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Ariel view of Dursey Island from the south-westFront of the schoolhouse
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3 beds
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Looking to escape for a tranquil week to an unspoiled island paradise off the West coast of Ireland ? Enjoy the total solitude/privacy of our converted schoolhouse, complete with all amenities, and discover all the wonders of Dursey Island


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20 Reviews

Cyril User Profile
September 2018
What we enjoyed most in Colin's schoolhouse is about everything : ) the really kind and welcoming attentions from our host, the heavenly location and pure quietness and sound of nature, the ever changing views different from every corner of the house, the historical elements tha…
Brian User Profile
August 2016
I stayed on Colin's renovated schoolhouse on Dursey Island for 1 week and it was a very lovely place. Colin was very communicative and although I did not meet him, I spoke to him several times on the phone. The house was really great and the location was spectacular. Dursey is un…
Gary User Profile
July 2016
The schoolhouse on Dursey Island was a fantastic place to stay. The renovations have retained much of the original charm and yet all modern amenities are included. Colin's place is clean, bright and cosy with lots of books to keep you entertained and plenty of firewood for the st…
René User Profile
October 2018
No words could describe, what you’ll find there... A cosy and comfortable accommodation, fitted with all what you’ll expect - even on arrival fresh fruits and delicious self made candy from Colin’s wife. We’ll come back very soon.
Charlotte User Profile
September 2018
Thank you very much for the stay on Dursey Island. We enjoyed it a lot and we fell in love with this wonderful school house and its surrounding. Thank you for the warm welcome and all the care for. Its a lovely and lonely place.
Olivier User Profile
September 2018
The schoolhouse on Dursey is a place you have to go if you enjoy a special experience. It is a well equipped house in a fairly remote place. Crossing to the island on the cable car is just the beginning of the trip ! The house was an amazing place to be after a day of hiking on t…
Björn User Profile
August 2018
We spent 5 days with our little daughter at the dursay school house and were overwhelmed by the house itself and the surrounding landscape. We enjoyed the silence and the cosy and well equipped house and enjoyed the great view to the seaside. Also everybody we met working on the …
Colin User Profile
Response from Colin:
Bjorn and Elke, it was an absolute pleasure to have you and your family stay at Dursey Island Schoolhouse. I enjoyed your 'thank you note' and Ida's drawing. Thanks for mentioning the soft tyre on the jeep, also. !! I hope you enjoy the rest of your holiday in Ireland and your are welcome back to Dursey at any time. Best wishes, Colin and Maggie
August 2018

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