Sitting elegantly on the banks of the Grand Canal at Shannon Harbour, Banagher, Co Offaly, the 3 star Harbour Master's House B&B offers its' visitors a warm and wonderful “Céad Míle Fáilte” Irish Welcome. Grainne and Jim Kirwan have run their historic and charming home as a B&B since 2000 and have earned an enviable reputation as congenial and wonderful hosts. The Harbour Master's House B&B boasts many recommendations, including Georgina Campbell's Ireland Guide. It also features in the short documentary/film “A Grand Experience - A Journey on the Grand Canal from Shannon Harbour to Edenderry”. This film was commissioned by Offaly County Council and shown on Ireland's national TV station RTE in 2012. The 3-Star Harbour Master's House has 5 stylish and comfortable en-suite bedrooms, all furnished tastefully throughout. The comfort and ambience is created using a mix of modern and period furniture, upholstery and soft furnishings.
Rooms come in a range of combinations - Doubles, Twins and Family Rooms.
Facilities in all rooms include:
• En-suite Bathrooms
• All Non-Smoking
• Tea and Coffee Making Facilities
Guests can relax in our elegant sitting-room, or on a fine day take some fresh air and fantastic views out on our roof-top balcony.
Breakfast is served in the attractive semi-basement dining room which overlooks the immaculately maintained formal gardens to the back. Breakfast runs until 10am each morning.
When you decide to treat your partner to an unforgettable night in Sean’s Bar in Athlone, you’ll be walking through the doors of time, as Sean's isn’t just officially the oldest pub in Ireland, it could very well be the oldest pub in the world!