The town of Virginia is pleasantly sited on the shores of Lough Ramor only 1 hour from Dublin. With four hotels, a caravan park, several restaurants, a nine-hole golf course, beautiful woodland walk and the Ramor theatre, Virginia has much to offer.
An angling hub, Virginia is located on the shores of Lough Ramor, popular with pike anglers. Lough Sheelin, the famous brown trout fishery is 15km away. A tackle and bait shop is located in the town.
The annual Virginia Street Fair, held on the last Sunday of June every year, is a reconstruction of Virginia's original 'Fairday' with animals, trading on the street, craft demonstration and entertainment. Visitors can see Cavan's largest display of vintage vehicles and participate in traditional Irish music and dancing.
Virginia Agricultural Show takes place in August annually and is one of the biggest and most exciting shows in the Ireland. The Virginia Pumpkin Festival, is held annually during the October Bank Holiday weekend and has become a massive event with artists such as Mundy and Sharon Shannon performing in the Pumpkin Marquee over the weekend.
Four miles north of the town is Killinkere, the reputed birthplace of American Civil War general, Philip Sheridan. The Killinkere Whit Jamboree is a major festival, run in the grounds of Killinkere Leisure Centre. The festival takes place annually over the Whit (June) Bank Holiday weekend and boasts an unrivalled selection of events for all ages.
Name: The Ramor Theatre
Address: Main Street, Virginia, Co. Cavan