Love Longford Summer Festival 2013 will be a blend of music, entertainment, sports and children's activities together with literary and cultural events to suit all genres. This event is to be one of Co. Longford's main contributions to The Gathering 2013 and is a celebration of everything that's great about Longford.

The line up consists of some of Ireland's top musical acts from all genres and will be provided on-street and free of charge. Take this chance to dive into the vibrant social scene and sample some of the finest pubs and restaurants in the country. From a cultural aspect, do not miss this unique opportunity to immerse yourselves in Longford's rich literary heritage, with exhibitions and workshops to enrich your knowledge about the county which has produced such greats as Oliver Goldsmith, Marie Edgeworth and Padraic Colum.

Experience the best of local produce and cuisine as well as local arts and crafts at the week-long festival market. Other events will cater for drama, genealogy and sporting enthusiasts and much more.