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Places to Visit in Laois

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Emo Court

Emo CourtEmo, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland
A house surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland which were first laid out in the 18th century and contain formal lawns, a lake and woodland walks with many very fine trees and shrubs.
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Donaghmore Museum

Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland
This workhouse museum is a unique attraction in Ireland and aims to tell the story of the families who lived and died within the infamous workhouse walls during and after the Great Famine.
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Portlaoise Rugby Club

Togher, Abbeyleix Road,, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
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Ballaghmore Castle

Ballaghmore, Borris-in-Ossory, Co. Laois, Ireland
This is a 15th century castle, with a unique beautifully restored medieval keep. Also a 16th century manor house present.
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Mountmellick Museum

Mountmellick MuseumIrishtown, Mountmellick, Co Laois
Mountmellick Museum showcases Mountmellick Work, a unique form of Irish white on white embroidery that was developed in the 1800's to enable local women to support themselves. The craft has been revived and is now known worldwide.
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Abbey Sense Gardens

Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Ireland
The Sensory garden is set in the walled garden of the Brigidine Convent. It is the first garden of its kind in Ireland and its aim is to create a nursery specialising in fragrant plants.
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Heritage House

Abbeyleix , Co. Laois, Ireland
Located in a tastefully restored 1884 school house the award winning exhibition contains the rich fabric of local and county history. Witness the re-creation of the Abbeyleix "Titanic" carpet factory.
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Stradbally Hall Narrow Gauge Railway

Stradbally, Co. Laois, Ireland
See the longest established steam powered narrow gauge railway in Ireland.
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Heywood Gardens

Heywood GardensBallinakill, Co. Laois, Ireland
Completed in 1912, the property consists of gardens, lakes, woodland and architectural features. It was transferred to State ownership in November 1993 from the Salesian Fathers who had taken care of it since 1941. The formal Gardens form the centre-...
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Sextons House

Abbeyleix, Co. Laois, Ireland
Here is a fine example of a mid 19th century cottage. It has been restored and fully refurbished to its former 1800 style. It provides the visitor with a unique opportunity to witness the domestic conditions of our ancestors.
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Gash Gardens

Castletown, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland
Situated on the banks of the River Nore, this garden incorporates a large rock garden with rare alpines, a heath garden, charming old style roses, splendidly colourful herbaceous borders, rhododendrons and an unusual tree and shrub collection. Visit the m
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Clonaslee Heritage Centre

Clonaslee, Slievebloom, Co. Laois
Clonaslee Heritage Centre is 200 years old, an ex Church of England it is located at the very top end of Clonaslee main street. It is full of historic features and has an origional stained glass window.
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