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Bush Hotel, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim

Town Centre
Carrick on Shannon
Co. Leitrim

Tel: +353 (0) 71 967 1000
Fax: +353 (0) 71 962 1180
Proprietor: Joseph Dolan

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The Bush Hotel is central to the thriving town of Carrick-on-Shannon and offers guests a 200 year tradition of comfort. The hotel started life as an Inn for weary travellers and their horses on the coach journey between Dublin and Sligo. Today that strong tradition of inn keeping and comfort continues; whilst completely modernised, the hotel retains much of its old world tradition, character and charm and many memorabilia from the past. The Bush Bar, oozing with visitor appeal, is the Bush Hotel's traditional off-street bar.

The Hotel is the first Hotel in Ireland to be awarded the European Ecolabel 'Flower' Award recognising exceptionally high environmental management

The recently refurbished contemporary Bistro Bar offers guests a spacious and relaxing atmosphere. The Bistro Bar menu is full of hearty wholesome food for all tastes.


Located on Main Street, the Bush Hotel is central to the town of Carrick-on-Shannon, yet is two minute's walk from the River Shannon and its bustling marinas. The hotel offers guests secure parking and is attractively set on gardens.

Complimentary wireless internet access is available throughout the hotel and in both bars for your convenience. Why not stop by for a tasty carvery lunch or take a coffee break at our all day Carvery/Coffee Shop. There are many dining options at the Bush Hotel including formal dining in the Courtyard Restaurant with its excellent reputation for fine food, expertly prepared and imaginatively presented.

This 3*** family run hotel offers guests a 200 year tradition of inn-keeping and hospitality. It has 60 bedrooms with all modern facilities including complimentary wireless internet access. With the traditional Bush Bar, contemporary Bistro Bar and comfortable lounge areas, a friendly, welcoming atmosphere will always draw you back. You are assured a satisfactory stay by the caring hands-on management and the many dedicated long-serving staff.

The Bush Hotel is also popular for banquets and weddings - Management are always available to discuss your personal requirements and tastes for your special day or your important event.

The Bush Business & Conference Centre can accommodate groups of up to 120 Theatre or 50 Boardroom style. There is a full range of communication, visual and audio-visual equipment, air conditioning and complimentary wireless internet access. Corporate Menus and Private Dining are also available.

We are proud of the good value we offer our diners and have a choice of places to eat within the Hotel:

Coffee Shop/Carvery - open 8am to 6pm every day: Serving full Irish breakfasts, early bird, mid morning snacks, carvery lunch, afternoon tea/coffee and delicious cakes.

Bistro Bar menu served from 6pm til late: Delicious pub food, why not try our famous beef, pork and poultry dishes or enjoy a pint in our off street Pub - plenty of atmosphere and the food is great.

Table d'Hote & A la Carte Restaurant. (Lunch 12.30 - 2.45; Dinner 6pm til late): Sophisticated traditional food imaginatively created, strong on value and presentation our restaurant offers diners Carrick-on-Shannon cuisine at its best - just ask the locals.

Local Attractions

The Bush Hotel is situated in the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon with beautiful marinas, riverside walks and bustling attractive streetscapes and of course the majestic River Shannon. Carrick-on-Shannon is full of history and hospitality with its laid back approach where craic agus ceol are plentiful and stress and traffic jams are way behind you.

Costello Memorial Chapel, reputedly the second smallest in the world is 2 minute's walk from the Hotel. Other attractions are also close by - discover the experience of the life of a coal miner at Arigna Mining Museum; trace your ancestry with the help of the Genealogical Centre & Ballinamore Museum; visit Strokestown House & Famine Museum or meander through the many rooms of King House. The Hotel has information on these and many more famous attractions in the area.

Worthwhile activities are to be enjoyed at Aura Leisure Centre; The Dock ‘Artscentre'; Lough Key Forest & Activity Park; Moonriver Passenger Vessel; Tullyboy Animal Farm, Kidz Kingdom & Bowling and at many other places easily accessible from the Bush Hotel.

For futher information and Special offers visit www.bushhotelcom


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Whats on Offer:

  • Food
  • Late Bar
  • Parties Catered For
  • Restaurant
  • Sport
  • Transport


  • Accommodation
  • Baby-changing Facilities
  • Beer Garden
  • Car Parking
  • Coach Tours
  • Family Friendly
  • Family Run
  • Function Room
  • High Chairs
  • Open Fire
  • Smoking Area
  • Wheelchair Access
  • WiFi


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