Activities around Ballina & Killaloe

The University of Limerick Activity Centre is a purpose-built activity centre for water and land activities. It is located at the foot of Crag Hill, 1km from Killaloe and provides an excellent year round service to the general public. They have high quality adventure based programmes to suit almost everyone and pride themselves on safe, fun and educational activity sessions for young people.With very competitive rates and excellent team-building and training facilities they aim to encourage personal development and skill acquisition at a valuable learning stage in young peoples’ lives.Activities include sailing, power boating, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing, dragon boating; high ropes courses, team challenge, orienteering and archery. Killaloe Ballina Tennis […]

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Ballina & Killaloe – Heritage towns

The sister towns of Ballina & Killaloe are situated at the southern tip of Lough Derg. With a variety of water and land activities, historic buildings and excellent  places to eat and drink, Killaloe and Ballina are a delightful holiday destination for all the family.The towns are amongst Ireland’s most picturesque attractions and are linked by a 13 arch bridge, which links not only the two towns, but also the counties of Clare and Tipperary.Killaloe, on the Clare side of the river, is made up of charming narrow streets, flanked by old shops along the steep hill looking down over the 13th century cathedral. The town was home to Brian

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Feile Brian Boru

Féile Brian Ború 4th -7th July As part of Féile Brian Ború 2013, the following events will take place in the historic 12th century St. Flannan’s Cathedral in Killaloe – enjoy the Féile Pageant & Ceolchoirm on Sat night at 8pm; an evening with the National Harp Orchestra and the Limerick Pipe Band on Fri night at 8pm; guided tours of this stunning building with Bryan Brislane from Thurs – Sun; Féile Brian Ború lecture with Cathy Swift and the Craft Fair on Sat afternoon. Find out more   Back to Shannon Breeze B&B Home Page

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Severe penalties for illegal perch fishing on Lough Derg

The local people around Killaloe and Ballina and anglers know the importance to the local area of Lough Derg fishing and are vigilant in looking out for illegal fishing of the lake. This is an excerpt from a post on about some recent illegal perch fishing. Inland Fisheries Ireland successfully prosecuted two individuals at Killaloe District Court recently where fines of €500 each were imposed for taking more than the legal amount of coarse fish on Lough Derg.  The two brothers, Roman and Vytas Maslauskas, originally from Lithuania but living in Ireland for the last 8 years, were also disqualified from holding a driving licence for a period of 6

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Lough Derg Cycle Way

The Lough Derg Cycleway is a mostly flat 132km cycle route in County Clare. Sheltered narrow twisting roads surround the lake with intermittent villages, where one can stop off and explore the many historic sites and places of interest around the lakeshore. The route circles the entire lake. Easy riding along the route could take several days, particularly as there are so many places to stop off to view the scenery or spend an overnight. Most cyclists like to start and complete their journey at Killaloe and Ballina but essentially they can pick up on the cycleway, which is signposted in both directions anywhere along the route. Shortly after leaving

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Hechtangeln auf dem Lough Derg

Hechtangeln auf dem Lough Derg Lough Derg hat Qualität Hechtangeln jeden Angler bieten, um ihm / ihr, dass Hecht Ihres Lebens zu fangen. Der Hecht Angler können eine breite Palette von Methoden, einschließlich Wackeln und statische tot Hetze, Spinnen verwenden, locken und Fliegenfischen. Statische Toten Baiting Eine sehr häufige Methode, wo Sie einen toten Fisch wie ein kleines Rotauge oder Seefisch wie Makrele. Sie müssen, um eine laufende rig verwenden und brauchen irgendeine Form von Bissanzeige. Diese Methode kann als inaktiv bezeichnet werden, da Sie einmal austreiben Ihre Köder muss man für einen Biss warten. Es ist äußerst wichtig, um einen Summer zu verwenden, wie Sie wissen, sobald Sie einen

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Angeln an Irlands Lough Derg

Angeln an Irlands Lough Derg Irlands längster Fluss, steigt der Shannon in der Grafschaft Cavan und fließt über 340 km an, wo es in das Meer in Limerick. Er fließt durch drei Seen Lough Derg ist die größte und am meisten bekannt für seine Fischerei. Lough Derg ist über 30 km lang, hat eine Fläche von über 13.000 Hektar und ist ein idealer Ort für einen Angelurlaub mit seinen zahlreichen Fischarten, die Amateur-zum Profi Angler passen. Lough Derg ist speziell für Bachforellen und Hechte und auch für seine große Bestände von Rotauge, Brasse Barsch und Lachs festgestellt. Angelsaison eröffnet im März und die Eintagsfliegen sind in der Regel bis Ende

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