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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Longford, Co. Longford
Brother and sister Stephen and Linda Devlins’ popular first floor restaurant on the main street, is up steep stairs in a smart, light-filled room. It has a lovely curved bar as the focal point as you arrive, with informal seating that allows ex ... more...
Birr, Co. Offaly
Character Pub / Pub / Restaurant
This characterful little thatched pub and restaurant just outside Birr shows just how pleasing a genuine, well-run country pub can be.
Des Connole, proprietor since 1991, has achieved a well-earned reputation for the immaculate maintenance and atmosph ... more...
Shannonbridge, Co. Roscommon
In a pleasant and historically interesting site right beside the Shannon, this restaurant is in a restored fort and has oodles of character. The proprietor, Fergal Moran, grew up here and, having fulfilled a lifetime ambition to restore the fort, opene ... more...
Knockvicar, Co. Roscommon
Everybody loves the warm welcome and authentic Italian food at Bruno Boe’s stylishly appointed contemporary restaurant at Knockvicar marina.
The lovely location is a major attraction, and it's a very pleasant place to be: the interior is well-de ... more...
Ballinderry, Co. Tipperary
Anthony and Anne Gernon’s almost-waterside restaurant has attracted a following disproportionate to its size over the years and, although it has been extended at the back to include a high-ceilinged conservatory style room which opens on to a gar ... more...
Garrykennedy, Co. Tipperary
You can’t miss this pretty white cottage pub with its cheerful red paintwork, at Garrykennedy’s charming little harbour. Maura and Cormac Boyle have done a little gentle modernisation since they took over ownership of Larkins in 2006; thank ... more...
Nenagh, Co. Tipperary
Spas and retreats appeared all over Ireland in recent years, but few could rival the beauty of this magic place. This unique resort on the eastern shores of Lough Derg is modelled on the lines of a 19th century Irish village with quietly understated lu ... more...
Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Garry Hughes and Gael Bradbury celebrated a decade in their charming Custume Place restaurant in 2007 - and then moved into these spanking modern waterfront premises just a few yards away in 2008.
Overlooking Athlone castle and with plate glass windo ... more...
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Baking/Bakery / Café
Although only open three days a week, Ann and Emily Gray’s smart, black-painted, traditionally-fronted premises in Mullingar is bright and welcoming – and is a good place for any time of day, including breakfast (with freshly squeezed juice ... more...
Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Julie Magan’s delightful 2-storey coffee house and informal restaurant in the centre of Mullingar is attractively set up - the first floor area is particularly pleasing, with a seating area of sofas, low tables and plants at the top of the stairs ... more...