Dooly's Hotel

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

Even the damp is cold

A travel blog entry by pamplonas2

... quite a reaction. Had a moment when might have had a reaction, but, found not able to as the situation was ponderable so no time time to react.
Arrived at the cottage/hostel entered the rooms, settled in ate a sandwich, a veggie/mozzerella wrap. Realized left the key in the door, so went to grab it. Push the small interior button to unlock the door ,nothing, try again, nothing cannot get out. Try to think through ...

Dublin to Galway

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... last goodbyes to Pancho and Nina, then Darren and I headed back to the hostel. We picked up our bags, collected Larisa's phone charger from her room, then hung out a bit and put our new Ireland stickers on the guitar, which is now looking amazing, then left. We walked down to the bus stop, where we just made it in time and jumped on the bus to take us to Galway. We spent the two and a half hours just listening to music and using the ...

Birr via Dublin transiting in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by borntorun

... bus out to our Dublin plane, there were a few other young Irish people on board who were also English teachers in Minsk, Georgia. It occurred to me that a lot of young Irish graduates are now making their livings in far flung places teaching english; the economy in Ireland hasn't enabled them to find work relevant to their degrees. Maybe I was lucky to have graduated in 2001 rather than 2011. We landed ...

Cliffs of Moher

A travel blog entry by jkloewen

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... a tour has been more expensive than just straight transportation to a place. So, naturally Jess looked for bus fares first. Since it was raining, we didn't want to restrict our schedule and book a tour. It turns out the tour fee was a bit cheaper then our direct bus, and with the tour, you got to stop at a couple other places along the way. Oh well, live and learn.

We still got to see one of the most spectacular sights in Ireland though. The Cliffs of Moher! ...

Bunratty castle & medieval feast

A travel blog entry by 2nanas


... thousands of years ago.
We got dropped off the tour bus in Galway city and were picked up after lunch by Joe and Mary Molloy. They drove us around the City showing local sights then out to their place in Clontusket. A lovely farmhouse, been in family for generations.

May 15th - Opposite the Molloys there is an old Monks abbey in the paddocks about 12th century. Very interesting as ...

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