Ballymahon is the second largest town in Longford with an urban population of 2,324 (Census 2011). It is a modern day, traditional market town, with wide open streets offering great access to exciting local waterways with a vibrant and friendly resident population.

Ballymahon is located in the heart of the Irish midlands, making it an ideal base from which to explore the newly developed walk and cycle ways traversing the region along the majestic Royal Canal, the breath-taking River Shannon and the legendary Lough Ree.

The town can be easily accessed by road, rail, bike or boat, and via the nearby Abbeyshrule
Aerodrome – if you really just want to drop in! It’s conveniently positioned equidistant
between the towns of Athlone, Mullingar and Longford on the junction of the N55 north
south national primary route and the regional R392 road. It’s also close to another main centre in the midlands and west – the town of Roscommon.

It’s a well maintained bustling rural town, hosting a community that is humming with activities, heritage, culture literary, history and adventure.

There is a rich and diverse countryside surrounding the town, an involving  combination of forest, wet boglands and idyllic waterways.