Call us directly: +353 (0)94 986 0305
The Square, Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon, View on Map
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About us and our location

About Us

The Durkin Family have been in business at the present location since April 1st 1976, initially as a Café/Restaurant (The Top Spot). The bar and function room were added in 1979 opening their doors on September 13th as Durkins Bar & Restaurant. Our Bedrooms were added in 2000 (opening June 2nd) and added to in 2007.

We have separate bar and lounge, private dining room (seating 60 people), 2 private function rooms and 23 ensuite bedrooms (15 standard and 8 deluxe). We have a private car park at the rear and WiFi is available throughout the building. The premises are disabled friendly with a lift to the upper floors.

How to find us

Durkin’s is located in the heart of Ballaghaderreen on the main N5 road. Click here to view us on Google Street View.

How to get to Ballaghaderreen


By Road:

We are situated right in the center of Ballaghaderreen on the Market Square. The GPS coordinates are Latitude: 53.901022 Longitude: -8.576674

Ballaghaderreen is:

  • 2 hours from Dublin (179 km)
  • 1.15 hours from Galway (90 km)
  • 50 mins from Sligo (52 km)
  • 3 hours 50 mins from Cork (271 km)
  • 3 hours from Belfast (234 km)

By Bus:

Bus Eireann offers a direct service from Dublin. For a complete schedule click here.

By Air:

Ireland West Airport Knock is only 15 minutes drive from Ballaghaderreen which has daily scheduled flights to the UK and Europe. Sligo Airport is 50 minutes drive.

By Train:

A Regular train services is available from Castlerea and Boyle (15 minutes drive).