Co Cavan shares the 667 m peak of Cuilcagh with neighbouring Fermanagh. No ordinary mountain, this - it has underground streams which eventually become the headwaters of the lordly River Shannon, Ireland's longest river that passes south through many counties before exiting at the mighty estuary in Limerick. A magnet for tourism now with boating, fishing, cycling and walking-a-plenty.
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Killaloe, Co. Clare
Harry McKeogh's impressive modern restaurant is a favourite weekend destination for discerning Limerick residents, who enjoy the waterside location and consistently excellent contemporary cooking.
A high-ceilinged room with open beams, well-spaced, cl ... more...
Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare
Country House / Restaurant
Only 10 minutes from Shannon airport and in a beautiful rural setting, Carrygerry is a lovely residence dating back to 1793. It overlooks the Shannon and Fergus estuaries and, peacefully surrounded by woodlands, gardens and pastures, seems very distant ... more...
Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
This attractive and characterful pub in Carrick on Shannon is run by brothers Conor and Ronan Maher, sons of former Carrick-on-Shannon hoteliers, Rosaleen and the late Tom Maher (see entry for Hollywell), and it will be very clear to anyone who visits ... more...
Jamestown, Co. Leitrim
Well known local chef, Shamzuri Mohid Hanifa, offers excellent modern European and Asian food at this cheerful white-washed restaurant on the edge of the pretty village of Jamestown and it has become a firm favourite with local diners and visitors, man ... more...
Adare, Co. Limerick
Hotel / Restaurant
Established in 1792, the Murphy family’s large hotel in Adare has somehow retained the comfortable ambience of a country inn. A very luxurious inn nevertheless, and operated under the personal management of Bryan and Louis Murphy.
The furnishing ... more...
Ballingarry, Co. Limerick
Country House / Restaurant
Dan Mullane's famous restaurant The Mustard Seed started life in Adare in 1985, then moved just ten minutes drive away to Echo Lodge, a spacious Victorian hideaway set on seven acres of lovely gardens, with mature trees, shrubberies, kitchen garden and ... more...
Tarmonbarry, Co. Roscommon
Bar / Hotel / Restaurant
Just beside the bridge over the Shannon in Tarmonbarry, this well-run bar and restaurant is a favourite watering hole for river folk and makes a great place to break a journey between Dublin and the north-west.
The bar is comfortably set up for food, ... more...
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Café / Deli / Speciality Store
Food-lovers from all over the country plan journeys around a visit to Peter and Mary Ward’s unique shop in Nenagh.
Old hands head for the little café at the back first, fortifying themselves with simple home-cooked food that reflects a po ... more...
Roscrea, Co. Tipperary
Cookery School / Restaurant
Enda and Ailish Hennessy’s lovely country house style restaurant and cookery school is not the easiest place to find (it is sensible to get directions when booking) but, once discovered, what a welcome sight their neat pink-painted farmhouse pres ... more...
Terryglass, Co. Tipperary
Bar / Pub / Restaurant
Tables set up outside Michael and Joyce Soden’s popular Derg Inn please the summer crowd, and a crackling fire is a welcome sight on a cold day - like many country pubs this is, perhaps, a place seen at its best off-season.
This is one of the ar ... more...