Beachside Apartment

This luxury 2 bedroom apartment is ideally located on Clare Island with our blue flag beach on its front door step. This offers a safe swimming and snorkelling area, with an opportunity to take part in other activities (Sea Kayaking/Rock Climbing/ Absailing / Coastering ) organised through Adventure West with prior arrangement. . Also fishing, diving and boat sight seeing trips may be arranged at your time of booking. Ideal landscape for amateur/professional photography or for that keen bird watcher. There are several great walking trails with guided walks to include history and geology of the island. With all this in mind Clare island is still a very tranquil setting. Nothing more relaxing than waking up to the sound of the waves crashing on the beach.

Both bedrooms are en suite with bed linen, towels, extra bed and travel cot provided, also iron/ironing board and hair dryer.

The first floor is Kitchen/Dining/Sitting area combined, open plan with 6 large velux windows giving it a bright airy feel. All mod cons included Fridge/freezer, Cooker/oven, Stereo, TV, Wi fi, Microwave, Kettle, Toaster and washing machine.

Central heating is included in the rental fee.

Refuse bags are available to buy in the local store but can be provided by owner.
Meter reading is in place for electricity.
Nearest beach is across the road.
Access to this property is by car.
Nearest airport: Knock Airport 80 KM. Nearest Railway is Westport 30 KM
Pets are not allowed.
Smoking is not permitted.
Fully refundable security deposit required of €50

Directions to Property: From Knock Airport take the Westport route and when you reach Westport take the Louisburgh road.Drive straight through Louisburgh and after approx. 1/2 km take a turn off to the right hand side just after the factory nomadic display.Follow the road for a further 7 km to reach Roonagh Pier

Lios na Sli

Lios na Sli

Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

4 bedrooms to sleep 6-8

  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 2 single beds
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite (disabled)
  • 1 x ground floor bedroom with 1 double bed and en-suite

Bathroom with bath and plumbed in shower

Main living room has open fireplace

Fitted kitchen – separate dining area with table and chairs

1 x Electric hob and oven

Microwave and fridge.

Utility Room: Washing machine & Tumble dryer, Freezer

Outside clothes line, iron and ironing board

Oil fired central heating

House has double-glazing & treble glazing

TV and Open Fire.

House:
Superb four bedroom bungalow overlooking Donegal bay, Teelin Harbour and Slieve League. Located in the very scenic south-west Donegal. On over an acre of professionally landscaped grounds. Ideal base for touring Co. Donegal. The wonderful gardens overlook Teelin Bay, which is nestled between the gardens and Slieve League. Must be seen to be appreciated!

 

Gardens:
Spectacular landscaped grounds incorporating a private area for sun bathing. Incorporating natural stone seats and incorporating a good variety of native plants, the gardens were designed to achieve a natural feel. There are also megalithic artefacts in the Kilcar and Carrick area and the gardens at the house in fact overlook a Cashel or ring fort.
Shopping:
There are 2 convenience stores located in Carrick, which is c.1.6 km (1 mile) from the house . For more general shopping, there are a variety of shops in Killybegs which is c.16.5 km (10 miles away) or Donegal town, which is 45km (28 miles) from the house.

About the Location:

  • Aspect: The house  is situated on an elevated position in south-west Donegal between Killybegs and Glencolmcille. It overlooks Donegal Bay to the south and Teelin Bay to the west. The cliffs of North Mayo are clearly visible on clear days.
  • Mountain: Slieve League is within a mile of the house (as the crow flies) on the opposite side of Teelin Bay to the house and gardens. Slieve League is 595 meters in height and is regarded as the highest sea cliffs in Europe.
  • Traditional Music: This area of Donegal is among the best in the Ireland for traditional music. It has a particularly rich tradition of fiddle playing and festivals are hosted in Glencolmcille in July and August of each year while Carrick hosts a traditional festival at the end of October in each year.
  • Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area): The wider area is classified by Irish governmental agencies as a Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area), though everyone speaks English too. Irish language courses are run throughout the summer in Glencolmcille, which is about 6 miles from the house.
  • Scenery: This area of Donegal is one of the most beautiful areas in Ireland with notable wildlife and animals, which are sadly no longer seen or heard in other parts of the country. The Skylark and Cuckoo are but two of the many birds which frequent the area. Of particular note are the areas of Muckross Point, Carrick, Meenaneary and Glencolmcille.
  • Beaches: A small beach is situate to the south of the house and located about a mile away. Also of note is Silver Strand at Malin Beg (west of Slieve League on the Glencolmcille side of the mountain). Note too Fintra beach which is situate between Killybegs and Kilcar.
  • Hill Walking & Cycling: With so many lovely mountains and hills in South West Donegal such as Slieve League to the west of the house, the hills around Glencolmcille, Muckross Point near Kilcar, there is no shortage of hill walks. Errigal Mountain in the northern part of the county is also recommended. Note O.S. Discovery series map 10.
  • Boat Trips: from Teelin bay around Slieve League are available for sightseers and anglers.
  • Sea Fishing: There are numerous points for sea-fishing in this area from Killybeggs right around to Glencolmcille. The local pier at Teelin is recommended.
  • Restaurants: Killybeggs, Glencolmcille (seasonal), Carrick: bar.
  • Glencolmcille: Is world famous for its wealth of Archaeology. Monuments include standing stones, a Martello tower, old graveyards, and a folk museum village; the brainchild of the late Rev. Fr. James McDyre. Glencolmcille took its name from the Irish St. Colmcille 521 AD.

