Mountain Lodge


Location:          Burncourt, Cahir

                           County Tipperary

Telephone:        +353 (0) 5274 - 67277


Road/Car:        The youth hostel is signposted

                        and is half-way between Cahir

                        and Mitchelstown on the N8.

Bus:                 Bus Eireann: From Cork,

                        Athlone, or Dublin

                        Cork services.  Alight at the

                        gate of the youth hostel, which is

                        half-way between Cahir and

                        Mitchelstown.  The youth hostel

                        is 2km from the road.

Rail:                Cahir    16 km


Opening Dates:

May 1- Sept. 25

Opening Times:

9 a.m. - 10 a.m.

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Check-In Times:

after 5 p.m.

Check-Out Time:

10 a.m.



Mountain Lodge is a beautiful circular

former shooting lodge owned by Lady

Beatrice Pole Carew and Lady Constance

Butler.  There is a solid fuel stove which

provides central heating to the dorms.

-exceptionally warm welcome

-unique atmosphere in unique

  historic buidling

-beautiful ride through forests

and next to the river to approach

the hostel

-well-equipped self-catering kitchen

-free parking

-drying rooms



-hot running water

-oven and eight gas jets


-hot showers

Manager:        Mary Crotty


Rooms            Oct.-April          May-Sept.

under 18’s          11.50 euros           13 euros

over 18’s             14.50 euros           16 euros

Room Breakdown

Room Type                      Quantity

6 bed                                    2

12 bed                                  1

Total Number Beds             24

Things To Do In The Area:

Cahir, with its pleasant location and appearance

and its wealth of interesting historical buildings

has become a unique visitor attraction.  The

Tipperary Heritage Way is another delightful way of discovering the area.  It offers a series of

walks suitable for all levels of walkers

-Cahir Castle

-Ormond Castle

-Rock of Cashel

-Hoare Abbey

-Dominic’s Abbey

-Cashel Heritage Centre

-Bru Boru

-Cashel Folk Village

-GPA Bolton Library

-Roscrea Heritage (Castle and Damer House)

-Swiss Cottage

-Mitchelstown Caves  (4 miles)

-hiking and walking

-mountain climbing

-mountain biking

-enjoy local wildlife

-relaxing in beautiful common room

Night Life

-two pubs in Burncourt - 3-4 miles

from hostel

Cahir House Hotel - The Square, Cahir

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