World Cultures Dance and Arts Festival
Saturday May 28th, 2016

Travel and Accommodation

Travelling to Charleville Castle, Tullamore

You can find directions to Charleville Castle, Tullamore, on google maps here.

Travel is easy to and from Tullamore with road access on the M6 motorway and regular buses & trains leaving from Dublin, Galway, Cork & Limerick.


From Dublin along the M4 & M6 motorway – 1 hour
From Cork along the M8/M7 via Portlaoise – 2 hours
From Galway along the M6 – 1 hour

By Train or Bus

Irish Rail | City Link | Kearns Transport | Bus Eireann


Camping is available and is part of the Saturday daypass + ovenight  fee for both families and individual tickets and the Weekend Pass for those who would like to experience the grounds and Neo-Gothic atmosphere of Charleville Castle.


However, for those who prefer alternative accommodation or are from abroad, Shakefest has arranged a special overnight stay rate of €55 per person sharing bed and breakfast twin or double with The Tullamore Central Hotel in town and is only 15 minutes from Charleville Castle. Room availability is limited so booking early is essential to avoid disappointment. Visit the Tullamore Central Hotel website for prices and more information. 

This photo of Central Hotel Tullamore is courtesy of TripAdvisor

Tullamore Court Hotel

Tullamore Court Hotel website

Alternative Accommodation options

Grennan’s Country House
Irish Tourist – Tullamore Information

Local Taxi Numbers

Mac’s Cabs – 05793 5111
Tom Kane Taxi – 0877423100