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County Longford, Ireland

county longfordCounty Longford is the third smallest county in Ireland and the word Longford comes from the Irish word 'Longphort Uí Fearraill' - the fort of the O'Farrell family. Longford features in many Irish myths such as the Black Pig's Dyke near Granard and the Táin route which crosses the county.

An Iron Age trackway of oak planks have been discovered in a bog at Corlea. As a result Bog Oak sculpturing has become quite popular in County Longford.

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