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  • Deirdre Macklin

    It was a most relaxing holiday-a little hidden paradise and only an hour's drive from home! I could have stayed another week and am already looking...

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    As our first time we would definitely sail again perhaps slightly bigger boat. Wonderful relaxing experience. Staff were very pleasant and helpful.

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    This was our first time on a boating holiday and we were apprehensive enough. From booking it with Wendy, through check in and check out with Padraig it...

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    Yes it was our first time cruise 5 of us pick a differnt spot in ireland every year couple of us were.nt sure but from start to finish it was one of the...

Driving Directions

Directions to Carrick-on-Shannon

GPS Coordinates for our marina in Carrick-on-Shannon: 53.94359; -8.09894

From Dublin: Take M50 to N4/N5/N6 junction (please note that the M50 Toll is barrier-free and you have to pay, either online or at a shop, before 8pm the following day). Follow road past Lucan onto M4 (note M4 is a toll road). Continue to Kinnegad and take the N4 towards Sligo and Mullingar. Road becomes single carriageway. At the first roundabout in Carrick-on-Shannon, go straight on. At the next roundabout, go straight on into the town centre. Follow the road round to the left and go along the main street past the Bush Hotel on your left. As the road bears left, turn right towards the Council Offices. Carry on along this short stretch and turn left at the end, then right at the statue. Carrickcraft are directly ahead of you.

From Belfast: Take A4 towards Enniskillen. Turn off the A4 at Lisbellaw and in Lisbellaw turn left towards Carrybridge. At the T-junction in Carrybridge, turn right and cross the bridge. Continue along and over another bridge to a crossroads. Taking extra care, go straight across and continue through Killesher and arrive at a main road. Turn left and follow the road to Swanlinbar. About 2 miles outside Swanlinbar, turn right towards Ballinamore. In Ballinamore, turn right at the T-junction. Go through Ballinamore and pass a petrol station on your right. Take the next turning on the right signposted to Carrick-on-Shannon. In Carrick, turn right at the T-junction and go along the main street past the Bush Hotel on your left. As the road bears left, turn right towards the Council Offices. Carry on along this short stretch and turn left at the end, then right at the statue. Carrickcraft are directly ahead of you.

Directions to Banagher

GPS Coordinates for our marina in Banagher: 53.19325; -7.98936

From Dublin: Take M50 to N4/N5/N6 junction (please note that the M50 Toll is barrier-free and you have to pay, either online or at a shop, before 8pm the following day). Follow road past Lucan onto M4 (note M4 is a toll road). Continue to Kinnegad and take the M6 towards Athlone and Galway. Follow motorway to the first exit at Athlone signposted Birr. Leave motorway and go along short dual carriageway to roundabout. Turn left towards Birr. After the VW garage, turn right towards Birr. Follow road through Ferbane and into Cloughan. In Cloughan, go straight over roundabout. Soon after, do not turn left to Birr, but carry on towards Borrisokane. About two miles along, turn right towards Banagher. In Banagher, turn right at the T-junction and go on until you can see the bridge. Turn right just before the bridge and into the marina complex. Turn left and follow the lane along the river. Carrickcraft is on your right.

From Belfast: Take M1 to Dublin and join M50. Follow directions as for Dublin.

Directions to Bellanaleck

GPS Coordinates for our marina in Bellanaleck: 54.30477; -7.642

From Dublin: Take M50 to junction for N3. Follow N3 through Navan, Kells, Cavan and Belturbet towards Enniskillen. Once over the border, the road becomes the A509 to Derrylin. Approximately 8 miles from Derrylin, you will enter the village of Bellanaleck. Carry on through and just as you leave the village you will see a lane to your right signposted "The Moorings". Take this turn down through the gates and turn right. We are at the far end near the restaurant.

From Belfast: Take A4 to Enniskillen and continue into town, following signs to Sligo and Dublin. Cross the river and then turn left onto the A4 towards Sligo and Dublin. Then turn left at the roundabout onto the A509 and continue for about 3 miles until you see the signs for "The Moorings" on your left. Take this turn down through the gates and turn right. We are at the far end near the restaurant.