Durrow is situated in convenient access to all the major entry points into Ireland. Less than 1½ hour from Dublin’s suburbs, Durrow is just a few minutes off the M7/M8 Motorway. Nearby Portlaoise, has a superb road, rail and bus network – one of the best in Ireland. This means that it while staying in Durrow and enjoying the attractions and amenities in County Laois, it is extremely easy to visit other places of interest that Ireland has to offer.
There is so much more to Durrow………………………………….
Durrow, a beautiful village in the heart of the midlands has a beauty which is engraved in the heart of all who live here. Whilst visiting the Durrow Scarecrow Festival why not take the time to see what the area has to offer. Durrow Castle can also be explored via a walking trail which guides you through the magnificent castle Gardens. Why not visit the High Nellie Museum (in Bob’s bar) or the Flying Fishing & Game Museum (Attanagh).
If you are feeling energetic you can do the Leafy Loop Walk, the cycle trail or even some kayaking. The community playground is a must for children. Spend time in our village, have something to eat in our restaurants or cafes and explore our pubs and shops. Durrow is a welcoming, friendly and happy place which will no doubt find a special place in your heart.
From Dublin: On the M50, travel to the #9 Exit and proceed down the N7/M7 to Portlaoise (83kms). At Portlaoise M7 there is a large junction for Portlaoise and Cork. Proceed down the N8 south to Abbyeleix. Durrow is next town after Abbeyleix
From Cork: On the N25 travel to the Jack Lynch Roundabout and take the N8 exit. Proceed along the M8 and leave at Junction 3 (Abbeyleix / Rathdowney / Borris in Ossory). At the end of the sliproad, take 3rd exit which will bring you under the motorway. Continue straight until you reach the village of Ballacolla. Turn right at the traffic lights and continue straight for approx. 6kms until you reach Durrow.
From Rosslare Europort: On the N25, proceed to New Ross. At New Ross take the R700 via Thomastown and Bennetsbridge to Kilkenny City. At Kilkenny City take the N10 East for 1km. At roundabout take N77 route to Durrow.
Shannon Limerick: On the N18, proceed to Limerick. At Limerick take the N7 route to Borris in Ossary. Pass through Borris in Ossary and 2kms outside village is junction for Durrow. Take the R434 via Ballacolla route to Durrow.
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