Kinnitty, Co. Offaly
The village derives its name from the myth that the head of an ancient princess is buried beneath the village, Ceann being Irish for head and Eitigh being the name of the princess.
The village is situated in a picturesque setting at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. The village has a pyramid which was built by the Bernard family who resided in Kinnitty Castle, which they built on the site of St. Finnians monastery, the high cross of which is still situated on the site.
The village is probably best known for Kinnitty Castle, which is now a hotel.
Course Type: Parkland
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- Birr - The Full Moon - Co Offaly - every 3rd Sunday
- Tullamore Country Fair - County Offaly - Saturdays
Roscrea Castle & Heritage Centre
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre
- Birr Golf Club
- Tullamore Golf Club
- Esker Hills Golf Club
- Nenagh Golf Club
- Birr Castle Demesne
- Gash Gardens
- Heywood Gardens
Apps and Books
Irish Country House Cooking - The Blue Book Recipe Collection (Hardback)From the homely to the very grand, these delicious dishes celebrate the diversity of Irish count ...more...
Meals for All Seasons - The Best of Contemporary Irish Cooking (out of print, Hardback)This vintage cookbook is out of print and only available here. Georgina Campbell's outstanding a ...more...