Overview of Hostel
Free WIFI at, Fairy Fort Farm, The ' Blue Star', Hostel is situated on a small farm at Summerhill, Borrisoleigh, and is a variety of accommodations including a new bungalow with en-suite, private rooms, some with double bed and some with single beds. Also large 6 bed family room, mix dorm, etc. Yo
Irish Grid IS03261 67950
Sat Nav N.52.76295 W7.95245
( PRINT OFF MY DIRECTIONS and my MAP please )
Please dont go to Tipperary Town to get to us , as we are the other side of 'Tipperary County.'
Borrisoleigh is on the R498 between THURLES and Nenagh
We're 1.5 Km from the village of Borrisleigh, just off the Borrisoleigh-Templemore Road. (R501)
Go out of Borrisoleigh on the Templemore Road (R501)for approx one mile.
Turn left at the first intersection, L3216 ,then immediate left again. Go over that narrow road until you come to the first lane, (you'll see a newly built bungalow on your right , with 4 Roof Skylight Windows .
Turn up this lane and go up to the top.
You are there. Failte Romhat.(welcome)
The hostel is also within driving distance of Cork, Rosslare & Dun Laoghaire car ferries. Dublin, Cork, Shannon, and Waterford Airports are all a couple of hours drive away.
From Cork ; Take the Main Dublin Rd , N8 as far as Horse and Jockey , which is just beyond Cashel .( You can stay on the main road , ie . take the by-pass etc)
Take the road from the Horse 'n' jockey to Thurles !
Take the 'R498 'road from Thurles towards Nenagh /Borrisoleigh .
Borrisoleigh is on the main road between Thurles and Nenagh .
When you arrive in Borrisoleigh ; take 1st right for Templemore .R501
Go out for c.1 km , past Gleeson Factory ; take 1st left at post n rail fencing .L3216, Then IMMEDIATE left again .
Go over 100 yds as far as bungalow with 4 skylights in roof . You should also see Blue Star sign .
Turn up lane beside bungalow . Go to very top ------------Welcome !
From Dublin---------take Southbound Motorway M7 which turns into N7 which you follow all the way as far as Roscrea ! ( No need to go into Roscrea ) Near Roscrea take a turn off to the left for Thurles ! This road will bring you into Templemore ! ( DO NOT follow the road into Thurles ) Go Straight through Templemore and follow the R501road , u will pass the Red Flag Furniture on your right hand side . You will also pass O'Mahony Print on the Right . About 5 miles from Templemore , you will come to an intersection L3216, with timber Post & Rail fencing . Take a right there and then immediate left for ' Currabaha ' . I am the very 1st laneway on the right . You will see a newly built bungalow with 4 Skylights on the roof beside the lane. You should also see Blue Star sign .
Turn up lane beside bungalow . I am at the top ! Welcome .
Any problem , ask anybody . People love giving directions .
From Rosslare ---take the N25 to Waterford . Then take the N24 to Clonmel . Take the N8 through Cashel and on towards the village of 'Horse 'n' Jockey ' where you branch off forThurles .
Take the R498 from Thurles towards Nenagh . You will reach Borrisoleigh after 8 miles. Then turn out the Templemore Road ,the R501 as far as the very first intersection on your left . L3216 ,Take this left AND an Immediate left again as far as the 1st laneway to your right .(up by the bungalow with 4 skylights in roof. Go up to the top of this laneway . Welcome , you have arrived .
From Shannon--(and Limerick)Take the N19 and N18 from Shannon towards Limerick . Then , take the N7 Dublin Road , as far as Nenagh . Then take the Thurles Rd ( R498) as far as Borrisoleigh . Turn out the Templemore rd (R501) , then take the 1st intersection to your left , L3216. Then IMMEDIATE left again. Go over the road for about 200mtrs . You will see a new Bungalow with 4 Roof windows ! THIS IS THE HOSTEL ! You are Welcome , or Turn up the road beside it . Go right up to the top . Welcome , you have arrived at my farmstead and home .
If you have any problem getting from the local rail or bus station , just let me know and I will collect you and your luggage..
Fairy Fort Farm ' , with goats, pigs, donkey, ducks,etc ;The Devils Bit Mountain Range, The towns of Templemore, Thurles and Borrisoleigh which is(less than one and a half miles) We are half an hour from the world famous Rock of Cashel. Half hour from the River Shannon and Lough Derg (Largest lake in the Rep of Ireland). There is also good fishing close by. Horseriding and numerous other sports and activities, Traditional music pubs etc.
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PLEASE Ring me when you are on your way to the hostel. Tel.086 4021659 From abroad Tel. 00353 86402 1659 Any problem at all; Call me !