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Glasson, Co. Westmeath

Glassan is a small village of 166 inhabitants County Westmeath, Ireland. It is 10 km north of Athlone, on the N55 national secondary road, not far from the shores of Lough Ree. A small river known as the River Tullaghan flows through the northern end of the village and then flows south to Killinure Lough, a part of Lough Ree.

The core of the village consists of a late 18th/early 19th century terrace of two-storey rose-covered houses. Significant suburban development has taken place on all approaches to the village in recent times. The village is overlooked by Caraun Hill, particularly so when approaching the village from the direction of Lough Ree. Services and businesses in the village include two pubs, Grogan's and The Fatted Calf both with restaurants, a restaurant in the Old Garda Barracks, a hairdresser, a play school, a Garda Station, car sales garage, panelbeaters workshop, two redundant forges, a Heritage/Community Centre , bus repair garage, service station and supermarket, a number of B&B's, a precast and ready-mix Concrete Works, a stonemason's workshop, a defunct petty sessions court house, a former Royal Irish Constabulary Barracks, a dispensary operated by the Health Board, a house which was formerly a mid terrace church, , and a fake water pump installed by the Tidy Towns . Glassan also hosts two hunts; namely the Glassan Farmers Hunt and the South Westmeath Harriers. See also[edit source | edit] List of towns and villages in Ireland References[edit source | edit] ^ a b Central Statistics Office. "12. Alphabetical list of Towns with their population, 2002 and 2006". Retrieved 16 August 2013.  ^ Ordinance Survey Ireland. "Total Population by Electoral Division". Westmeath County Council. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 
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Bus to Glasson

  • Bus routes operated by Bus ireann:
    • 466:
      • Athlone (Bus Station) - Longford (Rail Station)
      • Longford (Rail Station) - Golden Island SC (Pedestrian Entrance)
    • 65:
      • Galway (Bus Station) - Monaghan (Bus Station)
      • Monaghan (Bus Station) - Galway (Bus Station)

Things to See and Do in Glasson

Glasson Golf Club Glasson Golf Club

Glasson, Co Westmeath, Ireland
Glasson Golf Hotel and Country Club must be seen to be believed. Set on a peninsula bordering Lough Ree, this Christy O'Connor Jnr. masterpiece will become the subject of many an oil painting. Ryder Cup star Christy made sure to incorporate rewards

Guesthouses in Glasson

Wineport Lodge Wineport Lodge

Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
With a beautiful, peaceful location and stunning lake views over Lough Ree, this 4-star hotel offers total relaxation, with good food, great wine, spa treatments and luxurious air-conditioned rooms.

Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Glasson

Benown House B&B Benown House B&B

Glasson, Co. Westmeath
Located in Ireland, just 9 km from Athlone and 4 km from Lough Ree where guests can take cruises, Benown House is a family-run B&B featuring a garden and a shared lounge with TV. Free WiFi is available throughout.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Glasson

Glasson Lakeshore Cabins (Formerly known as Shannon Holidays) Glasson Lakeshore Cabins (Formerly known as Shannon Holidays)

Portlick, Glasson, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
Situated by the shores of Lough Ree, Shannon Holidays offer holiday cabins set on a 3-acre site and adjoining 150 acres of woodland and lakeshore walks. Each cabin boasts a private harbour for fishing and sail boats.

Restaurants in Glasson

The Fatted Calf The Fatted Calf

Church St., Athlone, N37 P383, Co. Westmeath
The Fatted Calf was opened in 2010. In 2015 we moved to Church St. Athlone. Run by husband and wife team, Feargal and Fiona O'Donnell, our focus is on finding the best, fresh, seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, that the midlands has to offer.

Wineport Lodge Wineport Lodge

Glasson, Co. Westmeath
At The Wineport Lodge Hotel in Athlone RELAXATION is their foremost philosophy. As one of the very best 4 star hotels in Ireland they want you, their guests, to enjoy a balance between good food, great wine and relaxing surrounds - their perfect reci

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