Welcome to our page of information, attractions and
places of interest around Birr. The Birr hotels
listed below are either in the town or we have given a rough
guide as to how far they are from Birr. The Republic of Ireland
is bound to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the east is the
Irish Sea which reconnects to the ocean via the southwest with
St. George's Channel and the Celtic Sea. The Republic of Ireland
has 26 counties, and five cities Dublin, Cork, Galway,
Limerick, and Waterford. The west-coast of Ireland features cliffs,
hills and low mountains. The centre of the country is is flat
with large areas of bogland. We hope you enjoy your stay and
find your ideal accommodation from our list of Birr hotels.
Birr is a town in the Midlands county
of Offaly. Birr is a most attractive and well kept town with
tree-lined avenues, Georgian houses, graceful wide streets and
elegant buildings. Birr is situated at the meeting of the Camcor
and Little Brosna rivers and is a town with much character. It
is an old market and former garrison town dating from the 1620's.
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.