What To Do?

Puckane is surrounded by many activies for all the family to enjoy. Be it hiking, walking, horse-riding, water-sports, boat trips and much more. Many people love travelling along The Ring of Lough Derg.

Explore Lough Derg

Lough Derg is a freshwater lake in the Shannon River Basin. It is the second-biggest lake in the Republic of Ireland.

Lough Derg provides jaw-dropping views that a fan of Irish scenery would thoroughly enjoy.

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Boat Trips

Enjoy a discounted trip on our speedboat when booking a cottage with us. Our driver will deliver a guided tour of Lough Derg, including the Holy Island that once housed monks, 1,000 years ago.

Weather permitting, he may also bring you onto the island to explore it's rich history.
A boat trip on Lough Derg gives a unique and wonderful view of the area that would otherwise not be obtained.

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Go Fishing

Go fishing on our speedboat at a discounted price. Our driver is a seasoned fisher and knows the in's and out's of Lough Derg when it comes to fishing.

Be it with our driver or another, fishing on Lough Derg is very enjoyable.

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Mountain Biking

If you own a bicycle, why not bring it with you? You can also hire a bike from Moynans in Nenagh.

There are many different bike trials in the area to enjoy. Ballyhoura is just over an hour away and Bike Park Ireland is 30 minutes away.

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Mountain Biking


Enjoy a discounted rate on our water-sports activities when booking a cottage with us. During the summer months we will have various activities available.

These include a banana boat, water skiing and wake boarding.

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Banana Boat

Beside the cottages

There is a tennis court (and a playground - opening soon) located just beside the cottages.

The tennis court is lit with flood lights and is state of the art.

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Tennis Court

UL (Killaloe) Activity Centre

ULAC is located only two miles from the picturesque town of Killaloe in East Clare. It is situated on the sheltered shores of Lough Derg where they have numerous activities available.

These include canoeing, kayaking, windsurfing, archery and much more.

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UL Sports Arena

UL Sports Arena is located beside the University of Limerick. It contains a state of the art gym, olympic sized pool, sauna, astro-turf pitches, an outdoor and indoor running track and indoor sports arena courts.

There is also a bar that serves food and drink nearby.

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UL Arena

Nenagh Cinema

On a rainy day, a movie is great to keep the kids entertained! There is a broad list of movies available in the Ormond Cinema.

There is free wifi available at our cottages if you can't find a movie to watch.

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Nenagh Cinema

Delta Lazer and Adventure Centre

It's loads of fun for all the kids to enjoy!

They are located just a 30 minute drive from our cottages, it's perfect for a wet day.

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Delta Adventure City

Delta Karting

Delta Karting is an indoor karting track located just beside Delta Adventure Centre. It is a 30 minute drive from Puckane.

It's great fun for the teenagers on a wet day!

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Go Kart

The Hunt Museum

The Hunt Museum is located in Limerick City, which is 45 minutes away from the cottages.

The Hunt Museum is situated on Rutland Street on the banks of the River Shannon. Among the museums collection are works by notable artists and designers such as Pablo Picasso, Jack B. Yeats, and Sybil Connolly as well as distinctive historical items such as the O' Dea Mitre and Crozier.

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Hunt Museum

Visit King John's Castle

King John's Castle is a 13th-century castle located on King's Island in Limerick, next to the River Shannon. It is one of the best preserved Norman castles in Europe, the walls, towers and fortifications remain today and are visitor attractions.

Between 2011 and 2013, the castle underwent a massive redevelopment, with €5.7 million spent to improve the visitor facilities of the castle.

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King Johns Castle

Thomond Park Museum

Take a look behind the scenes at Thomond Park Stadium. The stadium tour takes you to places usually only accessible to players and officials.
The full stadium tour consists of a museum visit, entry to the home and away dressing rooms, plus visits to pitch-side, the Munster dugout.

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Thomond Park

Get West Kayaking

On a warm day, enjoy a guided tour of the River Shannon. Travel along the river in kayaks and learn about Limericks rich history.

It's only 30 minutes away and an experience everyone should try.

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Nenagh Equestrian Centre

Nenagh Eqestrian Centre has the benefit of being close to Nenagh town yet is situated in the countryside lying at the foot of the Silvermines Mountains and is open through-out the year.

Nenagh is just 10 minutes from Puckane.

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Equestrian Centre

Live Traditional Music

Kennedys pub offers live music on a Wednesday. The Derg Pub has music on a Friday night. Larkins Pub has music on a Wednesday night. Rohans Bar has live music on a Wednesday night.

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Kennedys Pub

Visit Limerick

Limerick has a lot to offer and considering it is only 45 minutes away from the cottages, it's definitely worth a visit.

See below for more information on Limerick and what to do there.

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