Moneygashel Cashel
article & photo by Séamus Ó hUltacháin


One of three cashels in the townland of Moneygashel (Scrubland of the Cashels) – this central cashel has been described as ‘the finest of its kind in southern Ulster.’

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blacklion golf

Blacklion Golf Club is a beautiful 9 hole parkland course established in 1962, with coppices of woodland and mature trees. The lake comes into play on four holes and there are some magnificent views of Lough MacNean, its islands and surrounding hills. It has been described as one of the best maintained nine-hole courses in Ireland, and one of the most scenic.

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View from Entrance to Burren

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The Marble Arch Caves Global Geopark is located in the rugged mountainous uplands and the gentle rolling lowlands of counties Fermanagh and Cavan. Taking in the world-famous Marble Arch Caves, the Geopark boasts some of the finest natural landscapes in Ireland and offers a window into the area's 650 million year past.

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cavan way

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The Cavan Way provides a pleasant hill and valley walking connection between the Leitrim Way at Dowra, a small village community near the source of the River Shannon and the Ulster Way at Blacklion village. 

Following generally the course of the young river to its source at the mystical Shannon 'Pot', the walk follows quiet valley and riverside landscapes to the more unenclosed uplands of the spring line of the river's source.

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The Kingfisher Trail is the first long-distance trail of its kind in Ireland

Cycling is the perfect way to see a country like Ireland, and the Kingfisher Trail is unique in its blend of...

* The widest variety of scenery in any Irish trail
* Six fantastic routes to suit your pace
* Many different types of cycling terrain
* Frequent opportunities to stop and rest
* Customised itineraries for you, your family and friends

Our trails allow you to experience Fermanagh, Leitrim and the surrounding counties at your leisure. Get as much action or restful calm as you like.
On the Kingfisher Trail you can...

* Wander through village streets
* Savor delicious local lunches
* Soak up our renowned traditional entertainments
* Enjoy more activities than you can shake a stick at!


“The leading restaurant in the country”.

(John McKenna, Author of the Bridgestone Irish Food Guide)

You will find the best food and hospitality Ireland has to offer at Neven Maguire’s award-winning MacNean House and Restaurant, nestled in the foothills of the Cuilagh Mountains, Blacklion, Co. Cavan.

Awarded Georgina Campbell’s prestigious ‘Restaurant of the Year’ Award 2007, MacNean House and Restaurant offers 10 luxury guestrooms and the ultimate dining experience created by award-winning chef Neven Maguire.

The perfect destination for a mid-week break or romantic weekend away, the restaurant is close to championship golf courses, walks, cycle routes, angling, sparkling lakes, spectacular scenery and much more.

A warm welcome awaits you from Neven and Amelda Maguire to experience what leading food writer Georgina Campbell calls “a national treasure.”

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