 

Traditional Music:
The main locations for music are:

1.     Glencolmcille: Is particularly famous for its fiddle playing and hosts a fiddle school at the end of July every year. Traditional music is a feature in the public houses of Glencolmcille throughout the year and particularly so in the summer months. Glencolmcille is situated about 6 miles west of the house.

2.     Carrick: Traditional music festival held at the end of October of each year. Music is also played on various nights in the public houses in Carrick throughout the year. Carrick is situate c.1 mile from the house

3.     Kilcar: is the 1st village that the visitor encounters after leaving Killybegs. Kilcar also has a vibrant music scene, especially during the summer months. It is situate about 5 miles from the house to the east.

4.     Teelin: “The Rusty” public house is world famous for its music. Teelin is situate about a mile across the bay from the house and is about 3-4 miles by road.

5.     Meenaneary: is a small village situate to the north of the house and hosts its own music festival in June of each year.

 

Gaelteacht (Irish speaking area):

The Gaelteacht covers extensive parts of counties Donegal, Mayo, Galway and Kerry – all on the Western seaboard – and also parts of counties Cork, Meath and Waterford. Although all of the Gaelteacht population speaks English, these are the only parts of Ireland where Irish is still spoken as a community language. The preservation of the Gaelteacht as an Irish-speaking community has been regarded by successive Governments, as of utmost importance since the foundation of the State. Not only does the Gaelteacht present on opportunity to naturally maintain the continuity of the Irish tradition, but also provides the ideal environment for the people who wish to become proficient in the Irish language.

What’s Included and Tariffs

  • Included: Bed linen provided
  • Included: Towel allocation provided
  • Included: Segregated recycling facilities (everything must be rinsed to prevent contamination)
  • Included: Welcome pack

 

Extra:     Electricity is operated by €2 coins. This is full on arrival and should be left full on departure.

  • Extra: Heating oil is metered, the cost of which is passed on, on a per liter basis.
  • Extra: Un-segregated Waste.
  • Refundable Damage Deposit: €200

Cong Holiday Let

A beautiful 5 bedroom detached, secluded, private property yet only 5 minutes walk from Cong village.

Riverside setting with private fishing and access to river for kayaking and swimming – equipment provided in season. Guests can walk from the property and not have to cross a road or footpath as tracks and woodland are in close proximity. Ideal rural retreat irrespective of the time of year.

5 Bedrooms – 4 double ensuite and 1 twin ensuite. This property can accommodate 10 people.

There is a private enclosed garden complete with garden furniture and a bbq.

Towels are included in the rental price.

Babysitting is available on request.

The house is on an historic, landscaped site and only a stroll from the village with shop, pubs, restaurants and cafes.

Nearby are the impressive grounds of Cong Abbey with walks graded for all abilities.

Utilities extra and are payable on site.  Please note there is a fully refundable security deposit payable in cash on arrival of €500

Please contact the office on 061 335799 for availability  and reservations.

2019 weekly rates

May – Aug €1150 per week

Sept -Oct  €910 per week

Directions:-
From Galway take the N84 to Headford. From Headford take the R334 to Cross. At Cross take a left turn on to the R346 to Cong.

