With the May 2011 visit of Barack Obama to Ireland – and his ancestral village of Moneygall – there will be plenty of visitors in 2011 and 2012 planning to visit the area who will be llooking for accommodation near Moneygall. It is pronounced like “Donegal” – but it is not spelt Monegal. More About Moneygall
Moneygall is a small village – and the nearest Hotels to Moneygall are
The Abbey Court Hotel in Nenagh Co Tipperary – just of the Main Dublin to Limerick Road (N7)
The County Arms Hotel in Birr, Co Offaly (Has a 20m Pool, Sauna, Jacuzzi, Steam Room, Kiddies Pool, Hydrotherapy Couch, Whirlpool and Gym.)
If the hotels are fully booked – you could try some of the local Bed and Breakfast providers or Guesthouses in Nenagh or Roscrea in County Tipperary or Birr in County Offaly.
The Accommodation Ireland Site lets you view availability and prices for all types of acommodation in the area.
Self Catering rental accommodation and holiday homes near Moneygall would also be an option – many owners will rent them out just for a weekend or for a midweek stay. Some might have a one week minimum rental – but this will still probably be less than a couple of rooms in a hotel.
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The Obama visit to Ireland will be in May 2011 – dates to be confirmed.
Some people will be searching for accommodation in Monegal or MoneyGawl – but Moneygall is the correct spelling.
In the past Moneygall has been known as Monigay ,Monegall Monegal , Moneger , Moneygawl.
The Irish name is Mhuine Gall which means thicket of (the) foreigners or shrubbery of the foreigners. How it got this name is unknown – unless you know?