Carrick-on-Shannon is one of the most popular inland resorts in Ireland, making it the perfect getaway destination in the West of Ireland for those coming from near or afar. Although it is the largest town sitting in the heart of County Leitrim, it still remains the smallest main county town in the entire country. But don’t let that deter you from venturing to this Irish Gem.
Carrick, as it’s known locally by its 5,000 residents, is widely acknowledged as an Anglers paradise with 41 lakes within a 10km radius of the town. The area holds fantastic fishing opportunities for both leisurely or professional fishers alike, with many species of game and course fish all available within a short distance of the bustling town. As well as this, Carrick-on-Shannon boasts a 750m span along the shore making it the cruising capital of the Shannon. The span proves ideal for cruising and serving as a gateway for people wishing to travel South along the River Shannon or North along the Shannon-Erne Waterway.
But the list of possibilities is never ending for what Carrick-on-Shannon can provide. Aside from being an Anglers and Water Sports paradise, Carrick offers a multitude of potential for every visitor, group party or couples romantic break away. It’s quaint ambience perfect for long evening strolls and abundance of nightlife options will be sure to keep you and yours entertained.
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