Virginia, Co. Cavan

Virginia population 2,282 is the fifth largest town in County Cavan, Ireland. It was founded at Aghanure during the Plantation of Ulster and was named Virginia after Queen Elizabeth I of England.

Situated close to Lough Ramor, Virginia is on the N3 route approximately 85 km northwest of Dublin, where once it was a strategic staging and rest point for the coaches plying between Enniskillen and Dublin. In more recent times, Virginia is connected to the capital by an hourly bus service from Cavan town Bus √ɬČireann. Regarded these days as a commuter town with its proximity to larger trading towns east and west, the local industry consists mainly of farming and milk processing at the local Glanbia factory, which produces skim milk powder and cream for the world renowned brand Baileys Irish Cream liqueur. Other local manufacturers include the Fleetwood brand of paint products. Virginia won the Irish Tidy Towns Competition in 1964 and 1965. It is also home to the popular annual Virginia Agricultural Show for over seventy years and more recently Ireland's only Pumpkin Festival.
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Bus to Virginia

  • Bus routes operated by Bus Eireann:
    • 109: Dublin - Dunshaughlin - Navan - Kells - Virginia - Cavan town
    • 187: Kells - Virginia - Ballyjamesduff - Oldcastle
    • 30: Dublin - Airport - Cavan - Enniskillen - Donegal Town - West Donegal

Things to See and Do in Virginia

The Ramor Theatre The Ramor Theatre

Main St, Virginia, Co. Cavan
The Ramor Theatre in Virginia is a fully equipped performance venue which operates a full programme of music, drama and dance events. The programme includes jazz, traditional, opera, contemporary, drama and classical.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Virginia

Cuilcagh Lake Apartments Cuilcagh Lake Apartments

Cuilcagh, Virginia, Co Cavan, Cavan, Co. Cavan
Cuilcagh Lake Apartments offers a modern apartment located by Cuilcagh Lough Lake, 5 km outside Virginia. It is set in lovely grounds with horses and other farm animals.

Restaurants in Virginia

Abe and Louies Abe and Louies

Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Bella Venezia @ Ramor Lodge Hotel Bella Venezia @ Ramor Lodge Hotel

Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Eastern Tandoori (Cavan) Eastern Tandoori (Cavan)

Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan

Lisgrey House Restaurant Bar

Lisgrey Cross Roads, Virginia, Co. Cavan

St Kyrans Country House St Kyrans Country House

Dublin Road, Virginia, Co. Cavan

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