O Brien’s Cottage Self Catering Kinnitty Ireland

Cosy comfortable self-catering traditional Irish holiday cottage located in Ireland’s Hidden heartlands midway between Dublin and Galway in the village of Kinnitty at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. The tastefully decorated fully equipped cottage with free wifi is set in it’s own private grounds on a quiet country road. There are 3 bedrooms two double and one single, and bathroom with electric shower.

The central location of this holiday rental in Kinnitty makes it the ideal base for exploring Ireland being just 90 minutes drive from Dublin and Galway on the Wild Atlantic Way, the Cliffs of Moher, Connemara and less than 60 minutes driver from Kilkenny and the Rock of Cashel.

For the outdoor enthusiasts the cottage is beside a wide variety of looped walking trails in the Slieve Blooms and the Slieve Bloom Mountain Biking trails which start from the village. Mountain bikes or electric bikes are available to hire in the village. Locally there are many very interesting attractions such as Ireland’s most haunted castle Leap Castle, Birr Castle Gardens with it’s Giant Telescope, Tullamore Dew Visitor’s Centre, Kilbeggan Distillery, Lough Boora Discovery Park and Sculpture Trails where you can hire bicycles to cycle the many looped trails. Nearby heritage sites include Clonmacnoise, the Georgian town of Birr, Emo Court House and Gardens.

Not to be missed on Wednesday nights there is a wonderful traditional music and singing session in a nearby pub.


  • Free Wifi
  • Fully equipped kitchen
  • Heating is by oil and solid fuel stove.
  • Linens Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • A drying room is available at Ardmore Country House B&B just across the road.
  • Wood Stove burns timber or turf
  • Parking is off road in front of the house
  • A Lock up store for bicycles and Motor bikes can be used at Ardmore Country House B&B just across the road
  • Iron & Board
  • Hair Dryer


  • Fridge Freezer
  • Stove Electric Cooker with hob grill and oven.
  • Oven Electric
  • Microwave
  • Coffee Maker
  • Toaster

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