A very warm welcome to the Moycarn Lodge and Marina.
We are delighted you have chosen to stay with us and sincerely hope that you enjoy every minute of your stay.
Relax and unwind in The Whitethorn Bar where you can enjoy some of our excellent choices of local Beers, Ales and Whiskies. Our head Chef Gary Murphy has created a wonderful menu with seasonal dishes using local produce. Please ensure you book your table in our Restaurant as it is extremely popular.
In this Guest Directory, you will find our menu’s and also some useful information on our Hotel and local attractions and amenities.
If you have any special requirements or require any assistance throughout your stay, we would be more than delighted to help you.
We would also appreciate your feedback on departure in order to keep improving our service to you.
Wishing you a very relaxing stay,
Adrian D. Harkins
Adrian D. Harkins
Reception Dial 210
Check in begins at 16:00 and check out time is 11:00AM. To request a late check out please contact Reception for assistance. Request will be granted subject to availability and may incur some additional cost.
Breakfast Monday-Sunday (Included in accommodation package)
Served from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Served from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
A la Carte
A la Carte Menu (Booking is essential)
Served from Sunday to Thursday – 12:00 PM to 20:00 PM
Saturday & Friday – 12:00 PM to 21:00 PM
There’s lots to do and see in Ballinasloe and the surrounding areas
Ballinasloe is a thriving town in Co. Galway with lots of things to do and see. With a central location in the Hidden Heartlands, when you stay in Ballinasloe, you are within driving distance of a huge amount of tourist attractions.
Visitors staying at The Moycarn Lodge & Marina have often used it as a base to enjoy day trips to places such as Ahascragh Distillery, Clonmacnoise Monastery, Birr Castle, The Cliffs of Moher and Galway City, and then return in the evening to enjoy food and drinks in our award winning bar and restaurant.
Below you’ll find some useful information about places to go in Ballinasloe for shopping and music, information about local activities like golfing and fishing, as well as a list of places and tourist attractions – some located in Ballinasloe and some that are easily within driving distance of Ballinasloe.
Tourist Attractions in Ballinasloe and Nearby
Located in a beautifully central area of Ireland known as the Hidden Heartlands, Ballinasloe is a fantastic place to stay and explore everything thats on offer nearby, from stunning walks to visiting well known heritage sites.
Below is just a flavour of where you can visit in Ballinasloe and the surrounding areas.
Battle of Aughrim Visitor Centre
The Irish Workhouse Centre
Birr Castle Demesne & Visitor Centre
Derryglad Folk Museum
Curraghboy, Co. Roscommon
Portumna Castle & Gardens
Athlone Castle Visitor Centre
Shopping in Ballinasloe
Kellers of Ballinasloe
Homeware & Furniture
Giftware & Health Products
Joe Ward Menswear
Department Store & Gifts
Wag ‘n’ Tails
Crafts & Gifts
You’ll find music in…
An Táin Bar
St Michaels Square
The Dunlo Tavern
Golfing Around Ballinasloe
There is no doubt that Ireland is blessed with some of the best golf courses in the world! And when you stay in Ballinasloe don’t forget to bring the golf clubs because you’ll have an abundance of amazing courses to choose from. From our local parkland Ballinasloe Golf Club to world renowed courses like Glasson Golf Club and Galway Bay Golf Club, you’re only a short drive away from enjoying a magnificent 18 holes.
And while the golf courses listed below are within half an hours drive, remember that courses like The K Club, Carton House and Luttrellstown Castle are just a short spin up the motorway.
Ballinasloe Golf Club
Galway Bay Golf Club
Glasson Golf Club
Athlone Golf Club
Hodson Bay, Athlone
Mountbellew Golf Club
Roscommon Golf Club
Esker Hills Golf Club
Portumna Golf Club
Fishing Near Ballinasloe
Whether you’re just out for a relaxing afternoon of casual fishing or you take your fishing a bit more seriously, the River Suck in Ballinasloe and the nearby River Shiven have some of the most amazing coarse fish in the country including Pike and Bream.
If you stay at The Moycarn Lodge & Marina you can walk just 100 yards and fish from the the Marina or river bank. And even a short drive can take you to places like the popular Hollygrove Lake which is stocked with Tench or to the longest river in Ireland and Britain, the River Shannon.
The River Suck
The Shiven River
The River Shannon
Shannonbridge | Athlone
Other Fun Activities Around Ballinasloe
If golfing, fishing or sightseeing isn’t your thing, then fear not, there’s plenty of other fun activities to do around Ballinasloe. Below are just a few ideas of you can enjoy a fun-packed day with family or friends.
Coral Leisure Ballinasloe
Sarsfield Rd, Ballinasloe
Pallas Karting & Adventure Centre
Tynagh, Co. Galway
The Baysports Waterpark
Hodson Bay, Athlone
The Planet Bowling Centre
Popular Events in Ballinasloe & Galway
Ballinasloe and Galway in particular are known for playing host to some of the most enjoyable and popular events on the Irish calendar. Here are a few of the more notable annual events in Ballinasloe & Galway.
The Ballinasloe Horse Fair
Galway Races Summer Festival
The Galway Arts Festival
Galway Oyster Festival