Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Longford Glebe

Estate(s)
Townland Longford
Civil Parish KIlkeevin
PLU Castlerea
DED Castlereagh 65
County Roscommon
Barony Castlereagh
Description Longford House is best known as the birthplace, in 1860, of the first President of Ireland, Douglas Hyde. At the time of Griffith's Valuation it was leased by Rev. John Oldfield to William Cotton and was valued at £10. It is still extant and occupied as a private dwelling.
Longford House (Buildings of Ireland)
Front of Longford House, showing commemorative plaque (Buildings of Ireland)

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