The Sliabh an Iarainn Visitor Centre is located in the picturesque setting of Acres Lake in Drumshanbo.
The Centre has audio-visual displays about the Arigna and the Sliabh an Iarainn mountains area. There is a special emphasis on the railway, the canal, lakes, and iron and coal mining. The centre also highlights the musical heritage of the area.
The short audio-visual show will take you through the sights and scenes of nearby lakes, mountains, and towns, highlighting the beauty of this land of legend and wonder.
Drumshanbo and Acres Lake are also home to the start of the Shannon Blueway and the Acres Lake Boardwalk. The 600m boardwalk is part of a 6.5 km linear walking and cycling trail from Acres Lake in Drumshanbo to Battlebridge Lock, near Leitrim Village.
Sliabh an Iarainn, the beautiful rugged mountain of legend and song, lies behind Drumshanbo
Sliabh an Iarainn centre informs the visitor about life, transport and industry between the Arigna and Sliabh an Iarainn mountains. The railway, canal, lakes, iron and coal mining. An audio-visual show, lasting 12 minutes takes visitors through the sights and scenes of the area.