Emmet House Bed & Breakfast

Emmet Square, Birr, County Offaly, Ireland | 3 star b&b
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Travel Blogs from Birr


A travel blog entry by tomodea


... explained that the toilet’s drop was not straight but had bends in it – to protect anyone using the facility from attack from below.

Damar house was built by a wealthy Englishman. Apparently wealthy people often built their homes in or near castles to take advantage of the protection the buildings afforded. We saw its four main rooms and admired its beautifully ornate staircase then walked through the well maintained ...


A travel blog entry by tomodea


... so some of the main participants in these events had little coverage.

After a light lunch we drove around as it had decided to seriously rain. No more gentle downy rain, it came down in buckets. We drove to a place called Golden, which is a bit further south then returned late afternoon to the B&B. Once again Tom spent the rest of the day on the laptop while Ruth finished reading a book about Edward ...

Tried and tested

A travel blog entry by katlaw87


... each week they get one simple task they have to do at each meal to get a sticker, once they get a sticker each night for seven nights they then can get a reward. So far to my surprise it is actually slowly working with Nathaniel any way Marcus still does not care, but one kids is better than none! Nathaniel is actually really involved wanting to get a sticker each night. We have seven weeks to get them to do something different each week and I am hoping it ...

Ireland - The land of Leprechauns

A travel blog entry by mady.bolch


And now for the blog from the land of Leprechauns and sheep... Ireland! We arrived in Ireland via a 15 hour overnight bus and ferry in the freezing cold. Our first stop was in Cork, which is a really cute little town in the south of Ireland. Everyone in Cork was so nice, it was a welcome change after some of the horrible customer service we received around Europe.  The hostel we stayed in was awesome, it was called Bru Bar and Hostel and we managed to somehow get a room ...

Our Favorite Local

A travel blog entry by no-moinutah


... American West. Mickey wanted to be a cowboy.

We make a start over to Birr Castle, just to get a look, but we become thirsty again and stop off at Kelly’s. Another Smithwicks, another Bulmers. After that, it’s time to get to our lodging for the night. We arrive at Kinnitty Castle Hotel and check into our room. Now this is about as close to a “castle-feel” room experience as we get ...

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This 3 star B&B, located on Emmet Square, Birr, is near Birr Castle Demesne and Birr Golf Club.
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