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 some of the activities on offer at Outdoor Discovery. 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 provides adventure activities for Groups, Families, Schools, Clubs, Corporate, Individ - Outdoor Discovery Adventure Centre, Longford
Leinster Rugby Summer Camps are open to boys and girls aged 6 to 12 and are run by fully accredited IRFU coaches.
The camps, as sponsored by the Herald, will take place in 19 venues throughout the province in July and August with the first camp kicking off in Railway Union RFC and Wexford Wanderers RFC, July 1st.
Each camp beg - Leinster Rugby Summer Camps
Coming soon A range of industry relevant computer programming courses and workshops in Mullingar, Co. Westmeath.
The following after school and/or Saturday morning classes will be available:
1) Ethical Hacking & Data Security
2) Xbox Game Development
3) Modern Web Programming
4) Introduction to Computer Applications
Cours - Midlands Centre for Advanced Learning
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.
Opening Times & Admission Pric - Ardagh Heritage Centre