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Experience the Shannon with Electric Day Boats

Book an electric day boat for a personalised adventure along the Shannon. After a brief info-session, you are all set to  navigate the river at your own pace on these eco-friendly boats. Boats have been engineered for safety and ease,  meaning you can enjoy a stress-free journey. Choose between full or half-day options to explore islands, riverside villages, safe swimming spots, or simply relish the river’s tranquility—your time, your choice.

Geraghty’s Shop

This  long established family run business in the heart of the town is  full of curiousities and  you can buy anything from a ukelele to a milk jug, from a door knocker to a fishing rod. Out front it is a fine example of the distinctive Roscommon mosaic tradition – yes it’s a thing!  Why not call in when you are out for a stroll around town- this traditional shop is well worth the visit!

St. George’s Heritage Centre and Famine Workhouse

Step into the past at Carrick-on-Shannon’s St George’s Heritage and Visitor Centre, with a visit to the famine era Workhouse Attic Memorial. This haunting site, captures the essence of a challenging period in Irish history. Follow the brass plaque trail through town, leading to the Workhouse Attic Memorial. Within the small, whitewashed quarters, once inhabited by 1846 famine victims, history is brought to life, serving as a testament to the resilience of the people who endured such hardship.

Aura Leisure Centre

The state of the art gym and fitness centre is the  ultimate wellness experience in the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon. With 2 indoors pools, a fitness suite, weekly classes and kids summer camps, Aura Leisure provides a wealth of options for maintaining your fitness schedule during your visit.

Jump Street

Soar to new heights at Jump Street, the  North West of Ireland’s exclusive trampoline park! Jump Street is your one-stop destination for thrilling jumps, gravity-defying flips, and boundless fun as well as foam pits for the little ones and dodgeball for the older ones. Whether you’re a seasoned jumper or trying it out for the first time, a junior bouncer or a grown-up looking for a some light hearted fun, Jump Street caters to all ages and skill levels. 

Carrick Karting

Don’t miss the chance to be part of the excitement at Carrick Karting, Leitrim’s go-to  go-karting destination. From powerful 270cc go-karts to a challenging 40-second track and the thrill of new drift karts, every visit guarantees heart-pounding fun. Fuel your passion for speed, challenge your friends, and create lasting memories at Carrick Karting. It’s time to satisfy your need for speed and embark on a karting adventure like no other! 

Exterior view of Carrick Cineplex

Carrick Cineplex

Experience cinematic luxury at Carrick Cineplex, a multiple award-winning 4-screen cinema that combines the best  of cinema and hospitality. Recognized as the RAAM Irish Independent Cinema of the Year in 2008 and 2011, Carrick Cineplex offers a unique blend of entertainment and comfort with Family-Friendly Fun and Special Screenings including autism friendly screening.

The LDH interior showcasing quality irish made crafts

The Leitrim Design House

Located in The Dock Arts Centre, the Leitrim Design House proudly showcases contemporary Irish hand-crafted items, by local and national artisans. Crafts include ceramics, glass, limited edition prints, woodwork, jewellery, textiles, leather work and book binding. Founded in 2000, this initiative has evolved into one of Ireland’s most dynamic craft and design retailers. The Leitrim Design House is a leader in championing and sustaining Ireland’s rich tradition of craftsmanship and is well worth a visit.

The Dock Arts Centre, Carrick on Shannon

The Dock Arts Centre

Explore The Dock, the county’s flag ship arts centre, situated in a restored 19th century former Courthouse, just a short walk from the town’s Main St. The Dock offers a multi-disciplinary programme of events and features a performance space, art galleries, artists’ studios, an arts education room, and The Leitrim Design House. The Dock hosts contemporary art exhibitions and a year-round theatre programme covering drama, music, dance, comedy, and performance art. The Jury Room Café provides a daily retreat for delightful treats amidst a cozy setting overlooking the river. 

The Costello Memorial Chapel

Located where the Main St. turns into Bridge St., stands the Costello Memorial Chapel, the smallest chapel in Europe and an extraordinary expression of deep affection and devotion by husband Edward Costello in memory of his beloved wife, Mary Josephine. Constructed in 1879, the chapel served as both a monument to their love and a final resting place, and measures a mere sixteen by twelve feet, covering an area of 192 square feet, Tucked in between two much taller buildings, the Costello Memorial Chapel remains a hidden gem, captivating the hearts of those fortunate enough to discover its unique tale of enduring love.