Knockranny

Location

1km West of Keadew, Co.Roscommon

Site Description

Knockranny, derived from Cnoc Raithí (Hill of the Forts) was part of the old Kilronan Estate.  The area's main claim to fame is that the renowned Turlough O'Carolan, the blind composer and harpist is buried here.  This amenity gem is well worth diverting to, as it offers historic sites, many viewing points and an ever changing lakeshore accommodating all the local Flora and Fauna in total harmony.  Holy Wells, Crannógs, Ring - Forts and Tombs complete the historical picture of this mysterious oasis in time.  Our trail is regarded locally as part of the Miner's Way

Knockranny Features

Picnic Site, Walking Trails,

How do I get there?

Take the L3 road from Keadue to Ballyfarnon.  Knockranny lies on the shores of Lough Meelagh which is well signposted.

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Parking

No of car spaces:15
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Contact Info

Contact name:John Tarmey
Contact email:john.tarmey@coillte.ie