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Updated by Bernie Goldbach on Dec 21, 2013
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Things to do in County Laois, Ireland

We cross through County Laois many times every month and want to keep ideas in one list.


Heritage House Museum

Heritage House Museum

Who knew that carpets were made in Abbeyleix for the Titanic?

Carpets were made for staterooms on the Titanic in Abbeyleix Carpet Factory. Come see how it was done and other examples of the work.

South Laois Cycling Route

On reaching the Swan Cross the trail turns left towards the Dunmore demesne car park which you might recall if you've walked the Leafy or Dunmore looped walks. Turning right at Swan Cross takes you in the direction of Ballacolla and a short distance on is Moyne Polo Grounds on your left - there's posh for ya.

Rock of Dunamase

Rock of Dunamase, Portlaoise

Bobs Bar Durrow

You can often spot a High Nelly learning against the side of Bob's Bar in Durrow, the town known as the home of "The World's Largest Gathering of High Nelly Bicycles" which happened on the 14th of October 2011.


Stradbally Steam Train

Stradbally Steam Train

every bank holiday weekend, take a trip back in time with this amazing steam locomotive journey through the woods adjacent to Stradbally Hall