The Coachouse Accommodation, The Rower, County Kilkenny, Ireland.

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Directions from New Ross Directions from Carlow Graiguenamanagh page East Wexford and Wexford Town page Approaching from Enniscorthy and the North East Arriving at Rosslare Harbour Approaching from Cork, Waterford and the South West Inistoge page The Rower page The village of St. Mullins page Hook Head and the Ring of Hook Thomastown page Bennettsbridge page Kilkenny City page Duncannon page

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If you are entering Ireland by air or sea, click on your port of entry below and follow the direction links to get to the Coachouse

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For those arriving at Rosslare Sea Port

It is about 45 minutes to the Coachouse from Rosslare; the main sea port to the UK and Europe in the South East.

On arrival at the ferry terminal, follow the N25 out of Rosslare and follow the signs for Waterford and Cork on the N25 until you reach the outskirts of New Ross .

Just before New Ross there is a ring road on the right. This is signposted for Dublin, Kilkenny and Carlow . Follow the ring road straight through the traffic lights until you come to a T junction with the N30.

Now follow the directions below from New Ross .


For those arriving at Dunloaghaire Sea Port

Leaving the town, follow the signs for Wexford going South on the N11 until you reach Enniscorthy.

From Enniscorthy

Once in Enniscorthy, follow the signs for New Ross onto the N30. Just before New Ross turn right onto the R700 signed for Carlow and Kilkenny crossing the ferrybridge over the River Barrow.

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For those arriving at Dublin Airport or Sea Port

From the Airport follow the signs for City Centre and then the M50 South. Stay on the M50, going through an automatic toll bridge to the N7 exit, signposted for Cork and Waterford . (this exit is the notorious "Mad Cow Roundabout" and care is required)

Follow the N7 straight onto the M7. After several exits, take the exit (left) for Waterford onto the M9 .

Follow the M9 straight onto the N9, Following the signs for Carlow. Carlow town itself can now bypassed by a new stretch of the M9. if you use this, take the Leighlinbridge turn off from the M9.

After going through Carlow stay on the N9 (South) for about 7 miles.

From the N9, take the R705 exit for Leighlinbridge and continue to Bagenelstown .
Coming into Bagenelstown, follow the signs for New Ross, turning left away from the river round the front of the new Aldi Store (under construction), then turn right at the T junction opposite the church, then take the immediate left for Borris on the R705 .

Coming into Borris, turn right at the T junction sign posted for Graiguenamannagh on the R705 . Take the first left which is also sign posted for Graiguenamannagh on the R705.

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For those coming from Cork or Waterford

Coming from Cork and the South West, go through Waterford on the N25, from here it is about 20 minutes to New Ross. Once you have crossed the bridge in New Ross, go straight on at the little roundabout, following the signs to Enniscorthy, N30.

Once on the N30 follow the directions from New Ross .




For those already in Ireland

Once you are in the general locality of the South East of Ireland, there are 3 possible approaches to the Coachouse;

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Approaching from New Ross (County Wexford)

Leaving New Ross, take the N30 Enniscorthy road. About 1 mile out of New Ross, turn left onto the R700 sign posted for Kilkenny and Carlow crossing the iron ferrybridge over the river Barrow (pictured below). Beware the potholes in the road at the Ferrybridge!

the Ferrybridge over the River Barrow on the R700
Once you have crossed the ferrybridge

bear left, staying on the R700.
After a mile, turn right onto the R705 signed for Carlow. This takes you up a steep hill, known locally as the "stripe" into the Rower village.
In the village centre there is a ruined church on the right and a little further on, is "Kehoes" petrol (gas) station on the left. The entrance to the Coachouse is slighly beyond and opposite the petrol station through silver gates and down a sweeping tree-lined driveway.

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Approaching from Graiugenamanagh

You may enter Graiugenamanagh from two different directions from the town of Borris. If you have come on the R705, you will bypass Graiguenamanagh altogether, taking the second exit off the roundabout.  If coming through Graiguenamanagh,in the centre of the town, just opposite Duisk Abbey, you will follow the (very small) sign for New Ross on the R705 .
Coming out of the town and at the opposite end of the bypass, take the New Ross exit off the roundabout.

Seven miles from Graiugenamanagh on the road to New Ross, you will come to the village of The Rower , indicated by a sign on the left hand side of the road.
The first entrance on the left (silver gates) is The Coachouse .

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Approaching from Inistioge (Thomastown & Kilkenny)

Entering Inistioge from Thomastown on the R700, continue through the village on this road going over the bridge leaving the village.
Follow the signs for New Ross or Wexford (R700) for about 7 miles until you come to the turn-off for Carlow on the left R705. This takes you up a steep hill, known locally as the "stripe" into the Rower village.
In the village centre there is a ruined church on the right and a little further on, Kehoe's petrol (gas) station on the left. The entrance to the Coachouse is slighly beyond and opposite this through silver gates and down a sweeping tree-lined driveway.

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