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Drumshanbo Lock

Drumshanbo Lock

Drumshanbo Lock, situated at the southern end of Lough Allen is a a double-acting lock and canwork whether the level of the lake is below or above that of the canal, writes Martin Branagan.

Drumshanbo Lock view of Lough Allen, Co. Leitrim
Drumshanbo Lock
 Drumshanbo Lock Bridge

It has moorings, water, light, a shower and toilet block, a lock-keeper’s office, a pump out and bins.

There’s ample car parking and a lovely picnic area beside the Lock and some super view of the Lake

It’s about a 15 minute walk from Drumshanbo, depending on fast you walk of course.

Martin Branagan is a co-founder of and is passionate about promoting Leitrim as a tourist destination. Under the LoveLeitrim banner, Martin is touring the county in search of its hidden gems.

A Dubliner by birth and Leitrim resident by choice, Martin can be contacted on +353 (0)86 173 8417 for all advertising queries.

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