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DIRECTIONS TO THE LAKESIDE HOTEL

Sitting on the crossing point between two powerful Munster counties, the Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre offers you accessible tranquillity. Less than 90 minutes from Dublin, Cork or Galway, 40 minutes from Shannon International Airport and a short hop from Limerick City, it's a world apart without being miles away. The River Shannon flows gently past our door, flanked by water meadows, wildflowers and wonderful wildlife. This stunning natural beauty, combined with the warmth of our welcome ensures you unwind from the moment you step across the threshold.

Leave your troubles at the door and let us take you into the magic of one of Irelands best-kept secrets.

The Lakeside Hotel & Leisure Centre is in the Shannon region conveniently located near to the M7/N7 Dublin – Limerick road.

Our GPS Co-ordinates are as follows:

N52° 48.6619, W008° 26.6427

From Dublin
Use the M7, Limerick Motorway. When 20kms from Limerick, take Exit 27 off the motorway (signposted Birdhill, Killaloe, Ballina). Take second exits off the 2 roundabouts onto R494 (signposted Killaloe/Ballina). Travel for 4kms approximately into Ballina. Pass Goosers Pub and the Church, at the roundabout, take the first exit to left and take the next right turn at Molly’s bar, after traffic lights and before the bridge crossing the Shannon River. Hotel is located 600m on the left-hand side of Road.

From Cork
Use the N20 Limerick road. After leaving Charleville continue onto M20 motorway, signposted Limerick. At Junction 1 (Rossbrien interchange) continue forward and join onto the M7 motorway, signposted Dublin. Take exit 27 off the motorway (signposted Birdhill, Killaloe, Ballina). Take second exits off the roundabout onto R494 (signposted Killaloe/Ballina). Travel for 4kms approximately into Ballina. Pass Goosers Pub and the Church, at the roundabout, take the first exit to left and take next right turn at Molly’s bar, after traffic lights and before the bridge crossing the Shannon River. Hotel is located 600m on the left-hand side of Road.

From Shannon Airport
Use the N18 Limerick road. At Junction 4 continue on N18 Toll (signposted Limerick East-Toll). Pass through the toll plaza and into the tunnel. At Junction 1(Rossbrien interchange) continue forward and join onto the M7 motorway, signposted Dublin. Take Exit 27 off the motorway (signposted Birdhill, Killaloe, Ballina). Take second exits off the roundabout onto R494 (signposted Killaloe/Ballina). Travel for 4kms approximately into Ballina. Pass Goosers Pub and the Church, at the roundabout, take the first exit to left and take next right turn at Molly’s bar, after traffic lights and before the bridge crossing the Shannon River. Hotel is located 600m on the left-hand side of Road.

From Galway
Use the N18 Limerick road. Continue on N18 to Limerick, bypassing Ennis. Follow signs for Limerick East-Toll. Pass through the toll plaza and into the tunnel. At Junction 1 (Rossbrien interchange) continue forward and join onto the M7 motorway, signposted Dublin. Take Exit 27 off the motorway (signposted Birdhill, Killaloe, Ballina). Take second exits of the roundabout onto R494 (signposted Killaloe/Ballina). Travel for 4kms approximately into Ballina. Pass Goosers Pub before the Church, at roundabout take the first exit to left and take next turn right at Molly's bar, which is after the traffic lights, but immediately before the start of the bridge crossing the Shannon River. Hotel is located 600m on the left-hand side of the road.

Please Note:
These recommended routes are designed as a guide to help you get to your destination safely and easily. We consider these to be the quickest and easiest (but not necessarily the shortest) routes.

If you find an error or omission, please let us know so we can correct it for future users. No representation is made or guarantees given as to the content or usability of these directions. The Lakeside Hotel assumes no responsibility for any loss or delay resulting from the use of these directions.

TRAVELLING TO IRELAND

Access by Air
Dublin, Cork and Shannon Airports are the main international Irish Airports. The Hotel is situated 50 km from Shannon International Airport which is about 45mins drive

Ferries
Sea ferry services operate year round from the UK and France. Ferries travel to Cork, Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire and Dublin ferry ports.

Rail
Limerick city’s Colbert Station and Galway Station are the hubs of the regional rail networks with frequent daily services to all destinations throughout Ireland. The approximate journey time by train between Limerick & Dublin and Limerick & Cork is just over 2 hours.
Ennis, Tralee, Nenagh, Thurles, Birdhill, Roscrea, Cloughjordan and Templemore are the regional rail stations included in the national grid. Iarnrod Eireann, the operators of the rail system offer a range of daily, weekly, monthly and early train saver fares.

Bus
Bus Eireann operates a comprehensive provincial bus service to the many towns and villages throughout the region. These services operate out of the main urban centres at Limerick, Galway, Tralee and Ennis. The provincial routes offer as a feeder service. Main towns are connected by the expressway service, which operates on a frequent basis, and forms part of the national bus routes to Ireland's other main towns and cities. Frequent user tickets by the day, week and month are available from the main stations. During the summer months, extra services operate to the main seaside resorts and places of interest like Doolin in Co. Clare, which also has ferry crossings to the Aran Islands.

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