Mid Shannon Trail - Driving Trail
The Mid Shannon Trail explores the south of the county, taking in the Royal Canal, the Shannon and beautiful views of Lough Ree from Saints Island and Barley Harbour. Pay a visit to Corlea Trackway or dine at the waters edge in the lovely village of Clondra.
Did you know Newtowncashel is home to the sculptors Michael Casey and his son Kevin? Michael Casey’s sculptures are in public and private collections at home and abroad. His workshop and studio are situated beside Lough Ree at Barley Harbour in Newtowncashel where he has worked for over 40 years. Kevin's commissioned sculptures have been presented to amongst others Mr Albert Reynolds, former Taoiseach of Ireland and former President of Ireland, Ms Mary McAleese. For more information on the Caseys Bog Oak Sculptures please see Caseys Bogwood.
Useful websites relating to locations or places of interest on the Mid Shannon Trail: Waterwaysireland - Royal Canal Greenway and Lough Ree - Longford.
Distance: 98 kilometres
Duration: 110 minutes non-stop