Birr Castle

Birr Castle viewed from its gardens, Offaly.

A view of Birr Castle from its charming gardens • Offaly

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The giant 19th century telescope on the grounds of Birr Castle

The ‘Leviathan of Parsontown’, the enormous telescope of the Third Earl of Rosse • Offaly

The giant 19th century telescope on the grounds of Birr Castle

The ‘Leviathan of Parsontown’, the enormous telescope of the Third Earl of Rosse • Offaly

Upper left: approaching Birr Castle • Lower left: an early 19th century suspension bridge, crossing the River Camcor on the estate’s grounds • Right: a wonderful playground in the gardens

Top: approaching Birr Castle • Middle: a wonderful playground in the gardens • Bottom: an early 19th century suspension bridge, crossing the River Camcor on the estate’s grounds

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