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Borris Town is located on the River Barrow in the South-East of Ireland in County Carlow. It is part of Ireland's Ancient East.

History of Borris

The town of Borris was once the Gate of Muster and was guarded by the now ruined Fitzpatrick Castle.

Borris House located in the town was once the primary seat of the Kings of Leinster since the 1500’s. The town prospered in the late 1800's as Arthur Mac Morrough Kavanagh, the landlord of the time, developed a sawmill and a lace-making industry. He also began the building of the 16-arch viaduct located at the edge of the town.

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Borris Golf Course  -  Borris

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Aeroplane: Dublin Airport is the closest airport to Borris Town - 130km. Click here for details on Irish Airports.

Train: A train service operates to Muine Bheag station (14km from Borris Town). Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Irish Rail web site.

Bus: A bus service operates to Carlow Town (30km from BorrisTown). The bus stop is located in the Town, on Barrack Street. Timetables can be viewed by logging onto Bus Eireann web site.

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Borris Accommodation Listings

Tourism IrelandBrenda's Bed and Breakfast, B&B

Brenda's family run B & B is located in beautiful Borris, a lovely Georgian styled town, nestling under the foothills of the stunning Blackstairs Mountains in the Sunny South East of Ireland, a veritable haven for healthy holidays.

Season: All Year    Occupancy: Bed and Breakfast

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Tourism IrelandThe Forge , Tralee

The Forge is a purpose built, family run bed and breakfast, which provides a high standard of accommodation and is approved by Bord Failte.located in Tralee Town

Tourism IrelandGarveys Holiday Cottage, Dingle

The holiday cottage is a four star Bord Failte Approved Accommodation. It is a restored farmhouse cottage set on a private site with a beautiful view of Ventry Harbour. The house consists of three double bedrooms with the master bedroom en suite

Tourism IrelandBleach Farmhouse, Tralee

Bleach Farmhouse is a traditional farmhouse set on a working beef farm. This homely bed and breakfast is scenically located beside the village of Blennerville at the start of the Dingle Way Walking Route. Bleach Farmhouse is in an ideal location for touri

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