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Doolys Hotel, Emmet Square, Birr, Offaly, Republic of Ireland
Ms Sharon Grant
For a stay in central Ireland, travellers can choose Doolys Hotel, a three-star hotel situated in the heart of Birr, County Offaly. This cosy accommodation is one of the country’s oldest coaching houses.
As an old coaching house that dates back to 1747, Doolys Hotel oozes with charm. This three-star, Georgian period accommodation is found in the heart of Birr, County Offaly. There are 17 ensuite rooms with TV, telephone and tea- and coffee-making facilities.
Guests can also pass the time enjoying food and drink at the hotel’s Emmet Restaurant, Coach House Bar and Doolys coffee shop. For nightlife, there’s Melbas Night Club, which opens at weekends and is complimentary to hotel guests.
Visitors to the heritage town of Birr won’t want to miss a visit to Birr Castle, the oldest inhabited home in Ireland. They can also enjoy a variety of activities, such as angling, bird watching, golfing, horse-riding and mountain climbing.