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Fully equipped Canadian canoes and free camping for canoers.
Athy is a popular place for pike, salmon and trout fishing . For equipment and information try Griffin Hawe Hardware . There’s a wide range of fly rods and gear.
Information and fishing permits are available from the friendly Strand Tackle Shop , on the eastern bank of the river opposite the castle.
New outfit Shannon Safari offers private hour-long powerboat cruises year-round for €200 per hour. Boats depart beside the Radisson hotel.
Near the Castlecomer Discovery park, anglers can hook trout at the Rainbow Trout Lakes. You’re allowed to keep two fish and must release the rest.
Offering in-depth instruction, often over more than one day. Packages including classes, accommodation and meals are available.
There is a long history of sailing in Ireland and the country has more than 120 yacht and sailing clubs, including the Royal Cork Yacht Club at Crosshaven, which, established in 1720, is the world’s oldest...
Course are run year-round, and range from one day to five weeks in length.
Runs cookery courses year-round, including a two-day ‘miracle’ program for beginners.
Two-day weekend courses, covering specific themes such as ‘bread and cakes’.
A range of cookery and wine courses lasting from one day to four weeks. Luxurious accommodation in Belle Isle Castle and its estate cottages.
Offers hands-on cooking classes and cooking demonstrations. Accommodation is also available.
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