2 bedroom home in Kinlough, Co Leitrim, Ireland

2 bedroom home in Kinlough, Co Leitrim, Ireland

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2 Bedrooms
Sleeps 4
2 Bathrooms
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Our home

Comfortable townhouse in a small, friendly housing estate on the edge of a village in the Glens of Leitrim. Kinlough is a bedroom community 36 km north of Sligo. Quiet mornings and evenings are often punctuated by the clip-clop of ponies and traps / sulkies on the streets.

Our townhouse includes one master bedroom with super-king-size bed 1.90m wide, and one studio / bedroom with traditional Irish bed 1.37m wide. We provide a full kitchen and a clothes washer and dryer.

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Who we are

  1. WE HAVE CHANGED OUR PLANS. WE NOW WANT TO PLAN AN EXCHANGE FOR THE SUMMER OF 2019. Monica and I are un-fussy writers and artists. We will travel with our greyhound, and we'd like to exchange with others whose homes can be reached by driving and taking car-ferries from Ireland: Northern France, Scotland, Wales, or the south coast of England. We're seeking exchange partners whose houses are dog-friendly.

  2. Monica Corish is an Irish writer, artist, and writing-workshop leader. She is trained and certified as a workshop facilitator by the Amherst Writers' and Artists' (AWA) organisation. Her website is www.monicacorish.ie

  3. Tom Sigafoos is an Irish-American writer, editor, and writing coach. He serves as Chair of the Allingham Arts Festival in Ballyshannon, Co Donegal. His website is www.tomsigafoos.com

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Where is it?

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Kinlough offers restaurants, pubs, grocery stores, churches, and beautiful settings for hiking, cycling, and fishing. World-class surfing beach in nearby Bundoran; 25 miles north of Sligo, the heart of Yeats Country.

The northwest of Ireland is the last bastion of the "Auld Ireland" - the people, culture, and landscape that have attracted visitors for centuries. Regional attractions include:

- Beautiful beaches and water sports
- The Slieve League Cliffs - Europe's highest sea-cliffs
- Glenveigh National Park
- Tory Island
- The Glebe Gallery and the home of painter Derek Hill
- The Glens of Leitrim
- Knocknarea - Queen Maeve's Grave
- The Carrowmore Tombs
- The Organic Centre, Rossinver
- Donegal Castle
- Mount Errigal
- Many beautiful gardens, including Glenveigh, Salthill Gardens (near Mountcharles), and Oakfield Park (Raphoe)

Cities and towns within easy driving distance include: Sligo, Belleek, Bundoran, Ballyshannon, Donegal Town, Letterkenny, Enniskillen, Omagh, and Derry / Londonderry.

Best restaurants
The Courthouse, Kinlough; Nirvana, Ballyshannon; The Sandhouse, Rossnowlagh
Nightlife
Brennan's Pub, Bundoran; Dicey Reilly's Pub, Ballyshannon; and many others
Favourite cafés
Claudio's Cafe, Kinlough; Hardy Bakers, Bundoran
Where to go shopping
Clothing, Bookstores: Ballyshannon, Bundoran, Sligo
Your area's cultural and historical landmarks
Yeats Country: Sligo, Lissadell; Carrowmore Megalithic Tombs; Glenveagh National Park
Local walks
Many beaches and promenades
Places you love to exercise
Tai Chi and Yoga classes by appointment
Top day trips
Slieve League Cliffs; Glenveagh Estate and National Park; Enniskillen and the Boa Island Statues; Yeats Country and Lissadell Estate; Carrowmore Megalithic Tombs; Manorhamilton and the Glens of Antrim

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