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Cabra Castle Hotel is just an hour's drive from Dublin Airport, and is the perfect location for a weekend break in an Irish Castle. The castle is situated in the wonderful County of Cavan, which features a variety of activities and places to visit.

How to get here from Dublin:
Cabra Castle is approximately one hour from Dublin Airport.
Take the M1 to Ardee. From Ardee take the N2 to Carrickmacross. From Carrickmacross take the R179 towards Kingscourt. The Castle is located 7 miles from Carrickmacross and the entrance is located on the R179 on the left hand side 3km from Kingscourt town (this is the main Kingscourt to Carrickmacross road).

How to get here from Belfast:
Cabra Castle is approximately ninety minutes from Belfast.
On leaving Belfast, take the A1 passing through Newry and on to Dundalk. In Dundalk, you take the R179 which brings you to Carrickmacross. In Carrickmacross, take the Kingscourt road (this road has quite a lot of bends on it so caution is advised). The Castle is located 7 miles from Carrickmacross and the entrance is located on the R179 on the left hand side 3km from Kingscourt town (this is the main Kingscourt to Carrickmacross road).

How to get here from Navan:
Cabra Castle is approximately thirty minutes from Navan
Take the Nobber/Kingscourt road the R165 from Navan to Kingscourt. At the 2nd roundabout take the 3rd exit for Carrickmacross and continue on the R179 keeping left for 3km. The Castle entrance is located on the R179 on the right hand (this is the main Kingscourt to Carrickmacross road).

The junction for the avenue to the hotel is situated on the left hand side of the road - on a dangerous bend, so caution is advised. There are markings for "concealed entrance" and "slow" approaching the entrance.

DO NOT FOLLOW SIGNPOSTS FOR CAVAN - CAVAN TOWN IS AN HOUR DRIVE FROM THE HOTEL

Cabra Castle Wedding Coordinates:
53.919631534073595
-6.785559654235841

The R179 is currently closed at Magheracloone, Co Monaghan. Diversions are in place at Carrickmacross via Shercock. Alternatively take the M3 from Dublin, exit at Navan and take the R162 to Kingscourt.  From Belfast exit the M1 at Ardee, take the N52 for Kells, turn right for the R165 Drumconrath/Kingscourt. 
For assistance please contact the hotel.

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