Longford, the county town of County Longford, lies in northern central Ireland. County Longford is a land of rural charm, steeped in history and mythology, and home to an array of legendary and heritage sites. The town itself features the recently restored St Mels Cathedral, as well as many other fine buildings, such as St Mels College, St Johns Church and Longford Court House. To the north of town is Mall Park, a quiet and green oasis for relaxing and walking. Longford also has some great music and entertainment venues, so you won’t be lacking places to go to once the sun goes down. Car hire can be arranged and pre-booked in advance online or through Enterprise’s branch at Athlone, a 50-minute drive from the south via the N55 and N4.