Slideshow: President Higgins visits Abbeyshrule

Aoife Carberr


Aoife Carberr

On Saturday, June 22, Abbeyshrule, Co Longford welcomed President Michael D Higgins and his wife Sabina to the village.

During his visit, the President unveiled a plaque in honour of the village’s achievement in last year’s Tidy Towns Competition.

In total, Abbeyshrule earned 5 awards in the annual competition, including a Gold Medal Award for the best in their category and a Best in County award. The village was also honoured with a Gold Medal in the prestigious Entente Florale competition.