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County Offaly

The county of Offaly is in the heart of Ireland and lies in the centre of the plains and bogland forming the midlands. The landscape is varied and beautiful with the Slieve Bloom mountains to the South, the River Shannon to the West and bogland in the centre.

It is a county rich in monastic heritage, clearly evident with the great monastic Clonmacnoise ruins, and ancient history, Cuchulainn and Fionn MacCumhaill hunted and fished in the central plains of Offaly.

County Offaly is seen to be comprising of three areas namely East Offaly, incorporating the Capital town of Tullamore, West Offaly, an area of beauty leading down to the Shannon and South Offaly, wonderful region including the picturesque town of Birr.

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Tourism IrelandBrenda's Bed and Breakfast, Borris

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.

Tourism IrelandOldtown Farmhouse , Thomastown

Oldtown Farmhouse is a spacious and friendly bed and breakfast with a high standard of accommodation where you are assured of a warm welcome.Located on an elevated site with scenic views of the surrounding countryside.10 mins drive from Kilkenny City

Tourism IrelandRiverside Holiday Homes , Killorglin

Riverside Holiday Homes are situated in Killorglin Town, on the banks of the beautiful River Laune, along the scenic Ring of Kerry. Killorglin is home to the annual world famous Puck Fair, one of Irelands oldest and most unusual festivals


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