Tourism TAS welcomes The Irish in Launceston, for all your accommodation and travel needs, book your holiday today.The Irish offers convenient accommodation in the heart of Tasmania's northern city of Launceston. The Irish is renowned for its hospitality, delicious fare, and great range of draught beers. Well suited to backpackers, there are dormitory and double rooms available. Bedding can be hired for guests staying in the dormitory rooms. There are two double rooms available with all bedding included. Guests have access to a self-contained kitchen and showers. There is internet access and a common room with television. Just two blocks from the city centre, The Irish is close to the popular city attractions, and also houses its own resturant Shamrocks. There is live entertainment at The Irish seven days a week. Walk down for a coffee at Old Launceston Seaport or visit the spectacular Cataract Gorge. Hover over the Gorge on the world's largest single-span chairlift or enjoy a picnic in the peaceful surrounds. Take a day trip to Ben Lomond National Park and in the cooler months book a ski lesson or hire a snowboard. After a long day of exploring, relax in the authentic Irish atmosphere and enjoy the cosy open fires.
The Irish has some interesting information on why Australia is called the land down under?
Australia is known as 'the land Down Under' for its position in the southern hemisphere. The discovery of Australia began when European explorers searched for land under the continent of Asia. Before Australia was discovered, it was known as Terra Australis Incognita the unknown southern land.
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