Longford Events

Women in Public Life Exhibition - Granard

An Cathaoirleach and Members of Granard Municipal District and Granard Community Library, warmly welcome you to the opening of an exhibition celebrating Longford Women in Public Life over the past 150 years. There will also be a presentation to the library of a painting on Michael Collins by local artist, Eilish Creamer. Exhibition opens at 5pm on Tuesday, November 27th in Granard Library. All welcome.

LocationGranard Community Library
DateNovember 27th - December 4th
Time5 pm

Public Participation Network Plenary Meeting

A meeting of the County Longford Public Participation Network.

Booking Required: Yes

LocationLongford Library
DateNovember 28th
Time7pm-8.30pm

Longford Mental Health Forum

Longford Library hosts the monthly Longford Mental Health Local Forum. This month’s speaker is Liam Hennessy, National Head of Mental Health Engagement. All welcome.

Booking Required: No

LocationLongford Library
Date27th November
Time11am-1pm

Knit and Stitch at Longford Library

A weekly knitting group hosted in Longford Library. Beginners welcome.

LocationLongford Library
DateNovember 30th
Time11am

"Our Longford" - a schools project coordinated by Longford Library

During this week, our schools project will continue in selected local primary schools. This project, which is titled ‘Our Longford’, captures the child’s sense of place and the magic of memory by older people. The project is brought to life through creative writing and art. It is funded by Creative Ireland Longford.

LocationFour local primary schools
DateOngoing

Older Persons Council Meeting

A meeting of the Older Persons Council – all welcome to attend and learn more about the services available for older members of our community.

LocationLongford Library
DateNovember 29th
Time10.30am

Italian Class in Longford Library

A wonderful Italian Class in Longford Library, each Wednesday at 7pm. For further information call 043-3341124 / email library@longfordcoco.ie

Booking Required: Yes

Booking Details: For further information call 043-3341124 / email library@longfordcoco.ie

LocationLongford Library
DateNovember 28th
Time7 pm

Minding Yourself Mindfulness Course with Paul Marsden

Join us for a wonderful Mindfulness experience with psychologist, Paul Marsden. All welcome. For further information call Stella on 043-3321291.

LocationLanesboro Library
DateMonday November 26th, 2018 and Monday, December 3rd, 2018
Time7 pm

Midlands Science comes to Lanesboro Library

At our Book Club meeting on Friday 30th November at 11am, we will have Jackie Gorman from Midlands Science attending. Jackie will be discussing Robert McFarlane’s book ‘The Lost Words’. This is a wonderful poetry book for all ages, which relates to many natural words we remember from childhood being removed from dictionaries because they are no longer considered relevant. Words like ‘Acorn’, ‘Buttercup’ and ‘Conker’ to mention a few.

This is a free even and all are welcome to attend!

Booking Required: Yes

LocationLanesboro Library
DateNovember 30th
Time11am - 1pm

20th Anniversary of the Longford/Noyal Chatillon Sur Seiche Town Twinning

 To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the town twinning between Longford and Noyal Chatillon Sur Seiche (Brittany, France), a delegation from Noyal will attend the annual turning on of the Christmas lights in Longford Town.
To mark the occasion, the Longford will accept a sculpture from Noyal, depicting the close relationship that has formed between our two towns. This event is co-ordinated by Longford Libraries, Heritage and Archive Services.

All welcome.

LocationLongford Town Council Offices, Market Square
DateFriday, November 30th
Time4.30pm

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The LAI does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. The LAI may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party.  In addition, the LAI may share data with trusted partners to help us process payments, perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, member services or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to the LAI, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

The LAI will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the LAI or the site; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the LAI; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of members of the LAI, or the public.

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Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through LAI public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: the LAI does not read any of your private online communications.

The LAI secures your personal information from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. The LAI secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorised access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, and security protocols.

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This statement was last updated on 20th June 2018.

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