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County town of Leitrim, the town is located at an important crossroads on the Shannon. Up until the 16C, the district was controlled by the O'Rourkes, who ruled it from their Leitrim stronghold. The town acquired its fortifications after receiving a charter from James I and continued to grow with the development of the Shannon in 1846, followed by the arrival of the railways. Its position at the upper limit for navigation on the Shannon makes it ideal for cruises and fishing.

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  • The estate was purchased by the Clements Family in 1750. It lies between Lake Errke and Lake Rinn. The buildings were erected after 1854. Three walled gardens (1,2 ha), planted in 1859 to produce vegetables, fruit and flowers, have now been laid out ..

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  • Creevelea Abbey Interesting

    R 288 IRL - Dromahair

    An avenue of evergreens beside the Bonet River, leads to the ruins of a Franciscan friary founded by Owen O'Rourke in 1508. The east and west windows and the church's western door are well-preserved. The cloisters' carved pillars (northern side) depi..

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  • Parke's Castle Interesting

    Fivemile Bourne IRL - Dromahair

    This castle was built in 1609 by captain Robert Parke, who became an MP in 1661. The castle was captured in 1647, surrendered in 1652 and quickly abandoned. Major restoration work was necessary to repair the slate roof as well as the frames and glass..

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Hotels Carrick-on-Shannon

  • The Landmark Hotel

    Dublin Road IRL - Carrick on Shannon

    Overlooking the River Shannon, this stylish, 4-star hotel is located in the beautiful riverside town of Carrick-on-Shannon. It offers guests free Wi-Fi, free parking, and the AA Rosette Boardwalk Cafe Bar. The spacious rooms at The Landmark Hotel bo..

  • Leitrim Lodge Hotel

    Leitrim IRL - Carrick on Shannon

    Prix Prices from : 25 €

    Just 5 minutes from Carrick-on-Shannon's town centre, Leitrim Lodge Hotel offers en-suite rooms, free Wi-Fi, and free parking. The lodge is just 10 minutes' drive from the renowned Lough Key Forest Park. The lodge offers a wide range of en-suite roo..

  • Bush Hotel

    Main Street IRL - Carrick on Shannon

    This environmentally friendly hotel is in the town centre of Carrick-on-Shannon and is over 200 years old. It has free Wi-Fi, free parking and modern en suite rooms. The Bush Hotel is in County Leitrim, between Dublin and Sligo. It is one of Ireland..

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