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Arvagh Holiday Homes Cavan

Arvagh Holiday Homes Cavan

Arvagh or Arva, is a town in County Cavan which lies on the shores of Garty Lough and is overlooked by Bruse Hill. It is a picturesque town situated in the heart of the drumlin belt. It lies on the border of Counties Longford and Leitrim and is famous as the town where the three Irish provinces of Ulster, Leinster and Connaught meet.

The Arvagh area was settled by Scottish planters in the early 17th century. The Earls of Gosford developed the town in the early 19th century, building the Market House in the town centre.

William Bleakley born in Arvagh in 1890 was a pioneer of aviation and was the first pilot to perform the aerobatic feat of looping the loop

The Arvagh area is popular with anglers and the lakes such as Hollybank, Gowna, Gulladoo and Rockfield offer excellent fishing all year round. With up to fifty lakes and streams to fish in the locality, Arvagh plays host to a number of national and international fishing competitions.

There are several pubs in the town, many of which have live music at the weekends. Arvagh Agricultural Show is a great day out for those interested in prize farm animals and it is held at the end of July each year.

Nearby Bruce mountain is a small hill which is crowned with three stone cairns, dating from the Neolithic period.