Lisanisk House, Carrickmacross, County Monaghan


This welcoming house is set on its own tranquil seven acres on the shoreline of Lisanisk Lake. It is a spot beloved by many anglers over the years and only a five minute walk into the friendly market town of Carrickmacross. Guests have a choice of bed and full breakfast in ensuite rooms or enjoy the option of staying in one of the self-catering apartments that have two to four bedrooms. Your host is Rosaleen McMahon who will provide information on the local restaurants and pubs within walking distance. And for those who prefer match fishing, or a change of scene, Lough Muckno is a only a 15 minute drive away.


Lisanisk House 1


The Fishing – Lisanisk (Brother’s) Lake, Descart, Rahans, Sillan and Monalty
Carrickmacross is one of Ireland’s best known angling centres for quality bream, tench, rudd and pike. But be assured, every one of the 20 or so lakes surrounding this lively town has great stocks of roach, hybrids, perch plus carp to 17lb.

Lough Muckno itself is bound to attract a lot of anglers because it offers outstanding sport and new access roads provide comfortable access without long walks. The lake cover more than 900 acres promises good catches of bream, hybrids, roach and specimen pike. A quick spin along the motorway will deliver you safely to the lake.

Brothers Lake 01 Bill Delves

House Special
There is on-site access to half-a-dozen prepared swims along the bank of the lake and plenty of fishing stands on the facing shoreline but still only a stroll from the house. There is a fishing shed and bait facilities.

Holidays on this page are per person and include
Ferry crossing for car and passengers
Bed and full breakfast in Ensuite bedrooms
Free fishing maps and literature

We also provide inclusive angling holidays with Irish Ferries, P&O Irish Sea and Stena Line
Every holiday is individually priced and you are most welcome to telephone our office on 0151 528 9200 or email dave@activeirishangling.com for an immediate quote.

Lisanisk Self-Catering
Lisanisk House also has a selection of self-catering apartments within Lisanisk House consisting of two bedrooms units and up to four bedrooms.  The standard of accommodation is ideal for anglers wanting good accommodation without paying over the odds.  And you can have terms including breakfast!    Lisanisk House is only 15 minutes drive to Muckno.


Lisanisk Lake x

Both angling pictures were taken on a private shoreline of Brother’s Lake, which is the grounds of the house