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   Welcome to the Allen Centre

Family Rooms  3 Bunk beds  en suite –  €80 per night     –  cooking facilities included.

Beside the Lough Allen Spa Hotel , just turn right leaving the hotel and our centre is just 100m from hotel.

Fantastic watersports activities where you don’t need to splash out and the children ask “when are we coming back”.
Day visitors welcome for all our activities.

Camping and Caravan facilities also available

Contact 0876312708

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Lough Allen

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Aerial view




Lough Allen Education Centre (48 bed hostel) Drumshanbo , Co Leitrim beside the Lough Allen Hotel.                 Hostel fully booked for Joe Mooney Summer School

The accommodation is Failte Ireland approved and the quiet surroundings makes it the perfect place to get away from it all. Situated in the Northwest of Ireland is truly somewhere special! Situated on the shores of Lough Allen, only 14 km from the bustling town of Carrick on Shannon, it is just a short walk to the town of Drumshanbo. So be assured whatever the reason for your visit, Lough Allen Education Centre at Lough Allen in Drumshanbo offers great value for money at any time of year. The centre has a large reception area which looks out on to Lough Allen affording panoramic views of the Lough and Sliabh an Iarainn Mountain range. Lough Allen is well known for fishing and sailing.
There are also a number of major walks in the region. At Lough Allen the accommodation consists of eight en-suite bedrooms with 3 bunk beds to a room. Meals can be arranged at reception. Water sports holidays can take many forms on Lough Allen. Whether you fancy relaxing sailing holiday, you want to learn canoeing, or fishing with your family or group and like the idea of kayaking or windsurfing holidays, or just visiting the area on holidays or just passing through you can enjoy a session for 3 hours from €20  per person .
Rent a fishing boat with an engine for €60  for a session. At the Allen Centre we have a huge choice of water activity holidays to suit every taste and every age group. – and all at great prices for Canadian canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, team building games, pike angling, trout fishing and coarse angling.

Prices 2018

 Rowing Boats for hire €30  for 3 hours
Kayaking / Canoeing sessions €20   for 3 hours
Sailing session €30  for 3 hours
Fishing Boat / engine/ Fuel Full day rate   €80

Facebook Links to further information and photographs –

 Lough Allen Angling updates on angling on Lough Allen and surrounding lakes

Shannon Blueway Waterways Ireland




Click here for Lough Allen Wind and Weather


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Group on O’Connor’s Island


info@allen.ie  T. +353 (0)71 9640588 or +353 (0)87-6312708
Lough Allen,Drumshanbo,Co. Leitrim

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Summer School Rates 2018 

Type of accommodation With Electricity Without electricity
Caravan per day Pay for 6 nights(7th free) €25 €24  
Camping ( first person) N/A N/A €13
Camping ( Second +)     €7
Campers per day Pay for 6 nights(7th free) €25 €24  
Refuse Bags     € 1  @ reception
Recycling     Free (rear of building)


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