County Laois lies in the center of Ireland and is an excellent county to visit if you like to fish
or just go walking in the Slieve Blooms.
The Abbeyleix Heritage Centre is an attraction where you can see what the
factory's interior looked like in the early 1900's.
The small fee to provide for upkeep and maintenance of their historical
collection is well worth the tour.
Although hotels in Laois are scarce
in relationship to other counties in Ireland, the trade-off is they are a good bargain.
If you like hedgerows, County Laois is the place for you to go. A recent survey showed, if placed from end to end, the hedgerows
would extend for 12,427 km.
For those with less insular tastes, Laois has a
good number of round towers and waterfalls as well as an excellent arts
centre located in Portlaoise.
The Killeshin Hotel Portlaoise luxury four Star Hotel reopened its doors
in May 2007. It has been totally rebuilt and reconceived with a new and
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The Portlaoise hotel boasts a myriad of facilities offering the Midlands of
Ireland a new vision in hospitality, where the emphasis is on personal
dedicated service to you, our guest.
For business or leisure the four star Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise is ideally
located in the Midlands, at the edge of Portlaoise town, a half kilometer from
the M7, N7 and N8, making this venue a most accessible location. We also offer
complimentary car parking and courtesy transfer services to and from rail and
Heritage Golf and Spa Resort
The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort is a luxury 5 Star resort hotel nestled in the
charming village of Killenard, near Portlaoise, County Laois, Ireland.
The resorts 5 star hotel overlooks the Seve Ballesteros and Jeff Howes
co-designed Championship golf course and the Slieve Bloom Mountains.
Official Laois Tourism Site
Laois County Council
"Tenakill" - House in which Peter Lalor of the Eureka Rebellion in
Ballarat, Victoria was born.
The official site of
Laois Education Centre.