Birr tourist and travel information

Birr Travel Information

Birr is a town in the Midlands county of Offaly.

bus and coach travel

Coaches Travel by coach in Ireland - For buses in the Republic of Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.buseireann.ie (with the exception of Dublin City - see www.dublinbus.ie). For Cross border services see www.ulsterbus.co.uk/atulsterbus.asp. For buses in Northern Ireland see www.eurolines.com or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system. In Belfast, services are operated by Metro. See www.ulsterbus.co.uk/Metro.asp

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Travel by train

Rail ztown Travel by train - For trains in the Republic of Ireland see www.irishrail.ie. For trains in Northern Ireland see www.nirailways.co.uk or www.translink.co.uk. Translink operate the Northern Ireland public transport system.

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Ireland Airports - miles from Birr

Miles (Approx)

Dublin Airport. Tel: +353 (01) 814 1111. Dublin Airport is located about 6 miles north of Dublin City Centre.

90 miles

George Best Belfast City Airport, Belfast BT3 9JH, Northern Ireland. Tel: 028 9093 9093. Belfast City Airport is located not too far from the city centre.

165 miles

Belfast Belfast International Airport, Belfast, BT29 4AB. Tel: 028 9448 4848. Located about 18 miles from Belfast City Centre.

165 miles

Cork Airport. Tel: +353 21 4313131. Cork Airport is located about 5 miles to the south of Cork City, just off the N27.

105 miles

City of Derry Airport, Airport Road, Eglinton. Co. Derry. BT47 3GY. Tel: +44 (0) 28 7181 0784. City of Derry Airport is about 7 miles NE of Derry City, on the A2.

175 miles

Donegal Airport. Carrickfinn, Kincasslagh, Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland. Tel: 00353 (0) 74 9548284. Situated on the west coast of Donegal in the area of the Rosses/Gweedore.

140 miles

Galway Airport. Carnmore, Co. Galway, Ireland. Tel: +353 91 755569. The airport is about 5 miles from Galway centre towards Dublin.

55 miles

Kerry Airport. Farranfore, Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0) 66 9764644. Flights to Frankfurt, London, Dublin, Manchester and Majorca. Killarney

105 miles

Knock - Ireland West Airport. Tel: +353 18366222. Located on the N17, about halfway between Galway and Sligo, in East Mayo.

100 miles

Shannon Airport. Co Clare. Tel: +353 (0)61 712000. Shannon Airport is located just off the N14 road, about 15 miles north of Limerick.

60 miles

Sligo Airport. Strandhill, Sligo. Tel: +353 (0)71 9168280. Sligo Airport is located only 5 miles from Sligo town, near Strandhill.

105 miles

Waterford Airport. Killowen, County Waterford, Ireland. Tel: 00353 51 875589. Located just 5 miles from Waterford City centre, close to Tramore Bay.

85 miles

Ireland Ports - miles from Birr

Miles (Approx)

Dublin - Ferries - Dublin Port Company, Port Centre, Alexandra Road, Dublin. Tel: 353-1-8876000. Centrally located, only minutes from Dublin city centre. Buses provide a regular service. Ferries to Holyhead, Liverpool and Douglas.

90 miles

Dublin - Dun Laoghaire - Ferries - Located about 6 miles SE of Dublin City Centre. Sailings each day to Holyhead. From the City Centre follow the Coast Road, the R113, to Dun Laoghaire.

90 miles

Rosslare - Ferries - Located on the N25 route, connecting Rosslare with Waterford and Cork. There is a railway station at the port, connecting to Dublin, Waterford, Cork, Kerry, and Limerick. Regular Ferry services to Cherbourg, Fishguard, Le Havre, Pembroke, and Roscoff.

115 miles

Cork - Ferries - Custom House Street, Cork, Ireland. Tel: +353 21 4273125. Cork Ferryport is connected to Cork City by the N28, located near Ringaskiddy, about 10 miles south of Cork City. Ferry service to Swansea, Scandinavia, the Mediterranean and West Africa.

105 miles

Belfast - Ferries - Port of Belfast, Harbour Office, Corporation Square, Belfast, BT1 3AL. Tel: 028 9055 4422. Ferries to Stranraer, Liverpool and The Isle of Man.

165 miles

Port of Larne - Ferries - Larne Harbour Ltd, 9 Olderfleet Road, Larne, Co Antrim, BT40 1AS. Tel: +44 (0)28 2887 2100. Ferries to Cairnryan, Fleetwood & Troon. The Port of Larne is located 22 miles from Belfast, 120 miles from Dublin.

185 miles

Birr Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Birr - Sport - Birr Golf Club, The Glenns, Birr, Co. Offaly. About 2 miles west of Birr. Tel: +353 (0) 509 20082.

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Sport Birr - Sport - Birr Swimming Pool, Riverside, Birr. Tel: 057 91 20343. Open All Year Round.

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Entertainment

Entertainment Birr - Entertainment and attractions - Birr is a most attractive and well kept town with tree-lined avenues, Georgian houses, graceful wide streets and elegant buildings. It is an old market and former garrison town dating to the 1620s. The main attraction is the gardens of Birr Castle which contain over 1000 species of different shrubs. Birr Castle is the oldest inhabited home in the county. Birr Castle Demesne, Birr, Co. Offaly. Tel: 00353 (21) 509 20336.

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Other information Birr - Other information - One of the oldest coaching inns in Ireland, Dooly's Hotel, stands in Emmet Square in Birr, dating from 1747. Location: In the centre of Birr.

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