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Glen Lough Nature Reserve & Trail


Glen Lough Nature Reserve is located on the outskirts of Edgeworthstown. Visitors can enjoy a scenic and very peaceful natural reserve area where they can enjoy particularly birdwatching as well as other rare flora and fauna. It is a unique and bio-diverse habitat with a fine bird-hide for lovers of nature and bird watchers.  A number of walks and ponds make this an ideal spot for walking and exploration.

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Points of Interest: Nearby Edgeworthstown is home to the Maria Edgeworth Centre which promotes the work and the legacy of the prolific Longford writer.

Why not pay a visit to Midland Karting, a go-karting, paintball, and simulator racing centre in Edgeworthstown.  The facility consists of a 1,000m outdoor karting track which is fully floodlit for racing all year-round, ideal for parties for all ages.

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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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