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Celebrating your Birthday in Carrick-on-Shannon

Celebrating your Birthday in Carrick-on-Shannon There’s nothing quite like having a weekend break away to celebrate your birthday. With plenty to do, great places to eat, drink and be merry, as well as a great choice of accommodation, the lively yet characterful county town of Carrick-on-Shannon is the perfect destination. Daytime Activities Learn more about

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What to do in Lough Key?

A Great Day Out: What to do in Lough Key?

A Great Day Out: What to do in Lough Key? The beautiful lake of Lough Key in Boyle County Roscommon, central Ireland, has long drawn people to its beguiling shores. Lough Key’s name stems from Loch Cé. According to Irish folklore, Cé was the druid of the god Nuadu. Cé fled south after being wounded

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Top 10 Fun Things To Do in Carrick-on-Shannon

Top 10 Fun Things To Do in Carrick-on-Shannon

Top 10 Fun Things To Do in Carrick-on-Shannon Carrick-on-Shannon — Cora Droma Ruisc in Irish, or “the weir of the marshy ridge” — is the largest town in the county of Leitrim. Located two hours from both Dublin and Belfast, its home to 5,000 people. Its thriving population of restaurants, a host of good accommodations,

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Guide to Carrick-on-Shannon Nightlife

The Ultimate Guide to Carrick-on-Shannon Nightlife (Top bars & Clubs)

The Ultimate Guide to Carrick-on-Shannon Nightlife (Top Bars & Clubs) Best known for its hen parties and stag parties, Carrick-on-Shannon turns from a quaint riverside town into a vibrant weekend destination for grooms and brides-to-be. While the town is home to a myriad of restaurants, scenic tours and water activities that are perfectly suited to

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Know your limits

How to Stay Safe on a Stag and Hen Weekend

How to Stay Safe on a Stag and Hen Weekend A stag or hen weekend is definitely an event to look forward to. After all, it’s the groom or bride-to-be’s last hurrah as a single individual and it only makes sense to go all out. But more than enjoying yourself, you have to make sure

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The Essential Items for Any Stag Party

The Essential Items for Any Stag Party So you’ve been asked to be best man at a wedding. And, as excited as you are for being asked to play such an important role in the upcoming wedding of your best mate, it’s by no means an easy role to play. Not only have you got

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