Dooly's Hotel

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

Connecting with the darkness & our destiny

A travel blog entry by ravenbutterfly on Aug 08, 2014

4 comments, 13 photos

... Stonehenge & the Pyramids. Dowth has not received much excavation making her not as popular of the others. Perfect we both thought. Walking up & around this mound known as the fairy mound of darkness we came across a small area with 3 stone circles which called for a sacred walk within this space. Each layer a prayer was spoken & wisdom was shared from the past buried at this site. You could ...

The Luck of the Irish

A travel blog entry by lauratravelz on Jun 05, 2013

183 photos

... s for a quiet drink while listening to the traditional band - more mellow than the previous night. Here, an older Irish gentleman asked me if I'd ever been 21. When I replied 'yes', he simply told me to have a wonderful life. I then enjoyed the busy atmosphere of a couple more pubs - the Spanish Archway and the Quays - and listened to the great cover bands. In the street (where crowds were standing and socialising in between pubs) I ran into Tiffany and Courtney from my tour. ...

Birr via Dublin transiting in Istanbul

A travel blog entry by borntorun on Dec 23, 2012

... 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 ...

Festivus Maximus - Ireland's Festivals

A travel blog entry by jenny.og on Sep 17, 2012

As Ireland is a hub of culture and talent that the whole world has enjoyed and celebrated in the form of literature, music, and I dare say St Patrick's Day - it should come as no surprise that the island offers some of the best of all things festive! 2012 was my year of festivals. I made a list, by month and type, of all the best festivals across the island. I still have ways to go to hit all the highlights but find below a few of my faves!


A Wee Pack O' Pissed Lads

A travel blog entry by mikemaya on Jan 25, 2012

1 comment, 88 photos

... the street. Aye, lad, Ireland was gunna deliver on its promise!

We cruised to the pub district the first night and listened to some trad. Of course you know what TRAD is, right? Hmmm, well, it's short for traditional music, or basically just Irish folk songs ("whiskey in the jar", “all for me grog”, etc). We were in heaven and I had my first sweet sip of Guinness. Aye, lads, me bollocks was tinglin’ in anticipation! It went down smooth and easy. ...

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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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