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About Longford

​​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.

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Amenities at Longford

Bike Hire
Food & Drink
Train Stop

Useful Information

St Mel's Cathedral

The stark, imposing exterior of St Mel’s Cathedral belies the treasures you’ll find within.

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Corlea Trackway Visitor Centre

An incredible Iron Age road, dating from 148BC sits carefully preserved within the visitor centre.

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Casey’s Bog Oak Sculptures

Discover unique works of beauty from bogwood sculptors father and son duo, Michael and Kevin Casey.

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Hill of Uisneach

The remarkable Hill of Uisneach was once the ceremonial and spiritual centre of the island.

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Midlands Cycle Hub

With decades of experience the Crilly family have been involved in Irish cycling since the 1950's.

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Ballymahon Greenway Cycles

Bike hire, sales and repairs based in Ballymahon.

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Fion Egan - Cloghan Cookery School and Farm

Cookery School and Farm Tours for families and groups.

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