Birr Outdoor Education Centre
Roscrea Rd., Birr, Co. Offaly
Tel: 057 91 20029
Fax: 057 91 21090
What do we do?
Birr Outdoor Education Centre offers environmental education courses, adventure sports and team building activities to groups of people from the ages of 8 to 80 years.
We provide expert tuition, specialist equipment, accomodation, meals and laundry facilities. Courses are flexible and tailored to meet the needs of primary schools, secondary schools, youth groups and corporate groups.
By engaging in activities which are both challenging and enjoyable in an outdoor setting, we help contribute towards each individual's personal, social and physical development.
Who are we?
We are a non profit making business affiliated to the Department of Education and Science and under the auspices of County Offaly VEC. It is mandatory for all our staff to be fully qualified and certified by the relevant governing bodies, be Garda vetted and complete ongoing training courses.
Activities At Birr OEC
Team Building Games
Indoor Rock Climbing
Low Ropes Course
Camping & Camp Craft
|Two Day (1 night)
|Two Day (2 night)
|Three Day (2 night)
|Five Day (4 night)
|All Residential courses include activities, accommodation, food and specialised equipment
|Full day (Any two activities from our brochure)
|Half day (Any one activity)
|Canoeing & Orienteering (Meet at our venue in Portumna 10am to 4.30pm)
|Gorge Walking & Abseiling (Meet at our venue in Cadamstown 10am to 4.30pm)
- Minimum Group booking of 14 individuals
- One leader free with every 14 participants
- Ecology: €30 will be deducted on overall cost if you use your own transport to and from the habitat
- Your booking is not secure until the appropriate deposit and application forms are received. The balance must be paid on the day of departure.