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Waterways Ireland Presents Guides for Fun Family Trips in ‘Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands’

1st March 2022
Family at a picnic table next to a waterway
Credit: Fáilte Ireland

With spring in the air, thoughts will be turning to weekends away with the family to get a break from it all — and few places are better than Ireland’s inland waterways.

Waterways Ireland and Fáilte Ireland have enlisted travel writer Thomas Breathnach to compile a series of special 48-hour, family-friendly itineraries to ensure that “everyone has a blast” in Ireland’s Hidden Heartlands.

The guides take in the waterways hubs of Athlone, Carrick-on-Shannon, Cavan and Lough Derg and feature plenty of things to see and do, and places to eat and stay, whether on or near the water. Team

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