Douglas Hyde Interpretive Centre
The life of Roscommon native Dr Douglas Hyde (1860–1949), poet, writer and first president of Ireland, is celebrated at the Douglas Hyde...
Gracing the River Boyle is the finely preserved (and reputedly haunted) Boyle Abbey. Founded in 1161 by monks from Mellifont in County...
Arigna Mining Experience
Ireland's first and last coal mine (1600s to 1990) is remembered at the Arigna Mining Experience, set in the hills above Lough Allen....
This quaint old bar in the centre of town is famous for its traditional music sessions on Friday nights. Come early if you want a seat.
Stone House Cafe
This little building on the river was once the gate lodge to the private mansion Frybrook House. The cafe serves a selection of soups,...
Lonely Planet review
The most lively evening joint in Boyle has a great line-up of live music – everything from jazz and traditional music to rock, depending on the night.