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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 Hotel and 18th Green
Nuremore Hotel & Country Club
Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Course Type: Parkland
Originally established in 1991, the 18-hole championship golf course at the 4 Star Nuremore Hotel & Country club has been described as one of the most picturesque parkland courses in the country and acknowledged as one of the finest amenities ...
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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

Kells Farmers Market - County Meath - Saturdays
Kells Farmers Market

FBD Insurance Grounds, Kells, County Meath

Saturdays 10am - 2pm
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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

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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