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General Information Built on the River Shannon, this is both the county town of Leitrim and the cruising capital of Ireland. Carrick-on-Shannon or Carrick as it is known locally is a thriving centre and boasts a beautiful modern marina. It is widely acknowledged as an angler’s paradise and within a a10km radius there are no fewer than 41 lakes. There is a wide range of quality restaurants, accommodation and high street shops. Carrick-on-Shannon offers a wide variety of night time entertainment and boasts many talented musicians, providing lively sessions in local hostelries. Carrick is the smallest County town in Ireland. Carrick is famous for its friendly people, beautiful streets and marinas that are a hive of activity during the tourist season. Dublin Belfast Derry Enniskillen Galway Cork Waterford Limerick 97.9 miles 124.9 miles 101.9 miles 41.1 miles 74.6 miles 181.9 miles 151.2 miles 120.4 miles

Government Agencies Department of Agriculture & Food Department of Social & Family Affairs Revenue Commissioners

Transport Carrick-on-Shannon is served by Knock (Connaught) International Airport (1 hour by road), Sligo Regional Airport (40 Minutes by road/rail) and Dublin International Airport (2 Hours by road/rail) Bus Eireann Frequency Dublin-Longford-Dromod-Annaduff-Ck-on-Shannon-Drumkeeran-Sligo 4 per day Iarnrod Eireann 3 trains daily to and from Dublin serving Dublin Connolly, Maynooth, Mullingar, Edgeworthstown, Longford, Dromod, Carrick-on-Shannon, Boyle, Ballymote, Collooney and Sligo.

Taxis Joe Brock Michael Flynn Michael Glancy John Healy Kilclare Taxi John Martin Michael O’Halloran Ken Mc Manus Colm Spelman

087 2345635 086 8315566 086 8597093 086 8255489 086 8222264 0862 609610 071 9620015 087 2526377 086 8232424

071 9620707

071 9624655

Accommodation Auctioneers-Estate Agents Joseph G Brady Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Gallagher Auctioneers Ltd www.gallagherproperty.com Farrell Property Advisors James McGuire Property House, Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Declan O’Carroll Cortober Ck-on-Shannon 071 9622444 071 96 21000 071 9620796 071 9620339 071 9620611

Business Facilities The Landmark Hotel www.thelandmarkhotel.com The Bush Hotel www.bushhotel.com 071 9622222 071 9620014

Education Primary Schools Achadh na Sileann Annaduff mixed NS Drumnamore NS Faitima NS Gortlettragh Central Leitrim mixed NS Naomh Caillin Newtowngore NS SN Achadh SN Brid Naofa SN Cara Droma Ruisc SN Corr na Gaoithe SN Corrabha SN Lasair Naofa SN Muire na Toirbhirte

Carrick-on-Shannon Aghamore, Ck-on-Shannon Lawderdale, Ck-on-Shannon Cluana, Ck-on-Shannon Fornocht, Ck-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon Fiodnach, Foxfield Ck-onSh Carrick-on-Shannon Mhaolain Garadice, Ck-on-Sh Beal an Atha Moir, Ck-on-Sh SN na Maighdine, Ck-on-Sh Dowra, Ck-on-Shannon Glangelvin, Ck-on-Shannon Arigna, Ck-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon

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SN Naomh Brighid Sn Naomh Mhuire SN Naomh Padraig Scoil Mhuire Post Primary Schools Community School

Coill na gCros 071 96 Leitrin PO, Ck-on-Shannon 071 9621724 Tearmon Spencer Harbour, Ck-onSh 071 9648306 Bornacoola, Carrick-on-Shannon 071 9638441


071 9620880

Childcare and Children’s Facilities Kinderkare Crèche & Montessori Lisnagot, Ck-on-Shannon Tiny Tots Playgroup Hartley, Ck-on-Shannon Breffni Community Development Playgroup Breffni Crescent, Ck-on-Shannon Mobile Playservice, Pre-school & Afterschool Service Newtowngore, Ck-on-Shannon Breffni Community House Breffni Crescent, Ck-on-Shannon

Healthcare St Patrick’s Community Hospital 071 9620011 Clinics & Services: Paediatrics Clinic, Maternity Clinic, Orthopaedic Clinic, Psychiatric Clinic, Radiology, Ambulance Service, Inpatient Continuing Care, Day Hospital for the Elderly, Respite Care, Terminal Care. GPs Dr Kieran Green Medical Centre Dentists Peter Doyle Noel P Sweeney Opticians Kierans Pharmacy Mc Mahon Optomerists Chemists Cox’s Pharmacy Kierans Pharmacy

Ballinamoney, Ck-on-Shannon Presentation Hse. Ck-on-Shannon Dublin Rd, Ck-on-Shannon Dublin Rd, Ck-on-Shannon

071 9620444 071 9620091 071 9620700 071 9621055

The Pharmacy, Ck-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon

071 9620130 071 9622080

Bridge St, Ck-on-Shannon The Pharmacy, Ck-on-Shannon

071 9620158 071 9620130

Shops and Shopping Centres Entertainment

Cinema Gaiety Cinema Restaurants Cryan’s Riverside Glancy’s Pyramids Cartown County Manor La Gondola Ferrari’s The Courtyard Restaurant Canal View Restaurant Crews Inn Chungs Chinese Puccini Fusion Brasserie Lebanese Cuisine Boathouse Restaurant

071 9621869

Bridge Street, Ck-on-Shannon Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon The Landmark Hotel The Landmark Hotel The Bush Hotel Keshcarrigan, Ck-on-Sh Rooskey, Ck-on-Sh Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Jamestown, Ck-on-Shannon Bridge St, Ck-on-Shannon

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Coffee Shops Coffey’s Pastry Case Bridge St, Ck-on-Shannon Boardwalk café & Bar The Landmark Hotel The Bush Hotel Coffee Shop The Bush Hotel Pubs Burkes Lounge Bar Flynn’s Corner House Paddy’s Bar Joe Lowes Oarsman Bar Weir Lodge Swan Inn Cryan’s Railway Bar

071 9620929 071 9622222 071 9620014

Bridge St, Ck-on Shannon Main St, Ck-on-Shannon Bridge St, Ck-on-Shannon Georgia, Rooskey, Ck-on-Sh Drumcong, Ck-on-Shannon Bridge St, Ck-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon

071 9620376

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Natural Environment Community and Sporting Facilities Carrick-on-Shannon Sports & Leisure Centre 071 9621005

Carrick Swimming Pool (June Bank Holiday weekend- end August)071 9621400

Cruising What better way to relax and unwind with a wonderful break on the Shannon erne Waterways. You can go your own route and choose a pace that suits you. Many cruisers operate from Carrick-on-Shannon including Emerald Star Carrick Craft Shannon Erne Line Crown Blue Line Moon River The Marina, Ck-on-Shannon The Marina, Ck-on-Shannon Rosebank Marina, Ck-on-Shannon Ck-on-Shannon The Quayside, Ck-on-Shannon 078 20234 078 20236 078 21196 078 21903 078 21777

Angling 41 lakes are within a six- mile radius of the River Shannon. The Shannon has Bream, Rudd, roach, Tench and Pike swimming around in the river. This is an ideal place for the visiting angler. It has good fishing, entertainment, forest walks and boating is also readily available too. The majority of lakes are very well developed as they have stands, footbridges and stiles to cater for the many anglers, which visit the area. Sports Clubs Equestrian Doherty’s Trekking Centre Golf Clubs Ballinamore Carrick-on-Shannon

Leitrim Village

071 9620853

Ballinamore, Ck-on-Shannon Woodbrook, Ck-on-Shannon

071 9644346 071 9667015

Rowing Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Club Shooting Tom Maher

071 9620532

Hollywell, Liberty Hill, Ck-on-Shannon (Season Nov.- Jan.)

071 9621124

Cultural landmarks and visitor centres Cavan & Leitrim Railway Lough Key Boyle Abbey King House Tullyboy Open Farm Strokestown House Parkes Castle

071 9638599 071 9667037 071 9662604 071 9636243 071 9668031 071 9633013

Festivals, Fireworks, Christmas events Parades Community Arts Festival June Regatta August Fishing Festival September McManus Writers Festival October Session on the Shannon October

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