Kinlough, Co. Leitrim

Kinlough (Irish: Cionn Locha) is a beautiful village in County Leitrim situated about 3km (2 miles) from Bundoran, County Donegal , (cionn Locha which means head of the lake) is at the head of Lough Melvin.

Lough Melvin is worldwidely famous for it's salmon and trout fishing. The lake runs from Kinlough to Garrison which is in County Fermanagh. The first salmon of the year has often been caught on the river Drowes which runs from the lake.

Lough Melvin has several small islands, on one of which are the ruins of Rossclogher Castle. On the mainland near by is the ruined Rossclogher Abbey. A captain in the Spanish Armada named De Cuellar is said to have taken refuge in the castle after being wrecked on the Sligo coast. 

Gardens

Salthill Walled Garden - County Donegal
Salthill Walled Garden
Mountcharles, Co. Donegal
When Elizabeth Temple started to reclaim a 200 year old walled garden, she did the logical thing and started gardening near the door. Nothing remained in the walled acre except a greenhouse and some paths, and a new garden - rather than a restore ...

Golf

Co Sligo Golf Clubhouse
County Sligo Golf Club
Rosses Point, Co. Sligo
Course Type: Links
County Sligo Golf Club is one of the oldest and best known links courses in Ireland. It was founded in 1894 is situated at Rosses Point, a seaside village eight kilometres (5 miles) north west of Sligo town. The links are set out on one of th ...

Self Catering

Selfcatering
Bruckless House Gate Lodge
Bruckless, Co. Donegal
The first gatelodge at Bruckless House was built in the eighteenth century, before the railway came to the area. When this iron road arrived, it passed through the site of this building of which there is now no trace. In the early 1900s, Thomas K ...

What's On

Donegal Farmers Market - County Donegal
Donegal Town Farmers Market

The Diamond, Donegal Town, County Donegal

On: Third Saturday Each Month

Contact:



Jim McLoughlin - 087 973 0539

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Tourist Attractions

Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery - Carrowmore County Sligo Ireland
Carrowmore Megalithic Cemetery
Carrowmore, Co. Sligo
The largest - and amongst the oldest - cemetery of megalithic tombs in Ireland consisting of monuments that range from five and a half thousand to six and a half thousand years old. Archaeologists have recorded over 60 tombs of which 30 are visib ...

Wedding Venues

Wedding
Harvey's Point
Lough Eske, Co. Donegal
Blessed with one of Ireland’s most beautiful locations, on the shores of Lough Eske, the Gysling family’s hotel is in a setting reminiscent of their native Switzerland - a dramatic backdrop for those who opt to arrive by helicopter or ...
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