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Nearest Airport - Dublin Airport (30 mins)

Nearest Port  - Dublin Port   (50 mins)

Sat Nav Co-ordinates  N 53º 36' 14"   W 6º 35' 09"

From Dublin Airport By Bus

There is a now an hourly bus service froom Navan to the airport. The service is the 109A. You wil need to get off at Garlow Cross. (The driver will advise you where this is.) There is a pub here called the Tara Na Ri. From here you can be collected (By prior arrangement).

From Dublin Airport by Car

Follow the signs for the Exit/M50 Southbound. Once on the M50, look out for the exit for the  N3/M3 to Cavan. Take this exit. Once on the N3/ M3 head towards Navan. (The N3 changes to the M3). You will pass a tolling station where you will need to pay €1.30.  After the toll continue on until you come to junction 7 for Tara, Skryne, Johnstown and Kilmessan. Take this exit. At  the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for Johnstown and Kilmessan. At the next roundabout take the first exit for Johnstown/Kilmessan.  Continue for approx 500 meters and then turn right just before the Tara Na Ri pub. There is a brown sign for Decoy Country Cottages. Continue for 1.5 miles. Look out for a sign for Decoy Country Cottages on the left. There are two sets of black electric gates. The first set is for the cottages.

From Dublin Port by car 

When you arrive at Dublin Port, follow the exit signs to the M1/M50. You will have the option to go through the Dublin Port Tunnel. This is a tolled tunnel and the toll varies from €3 - €12 depending on the day of the week and the time of day. Peak time is Monday - Friday. If you use the tunnel it will bring you out on to the M1 and you will then need to follow the signs for the M50/Airport. Once on the M50 take the exit (No 5) for the M2/N2 Derry/Ashbourne. If you want to avoid the tunnel take the left before the tunnel. At the first traffic lights, turn right. Continue straight all the way until you come to a T junction. Turn right at the T junction. Then follow the signs for the M50/Airport. Once on the M50 take exit 5 for the M2/N2 Derry/Ashbourne.   Head north on the M2/ N2. Once the dual carriageway finishes, you will come to a roundabout, take the exit for Slane. Keep heading north. Look out for a sign on the left for the R153 Navan. Take this left. Go past the Texaco garage on the right and look out for a sign (on right) for Tara, Trim and Decoy Country Cottages. Take this left. Continue on this road for approx 3 miles and look out for sign on right for Decoy Country Cottages. Turn in through the stone pillars.

From Dunlaoghaire Port by Car 

Follow the signs for the M50/N11. Take the M50 Northbound and once you have crossed the Toll Bridge , take the first exit for the N3/M3 Navan/ Cavan.  Please note that the toll bridge is now a barrier free toll so you will have to pay the toll of €3 by phoning the Lo Call number 1890 50 10 50. You can also pay at many garages. You will have to ask as they do not always advertise this. Once on the N3/ M3 head towards Navan. (The N3 changes to the M3). You will pass a tolling station where you will need to pay €1.30.  After the toll continue on until you come to junction 7 for Tara, Skryne, Johnstown and Kilmessan. Take this exit. At  the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for Johnstown and Kilmessan. At the next roundabout take the first exit for Johnstown/Kilmessan.  Continue for approx 500 meters and then turn right just before the Tara Na Ri pub. There is a brown sign for Decoy Country Cottages. Continue for 1.5 miles. Look out for a sign for Decoy Country Cottages on the left. There are two sets of black electric gates. The first set is for the cottages.

From Rosslaire Harbour by car

Follow the signs for Dublin/N11. Take the N11 northbound. This will take you all the way to the M50 in Dublin. Once on the M50, head northbound, and once you have crossed the Toll Bridge,  take the first exit for the M3, Navan/Cavan. Please note that the toll bridge is now a barrier free toll so you will have to pay the toll of €3 by phoning the Lo Call number 1890 50 10 50. You can also pay at many garages. You will have to ask as they do not always advertise this. Once on the N3/ M3 head towards Navan. (The N3 changes to the M3). You will pass a tolling station where you will need to pay €1.30.  After the toll continue on until you come to junction 7 for Tara, Skryne, Johnstown and Kilmessan. Take this exit. At  the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for Johnstown and Kilmessan. At the next roundabout take the first exit for Johnstown/Kilmessan.  Continue for approx 500 meters and then turn right just before the Tara Na Ri pub. There is a brown sign for Decoy Country Cottages. Continue for 1.5 miles. Look out for a sign for Decoy Country Cottages on the left. There are two sets of black electric gates. The first set is for the cottages.

From Dublin City Centre by bus

Go to BusAras (Central Bus station) . From here you need to take the service to Navan/Cavan.(109) You will need to get off at Garlow Cross. (The driver will advise you where this is.) There is a pub here called the Tara Na Ri. From here you can be collected (By prior arrangement).

From Dublin City Centre by Car 

Follow the signs for the  N1/N2/N3 M50 . Once on the N3/M3  head towards Navan. . (The N3 changes to the M3). You will pass a tolling station where you will need to pay €1.30.  After the toll continue on until you come to junction 7 for Tara, Skryne, Johnstown and Kilmessan. Take this exit. At  the roundabout, take the 3rd exit for Johnstown and Kilmessan. At the next roundabout take the first exit for Johnstown/Kilmessan.  Continue for approx 500 meters and then turn right just before the Tara Na Ri pub. There is a brown sign for Decoy Country Cottages. Continue for 1.5 miles. Look out for a sign for Decoy Country Cottages on the left. There are two sets of black electric gates. The first set is for the cottages.

From Belfast 

Follow the signs for Dublin and Newry. Once on the M1, head south and take the exit for Collon. Follow the signs for Slane. Once in Slane you will come to Traffic lights. Head straight on for Ashbourne. Head south for approx 8 miles on the N2 and look out for a small post office on your left, and a sign for R153 Navan. Take right turn here. Go past Texaco garage. Look out for sign (on right) for Tara, Trim and Decoy Country Cottages. Take left here. Follow road for approx 3 miles. Look out for sign on right for Decoy Country Cottages. Turn in through stone pillars.

Useful links

www.buseireann.ie (National bus company)

www.iarnrodeireann.ie (National rail company)

Contact Us
Phone : Paula or Conor on +353 (0)46 9026960
Fax : +3533 (0)46 9026961
Email : info@decoycountrycottages.ie