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

Loughcrew Historic Gardens - County Meath
Loughcrew Historic Gardens
Kells, Co. Meath
After a long and sometimes fateful history, a more serendipitous chapter has opened for Loughcrew. The original 17th century landscaped grounds, which were revived in the 19th century have been rescued again with help from the Great Gardens of Ir ...

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 ...

Self Catering

Clonabreany House - Self Catering Accommodation County Meath - Bedroom
Clonabreany House
Kells, Co. Meath
The cottages surround a large car-free courtyard, with ample parking at the back of the courtyard including a cosy private country bar and restaurant suitable for groups of up to 60 people. All cottages provide luxury and comfort with modern fac ...

What's On

Monaghan Farmers Country Market - Co Monaghan - last Saturday each month
Monaghan Farmers & Country Market - Last Saturday of month, 9am-1pm

Castleblayney Livestock Salesyard, Castleblayney, Co Monaghan

Contact: Maura Nugent - 042 974 ...

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 ...

Wedding Venues

Tankardstown House - Wedding Venue - Slane County Meath Ireland
Tankardstown House
Slane, Co. Meath
Whether for a short break, a special occasion, a good meal or just a light bite and a browse around the garden and gift shop, this lovely period property near Slane is well worth a special visit. Arriving at dusk with the courtyard fountain, ...
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