St. Michael’s Chapel location ensures prominent visibility and accessible infrastructure and located 5 minutes from Longford Town, County Longford. County Longford is a place of magic, myth and mystery. Steeped in ancient Irish mythology, Longford has several important and impressive heritage sites as well as a wealth of literary and musical tradition. Longford’s accessibility to many of Ireland’s main towns and cities make it a prime location as a holiday base too. The true beauty of the county lies in its rural charm, the hospitality of its people and the breath-taking views of its quiet countryside of farmland, lakes, bogs and the occasional low hill. Longford is a county that is guaranteed to be easy to reach from all parts of the country. Much is at offer within its quaint award-winning villages, historical sites of interest, walking and cycle trails. Attractions such as the Royal Canal Way, Lough Ree and more, allow it to be a great place to work and reside in. Newtownforbes itself is steeped in history, with stories and tales from famine times and before still being told by local storytellers and historians.
More beauty of place can be explored on Longford Tourism’s website: www.longfordtourism.ie.
While Newtownforbes may not be at the very centre of bustling activity and commerce, its quiet and relaxed atmosphere lends to more a comprehensive and easy-going way of living. Its location offers an easy escape from the strain of such stress, instead of being situated near-by commercial opportunities and other amenities present in the towns of Mullingar and Longford Town, amongst others.
Being strategically situated on the N4 Dublin / Sligo Road, and being just 5 km from Longford Town Centre, its location ensures prominent visibility and accessible infrastructure. Dublin Airport’s proximity guarantees only an hour and a half’s drive away also.