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Travel Tales with Fergal - Micheál Carrigy/walks special


11th July 2023 - Longford was spotlighted heavily this week with the well known journalist and podcaster Fergal O'Keeffe showcasing the county.  Fergal did some excellent features with Tipp FM and Clare FM with specific emphasis on walking trails in County Longford.  

headphoneHave a listen to the Clare FM feature here : 
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Fergal also recently interviewed Longford native Senator Micheál Carrigy, Seanad Spokesperson on Tourism, Culture, Arts, Sport, and Media and previously the Cathaoirleach of Longford County Council for his popular Travel Tales with Fergal series. This weekly interview series has already featured over 30 guests over 2 seasons and is listened to in over 80 countries worldwide and established itself as the No.1 Travel Podcast in Ireland. 

Micheál is also chairperson of the County Longford Tourism Committee so the perfect guest to tell us now all about what Longford has to offer for tourists with its rich history, literature & culture and the number of wonderful walking trails in Longford in particular the Royal Canal Greenway.

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This project was assisted by Longford Local Community Development Committee, Longford Community Resources Clg. and Longford County Council through the Rural Development Programme (LEADER) 2014-2020 which is part-financed by the EU, "The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas" and the Department of Rural & Community Development.       The European Commission.

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