The Dock

The Dock is housed in the beautiful 19th Century former Courthouse building, overlooking the majestic river Shannon, which has been wonderfully restored into Leitrim’s first integrated centre for the arts.

Carrick-On-Shannon is located in one of the most beautiful areas of the North West of Ireland. Surrounded by stunning lakes, this relatively undiscovered part of Ireland is easy to get to by car, bus, rail or air.

The Dock is located on St. George’s Terrace in Carrick-on-Shannon, just off the Main Street.
Turn off Main Street at the Town Clock on to St. George’s Terrace, past the Post Office and Market Yard. The Dock is at the bend in the road on the right.

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The Dock

Directions:

From Dublin and the East (N4) –
N4 East
– Dublin (2 Hours)
– Longford (25 Minutes)
– West Meath (1 Hour)
– Kildare (1.5 Hours)

From Sligo and the west (N4/R280) – 
N4 West
– Sligo (30 Minutes)
– Donegal (1 Hour)
– North Roscommon (10 Minutes)

R280
– Cavan (30 Minutes)
– Northern Ireland (45 Minutes)
– Belfast (2 Hours)

Bus Eireann
Bus service four times a day to and from Dublin and Sligo.

Rail
3 trains daily to and from Dublin and Sligo.

Airports
Knock International Airport – 50 minutes by road
Sligo Regional Airport – 45 minutes by road/rail
Shannon International Airport – 2.75 hours by road
Dublin International Airport – 2 hours by road/rail

The Dock houses a performance space, three art galleries, artists studios, an arts education room and it is home to The Leitrim Design House. The Centre offers something for everyone, from performances and exhibitions, to classes and workshops. It is a place where art is made, where people can come to reflect or meet others, where bands might rehearse, a place for new and challenging projects to happen and a place of entertainment where people have fun!

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Visit The Dock website

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