Aspire Centre is located c.90 mins drive from Dublin airport, in the town of Clara, in the grounds of Clara House, within 10 mins walk from Clara railway station. Shops and ATMs are within a short walking distance.

Accommodation at Aspire

Aspire can accommodate a reasonably sized group with relative privacy. Most rooms accommodate three people with a bunk bed plus an additional single bed, and are en suite.

For those staying in a bunk, bedding is provided. If you’re staying in crash space, you need to bring your own sleeping bag and sleeping mat. Towels are not provided.

Travel to Clara

This venue is located in the midlands of Ireland, about 90 minutes (by car or train) from Dublin. Location on Google Maps.

By rail from Dublin

The venue is very easily reached by train. Take the train from Dublin Heuston to Clara, and then take the 10 minute walk to the venue. Train times and tickets from Irish Rail; walking directions from Google Maps.

By air - Dublin Airport

There are two ways to get to Clara from Dublin Airport.

The first is to take the Dublin Bus Airlink route 747 from outside the arrivals area (both terminal 1 and 2) to Heuston Station, then proceed as per “by rail from Dublin” above. (Do not take the route 757 or other buses, as they do not stop at Heuston.)

The second is to take the Bus Éireann Route 20 to Kilbeggan, and catch a taxi or request a pick up from this location. Do not take the X20 as this does not stop at Kilbeggan.

Also at this site

Clara House Spa is situated across the courtyard, and provides massages, treatments and sauna facilities at extra cost. You can book these separately at Clara House Spa.