The Library Plaza, Edgeworthstown, Co. Longford, N39 F7Y8
Join our local guide on Edgeworthstown’s Heritage & Literary Trail. Explore a small country town in rural Ireland, quietly tucked away in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands. And unearth its name: “The Town of the Great Writers”. Follow in the footsteps of historical figures, like Sir Walter Scott, William Wordsworth, Oscar Wilde and many more. Take this breathtaking literary walking tour and uncover their connections with the town of Edgeworthstown.
Keep an eye on the weather and dress accordingly
It’s Ireland, always bring a raincoat! And we hopefully won’t need it!
Many people believe that Matt is married to Maria Edgeworth. He was awarded the title of Heritage Hero 2017 due to his incredible passion and commitment. Matt is the driving force behind the Maria Edgeworth Centre, where he strives to preserve her memory and raise awareness about her, her family, and the remarkable heritage of Edgeworthstown.