The Castle Arms Hotel Durrow Co. Laois

Welcome To The Castle Arms Hotel, Durrow

The Castle Arms Hotel is located in the beautiful Georgian village square of Durrow, County Laois in the midlands of Ireland. Owned and managed by the Murphy family, the Castle Arms Hotel is a haven for the discerning guest who will appreciate its relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Comfortable bedrooms, including family rooms, and excellent food both a la carte and table d'hote all combine to make your stay at the Castle Arms Hotel in Durrow, Co. Laois, a pleasant and memorable one. Traditional music and dancing is a regular feature of the hotel every weekend and is as popular with the locals as with the guests. Hotel Management now run all social dancing in the ballroom every Wednesday and Sunday.



Gerry Guthrie


December 1st at The Castle Arms Hotel


Gerry Guthrie

Castle Arms Hotel Events

Castle Arms Hotel Events

Castle Arms Hotel


Dancing Schedule


Sunday 3rd

3 - 6 Checkers

8 - 11 Limelite

Sunday 10th

3 - 6 Sam O’Doherty

8 - 11 T-Bone Country

Sunday 17th

3 - 6 Pat Costello

8 - 11 Patrick O’Sullivan + Christmas Party Night

Sunday 31st

3 - 6 Teddy & Cathal Barry  

9.30 - 12.30 Irish Knights


Monday 1st

3 - 6 Sam O’Doherty

8 - 11 Patrick O’Sullivan

Trip to Durrow Set Dancing Cèilì
Friday 6th of October  - The Five Counties
Friday 3rd of November - Brian Boru
Friday 8th of December - Ui Bhriain

See Full Dancing Schedule


Sunday Lunch


We are are now serving Sunday Lunch in our newly refurbished restaurant. Contact reception on 0578736117 for bookings.


Our newly refurbished restaurant.


Old Time Dancing


Every Sunday

Castle Arms Hotel - Dancing Timetable

Castle Arms Hotel - Dancing Timetable

Our Old Tyme Dancing timetable for the January, February & March is now available, with details of times and music for each session.

Dancing Timetable

Durrow Leafy Loop Walk


While you are visiting Durrow, be sure to check out the abundance of beautiful woodland walks, on Durrow's amazing Leafy Loop Trail .

On the Leafy Loop Trail.

On the Leafy Loop Trail.

For more information on the wonderful walks around Durrow -

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Bus Tours

The Castle Arms Hotel Welcomes All Bus Tours

Phone: 057 87 36117 or use our Contact Page to get in touch.

The Castle Arms Hotel Durrow

The Castle Arms Hotel Durrow

For more details of dates and times for upcoming Dancing schedules, please visit our Social & Dancing page.