The Abbeyshrule Airfield Festival & Family Fun Day takes place just outside the beautiful village of Abbeyshrule on the Royal Canal. The festival and Air Show has been attracting people from all over Ireland and Europe for many years. It is the longest running air show in Ireland, held annually during the month of August at Abbeyshrule Airfield, Co Longford's own airport and the only airport in the Irish Midlands. The Airshow is an exciting and spectacular event regularly featuring aircraft from the Irish Air Corps, US Air Force and some of the best civilian acts in Ireland and the UK. The annual fly-in held in conjunction with the air show regularly attracts visitors from around the world in particular the UK and Europe. An exciting and fun weekend awaits all the family as well as offering an excellent day out for all those with an interest in aircraft and flying.
Dates: This years show takes place from the 17th to the 19st August 2012.
Venue: Abbeyshrule Airfield.
Directions: From Longford town take the Dublin Road, turn right onto the R393 and stay on this road passing Ardagh and Carrickboy, then take a right turn onto the R399, and a left turn for Abbeyshrule Village.
For further information contact :
Ted McGoey Rustic Inn, Abbeyshrule.
Tel: 044 9357742