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Location


The Dun A Ri House Hotel is located in the centre of the town of Kingscourt, Co. Cavan against the backdrop of the Dun A Ri Forest Park, a major tourist attraction. Kingscourt is situated in the extreme south east corner of Co. Cavan. It is within easy one day touring distance of Dublin, the Boyne Valley, Newgrange, Tara, the Cooley Peninsula and the Antrim Coast.

Our GPS Position is: 6°48’10″W, 53°54’19″N -6.8028638 , 53.9054322

Getting to Kingscourt
Kingscourt is about 95KM from Dublin City Centre and the closest International Airport would be Dublin Airport which is 86KM away. It is easy accesible from the M1 Motorway and takes just over 1 hour via road.

Public bus transportation is available daily to Kingscourt using the following bus companies:

The closest train station would be in Dundalk, Co. louth and that is 40KM away. Train timetables can be access from the Irish Rail website.

Sample distances from major towns and cities to Kingscourt (in KM):
Dublin – Kingscourt 95KM
Dublin Airport – Kingscourt 86KM
Belfast – Kingscourt 125KM
Dundalk – Kingscourt 40KM
Navan – Kingscourt 31KM
Kells – Kingscourt 28KM
Carrickmacross – Kingscourt 12KM
For all other distances and to map out your directions to and from Kingscourt visit AA Roadwatch

About Kingscourt
Kingscourt (Irish: Dun A Rí) is a busy market town in County Cavan. The town was founded near the site of the old village of Cabra, by Mervyn Pratt esq., towards the end of the 18th century.

  • Cabra Castle, a fine example of a Normandy Style Castle is located near the town.
  • Dun A Ri Forest Park located just a mile from the town is a tranquil glen containing a wishing well which is featured in the song “Doonaree”. The Park is maintined for public recreation and amenity.
  • The Catholic Church in the town contains some excellent stained glass windows by the renowned Irish Artis Evie Hone. The surrounding countryside provides excellent fishing in many of the numerous lakes.
  • Kingscourt is a leading Industrial and Commercial centre with many professional consultants choosing to stay at the Dun A Rí House hotel during their visit to the area.