre.
Discover unique works of beauty from bogwood sculptors father and son duo, Michael and Kevin Casey.
The remarkable Hill of Uisneach was once the ceremonial and spiritual centre of the island.
With decades of experience the Crilly family have been involved in Irish cycling since the 1950's.