Location:  Kinvara

                 County Galway

Doorus House Hostel sits on a peninsula

between the bays of Galway and Kinvara

at the base of the Burren Mountains.  It

is just 29 kilometers from Galway City. 

Fax:          +353 (0) 91-637512

Contact:    Brent Bishop

History:  Count de Basterot built this

beautiful house in 1866.  In September

1897,  William Butler Yeats (Nobel

Prize Laureate in Literature), Lady

Gregory, and Edward Martyn met with

the Count to start the discussion leading

to the formation of the Irish National



-56 beds in dorms and private rooms

-historic home

-beautiful grounds

-large self-catering kitchen

-picnic area

-volleyball area


-scenic views

-lovely gardens

-large dining area

-turf fire

-Internet access

-free Irish movies in the evening

-small shop in Reception

-meeting rooms

Things To Do

-visit the Burren

-visit Kinvara village

-enjoy traditional music in the

several local pubs

-enjoy the nearby beaches

-visit the Aran Islands

-visit the Cliffs of Moher

-only 6 km from Kinvara

-only 29 km from Galway City

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