Artist’s impression of the planned resort at Newcastle Wood, Co Longford: The plan envisages building 500 chalets on the 375-acre site in the midlands. Photograph: PA

A planning application for the €233 million Center Parcs project has been formally submitted to Longford County Council. The UK-based leisure g(...)

Artist’s impression of the  planned  resort at Newcastle Wood, Co Longford: The plan envisages building 500 chalets on the 375-acre site in the midlands. Photograph:  PA

UK leisure giant Center Parcs has revealed artist impressions of what its proposed adventure village in Co Longford will look like. Center Parcs Lon(...)

Taoiseach Enda Kenny with Centre Parcs UK chief executive Martin Dalby in Newcastle Woods during the announcement in April of 1,000 jobs for Co Longford with plans for a new Center Parcs in Ballymahon. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Leisure giant Center Parcs is to unveil a scale model of its proposed Irish development in Ballymahon, Co Longford next month. The €200 million Cent(...)

 Taoiseach Enda Kenny TD with Martin Dalby of Center Parcs (left) and Mark Foley of Coillte Enterprise at the site of the proposed Center Parcs resort near Ballymahon in Co Longford. .The Parc is expected to open to guests in 2019.Photograph: Julien Behal/Maxwells.

Longford is set to become an international tourism destination even though it is currently a black spot for mobile phone coverage.That is according to(...)

Seeing the woods from the trees: A forest trail at Center Parcs Longleat

One of the UK’s largest holiday resorts is unveiling its plans on Thursday to build a €100 million complex in Co Longford that would employ more than (...)

The National Asset Management Agency is reportedly to call in the personal borrowings of businessman Harry Crosbie. Photograph: Cyril Byrne
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