Shercock is a town in the east of Co Cavan, close to the Monaghan border. It is located at the intersection of the R162 and R178 regional roads on the shores of three lakes - Lough Sillan, Steepleton's Lake and Muddy Lake. There are numerous shops, pubs, restaurants and filling stations in the town, as well as a school and church. Other local amenities including fishing while a Drama Festival is held there each March. Nearby towns include Bailieborough (12km) and Carrickmacross (13km). Sillan Tours Limited provides daily bus connections from Shercock to Kingscourt, Navan and Dublin. Bus Éireann route 166 links Shercock to Cavan, Carrickmacross and Dundalk on Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday's only.