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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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The Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin City Centre

The Shelbourne Dublin is a luxury hotel in Dublin city center, overlooking St. Stephen's Green, Europe's grandest garden square. Ideally situated close to Dublin's cultural and historic buildings, The Shelbourne offers a great location.

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Carlton Hotel Kinsale, Kinsale

Carlton Hotel Kinsale is the brightest jewel in Carlton's Crown and is one of the leading Kinsale Hotels. Set on 90 acres of mature wooded parkland with panoramic views overlooking Oysterhaven Bay, this luxury Kinsale hotel are committed to providing the

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Oldtown 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


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