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

Birr Castle Demesne
Birr, Co. Offaly,

Phone: +353 57 91 20336
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2014 Programme of Events

19-September-2014 Culture Night


Virtuoso Chamber Choir is a group of vocalists and instrumentalists who blend their voices and seamless harmonies into a unique, distinctive angelic sound. The choir will perform within the science centre gallery to celebrate Culture Night 2014. Tickets are free of charge but due to limited places booking is essential. Bookings available from or by calling 0579120336. Performance begins at 19.00.


25-26-27-31-October-2014 Halloween in the Enchanted Castle


Through the ghostly gardens in the dark of night. Meet the cackling witches who will give you a fright. Behind the creeky castle door, join the horrid butler on his spine tingling tour. Come to 'trick or treat', and dress up to scare. For a magical night.....hope to see you there!

Join us for our annual Halloween fright nights trails through the haunted castle. Event runs from 17.00 to 21.00 with trails beginning every half hour. Booking is essentail for these events. This event is suitable for families with children aged 4-12 years. Booking available from 0579120336 or from reception.


Children 12.50 including one free adult.

Additional Adults 5.00.

This is a pre-book, pre-paid event.