36 Accommodation, 2 Events , 58 Things to do
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
From €12 per person per night
From €152 pps
From €197 pps
If you’re a visitor from the island of Ireland you may want to visit one of these sites… Otherwise proceed to Ireland.com