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Carrick-on-Shannon – Arigna Loop

The climb up Kilronan Mountain

This ride goes north from Carrick-on-Shannon before climbing Kilronan Mountain – a long climb but not too steep.

After a great descent you return to the town by quiet country lanes.

Distance: 63km
Climbing: 555m
Difficulty: average

Cycle Sligo to Carrick-on-Shannon

The climb up Carrowkeel

Cycle Sligo – this is an enjoyable, understated route through a sparsely populated part of the country.

You pass a number of attractions but the highlight is undoubtedly Carrowkeel, which has magnificent views over Lough Arrow and the surrounding area.

Distance: 75km
Climbing: 599m
Difficulty: hard