County Longford, ancestral home of the Farrell Clan, is a tranquil and mainly low-lying county. Situated in the basin of the River Shannon and the upper catchment area of the River Erne, it is ideally located in the heart of the Lakelands region. Within easy reach of many stunning and historic tourist attractions the countys’ accessibility to many of Irelands main towns and cities make it a prime location as a holiday base. Steeped in ancient Irish mythology, Longford has several impressive archaeological sites as well as a wealth of literary and musical tradition to entertain visitors to the area. The true beauty of County Longford lies in its rural charm, the hospitality of its people and the breathtaking views of its quiet countryside of farmland, lakes, bogs and the occassional low hill.