Castleblaney, Co Monaghan is a well established angling centre, and is most notably known for the magnificent Lough Muckno, which Muckno Lodge Self Catering is right beside. Lough Muckno holds huge stocks of fish including bream, rudd, roach, hybrids, tench, perch as well as pike.
Popular Milltown Lough, which is heavily stocked with brown Trout is also only a 5-10 minute drive away.
There are also a number of smaller lakes nearby including the Gas Lake, Smith’s Lake, Malone’s Lake and Killygola which together with Lough Muckno and Milltown Lake, provide the angler with a wide variety and choice of quality angling venues.
As an added bonus, Muckno Lodge has it’s own private fishing lake, The Black Lake, on site.
Muckno Lodge Self Catering caters for fishermen by providing an outhouse drying room and storage for fishing gear and seperate fridge for storing fresh bait.
Muckno Lodge Self Catering is conveniently located beside the popular and very stunning 18 hole Championship golf course Concra Wood Golf & Country Club.
Other courses nearby include:
- Mannan Castle Golf Club – 18 hole parkland course
- Nuremore Hotel & Country Club – 18 hole parkland course
- Rossmore Golf Club – 18 hole parkland golf course
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Castleblayney is renowned for it’s musical roots and has a wide range of pubs, bars, clubs and restaurants to cater to every taste.
For theatre, comedy and show lovers, the Iontas theatre, Castleblayney is a really popular venue. They also have monthly art exhibitions on display in their gallery space. When checking it out, why not stop and have a light snack or bite to eat at their cafe- The Gallery Cafe, which is open weekdays Mon-Fri from 8.30am- 4.30pm.
Make sure to check out the Iontas schedule for up coming gigs, as well as our blog, facebook and twitter pages for further updates on local events.