Travel to Ballaghaderreen

Shamrock 4Passport and Visa Requirements

For those entering Ireland, the passport and visa requirements are:

  • Passport: For U.S. citizens, information may be obtained from U.S. Department of State at
    New U.S. passport applications must be made in person using Form DS-11: Application for a U.S. Passport at many local U.S. Post Offices or local County offices
    Qualified passport renewals may be made by mail
  • VISA: Citizens of most countries, including the U.S., do not need an Ireland entry Visa. Check for Irelands Visa entry requirements
  • Currency Conversion Rate (updated daily)
    For more conversion rate information, click
  • Currency exchange locations may be located at

Shamrock 4 Transportaton 
Airline, automobile, bus and train travel to Ireland and Ballaghaderreen are highlighted below.

  • Airline flights to Dublin or Shannon airports are via Aer Lingus Airlines and Delta Airlines (from US) or Ryan Airlines (from England). Rental cars are available at these airports. From Dublin Airport Bus Aireann is available to the Busaras Central Bus Station in downtown Dublin (last two miles is a scenic downtown trip along north bank of Liffey River)
    Airline connections to Knock Airport may be found at Knock Ireland West Airport. Rental cars are available at Knock Airport
  • Automobile travel from Dublin to Ballaghaderreen is by traveling west on Highway N4 to Longford (76 miles) and then via N5. N5 now bypasses Ballaghaderreen. Be watchful for R293 and turn left to Ballaghaderreen. Driving directions may be viewed by clicking Route Dublin to Ballaghaderreen
    For automobile route from Shannon to Ballaghaderreen click Route Shannon to Ballaghaderreen
  • Bus travel from Dublin is by Bus Aireann from downtown Dublin at the Busaras Central Bus Station to Ballaghaderreen
  • Train connections are via Irish Rail from Dublin to Castlerea or Longford, but there is no train connection to Ballaghaderreen. The Dublin to Sligo Line of Irish Rail stops at Boyle.  Check bus schedules at Bus Aireann for buses to Ballaghaderreen

Shamrock 4  Hotel Accommodations 
Make reservations for hotels in Ballaghaderreen or nearby towns.

Shamrock 4Refreshments


  • Durkin’s Bar, Restaurant and Accommodation, The Square
  • Fiddlers Elbow, The Square
  • Carroll’s Bar, The Square
  • Thomas Mannion, The Square
  • Molly’s, Market Street
  • Noel Spelman, Church Street  (Spels Bar)
  • Meet You Here (Coffee House and Art Gallery), Cathedral Street
  • Solans Bar, Main Street
  • Sheila’s Bar, New Street
  • Thomas Creaton, New Street

Shamrock 4  Areas of Interest


  • Suggest you visit our Ballaghaderreen web page for areas of interest within and near Ballaghaderreen
  • An easy to read outline map of towns and roads around Ballaghaderreen may be viewed and downloaded at Ballaghaderreen Area Map
  • Click 1901 Census and Route Map for a map of townlands and Towey locations within Ballaghaderreen area