(Friday, February 14, 2014)
The Draft Longford County Development Plan is now on public display for a minimum period of ten weeks from Friday 14th February 2014 until Friday April 25th 2014 and submissions and observations on the draft plan are invited. The draft plan is available for viewing here on our website.
(Wednesday, January 29, 2014)
The 2014/15 Register of Electors will come into force on 15 February next and will be used for the Local and European Elections in May 2014 as well as any other elections that may be called in the period to 14 February 2015. Please check the website to ensure that your details are correct on www.checktheregister.ie. The closing date for the Supplement to the Register is 5.00 p.m. Tuesday 6th May 2014. The closing date for the Supplement to the Postal and Special Voters List is Saturday 26th April 2014.
(Friday, January 10, 2014)
The maintenance of roadside trees, hedges and other vegetation is the responsibility of the landowners on whose land they are growing. Landowners should ensure that trees, hedges or other vegetation are maintained in such condition that they are not a hazard to road users or that they do not interfere with the maintenance of the public road. In particular, branches, which jut out onto the road, should be cut back.
(Tuesday, November 26, 2013)
During winter months Longford County Council monitor road conditions and in the event of frost and snow the County Council implement a winter gritting programme based on an agreed priority schedule of roads.
(Wednesday, October 02, 2013)
The Annual Report of Longford County Council for 2012 is now available. The Annual Report provides an opportunity to outline the activities and the Council’s performance during the year. The report is published in both English and Irish language versions and both can be accessed online on this website.
(Friday, September 06, 2013)
Owners and Occupiers of lands along public roads are obliged to ensure that roadside hedges and trees do not present a hazard or obstruction to road users. Longford County Council wishes to bring to the notice of landowners and occupiers of land the potential hazards and dangers to road users where trees, shrubs, hedges or other vegetation are not maintained.
There are a total of 74 cemeteries in Longford. 10 of these are closed.