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Leitrim

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Water shapes it's boundaries, defines it's character, supplies it's recreation. Wonderful waterways of sheer pleasure. Lively riverside towns and cruiser bases. Angling of all sorts. Friendly pubs, impromptu music sessions. Hills wrapped in peace. Savour it. Take it slowly. What's the rush? Leitrim tempts you to take a closer look.

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Carrick-on-Shannon
This lovely town, often identified as 'Carrick' for short, is a center for boating and pleasure-cruising and is located on the River Shannon. It is the county town of Leitrim and is the site on what is thought to be the second smallest chapel in the world. Costello chapel on Main street.

Drumshanbo
Drumshanbo is situated in the shadow of the Slieve Anierin and the Arigna Mountains. Its position at the southern end of Lough Allen makes it a prized angling resort. The surrounding area is mountainous and hilly. It is rich in geological remains including a group of extinct marine animals dating from 275 million years ago.

The Leitrim Way
Sli Liatroma, or the Leitrim Way, is a walk which takes you through some of the more scenic parts of North Leitrim including the Glens of Glencar and Glenade.

Attractions

Cruising
Largest pleasure cruising base in the North West.

Costello Chapel
Europe's smallest chapel - Costello Chapel, built in 19th Century, found in Carrick-on-Shannon.

Angling
Superb coarse and pike angling.

Walking
Splendid walking routes - the way-marked routes include the Leitrim Way; the Arigna Miner's Way; The Historical Trail and the Lough Allen Circular Walk.

Water views
A plethora of peaceful rivers and canal-side villages

Glencar Waterfall
Celebrated by the poet W.B. Yeats

Parkes Castle
A restored semi-fortified plantation castle of the early 17th century, situated on the shores of the picturesque Lough Gill.

Lough Rynn House and Gardens
Lough Rynn House and Gardens, Mohill - Lakeside house with ornamental gardens and nature trail.

The North Leitrim Glens
The seven delightful green glens of this region are Glencar, Glenfarne, Glenaniff, Glenboy, Glenkeel, Gleniff and Glenade.

Sliabh and Iarainn Visitor Centre
This Visitor Centre in Drumshanbo - illustrates the historical development of transport and industry in the region.

Activities

Boat Cruises

Angling- superb coarse and pike angling

Salmon Fishing

Walking- the glens

Watersports
The Shannon erne Waterway is a superb leisure amenity and the villages and towns along the way are lively, friendly and geared to those who take their pleasures on or near water.

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