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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 ..

  • 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..

  • Costello Chapel

    Bridge St. IRL - Carrick-on-Shannon

    On the right, at the bottom of Bridge Street, stands a tiny funeral chapel (5 m x 4 m) built by Edward Costello in memory of his wife, who died in 1877. She was buried in April 1879 under a heavy glass slab (on the left) and he was buried twelve year..

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Hotels Carrick-on-Shannon

  • Leitrim Lodge Hotel

    Leitrim IRL - Carrick on Shannon

    Prix Prices from : 27 €

    Situated 5 minutes' drive from Carrick-on-Shannon town centre, Leitrim Lodge Hotel offers en-suite rooms, free WiFi throughout, and free parking with CCTV. A beer garden and children's play area are also available. The lodge offers a wide range of e..

  • 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..

  • 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..

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