(Thursday, April 17, 2014)
Longford County Council is delighted to launch a new Community Tourism Initiative for the Diaspora which seeks to build on the legacy of The Gathering 2013. The Minister of State for Tourism and Sport, Michael Ring TD, officially launched the initiative, a joint partnership between Fáilte Ireland, IPB Insurance and the 34 Local Authorities, to provide an annual fund of €1m over the next three years to support up to 700 local community-based events and festivals each year around the country.
(Friday, April 11, 2014)
Longford County Council is inviting applications under the revised Community Involvement Scheme announced recently by the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport (DTTAS) for which local authorities may apply for funding. This scheme replaces the previous Community Roads Scheme and relates to public roads.
(Tuesday, April 01, 2014)
April is the month of National Spring Clean, and Longford County Council would like to invite you or your organisation to participate.All you need to do is decide on an area that needs cleaning up, register with An Taisce at 01 4002219, or contact Longford County Councilto receive clean–up kits, collection bags, litter pickers, gloves and hi-vis jackets to all groups who register.
(Tuesday, March 25, 2014)
In accordance with the provisions of Section 36 of the Road Traffic Act, 1994 notice is hereby given that it is the intention of Longford County Council to make Bye-Laws for the control of parking in the town of Granard, County Longford.
These Byelaws shall be known as Longford County Council Granard (Parking) Bye-Laws 2014.
(Thursday, March 20, 2014)
Part 12 of The Local Government Reform Act 2014 repeals provisions in The Local Government (Charges) Act 2009, as amended, so that there will be no further accruals of the Non-Principal Private Residents Charge from March 2014. No further late payment fees will be applied to outstanding charges between now and 31st August 2014. If however, on 1st September 2014 any charges or late payment fees due have not been addressed, €120 per charge outstanding will be applied and added to the arrears. In addition 50% of this new amount will also be applied and this total amount will be capped.
(Tuesday, March 11, 2014)
From 1st January 2014 there will be a change in the process of applying for a road opening licence or for a connection to the water/sewer network. Applications for both are still made to Longford County Council and can be done using application forms available on this website.
Longford County Council and the Garda Traffic Corp are working in partnership to identify accident sites and accident clusters around the county as part of a National
Road Safety Campaign.