Clara, Co. Offaly
How to get there:
Clara village is located in Co. Offaly. It is a short distance off the M6 motorway, with Moate and Kilbeggan being the closest towns along the "old road", AKA N6. The site itself is located in the grounds of Clara House.
NOTE: The streets around the entrance to Clara House Estate are quite narrow, please drive carefully.
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By Public Transport:
Clara is served by the Galway and Westport trains from Dublin Heuston and the station is a few minute's walk from Clara House.
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Bus Eireann Route 20 (Dublin - Galway via Athlone) stops in Kilbeggan. This is the closest pick-up spot. Please arrange with the event steward before the event begins if you require a pick-up/drop-off (Not all events may offer pickups).
** DO NOT GET THE 20X** This service is non-stop to Athlone (from Dublin) or Dublin (from Athlone) along the M6.
Bus Eireann Route 73 (Athlone - Waterford) stops in Clara village. The bus stop is a short walk from the site.
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Carroll's Coaches operate an Athlone I.T.- Tullamore service via Clara village on week days. Afternoon departures are at 2pm and 5pm, with a single fare costing €5. Coaches pick up and drop off at the side-front gate of Athlone I.T. (across from Golden Garden Chinese Takeaway).
Flagline Coaches operate daily services between Athlone and Tullamore, with some busses stopping in Clara village.
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Dublin Airport is probably the closest and most convenient airport to Clara. Options from there include public transport, car hire, or arranging a lift with someone travelling from/via Dublin.
Public transport options are: Bus from the Airport to a pick-up spot (Moate or Kilbeggan if pick-ups are being offered by event, or if your flight arrives early we may be able to arrange a lift after Kings Lake's archery practice on Friday afternoon), or shuttle bus into Heuston train station and a Galway/Westport train to Clara village.