January 6th is known in Ireland as Nollaig na mBan, Women’s Christmas or Little Christmas. On this day it is the tradition all around the Country for the women to get together and enjoy their own Christmas, while the men folk stay at home and handle all the chores.

Can’t think of anything to do to treat yourself? Don’t worry, we have compiled a huge list of ideas from all around County Cavan. You will be spoiled for choice!


Coffee and a Snack

Adventure 21 Café | Virginia

Located lakeshore in Virginia, grab a coffee and some baked goods. Take a walk and bask in the stunning views.


Nomad Coffee | Bailieboro

Newlyweds Stephanie and David serve quality speciality coffee and local food options. Pick up a coffee and take a stroll along the Castle Lake Loop.


Breakfast and Lunch Options

Our Cavan cafés are the perfect location for a girlie breakfast or lunch.


Café Nua | Belturbet

Run by sisters Inta and Vita, Café Nua is the perfect space for female empowerment this Nollaig Na mBan. Enjoy a delicious breakfast or lunch with the closest women in your life.


Chapter | Cavan Town

Chapter is the perfect blend of high quality food in a comfortable environment coupled with a unique shopping experience. This is a must visit!


Crafts Of Ireland | Virginia

For Nollaig na mBan take the day off and enjoy all the delights of a home baked Afternoon Tea served with vintage China and then create your unique needle felted picture.

Check out their website for more information.


Datsés Café | Cavan Town

There is always a great atmosphere in Datsés café in Cavan town! They serve a wide variety of pastries, buns, cakes, and lunches for you to enjoy every day.


Latte Da | Cavan Town

A little gem, Latte Da is the perfect location to get organic healthy food and coffee this Nollaig na mBan.


Dinner Dates

 Sit down, relax and let these Cavan restaurants look after you ladies.


Chilli Lounge | Cavan Town

Chilli Lounge showcases the beautiful and rich aromas of India that make your tastebuds tingle and cause an explosion of flavour that will make you keep coming back for more. Encapsulating Indian food using local produce, the Chilli Lounge is special.


Murph’s Gastro Pub | Butlersbridge

Make it one to remember. Murph’s Gastro is an award-winning, family-run Gastro Pub, serving locally sourced quality Irish food.


The Castle Sports and Gastro Bar | Belturbet

A family-run award-winning restaurant. This cosy setting offers great food from a diverse signature menu and a brilliant atmosphere for the 12th day of Christmas.


Oakroom Restaurant | Cavan Town

A classy restaurant located in the heart of Cavan town. Modern Irish cuisine using the freshest ingredients, Oak Room is a special place to celebrate this Nollaig na mBan.


Girlie Getaways

This is the perfect time to relax after the busy festive period. Treat yourself and the ladies in your life to a girlie getaway this January 6th.


Breffni Arms Hotel | Arvagh

If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway after Christmas, this is the place. Stay in the stunning guest rooms after a delicious meal in their restaurant.


Cabra Castle Hotel | Kingscourt

You will never forget your stay in the award-winning Cabra Castle. Dine within the elegant and intimate surroundings of the Courtroom Restaurant and stay in one of the luxurious rooms.


Cavan Crystal Hotel | Cavan Town

Nestled in the heart of the stunning Lake County, enjoy a delicious meal from their extensive menu in the Atrium Bar during your girlie getaway before staying in their magnificent rooms.


Crover House Hotel | Mountnugent

Set in peaceful and idyllic surroundings on the shores of Lough Sheelin, it is the perfect destination for Nollaig Na mBan. The tranquil setting will make you feel instantly relaxed.


Farnham Estate Spa & Golf Resort | Cavan

Set on a beautiful 1,300-acre country estate on the outskirts of Cavan Town, Farnham Estate is one of Ireland’s most popular Spa and golf destinations with a superb reputation for being a genuine ‘retreat to nature’. With full access to the spa facilities and walks around the resort, you will never want to leave.


Hawthorn Lodge B&B | Belturbet

Hawthorne Lodge is run by two female powerhouses Pauline and Samantha Rodgers. Let Samantha treat you this Nollaig na mBan at Hawthorn Lodge B&B. You will feel truly at home in this 4 star countryside setting.


Hotel Kilmore | Cavan Town

From their delicious cuisine to the exceptionally comfortable guest rooms, and superb and attentive service. This makes Hotel Kilmore your number-one choice for a Nollaig na mBan stayover.


The Anglers Rest | Ballyconnell

Based in Ballyconnell, The Anglers Rest is a cosy destination to relax after the busy Christmas period. Meet the locals, enjoy the hospitality, and savour the amazing Cavan food and drinks.


The Keepers Arms | Bawnboy

Sheila and Bryan will make you feel at home at the Keepers Arms Hotel in Bawnboy. Amazing food, nearby scenery and great hospitality will have you returning again and again.


Cavan is the perfect place to celebrate women this Nollaig na mBan. Treat yourself or the ladies in your life to something special this 6th January.

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