For fun activities, things to do and places to see in Longford. See below a selection of our recommended places to go in Co. Longford, Ireland. Click on the venue name below for more information on each venue in Longford.
Experience the thrill of the outdoors with unique activities only available with Outdoor Discovery In Ireland. You can Learn to Kayak, go Whitewater Rafting or Whitewater Tubing, try Archery or Aqua-Sphering or take a scenic guided Canoe tour of Lough Ree. Outdoor Discovery is a mobile adventure and events company that provides adventure activit - Outdoor Discovery Adventure Centre
The old cemetery at Tubberpatrick, contains memorials to General Blake and Irish Officer in the French Army, who was executed by the British after the battle of Ballinamuck and later buried there. Gunner Magee is also commemorated who, with his two cousins, fired one of the Humberts guns loading it with broken pots and pans when the ammunition ran - Tubberpatrick
Bogwood is found in Irish Bogs where it has been preserved for 5,000 years. This wood was part of the great forest that covered the central plains of Ireland. Michael and Kevin Casey are artists who create beautiful sculptures from this wood. Their workshop and studio is beside Lough Ree on the River Shannon. Here the story of bogwood is told thro - Bogoak Sculptures
Ardagh Heritage Centre is located in an old 1898 schoolhouse. The story of Ardagh is one of history, literature and storytelling and the exhibition in the centre draws on the rich fabric of Ardagh life down through the ages, including its association with Sir Walter Scott, Oliver Goldsmith and Maria Edgeworth.
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