Location

Find Dollardstown House right in the heart of Ireland’s Ancient East. We are situated in the southern part of Co. Kildare in the Barrow Valley as it winds its way through the hills and mountains on each side. We are centrally located: 1 hour from Dublin, 1 hour from Waterford and 40 mins from Kilkenny or Glendalough. Dollardstown is less 10 minutes drive from Athy, 20 minutes from Carlow, 20 minutes from the Curragh Race Course or 25 minutes from Kildare Town. The Rock of Cashel is 70 mins away.

We are easy to find and are just 5 minutes off the M9 Dublin to Waterford Motorway. The railway station in nearby Athy is on the Dublin to Waterford line (see www.irishrail.ie). There are also six daily buses to and from Dublin Airport (see www.jjkavanagh.ie). If you are traveling by rail or bus or walking a long distance route ask about our pick-up arrangements (depends on workload and availabilty of our car).

Address: Dollardstown House, Athy, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Phone: +353 (0)87 7880169

Directions to Dollardstown House B&B:

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Coming from Athy town (starting point Athy Heritage Centre / Failte, centre of town)

Take the R417, Carlow Road

Keep following the road, after about 5 km (3mls) you will see a sign for a turn-off combined with a sign for the road narrowing, turn left here. Road is signposted Ballyroe, L8077.

Follow this road, go straight ahead through Ballyroe village.

After about 1 km (3/4 mls), you will find the entrance to Dolllardstown House on your right (should you find yourself at a t-junction you have gone too far and need to turn back). Drive over cattle grid and follow avenue straight on. After the second cattle grid you will find the guest parking on your left.

From The Clanard Court Hotel: 

Leaving the parking,turn left and immediately turn right towards Athy town. Pass the Texaco / Centra service station on your right. You will come to a roundabout. At the roundabout, take the second exit (‘straight’) into town and after about 200m, take the first left again (sharp turn), signposted Kilkea, Castledermot.

Keep following this road, it bends off sharply to the right after about 4km (2 3/4 mls), after about 1 km (3/4 mls) turn right, L8077.

The first entrance to your left, after about ¾ km (1/2 ml) is Dollardstown House.

(should you find yourself in Ballyroe village, you have gone too far and need to turn back)

Drive over cattle grid and follow avenue straight on. After the second cattle grid you will find the guest parking on your left.

Coming from Dublin

Take the N7 / M7 Naas Road towards Cork / Limerick

Turn left at M9 junction, signposted Waterford, Kilkenny, Kilcullen

(Coming from Waterford) Leave the M9 at junction 3, signposted Athy. You are now on the N78.

Folllow N78 towards Athy until you reach a roundabout.

At the roundabout, take the first exit (left) into town and after about 200m, take the first left again (sharp turn), signposted Kilkea, Castledermot.

Keep following this road, it bends off sharply to the right after about 4km (2 3/4 mls), after about 1 km (3/4 mls) turn right, L8077.

The first entrance to your left, after about ¾ km (1/2 ml) is Dollardstown House.

(should you find yourself in Ballyroe village, you have gone too far and need to turn back)

Drive over cattle grid and follow avenue straight on. After the second cattle grid you will find the guest parking on your left.

Coming from Castledermot, Co. Kildare

You are on the R418, signposted Kilkea, Athy, drive for 5 km, pass through Kilkea village, continue 2 more km, until a left turn, no village is signposted here, just the road number L8077.

The first entrance to your left, after about ¾ km (1/2 ml) is Dollardstown House.

(should you find yourself in Ballyroe village, you have gone too far and need to turn back)

Drive over cattle grid and follow avenue straight on. After the second cattle grid you will find the guest parking on your left.