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Tara Marina

Our Home Marina with ample free parking and facilities
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Restaurants

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Tara Marina Restaurant

Located between Carrick on Shannon and Boyle - approximately 3 mins off the Main N4 Road in the Village of Knockvicar, County Roscommon.
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The Brandywell

The Brandywell

The Brandywell caters to all your requirements with a spacious bar, inviting restaurant and luxury accomodation. We take functions and bookings for all events and parties with a variety of set menus available on request.
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Cox’s Steakhouse

Extraordinary, Luxurious and Contemporary Elegance, Cox’s Steak House offers a unique escape, strategically located in the picturesque village of Dromod overlooking Inis Boffin, this award winning Bar & Restaurant boasts an exceptional standard of service, stylish accommodation and delicious food.
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Beirne's Pub

Enjoy an excellent meal in this award-winning pub and lively entertainment is the order of the day.
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The Barge

A family owed pub/restaurant in the center of Leitrim village with a great beer garden a favourite with boaters.
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The Waterfront Restaurant

The Waterfront is a new restaurant located in the picturesque village of Cootehall. With the unique setting overlooking the river Shannon. The Waterfront Restaurant is the perfect location to enjoy some delicious food in a warm and relaxing atmosphere.
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Places to moor up

Lough Key Forest & Activity Park



The number one stop for all families

Lough Key has for many centuries drawn people to its spectacular views, abundant wildlife, historic buildings and evocative islands. This beautiful landscape is steeped in a rich history.

Now after major development the historic backdrop encompasses a landmark cluster of unique attractions serving the needs of a 21st century visitor with a new lakeside centre providing an ideal gateway for gentle leisurely activities or more energetic pursuits in the Park.

  • Tree Canopy Walk - 19th Century Servant Tunnels - Moylurg Tower
  • Boda Borg - Lakeside Cafe -  Gift Shop -  Caravan & Camping Park
  • Adventure Play Kingdom - Forest & Parkland Trails,
  • Bog Gardens, Lakeside Walks & 19th Century Bridges

Adventure Kingdom

Discover a magical land of exciting activities for children of all ages. The Adventure Play Kingdom is a dynamic, colourful and safe environment that'll keep kids entertained for hours.
The outdoor Adventure Play Kingdom is an enclosed and stimulating play area with towers, slides, climbing frames, roundabouts, swings, puzzles and other innovative play equipment suitable for a variety of ages and abilities.

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All Aboard at the Cavan and Leitrim Railway in Dromod.  © Bernd Biege 2014

The sleepy village of Dromod in County Leitrim has retained a mainline railway station (the trains from Dublin to Sligo actually stop here - Irish rail travel is not dead yet)), but the main visitor attraction is just beside it - where once the coal trains from the Arigna mines met the mainline, a section of the original Cavan and Leitrim Railway narrow gauge track has been restored. Complete with a typical rural station ensemble. And a collection of vehicles and paraphernalia that is nothing short of stunning.

Fishing

Republic of Ireland

A fishing licence is not required if you are fishing for coarse fish or trout but is required for salmon or sea trout. In addition to a licence for salmon or sea trout fishing you will need to purchase a permit to fish any water. Sea fishing does not need a licence. Numerous tackle and bait shops are available and some of these are listed below.

Anglers in the Shannon Region must have a Permit (ticket charge)  to fish for  trout, pike or coarse fish in the  Midland Fisheries Group of controlled waters. This area comprises the following river catchments ; RIVER SUCK, RIVER INNY, RIVER BROSNA, LITTLE BROSNA  RIVER and CAMLIN RIVER.  This permit is not required to fish the main River Shannon or other fisheries whose fishing rights are NOT under the control of the Inland Fisheries Ireland. For details see: http://www.fishinginireland.info/regulations.htm

Further information on angling in Leitrim waters in general can be had at: http://www.leisureangling.co.uk/coarsefishing/leitrim-angling.html

Northern Ireland

Lough Erne around the town of Enniskillen is one of the finest coarse fishing waters in Europe and has become popular as a competition venue for tourist anglers.

Within the Lough Erne system you will require a fishing licence.

There are different  licences and permits available to anglers, including three-day, fourteen-day and full season. Full details of the requirements can be found at:

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/information-and-services/leisure-home-and-community/leisure-and-recreation/outdoor-recreation/angling/game-and-coarse-angling/types-of-angling-licences-and-permits-available/coarse-angling-licences-and-permits-available.htm

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