Tucked away in the North West of Ireland, enjoying the relaxed rhythm of Ireland?s Hidden Heartlands and the untamed spirit of the Wild Atlantic Way, is the wild and spectacular county of Leitrim. Leitrim is a rural haven for families, explorers and slow adventurers who cherish a slower pace of life and spending quality time in the great outdoors for all the family to enjoy.
With its lush greenery, rugged mountains and majestic lakes, there are so many beautiful places to go to in Leitrim. Hag?s Leap is Ireland?s highest freestanding tower. You could take some time to explore the River Shannon from one of the fun trails along the Shannon Blueway and you will find the cascading waterfalls of Fowley?s Falls, Glencar and Pól an Eas extraordinarily invigorating. From authentic rural Irish villages to the busy county town of Carrick on Shannon ? with its variety of shops, restaurants, cafés, lively music scene and beautiful theatre ? there really is a lovely blend of traditional and modern Ireland to be found in Leitrim
Located just 45 minutes drive from County Leitrim, Ireland West Airport Knock is the main international airport for the West, North West and Midlands regions of Ireland and has services to over 215 international destinations. Shannon Airport is located in Clare. Scheduled services are operated by major Irish and International airlines to and from the UK, mainland Europe and USA out of Shannon. Leitrim can also be easily accessed through Dublin Aiport.
The main ports of entry are Cork, Dublin and Rosslare ? all of which are betwen 3 and 4 hours drive fromLeitrim. Brittany Ferries operates a service between Cork-Roscoff (France). Clare is also accessible via ferry from Rosslare and Dublin. Both ports offer daily services between Ireland-UK and services to France and Northern Spain. The following companies offer ferry services into Ireland ? Stena Line, Irish Ferries, P&O Ferries, Kintyre Express, and Isle of Man Steam Packet
Bus Éireann provide services to County Leitrim from Dublin, Sligo, Galway, and other counties
Irish Rail operates a train from Connolly Station to Carrick on Shannon. The journey time is approx 2 hours 15 minutes.