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Kingscourt, Co. Cavan

Kingscourt (Irish: Dún an Rí) is a busy market town in County Cavan. It is located in the east of the county near Carrickmacross, County Monaghan. The town was founded near the site of the old village of Cabra where the wishing-well featured in the song 'Doonaree', located at Dún-a-Rí National Forest Park, set in the area of outstanding beauty, part of which is maintained for public recreation and amenity. Situated in a tranquil glen, Dún an Rí is home to stoat, hare, mink, rabbit and otter, as well as red and grey squirrel along the banks of the River Cabra.

Kingscourt offers good coarse fishing at the local lakes such as Evrey and Greaghlone or the golfer can enjoy 9 holes at Cabra Golf Course (+353 (0) 28 966 7714). 

Nearby at Muff Rock is the scene of an annual horse fair on the 12th of August, which is the oldest horse fair in Ireland. 

Gardens

Rockfield House - Navan County Meath Ireland
Rockfield House
Navan, Co. Meath
Rockfield House has a particularly peaceful setting, looking over parkland sloping down to the River Dee valley, and the walled garden mimics the landscape, folding around a central stream like a half open book around its binding. The walls of th ...
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Golf

The 11th Green
Headfort Golf Club
Kells, Co. Meath
Course Type: Parkland / Parkland
Established in 1928, Headfort Golf Club is one of the finest parkland complexes in the Country. Boasting a 36 hole layout, both courses have beautiful trees which enhance this picturesque setting. The idea of creating a new club near Kells, to ...
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Self Catering

Selfcatering
Tankardstown House & Cottages
Slane, Co. Meath
Tricia and and Brian Conroy’s magnificent Georgian country house with cottages is available to hire for an exclusive stay or to host a private house party (maximum sixty guests). Set in parkland near the charming village of Slane in Coun ...
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What's On

Dundalk Farmers Market - County Louth - Fridays
Dundalk Farmers Market

The Square, Dundalk, County Louth - Fridays 10am-2pm.

Contact: Peter Thomas - 087 277 8538
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Tourist Attractions

Old Mellifont Abbey - Drogheda County Louth Ireland
Old Mellifont Abbey
Drogheda, Co. Louth
Mellifont Abbey resides on the banks of the River Mattock and was the first Cistercian monastery to be built in Ireland, founded in 1142 by St Malachy of Armagh. The Abbey became the model for other Cistercian abbeys built in Ireland, with it ...
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Wedding Venues

Wedding
Nuremore Hotel & Country Club
Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
This fine owner-managed country hotel just south of Carrickmacross is set in a parkland estate, with its own 18-hole golf course, and overlooks a lake. You approach over a little bridge (“Beware - ducks crossing”) and immaculately mai ...
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