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BALLYMAHON

A Town of Heritage, History, Culture & Sport

An ideal base from which to tour the four corners of the country, Ballymahon is centrally located and easily accessed by motorway links from Dublin, Galway and Northern Ireland. The town offers a range of activities, with local literary landmarks and specialist shopping, dining and drinking opportunities to discover. The birthplace of playwright Oliver Goldsmith and home of Irish poet John Keegan “Leo” Casey; Ballymahon is steeped in literary history.

LOCAL NEWS & EVENTS

3010, 2018

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October 30th, 2018|Categories: Town News|0 Comments

Minibus Presentation:   Many of us are often unaware of great things that happen in our midst.         In June 2016 four cyclists set out from Mizen Head in West Cork and began the long, long 650 [...]

KAYAK ON OUR WHITE WATER

Sitting on the River Inny, Ballymahon has long been the kayaking capital of the country – one of the few locations in the country with a four kilometre stretch of river with a range of interesting rapids that is easily accessible from a number of local entry/exit points and is suitable for all level of paddlers.

FISH OUR BEAUTIFUL WATERWAYS

Ballymahon provides great fishing opportunities as well as pretty local heritage and literary walks. Watersports are a keen favourite and the local outdoor adventure centre draws visitors from near and far with plenty of activities to entertain the children and adults alike.