Laois

  1. The Thatched Village Inn

    Coolrain, Laois

    Situated at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, this family run, old world, thatched pub is situated in the village of Coolrain. Traditional music and set dancing is enjoyed throughout the year. Read more

  2. Abbeyleix Heritage House

    Abbeyleix, Laois

    Abbeyleix Heritage House is housed in the historic north boys’ school in Abbeyleix, County Laois. The museum at Heritage House will transport visitors back in time allowing them to journey with the pre-Christian warring tribes of Laois. Read more

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  3. O'Loughlins Hotel

    Portlaoise, Laois

    We have 24 newly decorated en suite bedrooms with full wireless internet access throughout. Our home cooked and locally sourced food served from 8am to 9pm. We have early bird menus from €15 for 3 courses. The bars are lively, there is a great emphasis on all sporting activities and especially G.A.A. Club 23 is open Thursday and Saturday. O'Loughlins is a family run hotel and we pay great attention to our customers and the quality of our service. Read more

  4. Traditional Farm Hostel

    Ballacolla, Laois

    The Traditional Farm Hostel is located on a sheep and tillage farm, in a beautiful country setting near Ballacolla, County Laois. The property has a selection of double, twin and family rooms, some which are wheelchair accessible. Read more

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  5. Portlaoise Farmers Market

    Portlaoise, Laois

    Portlaoise Farmers Market takes place on Fridays in Portlaoise, County Laois. A selection of fresh local produce, home-made foods and craft are available to the public. Read more

  6. Laois Angling Centre

    Coolrain, Laois

    Laois Angling Centre is located in Coolrain, County Laois and provides great fishing facilities for all levels of experience. There are four large lakes which are regularly stocked with brown and rainbow trout, carp and bream. Read more

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  7. The Old Rectory - Coach House

    Portlaoise, Laois

    An 18th Century luxury coach house, set in the courtyard of The Old Rectory Farm, in County Laois. This tranquil rural setting is an ideal centre for touring, golfing, fishing, hill walking, canal boating and horse riding. Read more

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  8. One Day Tour of County Laois

    Borris In Ossory, Laois

    This tour starts in Borris in Ossory. Originally a cluster around the ruined fifteenth Century Fitzpatrick castle, the village grew along the eighteenth Century coach road and depended on the woolen trade. North of the village is Kyle or Cluain Ferta Molua, the site of a monastery, founded by Saint Lugaid or Molua who came from Limerick and died in 609. Borris in Ossory lies beneath the beautiful Slieve Bloom Mountains. Read more

  9. Dunmore Country School Garden

    Durrow, Laois

    The Dunmore Country School is home to a garden that is both beautiful and practical. Located just outside Durrow, County Laois, the garden produces herbs and vegetables and also includes flowers as part of its rotation system. Read more

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  10. Foxrock Inn

    Ballacolla, Laois

    The Foxrock Inn is a traditional Irish inn nestled on the edge of the Sliabh Bloom mountains, in County Laois. Next door is Mary's Bar and together they offer peace and quiet in beautiful surroundings. Read more

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