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  • Padraic Colum Gathering 2018 Poetry Competition

    Submissions are now being accepted for the Padraic Colum Gathering 2018 Poetry Competition

  • Launch of National Public Library Strategy 2022

    Minister Michael Ring is pictured with Longford County Council Chief Executive, Paddy Mahon, and Senior Executive Librarian, Paula Mulry at the launch of the National Public Library Strategy 2022. #moreforyou

  • Summer Star's Programme

    Pick up a copy of this year's Summer Stars Programme in your local library. Lots happening throughout the month of July in County Longford libraries for children of all ages.

  • Celebration of BliainNa Gaeilge in Longford Library

    Listing of events in Longford Library for Blian na Gaeilge. All events will be bilingual and free of charge.For bookings contact Longford Library.

  • Healthy Ireland Launch

    Longford County Library officially launched the Healthy Ireland at your Library Programme in Granard Community Library on Saturday, February 24th last.

  • Healthy Ireland

    The Healthy Ireland at Your Library service is a new national programme available across all public libraries in Ireland, including Longford's six branch libraries.

  • Padraic Colum Cruinniú

    Longford County Council and Creative Ireland Longford are proud to present the first annual Padraic Colum Cruinniú on September 8th and 9th in Longford town.

  • Diaspora Survey

    Longford County Council is seeking to deepen and develop our ties with our global Longford Diaspora community.

  • National Library Catalogue

    Public Libraries in Ireland are working together to create one joint library catalogue, using a shared IT system.

  • Proquest Online Newspaper Service

    Free access to newspapers throughout the world!

  • Looking to learn a new language?

    Longford Library is proud to announce our partnership with Mango languages.

  • Edgeworthstown Easter Rising Reenactment

    Images from a re-enactment of the battle of the GPO in the Easter Rising 1916, which took place on 1st May 2016 at The Green, Edgeworthstown.

  • 1916 Centenary Programme

    The centenary of the 1916 Rising is an opportunity to remember a decisive moment in our history and those who were involved in it, and to reflect on its background and the ideals that inspired