Beyond the plains Slievenamon, the Mountain of the Women, in far away Tipperary is clearly visible on fine days.
In the second half of the 20th century the Church of Ireland passed thorough a period of rationalisation. Fast forward for another thirty-five years and his daughter Bobbie, on inheriting the house, was forced to make it pay and, together with her late husband Don, decided to provide country house accommodation for visitors to the region.
Lorum Old Rectory Guest House Bagnelstown, is also home to Celtic Cycling, which runs bespoke cycling tours for couples and small groups throughout the South East, along the Rivers Barrow and Nore, through unspoilt countryside with pretty villages and small hamlets.
And, for those who prefer to do nothing, the garden and croquet lawn at Lorum Old Rectory are delightfully peaceful and relaxing.
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