Boating in the Carrick area!
After a long day on the river, a warm welcome awaits you at Gene
Anderson’s Traditional Thatched Cottage Bar. This lovely old style bar has
beautiful old antiques, world class bar service and country charm. A
lively music venue offers you a seat amongst the musicians, singers and
dancers who perform in a relaxed atmosphere, without noisy amplification
or formal stage! There is a house piano and guitar to try out and even a
resident dance master for joining in the fun yourself!
Enjoy the banter with the locals, while our attentive and knowledgeable
bar staff can tip you off as to the best fishing spots. Drink the finest
pint of Guinness you have ever tasted at our world famous bar! The secret
of the quality PINT OF GUINNESS is attributed to the temperature obtained
naturally under our thatched roof, the short distance between the barrel
under the counter to the dispensing tap and the natural spring water used
to wash the glasses! The Truth is in the taste!!
are EASILY ACCESSIBLE from any of the river ports, North or South of
Carrick by taxi or minibus. Open every night from eight until late! This
is just THE perfect place to visit far away from the hustle and bustle of
After you dine on your boat or in any of your favourite
good restaurants complete your evening by visiting the Thatch! The house
special is IRISH COFFEE for which the pub is Internationally famous. Bring
your camera and dancing shoes! Free music venue. The music starts ‘when
the cows are milked’! 24 hour taxi / minibus hire – special rates apply to
the Thatch and back to your boat again! Call Michael Glancy Hackney
Service [Best Value!] on 086 859 7093 or any taxi service as advertised
near your boat moorings. Just ask the driver for group rates. Catch the
THATCH transport from Carrick jetty, Butlers Marina, Emerald Star Jetty,
Carrick Craft Jetty or Carrick town clock taxi rank. Also from Jamestown
Harbour, Albert Lough Marina, Drumsna Harbour, Roosky Pier, Cootehall
Jetties, or Forest Park Moorings at Lough Key.