Bunclody lies in a lovely location, at the foot of the Blackstairs Mountains, bordered by the broad sweep of the Slaney River. As a holiday location the town and accommodation available in the area provide an ideal base for canoeing, fishing, cycling, hill walking, even handgliding. Mount Leinster, 2,610 feet and 11km from Bunclody, is rated one of the best venues for handgliding. If the visitor just wants to get away from it all, relax, have a drink and a chat with the locals, there is a wide variety of pubs to provide ceol agus craic.


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