Drumcoura City is the home of the COWBOYS AND HEROES COUNTRY MUSIC AND AMERICANA FESTIVAL
The great event in 2014 was surpassed by the amazing event in July 2015. You will not want to miss this event to be held in the Summer of 2016. The 2015 acts included Nathan Carter, Mike Denver, Jimmy Buckley, Lee Mathews, Lisa McHugh, Johnny Brady and Bernie Heaney. There was a great display of American Cars and Trucks, line dancing, Western Horse Riding Shows, Archery, mechanical bull, children’s carnival rides and face painting. See the Cowboys and Heroes website www.cowboysandheroes,ie . News of the dates for 2016 are expected to be announced in October 2015.
COME TO DRUMCOURA CITY Tel: 07196 45781
Enjoy life as it should be with beautiful surroundings of an upspoilt countryside and idyllic lakes.
Drumcoura City has an Equestrian Centre specialising in Western Horse Riding. It has the largest covered arena in the County, two outdoor arenas, horse riding trails, an archery range, an outdoor tennis court and a jetty for fishing on Drumcoura Lake.
Drumcoura also has a fully licensed bar and family restaurant just as you would see out West in America. The DC Saloon has swinging doors and loads of pictures of Cowboys and Indians. There are timber frame houses for rent, many of which overlook Drumcoura Lake and Lough Awaddy.
If you have ever dreamed about riding an American Quarter Horse like the ones in the Western films, this is the place for you. Even beginners will learn western riding with a few lessons.
Our head Western Riding Instructor, Ron Weisz, holds a level 2 certification from the Western Equestrian Society in conjunction with Horse Sport Ireland and he is the Chairman of The Irish Quarter Horse Association. Drumcoura is approved by the Association of Irish Riding Establishments and Failte Ireland tourism.