Festive cheer gears up a notch in picturesque
Drumlish and Ballinamuck

It’s that time of year again when the close knit communities of Drumlish and Ballinamuck join forces to create festive cheer and provide local shoppers with all the very best value that the area has to offer.

It’s that time of year again when the close knit communities of Drumlish and Ballinamuck join forces to create festive cheer and provide local shoppers with all the very best value that the area has to offer.

Preparations are also in full swing for Christmas parties, the arrival of Santa and the switching on of the much anticipated Christmas lights, so as the count down begins to the big day, visitors and part-goers alike, to this picturesque area in north Longford, are guaranteed all the very best fun, enjoyment and quality family time together that the festive season 2012 can bring.

Traditionally, the holiday period is a time for socialising and catching up with friends, so it is precisely with this well honed tradition in mind that local businesses in Drumlish and Ballinamuck intend to entice shoppers to the locality.

So where should you spend those precious few hours in the lead up to Santa’s perennial visit? One place to start is the always popular Olde Village Inn. This lively watering hole is neatly decorated and spacious, while at the same time boasting an atmosphere to rival many of its contemporaries. Indeed, its management and staff look forward to seeing you over the busy festive season. Equally, why not take in the delights of two other well respected venues, namely the Bent Elbow and Gallaghers. Both are fine establishments in their own right and have become firm and lasting fixtures with many of the locals - thanks to a combination of excellent drink and top class entertainment. Alternatively, if dining out is more your thing, both Drumlish and Ballinamuck have a number of esteemed eateries, all of which are now offering customers a range of recession busting deals throughout the Christmas period.

Included are The Tavern and Dillon’s of Ballinamuck, two well furnished and attractive venues in which to spend an evening out. All in all, the wide selection of choice and more importantly-value on offer inside some of its pubs and leading diners, makes a trip to the town of Drumlish and neighbouring Ballinamuck an absolute must for any patron this Christmas.