Things to do in Carrick on Shannon

Located in the scenic North West of Ireland, Carrick-on-Shannon is the County town of Leitrim. It is situated on the River Shannon and is considered one of the most beautiful inland waterway towns in Ireland. Whilst in recent years it has expanded greatly, Carrick retains its essential charm. Carrick boasts a vibrant nightlife with trendy bars, top nightclubs and a choice of fine restaurants.

Considered a great place to get away from it all, Carrick has much to offer the weekend visitor or serious tourist, from Rowing on the river to Clay Pigeon Shooting. The and Carrick-on-Shannon Chamber of Commerce web sites have lots of information on the area and what’s on in Carrick on Shannon.


Carrick boasts access to some of the finest finishing fresh water angling in Europe.
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Eating out

In addition to restaurants offering traditional Irish food, Carrick boasts Chinese, Indian, Middle-Eastern and Italian restaurants.
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Arigna Mining Experience

Discover and experience the fascinating life of an Irish coal miner.
Arigna, Co Roscommon, Ireland
T: 0719646466

Aura Leitrim Leisure

Aura Leitrim Leisure Centre offers excellent and state of the art facilities for health and fitness.
Attifinlay, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim
T: 071 9671771

Boda Borg

Boda Borg – Unique in Ireland – Can you Conquer the quests??
Lough Key Forest Park Boyle Co. Roscommon
T: 071-9673122

Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Course

18-hole course with delightful diversity of scenery
WoodBrook, Carrick on Shannon
T: 00(353) 71 9667015

Other Golf Courses nearby:
Sligo Golf Club Rosses Point, County Sligo
Boyle Golf Club, Boyle Co. Roscommon
Ballinamore Golf Club, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim

Carrick Indoor Shooting

Suitable for the whole family as a family,or as a party event.
Main Street Leitrim Village Carrick on Shannon
T: 086 1722555

Kidz Kingdom & Bowling

The Mulvey Centre, Sligo Road, Carrick on Shannon
T: 071 9621605



Situation on the river Shannon, Carrick is the cruising capital of Ireland – this is the perfect way to get away from it all!
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There is much to see in the area! To learn more about Carrick-on-Shannon we recommend that you read on.
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Moon River

Moon River luxury cruiser offers daily cruises on the River Shannon and Boyle River.
T: 00 353 (0)71 962 1777

Lough Key Boats

Lough key Boats offer boat tours and boats for hire.
T: 00 353 (0)86 084 6849

Lough Key Forest & Activity Park

Boyle, Co. Roscommon
T: 071 967 3122

Zipit Forest Adventures

Zipit Forest Adventures offers up to 4 hours of tree-top, fun-filled, adventure challenge in a healthy, outdoor setting for adults and children from age 7.

Market Yard

This charming bustling yard is located right in the heart of the town and plays host to the Farmers Market every Thursday.
The Market Yard Centre, Carrick-on-Shannon
T: +353 (0)71 9650816

St. George’s Heritage & Visitor Centre

The restored church, houses a well researched and exciting historical display of artifacts and interpretive material.
T: 00 353 (0)71 962 1757

The Dock Theatre

The Dock houses a 100+ seat performance space, three art galleries, artists studios, and more.
T: 00 353 (0)71 965 0828

The Costello Memorial Chapel

The smallest chapel in Europe and the 2nd smallest chapel in the world.

Leitrim Tourism

Leitrim – Explore Experience Enjoy…

Carrick Rowing Club

Carrick-on-Shannon Rowing Club has been an important feature of the town over the past 175 years.


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