Flights to Shannon from Europe
The centre houses a permanent exhibition on the life and work of Patrick Kavanagh, one of Ireland’s best loved poets. 60-seat audio-visual theatre and reference library. Please reserve 12th - 14th July for our Inniskeen Road July Evening Festival.Address: Inniskeen, Co. MonaghanPhone: +353 42 9378560Website: http://www.patrickkavanaghcountry.comOpening hours: All year, Tue – Fri, 11.00 - 16.30. Jun – Sep, Sundays, 15.00-17.00
Ireland’s largest private collection of mounted specimens of Irish Wildlife including Corncrake, Bittern & Cuckoo. External tour includes live Buzzards and Owls plus a collection of Irish Heritage artefacts.Address: Listinny, Co. MonaghanPhone: +353 47 80632Website: http://www.wildlifeandheritage.comOpening hours: All year, on request (by phone or via website) Group bookings (minimum 5 people)
Beautiful, historic forest park with four marked walks. Home to a great diversity of wildlife and historical features, including the ruins of Flemings Castle. Families will enjoy the sculpture trail.Address: Kingscourt, Co. CavanPhone: +353 49 4331942Website: http://www.thisiscavan.ie
Extreme outdoor adventure park for ages 10+ including off-road Buggies, clay pigeon and hover crafting.Address: Ballyconnell, Co. CavanPhone: +353 49 9523877Website: http://www.odd.ieOpening hours: All Year (subject to pre-booking)
Go for a relaxing trip on the Moon River pleasure cruiser. All trips depart quay side, Carrick on Shannon, Moon River is the ideal choice for Shannon River sightseeing and entertainmentAddress: Carrick on Shannon, Co. LeitrimPhone: +353 71 9621777Website: http://www.moonriver.ieOpening hours: Feb-Dec, schedule varies.
This centre informs the visitor about life, transport and industry between the Arigna and Sliabh an Iarainn mountain - the railway, canal, lakes, iron and coal mining.Address: Drumshanbo, Co. LeitrimPhone: +353 71 9640678Opening hours: Apr-Oct, Mon-Sat (10.00-18.00) & Sun (14.00-18.00)
Lakeside Forest Park with Visitor Centre, Café & Marina, offering unique activities such as Boda Borg, a Tree Canopy Trail & Zipit.Address: Boyle, Co. RoscommonPhone: +353 71 9673122Website: http://www.loughkey.ieOpening hours: Mar – Sep (7 days a week); All other months (Fri, Sat & Sun)Tickets: €5 discount for 2 adults on the Lough Key Experience.
13th Century Norman castle alongside the town park with a mile of walks, pond with ducks, modern playground and outdoor gym for adults.Address: Roscommon Town, Co. RoscommonPhone: +353 90 6626342Website: http://www.visitroscommon.comOpening hours: Year Round (free).
Hand carved unique sculptures and gifts made from 5000 year old bogwood.Address: Newtowncashel, Co. LongfordPhone: +353 43 3325297Website: http://www.bogoak.ieOpening hours: All Year, Mon – Sat, 09.00 – 18.00
A designated heritage village with a beautiful park that contains over 2,000 broad leaved trees.Address: Ardagh, Co. LongfordWebsite: http://www.longfordtourism.ie
Visit the old distillery which is now a museum and see the new operational distillery onsite. Enjoy a complimentary taste of Kilbeggan Irish Whiskey.Address: Kilbeggan Co. WestmeathPhone: +353 57 9332134Website: http://www.kilbeggandistillery.comOpening hours: 10.00 - 16.00 (Nov-Mar), 09.00 - 18.00 (Apr- Oct) 7 days a week.Tickets: Concessions for Groups & Seniors/Students
Athlone’s 13th century Castle incorporates an impressive Keep and eight interactive exhibition spaces, with breath taking views across the Shannon.Address: Athlone, Co. WestmeathPhone: +353 64 42130Website: http://www.athloneartandheritage.ieOpening hours: Tue - Sat (11.00 - 17.00), Sun (12.00 - 17.00)Tickets: Family of 2 adults & 4 children €20. Group rates on request
Visit the only museum in Ireland dedicated to the Connemara Pony and Irish Horse.Address: Loughrea, Co. GalwayPhone: +353 91 843968Website: http://www.dartfield.comOpening hours: Mon – Sun, 09.30 – 17.00
Built before 1618, the castle & gardens include a 17th Century walled kitchen garden.Address: Portumna, Co. GalwayPhone: +353 90 9741658Website: http://www.heritageireland.ieOpening hours: Daily until 18th Sep, weekends thereafter.
Activities at Lough Boora Parklands include walking or hiking, cycling, coarse angling, game fishing, bird watching, a sculpture park and Mesolithic sitesAddress: Cloghan, Co. OffalyWebsite: http://www.loughbooraparklands.comOpening hours: All Year Round.
This 6th century monastery located on the River Shannon, boasts, seven churches and two round towers.Address: Clonmacnoise, Co. OffalyPhone: +353 90 9674195Website: http://www.heritageireland.ieOpening hours: All year round.
Follow in the footsteps of the condemned prisoners. Visit our art gallery, which houses rotating art, craft & photographic exhibitions.Address: Nenagh, Co. TipperaryPhone: +353 67 33850Website: http://www.tipperarynorth.ieOpening hours: Mon – Fri, 09.30 – 17.00, All Year
1 hour cruises each day on the shores of Lough Derg, on modern, clean, safe and comfortable passenger boatsAddress: Killaloe, Co. ClarePhone: +353 86 8140559Website: http://www.killaloerivercruises.comOpening hours: All year round.
Holy Island is one of the most famous monastic sites in Ireland. Its many attractions include a well preserved Round Tower, the ruins of six churches and a cell like structure which is one of the most extraordinary buildings in the country.Address: Scarriff, Co. ClarePhone: +353 86 8749710Website: http://www.visitclare.net