Local Attractions & Activities

Just some of the many local activites and attractions

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Banagher is a perfect location for golf enthusiasts because of its central location, within two hours drive of Galway, Limerick and Dublin.

You are only a short drive away from one of the many excellent Championship golf courses in the area.

Birr Golf Club, Birr, Offaly

Castle Barna Golf Club, Daingean, Offaly

Esker Hills Golf Club, Tullamore, Offaly

Birr Castle

Just a 15 min drive Birr Castle is Home to the Earls of Rosse since 1620, Birr Castle is the Private Home of Brendan, the 7th Earl and his family. As such the Castle itself is not open to the public. The Award-winning Gardens and buildings in the grounds of Birr Castle house an array of unique plants, not to mention a detailed insight into the History of the Parsons family.

Lough Boora

15 min drive away one of the most inspiring visitor attractions in Ireland’s midlands – Lough Boora has it all. One of the most advanced wetland reserves in the Country with over 130 species of birds including Ireland’s only remaining Grey Partdridge. Lough Boora is even better known for the Sculpture Park which must be seen to be believed. There’s also walking trails, cycle paths, picnic area.


Some of the local activities

Boating cruises





Children’s Playground

Birr Theatre & Arts Centre

Horse Trekking Slieve Bloom Mountains


Pallas Go Karting

Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre

Larry’s Old-Time Village Belmont

Tearaways Pet Farm & Activity Centre

Bike Park Ireland

Portumna forest park

Pitch and Putt