Main Street with Clock Tower
Keenagh or Kenagh is a village in County Longford, Ireland. It is situated on the R397 near the Royal Canal.
A small village with two churches , a couple of shops and three pubs, it lies 14 km south of Longford Town. There is also a GAA club in the village and a newly constructed community centre.
Corlea Trackway is an Iron Age trackway near the village of Kenagh or Keenagh.
In the period 2000 to 2007 many new and unnecessary houses were built around Keenagh, due to the tax incentives available in the area, and are now vacant or incomplete constituting Ghost Estates. See also[edit sourceÂ | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit sourceÂ | edit] ^ A. D. Mills, 2003, A Dictionary of British Place-Names, Oxford University Press ^ http://www.longfordleader.ie/news/local/voices_from_the_ghost_estates_1_1958836
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Kenagh, Co. Longford, Ireland
The Centre interprets an Iron Age bog road which was built in the year 148 BC across the boglands close to the River Shannon. The oak road is the largest of its kind to have been uncovered in Europe and was excavated over the years by Professor Barry Raft