From Castlebar take the N84 to Ballinrobe then the R334 to the Neale. Just after the Neale take a right turn on to the R345 to Cong

 

McGuires Irish Cottages

Steeped in nature, tradition and heritage, McGuire’s Cottages are welcoming holiday accommodation havens with their own story to tell.
Owned by Sinead and Pascal Gillard, the cottages have individual personalised names which add to their wonderful sense of character. McGuire’s Cottages, a complex of eight cottages was built by Sinead’s grandfather in the late seventies with each cottage being named after his eight grandchildren. At the time, McGuire’s was one of the first ever self-catering accommodation businesses set up in Ireland and it is now one of the most popular in Co. Leitrim -attracting visitors from Ireland, UK, Germany,France Switzerland, Belgium, Holland, United States and Australia who come to de-stress, fish and enjoy the relaxed pace of rural life here. French and German are spoken fluently at McGuire’s Cottages.

One cottage has been transformed into an on-site restaurant and a commercial production kitchen for Jinny’s Bakery, a multi award winning business.

These self catering cottages overlook the picturesque Acres Lake, approximately one km from the village of Drumshanbo in Leitrim, the North West of Ireland. There are seven cottages; four which sleep six people and three which sleep four people.

These detached, traditional style cottages all come with a historic half-door, open-hearth fire and flag-stone floor. In contrast to this taste of the past, each also has all the modern conveniences of present-day living.

Free access to outdoor heated pool
Open from June to September

Other facilities on site include a fisherman’s bait rooms and artisan bakery.
With our family residence adjacent to the cottages we are always ready to meet your daily needs.

Plan your trip to McGuires Cottages today! Character charm and contentment await….

Extras Include: Gas & Electricity which are metered and payable at the end of the stay.

Gas central heating and immersion heating

Pets allowed

Bed linen and tea towels provided

Your family break at McGuire’s Cottages promises to be fun filled and action packed with a huge selection of exciting indoor and outdoor activities available in the area for families and groups of all ages.
• Swimming – heated outdoor swimming pool in Drumshanbo (June to September)
• Outdoor Adventure – Lough Allen Adventure offer hillwalking, kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing and archery. Also available are summer camps and survival skills training. Lough Key Activity Centreand Zipit Forest Adventures also located nearby.
• Mountain Biking
• Horse Riding at Moorlands Equestrian centre on the shores of Lough Allen
• Tennis – courts are just beside cottages (50mtrs) with publicly run playground
• Arigna Mining Experience provides a unique insight into what a coal mining life was like in the Arigna Valley
• The Marble Arch Caves – one of Europe’s finest show caves allows visitors to explore a fascinating, natural underworld of rivers, waterfalls, winding passages and lofty chambers.
• Glencar Waterfall
• Hill Walking-the rugged Leitrim landscape is perfect for walkers with route to cater for all abilities
• Parke’s Castle
• Organic Centre
• Clay Pigeon Shooting
• Carrick Cinema Cineplex
• King House
• Boyle Abbey
• Moon River
• Costello Chapel Dock Arts Centre
• Mulvey Centre-Bowling Kids Kingdom
Directions:-
• Dublin Airport. 96 miles (2 hours 7 mins)
• Knock Airport. 52 miles (1 hour 5 mins).
• Galway. 75 miles (1 hour 56 minutes)
• Belfast. 142.5 miles (2 hours 40 minutes)
• Rosslare Ferry Terminal. 192.5 miles (3 hours 30 minutes)

Croan Cottages 2 Bedrooms

Croan Cottages are Four Star, traditional Irish self catering cottages in Kilkenny. The cottages are set around a central courtyard on the grounds of historic Croan House. Croan Cottages offer outstanding accommodation for self catering holidays in Ireland.

Each 2 bedroom cottage has one double bedroom and one twin bedroom as well as a bathroom (with bath and power shower), a living room (with open fire) and a kitchen and dining area.  Although the cottages have a traditional style and are on an old estate, they were built recently and have been furnished to an exceptionally high standard.

The cottages boast all the mod cons one could expect from four star self catering accommodation, including fully fitted kitchen with dishwasher, washer/dryer, fridge/freezer, cooker, microwave, TV and central heating. Each cottage has an open fire in the lounge for Autumn or Winter evenings and direct access to private patio and barbeque area for al fresco dining and lazy summer evenings.

All of the cottages are designated as ‘No Smoking’. Smoking is permittted outside. Pets are permitted to stay with their owners in some of the cottages by prior arrangment.

Each Holiday Cottage offers the following:

• Large kitchen and living area
• Bright and cheerful décor
• Private Patio and BBQ area
• Open Fire
• Free Wireless Broadband
• Satellite TV • DVD Player
• Meals available onsite
• Washing Machine/Dryer
• Dishwasher • Fridge Freezer
• Electric cooker
• Microwave
• Private car park
• Water provided from private well
• Central heating

There is also a selection of board games and video games that guests can borrow.

