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Residential Outdoor Education and Adventure Sports Programmes, Limerick, Ireland

Accommodation and Facilities

Overview of facilities:

  • Selection of activity sites onsite and nearby                                                                                                                                      dining_rm2
  • Accommodation for groups of 50 plus 4 leaders    
  • Full dining and catering facilities
  • Sports Hall 
  • Indoor Rockwall
  • Mountain Bike Skills Park
  • Games room
  • TV room
  • Leaders lounge
  • Classrooms and meeting rooms
  • Drying rooms and equipment stores
  • Onsite camping

    Activity sites


    Kilfinane OEC is located in the rural town of Kilfinane at the edge of the Ballyhoura Mountains. Onsite activities include Indoor Rockwall, Team Challenges, Centre Orienteering, Mountain Bike Skills park and class based activities.

    Mountain Biking takes place nearby on the Ballyhoura MTB trails, with over 90km of single track trails. Orienteering takes place in a number of nearby forest locations, while Hillwalking takes place in the Ballyhoura and Galty mountains. Abseiling takes place just a few minutes from the Centre, while rock-climbing takes place at Knockroe Crag.

    Kayaking, Canoeing and Raft-building take place at our water activity base at Lough Gur and we also use local rivers for skills courses.


    Accommodation is provided in comfortable ensuite rooms, sleeping 4-6 persons. Most groups choose to bring their own sleeping bag and pillow case, however duvets and bed linen can be provided for a small additional charge. We have two leaders rooms each sleeping 3 persons( duvets and bed linen are provided for group leaders)    

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    Camping: The Centre can also cater for Camping groups on a catered

    or self catering basis ( using own gas cookers/ camp stoves).


    • Spacious dining area up to 70 persons
    • Modern fully equipped kitchen
    • HACCP food hygiene policy in operation
    • Tea/Coffee facilities for groups use

    Lecture/Meeting Rooms/ Classrooms:

    • Whiteboard & Flipchart / Blackboard
    • TV/Video/ DVD
    • Overhead Projector
    • Data Projector
    • Photocoyping & Fax facilities


    • Kilfinane Outdoor Education Centre is committed to protecting our environment.
    • Recycling points for plastic/glass bottles, beverage cans & paper are available for groups use