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Market Square, Drumshanbo, County Leitrim


Drumshanbo is a small town at the heart of County Leitrim. The town stands at the lower tip of Lough Allen, the third biggest lake on the River Shannon, and is surrounded by a scenic area of soft rolling hills, woodlands, lakes and the Sliabh an Iarainn and Arigna Mountains. It is a beautifully preserved traditional town with traditional pubs, shops and restaurants.

The town takes its name from the Irish, Druim-Sean-Bhoth or "Ridge of the old huts". It is overlooked by Sliabh an Iarainn, the iron mountain, which is 1,919 feet high, with a history of iron being mined there for over three hundred years. (Read more)