 

Below are 2019 weekly rates. Short stay’s are also available. Please contact the office on 061 335799 for availability.

Date                                    Weekly Rate

May 4th                                 €523

May 11,18,25                        €512

June 1,8,15,22                      €523

June 29                                 €545

July 6,13,20                           €688

July 27 Aug 3,10,17,               €875

Aug 24                                   €655

Aug 31 Sept 7,14,21,28           €600

Oct 5,12,19,                            €490

Oct 26                                      €523

Nov / Dec                                 €468

 

 

Ionadsiul, Glencolmcille, Co Donegal

Our rooms come in single, double, twin and family rooms all with ensuite bathrooms. All linen is provided free of charge. There is a communal kitchen, dining, and lounge area for our residents’ use. We also provide free broadband internet access for all our guests.

Our building consists of the following

1 large lounge area
1 modern fully fitted out kitchen
1 dining area
3 double rooms incorporating 1 double bed with ensuite
1 family room incorporating 1 double and 2 single beds with ensuite
8 twin rooms incorporating 1 double and 1 single bed with ensuite

We are situated at the western extremity of the Sliabh Liag peninsula, in the wonderfully remote parish of Glencolmcille. In a landscape of timeless beauty lies the remnants of ancient past-pagan and Christian, rooted in quiet contemplation on hillside, valley, bog and isle.

The area hosts approximately eighty documented archaeological sites spanning a period of 5000 years including important examples of virtually all monument types known nationally.

Directions
Situated at the western extremity of the Slieve League (Sliabh Liag) Peninsula in the South-West of County Donegal, lies the wonderfully remote parish of Glencolmcille (Gleann Cholmlle/Glencolumbkille). Glencolmcille can be reached by the following routes:

From Dublin via Cavan, Enniskillen N3 From Dublin via Sligo N4 – N15 From Galway via Sligo N17 – N15 From Belfast via Enniskillen M1 – A4 – A46 Driving Time to Glencolmcille: Dublin to Glencolmcille – 4.5 hours approximately.

Galway to Glencomcille – 4 hours approximately.
Belfast to Glencolmcille – 3.5 hours approximately
Derry to Glencolmcille – 2 hours approximately.

By coach – services operate to/from Glencolmcille offering connections to Dublin, Galway and Belfast. Services are through McGeehans and Bus Eireann By rail – the nearest railway station is Sligo, which has frequent services to/from Dublin. McGeehans and Bus Eireann run services from Dublin to Glencolmcille, County Donegal with a direct daily service at 6.00 pm. You can find information on McGeehan coaches, timetable and costs at their site McGeehans or phone (074) 9546150, prefix with 00 353 if calling from outside Ireland. Bus pick up at the Central Bus Station, Dublin traveling to Glencolmcille, County Donegal. You can find information on Bus Eireann’s timetable and costs at their site Bus Eireann, email: info@buseireann.ie or contact Bus Eireann Donegal on (074) 97 21101. Note that there are extra services on Fridays. Bus Information – Galway to Donegal: Feda O’Donnell – phone 074 95 48114. For more information contact (074) 95 48114 or visit their website at Fedaodonnell.

By Air – Airport Information Nearest airports are at Sligo, Donegal International (Carrickfinn) and Knock International. Belfast International and city airports are only 3½ hours away and Dublin International Airport is only 4.5 hours away. Derry Airport is 2 hours away. Dublin Airport – visit their site at Dublin Airport Shannon Airport – visit their site at Shannon Airport Northern Ireland Belfast City at Belfast City Airport; Belfast International at Belfast Airport; City of Derry Airport at City of Derry (airport is 100km from Glencolmcille). Flights from the UK and Channel Islands come into all these airports. Check out British Midlands, British Airways, Ryanair, Jersey European

Swallows Rest

The Garden Apartment at Swallows Rest is a large self-contained apartment on the edge of Wicklow Town. The apartment offers spacious accommodation for 5/6 people.

Located on the ground floor of the owner’s home the apartment is fully self-contained. The large living room come dining room has a patio door to the garden with patio furniture. The room is equipped with comfortable sofas and chairs and there is large dining table for six people.

There is ‘free-to-air’ satellite TV, a CD player and a DVD player. Guests can also avail of free WiFi.

The modern kitchen comes fully equipped with everything required for a self-catering holiday in Wicklow. Appliances include:

Oven
Grill
Microwave
Toaster
Kettle
Dishwasher
Washer/Dryer

The master bedroom, with large five foot bed, is ensuite and has a wall mounted 32 inch flat screen tv. The second bedroom, with patio doors, has two single beds. There is another shower room for occupants of this room.

