Opening TimesOpen All Year

16 Mar to 31 Oct
0900hrs - 1800hrs

1 Nov to 15 Mar
1000hrs - 1600hrs


The Castle Courtyard Café
April ~ October

The Discovery Gift Shop
Open every day of year

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Birr Castle Demesne
Birr, Co. Offaly,

Phone: +353 57 91 20336
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  1. In the compilation of the website, every care has been taken to ensure accuracy. Where errors or omissions are brought to the attention of Birr Castle Demesne, amendments will be made as speedily as possible. However, Birr Castle Demesne does not accept any liability to any person in contract or tort or otherwise for direct or consequential loss caused to the user arising from anything contained in this website or for any error or omission in it even if such loss or damage is caused by the negligence of Birr Castle Demesne or its servants or agents.
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