Carrick-on-Shannon is the ideal location to set up home or invest in property given its location and accessibility to Dublin, Sligo and all major routes with access by both road and rail and is one of the fastest growing towns in Ireland over the past ten years. Planning application information is available from Leitrim County Council on www.leitrimcoco.ie.
There are two schools at primary level, Scoil Mhuire and Gaelscoil Liamtroma and at secondary level Carrick on Shannon Community School, all of which provide an excellent high standard of education with lots of extra curricular activities. The Dock a beautifully renovated 19th Century courthouse building overlooking the river Shannon is home to our Arts and Culture Centre. Ideally located on the River Shannon we have some great riverside landscaped walks and parks and a vast array of water based sports, boating, fishing and lakes and is regional gateway to the Shannon-Erne Waterway.
The new Shannon Blueway a multi-activity trail running alongside water, linking walking, cycling, canoeing, paddleboarding, fishing and cruising with local towns and villages extends from Drumshanbo to Carrick on Shannon. A huge voluntary community have helped achieve 4 Gold Medals in Tidy Towns Awards and Winner of Florale Entente in 2010 for Carrick on Shannon. We are currently being judged for Purple Flag Status, Top Ten Tourist Town in Ireland Award and hope to achieve a further Gold Medal in this year’s Tidy Towns Awards. Our choice of award winning riverside hotels, restaurants, shops and pubs will amaze you.
Carrick on Shannon is a very family orientated town with Walkways, Aura Leisure Centre, Cycle Routes, Shopping Centre, Sports Clubs, Tennis, Soccer, GAA, Rugby, Badminton and Carrick on Shannon Golf Club. We host a variety of Festivals, Regattas and a Carnival each year in the town and there is a mapped Heritage Route. Just a short drive away is the renowned Lough Key Forest Park with Zipit, Boda Borg, Segway any many more family attractions. There is an affordable selection of both Commercial and Residential units for sale and rental.