One of the sofas in the living room is a sofa bed so there is accommodation for a 5th person if required.

The large landscaped garden is there to be enjoyed with many secluded areas to avail of the sunshine.

Wicklow has a large selection of restaurants and pubs. All offer great hospitality and great food and drink.

There are several supermarkets in town along with boutiques and many more attractive shops.

Brittas Bay, one of Ireland’s finest beaches, is only 20 minutes by car.

South Dublin (Dundrum Town Centre) is only 30 minutes by car

Please contact the office on 061 335799 for rates and availability.

 

Carraig House

Carraig House is a beautifully located modern house set amidst the most breathtaking scenery in Ireland. Carraig house is about a 25 minute walk (1.1 miles) away from Dingle Town yet it is in a lovely secluded and tranquil location (away from the hustle and bustle of the Town!) The sitting room is very comfortable. There is 50 inch flat screen television in the sitting room with satellite channels including Sky Sports.

Bedrooms are large and beautifully appointed with wonderful views of the sea and mountains. There are 7 bedrooms in all, accommodating up to 18 people comfortably. This is the ideal property for a large family or perhaps 3-4 families going away together. Carraig House has 6 X spacious double rooms; Main house; 4 double room with two ensuite, one twin room, one single fold out bed, one double fold out bed & two bathrooms. The garage which was converted to an apartment has one double room, one triple room & one bathroom.

Amenities
5 Double bedrooms, 1 twin room and 1 triple room, accommodates 15 people plus Double & single futon bed for children
1 large sitting room
1 large kitchen and dining area
5 bathrooms
2 open stone fires
private parking
1 story (children friendly)
Kitchen equipped with washing machine, clothes dryer, dishwasher, microwave, modern cooker
Wireless broadband
50 inch plasma TV
Sky digital (includes sky sports
Pet friendly (heated garage ideal for pets)
Play station 2 & 3
Dvd players and dvds
Linen and towels provided

Baby sitting services also available on request

Cloonaquinn

This property is a 7 bedroom, two storey house, newly built to a very high standard with two bathrooms, two showers and a walk in shower, three bedrooms are en-suite and also has a conservatory.It is very spacious and open plan with turf fires.It is situated just off the main Manorhamilton / Sligo Road (N16). The house overlooks a Salmon River and Mountains to the rear.”

Directions

Directions: Coming from Sligo – take the N16 towards Manorhamilton. Just before you get to Manorhamilton take a right turn, sign posted to Dromahair. Take the second road on the right and it is the house on the left.

Coolbeg Lodge 2 bed

Coolbeg is a beautiful lodge situated on the N69 Coast Road just 12km from Limerick City and 9km from Adare Village. Bars and restaurants are close by.

Coolbeg Lodge is an ideal location for touring Limerick, Clare and Kerry. To give you a flavour of the area, you have the famous Ballybunion Golf Course to the west, further south you enter the Kingdom Of Kerry, with Tralee, Killarney and Dingle to visit. North into Clare crossing by Tarbert Ferry, you have Bunratty Castle and Folk Park, the Cliffs of Moher and the Burren. The Shannon Estuary has many amenities, sailing, deep sea fishing, diving, dolphin watching and horse riding.

There is horse racing just 7km away at Limerick Racecourse in Patrickswell and Thomond Park, home of Munster Rugby is just 12 km drive ito Limericks City.

Directions from Shannon Airport
Drive towards Limerick.The most direct route for Kildimo is to go through the tunnel.
On exiting the tunnel take the first exit on the left,follow signs for Listowel /Foynes (N69).
Kildimo is approx 10 km from here.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

Directions from Dublin
Continue on the motorway until you see signs for the tunnel.You will not be taking the tunnel.
Before reachin g the tunnel take the exit for Listowel /Foynes ,N69 (EXIT 2)
Kildimo is approx 10 km from here.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

Directions from Killarney
Take the road to Limerick until you reach Adare. At the roundabout take the first exit.
Follow the Road for 9Km to reach Kildimo. Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

From Tralee
There are 2 routes you can take. Follow the usual route sign posted for Limerick untill you reach Adare. At the roundabout take the first exit. Follow the Road for 9Km to reach Kildimo.Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.

OR
for a more scenic route take the N69 follow the signs for Listowel leaving Tralee. in Listowel follow signs for Tarbert. At Tarbert follow the signs for Limerick (the N69 Coast Road) untill you reach Kildimo. Go through Kildimo village & Coolbeg Lodge is the second house on the left.