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We provide Outreach Information Clinics at a number of locations in County Longford... learn more about Outreach


We hold specialist clinics offering legal advice, support for hard of hearing, foreign nationals ..learn more about Specialist Clinics


We have a comprehensive online directory of community, voluntary and statutory organisations in Co Longford... view local directory


room for hire in longford townWe have a fully equipped meeting/training room for hire in Longford town centre.



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“Under Data Protection Regulations we are obliged to inform you that we will not hold your personal data other than to provide you with our services.   You can find out more on the Citizens Information Board website or by asking us for a copy of our Data Protection Notice.” Please see link



Co. Longford Citizens Information Service are running a Retirement Programme at the Family Centre, Longford Wednesday's at 7.00pm

September 19th 2018 - Planning and Lifestyle Change. Presenter Connie Gerety.

September 26th 2018 - Social Welfare Pensions/Other Social Welfare Entitlements. Presenter Sheila Hayes.

October 3rd 2018 - Legal Matters and Wills. Presenter Anne O Carroll.

October 10th 2018 - Financial/Tax - Presenter Michael Keenan, Grant Thornton.

October 17th 2018 - Lifestyle - A new lease of life. Presenter Dr Johannes Vorster.

October 24th 2018 - Retirement Options - Presentation on Travel,Volunteering and Retirement options.


On or around 16 April 2018 the entire business of the
Citizens Information Service companies (the “Transferor
Companies”) listed below will transfer to certain newly
incorporated companies (the “Transferee Companies”)
listed below (the “Transfer”). As part of the Transfer,
all client information and files held by the Transferor
Companies, including closed or archived files, which the
Transferor Companies are required or permitted to hold
until the expiry of the relevant retention period,
will transfer to the respective Transferee Company.
The Transferee Companies will become the data controllers
of all personal data held in these files in substitution of the
Transferor Companies. The files will continue to be stored in
the same safe and secure environment in which they were
held prior to the Transfer.

Should you have any queries prior to the Transfer,
please contact your local Citizens Information Service.
Contact details available on


Funded and supported by the Citizens Information Board

Latest News - last updated October 08th 2018

Services of the Longford Citizens Information Pensions -

  • State Pensions (Contributory and Non-Contributory)
  • Fair Deal - Nursing Home Support Scheme
  • IRIS - Irish Remote Interpreting Service
  • FLAC - Free Legal Advice Clinic
  • CAVA - Chartered Accountants Voluntary Advice
    * By Appointment Only

Co. Longford CIS has been allocated the European Foundation of Quality Management GOLD STAR AWARD on 18th November 2013

Recognition for this is attributed to all Core; Community Employment; Volunteer Staff and the Board of Management.

The Service was accessed under the following headings
1. Customer Service Direction
2. Customer Service Culture
3. Customer Service Delivery
4. Created Value and Business Impact



Information on Losing Your Job and Keeping Your Home

General information

Are you leaving Ireland for Europe?

Longford Citizens Information Service has compiled an information pack for individuals who are planning on leaving Ireland to live and work in Europe. For further information please click on:

Leaving Ireland-English

Leaving Ireland-Latvian

Leaving Ireland-Slovakian

Leaving Ireland-Polish


MESA provides a Supported Employment Programme for people with Disabilities in the Midlands.

We provide a service to people with a mental, physical, sensory or intellectual disability in the midlands, and are supported by FAS, to access mainstream employment both full and part time depending on individual choice and ability. Our details are Midland

Support Agency

Cross Care Migrant Project

  • Cross Care Migrant Project has published a series of books aimed at helping people who plan to relocate to Canada, Australia, the USA and the UK.

If you are planning to relocate to one of the countries mentioned above, the books will provide basic information which will help you on your way. They are free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

Citizens Information Board Publications

  • Employment Rights Explained
  • Entitlements for over Sixties
  • Information for Parents of Children with a Disability
  • Entitlements for Children with Disabilities
  • Bereavement

Free of charge and available at Longford CIC.

INOU - The Irish National Organisation of the Unemployed

Published 20th edition of its WORKING FOR WORK. This booklet provides information on welfare, work, education and training options for unemployed people. It provides information on:

  • Social Welfare Payments
  • Looking for work procedures
  • Employment schemes
  • Taxation
  • Trainings and courses
  • Organisations

A limited number are available and Free of charge at Longford CIC.

Know Your Rights

Check out this months Know Your Rights as seen in local newspapers listing information on four current topics.


We are located on Level one of the Longford Shopping Centre in Longford. We also provide Outreach Clinics throughout the County.

Longford Citizens Information Services Ltd is funded and supported by:





Please email us with any queries we can help you with.



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2.00 pm - 4.00 pm


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Closed for Lunch from 1pm- 2 pm

Opening hours subject to change pending staff availability. It is advised to contact the centre before arriving.



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