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Location




Co. Laois is situated in the centre of Ireland and is surrounded by 5 counties - Co. Kildare, Co. Offaly, Co. Tipperary, Co. Kilkenny and Co. Carlow, yet just one hour from Dublin.
 

Getting here - Directions

The directions set out below are meant only as a guide.

If you have a 'GPS' navigation system
Latitude/Longitude of The Old Rectory is:
53 5o 23.0o N
7 13o 4.0o W

You can find us on Google Maps. http://goo.gl/maps/avLsO

Check one of the great 'route-planners such as Multimap or
The AA route planner enter 'Coolbanagher Church' as the place you wish to go to- we are just down the hill from the Coolbanagher Church!! With some of the Route Planners you may have to enter 'Emo, Co. Laois'.

Or use our directions below:

From Dublin
Take the N7/M7 going South - signposted Limerick. (NB If you are coming from Dun Laoghaire you join the M50 near Sandyford - BUT the sign says 'North'. This is correct - you then take the exit signposted for N7/M7 (Limerick))
Take 'EXIT 15' signposted for Mountmellick/Portarlington. Follow signs around various round-abouts for Mountmellick/Emo and 'R422'.
In village of Emo ( at The Gate House' turn left, straight on to 'T' Junction and turn left
The Old Rectory is on the left before the church (300m)
From the South - (The M7 is now finished from Portlaoise to North of Naas).

From Wexford - watch for signs to Enniscorthy, Carlow to Portlaoise.
In Portlaoise, look for signs for 'Dublin' and M7. Follow this road out of town - you will come to several 'round-abouts'. Watch for sign for R445 and R419 (Portarlington road)
When you turn left onto 'R419'........The Old Rectory is approx. 2 km on your right after Coolbanagher Church

From Shannon - follow signs for Limerick, watching for signs to Dublin!
Stay on N7 through, Nenagh, Rosrcrea and on to Portlaoise and the 'M7'.
Take 'EXIT 16' signposted for Mountmellick/Portarlington. Follow signs around various round-abouts for Mountmellick/Emo and 'R422'.
In village of Emo ( at The Gate House' turn left, straight on to 'T' Junction and turn left
The Old Rectory is on the left before the church (300m)

From Cork - follow signs for Fermoy to Abbeyleix and on towards Portlaoise.
Take the M7 signposted Dublin.
Take 'EXIT 16' signposted for Mountmellick/Portarlington. Follow signs around various round-abouts for Mountmellick/Emo and 'R422'.
In village of Emo ( at The Gate House' turn left, straight on to 'T' Junction and turn left onto the R419
The Old Rectory is on the left before the church (300m)

View this map on Multimap.com Get directions on Multimap.com

NB Several of the 'motorways' have tolls - some that you can pay at a booth - but be aware that the toll on the M50 is 'barrier free'. Overhead cameras and detectors automatically record your vehicle number plate and the toll must be paid either 'on-line' or at a 'Payzone outlet' by 6pm the following day - log onto www.eflow.ie for details.
 
The Old Rectory self catering coach-houses, Coolbanagher, Emo, Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland. Phone : + 353 (0)57 8646538 + 353 (0)85 1595455 E-mail: oldrectoryireland@gmail.com
Ingrid & Wilfred would like to acknowledge that many of the wonderful photographs were taken by the late Brian Parker on one of the occasions that he and his wife stayed at The Old Rectory Coach houses.
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