Things to see and do - Tullamore
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Tullamore Travel guide
Tullamore : Michelin's recommendations
Tullamore, the county town of Offaly since 1833, with its river flowing through it, was linked to Dublin and the River Shannon in 1798 by the Grand Canal. o the south are the Slieve Bloom Hills.
Tourist attractions Tullamore : Things to see and do
Main St. IRL - Shannonbridge
Founded in 545 by St Kieran in the heart of Ireland, this monastery was also the burial place of the Kings of Connaught and Tara. As its renown grew, it was plundered with increasing regularity and finally reduced to ruin in 1552 by English troops fr..
N 52 IRL - Birr
In 1840, the 3rd Earl of Rosse ordered that the «Leviathan of Parsonstown», the most powerful telescope at that time, be set up here. Its lens (183 cm) was cast in a furnace, which was specially installed at the top of the feudal mound and fired with..
N 52 IRL - Birr
These ornamental gardens (40 ha) contain over 1 000 tree and shrub species. The 4th baronet developed the grounds by creating a lake out of marshland and planting numerous trees. However, it was the 6th earl who turned the estate into one of the worl..
Emmet Square IRL - Birr
Dating back to 1747, this historic coaching inn boasts an on-site coffee shop selling fresh pastries, home-cooked food, and afternoon tea. It also features its own nightclub, an award-winning restaurant, and free Wi-Fi. Rooms at Dooly’s Hotel are el..
Harbour St IRL - Tullamore
Friendly, engaging service sets the tone at this intimate restaurant, which is run by an enthusiastic husband and wife team. All-encompassing menus offer generous, flavoursome dishes that are prepared with care and understanding.