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Places to Visit in South County Laois

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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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Heywood Gardens

Heywood GardensBallinakill, Co. Laois, Ireland, R32 K4V6
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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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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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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Donaghmore Museum

Donaghmore, Portlaoise, Co. Laois, Ireland, R32 PC58
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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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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