The Outing Festival & Inn at Dromoland

Wheelchair & Accessible Festival & Hotel

Wheelchair accessible Programme:

Traveling with Wheelchairs in Ireland

In recent years traveling in Ireland has become much easier for wheelchair users.

If you are traveling to Ireland by air you won’t encounter any problems: your wheelchair will be transported in the plane’s hold. You will be brought to the air plane in a special wheelchair. It is easiest to travel with an ordinary wheelchair. With wheelchairs that are battery run the battery has to be disconnected. Special arrangements must be made traveling with smaller aircraft. For further information please contact the specific airline directly.

The Outing Festival & Inn at Dromoland are well-equipped for wheelchair users. We are on hand to help in anyway to make your stay and festival experience even better.

We also have a team member who is part of our queer & disability community plus an amazing comedian too. Meet Our Team Here

The Inn at Dromoland have several adapted accessible bedrooms available on a request basis. In addition to this every single guest bedroom in the hotel is accessible via lift access. The main lobby, Shannigans Gastro Pub, Deerfields Restaurant, Ballyhannon function suite and the leisure centre are all located on the ground floor with no stairs required for any of these hotel amenities. A number of disabled car park spaces are also available immediately outside the entrance of the hotel. If you have any further enquiries feel free to encourage you to call the hotel directly and their front desk team will gladly assist. Further enquiries please email [email protected] or call 061-368181

The Outing Festival encourages all festival goers to use Public Transport were they can.

For people from other countries and travelling by bus/train, it might be good to know the links below to Iarnród Eireann and Bus Eireann, as wheelchair spaces need to be booked in advance.


The Outing Festival is encouraging all festival goers to use Public Transport were they can.

Rail Travel

The nearest train stations are located in Limerick City, 35.5km away, and in nearby Ennis town 14.4km, and daily services operate from Dublin, Cork, and Galway.
Irish Rail’s website allows you to plan your journey and provides regularly updated timetables from all connecting destinations.

Links Here to Iarnród Eireann, as wheelchair spaces need to be booked in advance.


Bus Travel

Bus Éireann is Ireland’s national bus company and operates services to nearby locations. Regular services between Limerick, Shannon Airport and Ennis, on route 343, will get you close to Dromoland Castle Estate. You can alight in either Shannon Airport or NewMarket on Fergus and get a taxi directly to the Inn at Dromoland hotel. You can find the latest timetables and booking information on and you may find the following other routes useful to look up:

X12: Dublin – Limerick

051: Cork – Limerick – Ennis –Galway
343: Limerick – Shannon – Ennis

Link Here to Bus Eireann, as wheelchair spaces need to be booked in advance.

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