We are proud that Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club hosted the Trilby Tour 2011 Ireland Championship.
The Slieve Russell Hotel Golf & Country Club is also one of Ireland's top 4-star resorts with 222 luxury star bedrooms, 18 hole championship golf course, 9 hole academy golf course, clubhouse, extensive practice facilities, the Setanta and Conall Cearnach restaurants, Kells Bar, Ciúin Spa & Wellness Centre and an extensive swimming pool and leisure complex. The hotel also has a wide range of meeting and function rooms for all entertainment and business needs.
The Clubhouse, which is attached to the main hotel building, boasts numerous facilities including a proshop, baggage storage area, comfortable ladies and gents locker rooms with shower areas and the Summit Bar & Restaurant which has panoramic views over the golf course. Buggy hire and Taylormade club hire are available.
As with all top golf resorts, the Slieve Russell has extensive practice facilities including a putting green, driving range and practice green. The resident PGA golf professionals are available for tuition including the latest swing analysis and teaching technologies.
The resort also has an excellent 9 Hole academy golf course which is perfect for beginners or for golfers wishing to sharpen their short game.
Whilst every hole on the golf course is a challenge, the par 5 13th is the signature hole on the golf course with its fairway hugging the shores of one of the course's natural lakes offering a risk/reward opportunity on every shot.
Not surprisingly the complex has always proved very popular with visiting golf groups from all over Ireland, the UK and Europe and many return on a regular basis to sample our renowned hospitality.
The Slieve Russell has hosted some major European Challenge Tour and Irish PGA Tournaments. These include, the Buzz.com North West of Ireland Open, the Irish PGA Championship and also the Quinn Insurance PGA Charity Pro-Am, which has been held since 1997 and has now become an annual event boasts the highest prize fund for Irish PGA Professionals.
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A variety of room types are available in the Slieve Russell, from the comfort of a standard room to the luxurious surroundings of the presidential suite.
Many of the rooms have wonderful views over the golf course and the landscaped gardens, while some corner rooms have balconies – the ideal spot for breakfast or that pre-dinner drink.
From Dublin: Follow the M3 Motorway, leading to the N3 through Virginia and towards Cavan. At the roundabout just outside Cavan town, take the N3 signposted for Enniskillen and at the roundabout after Belturbet take the first exit (N87) for Ballyconnell town. The Slieve Russell Hotel is situated approximately 5 miles from Belturbet on the left hand side (before you reach the town of Ballyconnell).
From Belfast: Follow the M1, leading to the A4, through Fivemiletown, Maguiresbridge, Lisnaskea, Derrylin and Ballyconnell. In Ballyconnell, take the to your left at the end of the main street (signposted for Cavan). The Slieve Russell Hotel is situated 1 mile past Ballyconnell on the right hand side.
From Galway: Take the N6 to Athlone, turn left onto N55 - take N55 through Ballymahon, Edgeworthstown, and Granard to Cavan. At the roundabout at Cavan town, take the N3 to Enniskillen and at the roundabout after Belturbet take the left (N87) for Ballyconnell town. The Slieve Russell Hotel is situated approximately 5 miles from Belturbet on the left hand side
SLIEVE RUSSELL AT THE TRILBY TOUR 2011
News report from Slieve Russell
On arrival at Slieve Russell in beautiful County Cavan we found that several words were being bandied around and repeated..