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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.

Art Gallery
“A great programme of events. A small intimate theatre for plays and gigs. A beautiful shop with collections of works by local artists. And a lovely little bar to boot.....Well worth a visit”
  • 13 locals recommend
Gastropub
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“The Oarsman is consistently good. Beautiful old style Irish Pub with top quality food and entertainment. ”
  • 8 locals recommend
Establishment
“A very pleasant cruise on the river Shannon. Daytime and nighttime cruises available. There's a bar on board, tea and coffee is available also, and there's a bit of singing and a lot of Irish 'Craic' during the cruise! A lovely way to spend an afternoon, and family friendly during the day.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Point of Interest
“Carrick Indoor Karting is Irelands latest indoor go karting centre and has go karts for all ages. "Jump Street" is the latest addition to the centre and is the only trampoline park in Ireland's North West. The trampoline park has 5,000 sq ft of trampolines, a Foam pit, Dodge ball & Basketball. Both activities are open 7 days a week. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Cafe
“Traditional Lunch and Dinner Menu. Reasonable pricing and fast friendly service.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Establishment
“A lovely location with vintage tea sets and up-cycled furniture its a gorgeous location where you can chat for hours or go for a quick catch up over some tea and cakes ”
  • 5 locals recommend
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Lodging
“At The Landmark Hotel guests are treated to high quality food along with a selection of seasonal ingredients which are presented with creativity and flair. ”
  • 2 locals recommend
Postal Town
“Great town for weekend activities, fabulous restaurants, coffee shops and tea shops. A wonderful riverside town to explore!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“Located in the heart of Carrick on Shannon you can be sure of a warm welcome to this stylish bar. A seat at the counter lets you savour all that what we have on offer, with an amazing floor to ceiling fine drinks selection. Here at The Barrelstore we are dedicated to advancing the art and practice of hospitality to all our visitors. With an expertly trained team on hand we can guide you through our carefully crafted and extensive selection of drinks. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Store
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“I like Tesco because you can get everything there. However, we also have Lidl & Aldi which are very good value.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“If you feel like a night out and a boogie Murtaghs is the place to go....or if you fancy a quieter drink pop next-door to The Tipsy Tailor....great G&T's, gunpowder gin from Drumshanbo!”
  • 2 locals recommend
Bar
“A great eatery in Carrick-On-Shannon, about 20 minutes drive away. Booking essential at weekends.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Gym
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends