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Drumshanbo is situated in the heart of County Leitrim, in scenic woodland and on the shores of Lough Allen, one of the major course fishing centres in the country. It is easily accessible by rail, road or river. With a population of about 700 it provides a friendly atmosphere for the visitor and there is an abundance of self-catering accommodation and Guest Houses, Pubs and modern Supermarkets.

Lough Allen Sailing Club

Located At Lough Allen Education Centre

The Acres Amenity Centre

Adjoining the Cruisers jetty, at Acres Lake 1 km from the town has heated outdoor swimming pool, tennis courts and children's playground. The "Teach Ceoil" or Music House which is situated here provides occasional sessions of Irish music song and dance.


The Sliabh an Iarann Visitors Centre

The Visitors Centre is located in the centre of town and has an Audio Visual display taking visitors through local scenery and highlighting the history of Iron and Coal Mining, The Cavan Leitrim Railway, and Sweat Houses which served the same purpose as the modern Sauna. Souvenirs are also on sale here and information given on activities and places worth seeing in the region. This centre is well worth a visit. Opening Hours: Monday to Saturday 10am - 6pm and Sunday 2-6 pm(Summer Months) There is also a Public Library located in the building. Opening Hours: Mon & Wed 5pm - 9pm and Friday 12noon to 9pm.