The Maltings

Castle St., Birr, County Offaly, Ireland | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Birr

Even the damp is cold

A travel blog entry by pamplonas2

... way. Got off before Dublin and found the village was staying near. The terrain is different between the two cities, much smaller rolling hills with only the Mourne Mountains seen along the way. When first cross the border , yes no actual stoppping place but the signs change to Gaelic and English, as well, the speed goes up to 120 kph. And it looks like the stores mostly stay open on Sunday,a few differences between at ...

Dublin to Galway

A travel blog entry by kyajade


... got a coffee. Too much beer lately! After our drink we walked back down to O'Connell street and to the Millennium Tower where we met Nina who had just got back in from Galway. We all walked together in to Temple Bar to find some lunch, and went to Quays Restaurant where I got a delicious vegetarian Caesar salad with deep fried Brie, and Darren got some fish and chips with mushy peas. After a chat there we left the restaurant and ...

Wild and beautiful-

A travel blog entry by cruisinpenny


... of Kells was written by people who lived just like this.
The landscape of Connemara is wild and remote. Crags, upthrust rocks, sudden small forests, and hundreds of little lakes, all make you want to head out across the land on foot, to explore. If there were pull-offs, I imagine that's what people would do, and then the land would be spoiled. So I have made it my goal to stop wanting, and just remember...
We saw our first peat cuts ...


A travel blog entry by katlaw87


... to decipher what the hell everyone was saying. I did notice that people do speak as if they are telling you a story when they drink it really is funny when they are trying to tell you such a basic thing as if it is the most amazing story ever! Definitely a fun and interesting night out! I will admit I will have to go back to Birr soon even in the dark the architecture and the castles and churches were just amazing. I will want some photos ...

Ireland - The land of Leprechauns

A travel blog entry by mady.bolch


... the ground and had to be helped up. The look on the ladies face as she stood up was priceless because it was actually her fault as she wasn't looking where she was going and ran into Lisa herself. She looked at Lisa as if she was the devil himself.  - A baby goat ate my scarf. - I got into a fight with a girl from New York. She kept pushing her chair back into me on the bus and when I asked her to stop, she actually said no. She then told me to move seats. All of ...

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This hotel, located on Castle St., Birr, is near Birr Castle Demesne and Birr Golf Club.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding