GLENCAR WATERFALL CYCLE
From Manorhamilton cycle in the direction of Kinlough / Bundoran (R280), then take the first left turn towards Lurganboy. Lurganboy village is the home of the unique Chapel of Ease. At the Church keep to the right and continue up towards Killasnet Graveyard (15th Century Church site).
Continue on this rolling terrain and after another 2km you will pass the site of Caisleán Na Chairthe. Continue on past Glencar RC Church and then at the junction after 14km turn right towards Glencar Lake.
You have now arrived at one of the most scenic locations in Co. Leitrim, which the poet W.B. Yeats features in his poem The Stolen Child. After enjoying some refreshments in The Glencar TeaShed you return to Lurganboy along the same route as you came. On the return cycle keep left in Lurganboy towards Kinlough (Kinlough/Glenaniff cycle sign), down pass Milltown Wood. At the Stop sign, turn right back towards Manorhamilton along the R280.
DID YOU KNOW?
Chapel of Ease, Lurganboy: This Anglican Church was built in 1862 and is made from corrugated iron sheets and sits on the hill overlooking the village.
Caisleán Na Chairthe: First use of Gunpowder in Ireland as recorded in the Irish Annals in 1487
GLENCAR WATERFALL CYCLE ROUTE
This 43km cycle takes you from Manorhamilton to the picturesque Glencar lake and Waterfall via Lurganboy.