Calendar of Events

October 6, 2017

Taste of the Lakelands 6th-8th October 2017


Start: October 6, 2017 10:00 am
End: October 8, 2017 6:00 pm
Venue: Marquee by the Bridge (Rear St Mary's Hall)
Lanesborough, Co Longford, Longford/Roscommon, Ireland

July 28, 2017

Lough Ree Monster Festival Lanesborough – July 28th & 29th and August 3rd – 7th 2017



Start: July 28, 2017 7:00 pm
End: August 7, 2017 8:00 pm
Venue: Lough Ree Monster Festival 2017

June 24, 2017

Lough Ree International Pike Classic 2017

Lough Ree International Pike Classic 2017

The Competition

The Lough Ree International Pike Classic 2017 will take place on Saturday & Sunday 24th & 25th June 2017 on the renowned 2016 World Predator Boat Championship Fishery at Ballyleague, Lanesborough on the Roscommon/Longford border. This is a two day world class fishing event with top cash prizes… a staggering prize and benefits fund of €10,000.

This event is organised by the Camlin & District Anglers Club for Lough Ree Angling Hub.

Application & Rules

The Application Form and Rules can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

Click to download Lough Ree Pike Classic 2017 Application Form

Click to downloadLough Ree Pike Classic 2017 Rules

Completed forms can be returned by email to

More Information

For more information on the competition, email: or phone +353 86 8715207.

For information on fishing on Lough Ree, all year round, email: or phone +353 43 3321734 or find us on Facebook: LoughRee Lanesborough Angling Hub

Start: June 24, 2017
End: June 25, 2017
Venue: Lough Ree
Ballyleague, Lanesborough, Longford/Roscommon, Ireland

October 5, 2016

Taste of the Lakelands

Start: October 5, 2016 6:00 pm
End: October 10, 2016 10:00 pm
Venue: Taste of the Lakelands 2016 International Food Festival
Phone: 0433321734
Marquee at St Mary's Hall, Lanesborough, Co Longford, Ireland

Taste of the Lakelands Food Festival to attract 50 food producers and top Chefs October 6th/7th

Food Fest Logo (1)
The cream of Ireland’s food producers will be displaying their produce at an International Food Festival and business-to-business event in Lanesborough and Ballyleague on Friday October 7th and Saturday October 8th.
This fantastic festival will be staged in a giant marquee behind St. Mary’s Hall in Lanesborough and will feature chefs such as Nevan Magure, Lanesborough’s very own Patrick Guilibaud Chef Kieran Glennon and Roscommon’s award winning master baker Margaret Sexton
Taste of the Lakelands is being held in conjunction with Longford County Council Local Enterprise Office , Roscommon County Council Local Enterprise Office, Failte Ireland and the EPA Greening the Festival initiative.
Watch this space for daily updates and full programme details. For more information email:
Start: October 5, 2016 8:00 am
End: October 10, 2016 5:00 pm

World Fishing Championships Comes to Lanesborough October 5th-10th

The world’s top anglers are coming to Lanesborough and Ballyleague to compete in the 2016 Predator Boat Championships from October 5th to October 10th.
Fishermen and women from 15 countries will be here for 5 nights to fish for pike and perch on Lough Ree
The event will bring 250 people to the area and is supported by Longford County Council, Roscommon County Council and Failte Ireland.
If you have a lake boat with an engine of over 10HP we would like to hire it for the event
Watch this space for daily updates and full programme details.
For more information e-mail:
Start: October 5, 2016 8:00 am
End: October 10, 2016 5:00 pm

August 25, 2016

New Traders Group for Lanesborough/Ballyleague

Michael Nevin, CEO of Longford Local Enterprise Office will be in St Mary’s Hall, Lanesborough at 3pm next Thursday August 25th to discuss the Renewal Scheme and the establishment of a new Traders Group in Lanesborough/Ballyleague. Your presence would be very much appreciated. If you cannot attend please send a representative if you want to be included in moving our village forward.

Start: August 25, 2016 3:00 pm
End: August 25, 2016 4:00 pm
Venue: St Mary's Hall
Lanesborough, Longford, Ireland

August 20, 2016

Kayaking Trail on the Shannon

Please be advised that this event is now taking place on Saturday 20th August 2016 at 10:30am to 1pm and not on Sunday 21st August 2016 as detailed in the brochure.  Please contact Junior Hannon on 087 297 7769 for details.

Start: August 20, 2016 10:30 am
End: August 20, 2016 1:00 pm

August 19, 2016

Lough Ree Environmental Summer Festival 19th, 20th & 21st August 2016

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Start: August 19, 2016 7:30 pm
End: August 21, 2016 7:00 pm
Venue: Lough Ree Environmental Summer Festival
Lough Ree Resources, Longford, Ireland

July 16, 2016

Two Provinces Triathlon

Two Provinces Triathlon are holding their Aquathon on 22nd June, 2016.

Two Provinces Triathlon are holding their Triathlon on Saturday, 16th July, with the Kidathon on the Friday evening before. Registration for the Triathlon will take place on Friday evening also and there is limited registration allowed on the Saturday morning. For more information visit Achieve your PB in Ireland’s warmest triathlon, aquathon and kidathon events – both in terms of the Lanesboro’ welcome and the waters of Lough Ree. Our race course is suitable for novices through to elites, and even has triathlon options for people who don’t fancy the traditional swim – bike – run format.

All distances are accurately measured, helping you benchmark your own performance in each discipline. All that and we are family friendly – our kidathon has been one of the most popular races on the children’s calendar.


Start: July 16, 2016 7:00 am
End: July 16, 2016 2:00 pm
Venue: Banks of Shannon
Lanesborough, Co. Longford, Ireland