Hamilton Trail, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan, Ireland

Written by islandhse on May 23rd, 2009

The official opening of the Hamilton Trail will take place on Saturday, 30th May 2009 as part of the Festival of Lakes. The walk was completed last year and is part of Fáilte Ireland’s National Looped Walks Network.

The walk covers forest trails, lake shore and nature trails. Full details of the Hamilton Trail are available on the Cavan Tourism website.

Final Pike Fishing Competition of the Season

Written by islandhse on May 23rd, 2009

The final competition of the season was held on Sunday, 10th May 2009.  It was the best match of the season with 65 fish caught and returned. The season concluded with a BBQ and prizes. The trophy for the heaviest fish caught during the season went to the owner of Spinners Tackle Shop in Killeshandra.

Pike Fishing Competition will be held on Eonish Lake on 30th May 2009. The competition has been organised by the Killeshandra Festival Committee as part of the annual Festival of the Lakes. All are welcome to participate.

Killeshandra has been designated as a Centre of Excellence for Coarse Angling!

Written by islandhse on April 12th, 2009

Fáilte Ireland, the Irish Tourist Board, has designated Killeshandra as a Centre of Excellence for Coarse Angling. Killeshandra is the only town in the Northwest of Ireland to be selected. Fáilte Ireland will be providing training and workshops to the local tourism providers in the area in order to enhance the services provided to anglers in the local area.

 

Killeshandra Coarse Angling Festival

The Killeshandra Angling Club is hosting a coarse angling festival from 21 July to 24 July 2009. Entry is €100. It is hoped that there will be a good turnout of anglers. The aim is establish an annual coarse angling festival in the Killeshandra area.  For more information on the event please call + 353 (0)87 931 1467 or alternatively you can e-mail: killeshandraanglingfestival@yahoo.com

Pike fishing competition on Eonish Lake

Written by islandhse on April 12th, 2009

Last Sunday, the April Pike Fishing competition was held on Eonish Lake. It was a great success and enjoyed by all. There was a good turn out of boats and the fishing was better than earlier in the year.  A total of 30 fish were caught and returned on the day with the winner catching five fish weighing 33.5lbs.

The event was organised by the Killeshandra Angling Club. The final competition for the season will be held on 10th May at Garadice Lake. This is another great local lake in the neighbouring county of Leitrim. It is 15mins drive from Island House.

Pike fishing on Eonish Lake

Written by islandhse on March 15th, 2009
Pike fishing on Eonish Lake

Pike fishing on Eonish Lake

Welcome to our website blog page. This is our first blog.
The photograph shows pike fishing from boats on Eonish Lake in front of Island House, last autumn.