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Welcome


Tour of Leitrim


French in Leitrim
1798



Leitrim's Historic Year




Tour of Leitrim
- Ballinamore Town


Ballinamore (Béal an Átha Móir) meaning the "Mouth of the Big Ford" was so named because it was the main crossing point on the Yellow River which later became the Ballinamore/Ballyconnell Canal, and is more recently referred to as the "Shannon-Erne Waterway".

Canal Basin



Ballinamore is internationally renowned for its abundance of coarse angling waters. Being in the centre of Leitrim's lakeland district there are a minimum of 40 lakes within a 10km radius of the town.

Fishing on the canal

At Ballinamore you will be able to hire a Luxury day Cruiser, a kayak or a canoe and then launch directly out onto the Ballinamore/Ballyconnell Canal and with just two locks to negotiate, fin yourself in the tranquility and splendour of Ballinamore's greatest waters - lake St. John or Garadice Lake.

Canoeing on the canal


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