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Raising of the Purple Flag

Purple Flag officially Raised in Carrick on Shannon

Posted on : February 10, 2016

The Purple Flag was officially raised in Carrick on Shannon at a recent ceremony at the Quays by the McGloin family and Leitrim County Council  Cathaoirleach John McCartin.  Purple Flag status  is the ‘gold standard’ for night...

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Fabulous New Christmas Lights For Carrick

Posted on : November 25, 2015

Leitrim’s County Town is set to be a shining beacon this year with brand new Christmas Lights. Plans...

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Carrick on Shannon Purple Flag for a better night out

Carrick Chamber Proud to Fly The Purple Flag

Posted on : September 27, 2015

Carrick Chamber are delighted to announce that after months of hard work in conjunction with Leitrim County Council, we have succeeded in achieving Purple Flag status for Carrick on Shannon as co-funding partners. We are the first small town...

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Carrick Traffic

Traffic Congestion to ease in Carrick on Shannon

Posted on : September 23, 2015

There was welcome news from the Gardai this week with the announcement that they have introduced a regularised traffic management plan to ease congestion over the weekends and busy periods through Carrick on Shannon

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Cannonball 2015

Cannonball Comes to Town

Posted on : September 9, 2015

Friday 11th September saw the arrival of Celebrities, Brazilian Dancers, Fast Cars and Music into Carrick on Shannon. These supercars arrived  at   

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Carrick Night Time Ambassadors

Posted on : May 25, 2015

Carrick on Shannon Chamber is proud to be involved in the Carrick Ambassador programme.  This initiative was set up by two Chamber Members and is run under the auspices of Carrick Chamber.  A team of 6 workers are employed to keep the town...

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Carrick Carnival Press Release

Posted on : May 14, 2015

Carrick Carnival was officially launched on 7th May  in The Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon. Chairman of the organising committee Brendan Dee said:  ‘. The emphasis again has been on a mixture of traditional and sometimes unusual...

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Shannon Blueway Adventure Festival Press Release

Posted on : April 29, 2015

Leitrim Village is the place to be for the May bank holiday weekend 2015! A brand new festival to celebrate the newly designated Shannon Blueway will feature canoeing, kayaking, SUP, trail cycling, electric biking, horse-riding, trail-running,...

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Purple Flag Workshop in Carrick on Shannon

Posted on : March 16, 2015

There was a great attendance and positive feedback from  The Kick Start Purple Flag Workshop which was held recently in Leitrim County Council Chamber presented by Ms. Carmen Cronin, ATCM and chaired by Mr. Frank Curran, CEO Leitrim...

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