- a county in Leinster, in the N Republic of Ireland. 403 sq. mi. (1044 sq. km). County seat: Longford.
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Hindley claimed to have repented and this is why Longford campaigned against her life sentence, she explains.
She was born in 1932, the oldest of eight children of the earl and countess of Longford.
Longford was a county in 1377, but was not maintained as shire ground.Ireland under the Tudors, Volume I (of II)
She looked at me, and suddenly and abruptly said, "Your name is Longford."Wanderings in India
Longford Castle, the seat of the Earl of Radnor, is just over a mile to the south.Wanderings in Wessex
Longford, the exact locality of the others, further than that they were found in Ireland, is not known.The Bronze Age in Ireland
All hands being again united, the cavalcade rose the hill, and were presently on the Longford and Aldenbury turnpike.Ask Momma
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- a county of N Republic of Ireland, in Leinster province. County town: Longford. Pop: 31 068 (2002). Area: 1043 sq km (403 sq miles)
- a town in N Republic of Ireland, county town of Co Longford. Pop: 7557 (2002)
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