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Longford (Irish: An Longfort, meaning “The Fortification”) is the county town of County Longford in Ireland. It has a population of 7,622 according to the 2006 census. Approximately one third of the county’s population resides in the town. Longford town is also the biggest town in the county. Longford is also located at the axis of convergence of the N4 and the N5 primary routes which means that traffic travelling between Dublin and Counties Mayo and Roscommon passes through the town.
Built on the banks of the River Camlin (derived from the Gaelic “Cam linn” – the crooked pool) which is a tributary of the River Shannon, the town was originally founded by Viking raiders as Long Phoirt, from the Irish long meaning ship and phoirt meaning port or dock. The Celtic inhabitants of Ireland did not build towns but the area came under the sway of the local clan which controlled the south and central part of the county of Longford (formerly the Kingdom of Anghaile or Annally) and hence, the…

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Longford, Ireland Skateboard Lessons

You can learn skateboarding completetely in 2 weeks! This has been attended by over 2,500 skaters over the past two years. We have taken the exact techniques from several Ireland’s pro skaters on what works in their training and put it ALL in this course.

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Learn Skateboarding in a Two Week-Long Lesson

Skateboarding is a pastime activity, an art form, or a method of transportation. Skateboarding has been molded and influenced by many skateboarders throughout the ages. A 2002 report by American Sports Data found there are 18.5 million skate boarders in the world. 85 percent of…