Getting Here & Entry Fees

/Getting Here & Entry Fees
Getting Here & Entry Fees 2017-05-21T08:50:38+00:00

Getting Here

There is an hourly Courtesy Bus available from the Car Park in Strandhill to Lisheen. The first bus will be leaving Strandhill at 1pm and the last bus will be returning to Strandhill at 7pm.

Driving from Sligo –

Go to Strandhill village and at the roundabout, keep left and take the Top Road, rather than going towards the sea.

Drive past The Venue restaurant and continue for two miles with the coast on your right all the time, until you come to the sharp corner which enters Lisheen, which will be well signposted with stewards signalling the entrance to the free car park.

Parking in Strandhill Beach Main Car Park & Travelling by bus:

A free private bus will leave Strandhill Beach Car Park every hour from 1.30pm onwards, bringing visitors to the Show and returning for the final time to Strandhill at 7pm. [Parking at Strandhill is free]

Driving from Ballisodare or the motorway –

Take the turn left for Strandhill and continue driving the windy road to Ransboro Church and crossroads, turn left at the Church roundabout for Strandhill. The road will be signposted for the Show venue which is on a straight road just five minutes from the Church.

Entry Fees

The entry fee for adults is €10.

Concessions:
Children  under 16 go free, & kids events on the field cost €5 per child for an all-day unlimited use.
Senior Citizens €5.

Free parking

“Lisheen is a fantastic family day every year, the free parking and the kiddies’ events all in at €5 per child make it affordable for us, lovely food on site too…”
“There’s great variety every year, all age groups catered for… we love the Dog Show ourselves and the kids have a great time taking part with our pets…”
“We learned how to make St. Brigid’s crosses with rushes, it was so nice to be taught the original design…”
“Great family day out in majestic setting with Arts and Crafts from yesteryear right up to the modern day …”
“The Home Industries tent is the one we go for every year, the kids enter the wild flower competition, and they bake biscuits and enter photographs…”
“From farm tasks to pet shows to ancient and modern crafts, we saw them all here today….”
“Where would you get a setting like this for an event? The view is panoramic – the mountain behind us and the sea in front of us…”
“The small animal farm was brilliant – the kids saw snakes and all sorts of unusual pets and animals”
“I don’t need to tell you the kids loved the bouncy castles and the ice-cream vans – and they had a ball with the disco specially for them…”
“Delighted ye have expanded on the food – great fresh paella and lovely organic sausage and bacon baps – well done – good to have these as well as the burger van….”
“It’s very special for the kids to see butter being made in the Craft tent, and to have fresh boxty served to them, it brought back memories to our older friends here today – they loved to see the wood turner working too, he gave a great demonstration…”
“Have to say the Concert Band playing at the end of the day is a lovely way to close the show, the live music and the big band sound is mighty…”
“Farm tasks competition – that’s my favourite – always a very enjoyable event and great craic too…”