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Blackwater Bog
Blackwater, near Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly (Map midlands - H11)
Phone: +353 (0)905 74114  
Opening Times: Tours daily in summer 10.00 - 17.00  

The area around Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly, is an important area for bog landscape. There is a Bog Tour and Field Walks, run by the state bog-harvesting company, Bord na Mona.


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Emo Court
Emo (Map midlands - J11)
Phone: +353 502 26573   Fax: +353 502 26573  

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Heywood Gardens
Ballinakill (Map midlands - J13)
Phone: +353 502 33563  
Opening Times: Daylight Hours  

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Birr Castle Demesne
Birr, Co. Offaly (Map midlands - H12)
Phone: +353 (0)509 20336   Fax: +353 (0)509 21583   Email: info@birrcastle.com
Opening Times: 9.00 - 18.00 all year  

The largest telescope in the world for over 70 years was constructed at Birr Castle in the 1840ís, and it still looks and moves as it did then. The Castle now houses Irelandís Historic Science Centre which follows the evolution of astronomy. There is also the Castle Demesne, the largest gardens in the country, and dating from 1620. Facilities include garden centre, gift shop, coffee shop, picnic and play areas, multi-lingual tours and guides.


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Clonmacnoise
Shannonbridge, Co. Offaly (Map midlands - H11)
Phone: +353 (0)905 74195   Fax: +353 (0)905 74273  
Opening Times: Open 10.00 - 17.30; 9.00 - 19.00 in hugh season  

The most famous ancient monastic site in Ireland, founded in 545 A.D. by Saint Ciaran. Located near Shannonbridge, north of Birr. There are ruins of a cathedral, round towers and several churches. The Visitor Centre displays ancient High Crosses and grave slabs. Admission IR£3.50, reductions for groups, children, senior citizens.


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Corlea Trckway Vistor Centre
Kenagh (Map midlands - H9)
Phone: +353 43 22386  
Opening Times: Open:1 April-May Daily 10.00-17.00 June-September Daily 09.30-18.30  

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