County Longford is located in the Midlands. The county is a pleasant rural county of lakeland, bogland and pastureland. Being located in the Shannon river basin, Longford is well-known for its fishing, particularly in and around Lough Ree.
Longford is located in the midlands. It is accessible by bus from Sligo, Galway, and Dublin. Longford is also served by the Dublin-Sligo rail line. Details on getting to and around Longford can be found in our Transport Guide.