The Irish name translates as 'soft bogland'. Mountmellick lies in a bend in the River Owenass, almost ringed by it, at the north - eastern end of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Nearby is Cathole Glen with its cascades and trout pools.
Quakers industrialised the town in the early 18th century and the large houses and work buildings of prosperous merchants can be seen in the town today.
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Irishtown, 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.
Forest Upper, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Around 5 minutes’ drive from Mountmellick, Barrow View B&B enjoys a relaxed setting near the River Barrow, and provides free parking and Wi-Fi. This guest house is conveniently located for those exploring the spectacular Slieve Bloom Mountains.
The Old Presbyterian Church, Patrick Street, Mountmellick. Co laois, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Situated 47 minutes' drive east of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, The Forum Hostel is located in the town of Mountmellick. With free WiFi access in public areas, there is also free on-site parking. Each room benefits from a seating area.
Co. Laois, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Situated just over 1 km from the town of Mountmellick, Brielle House offers a self-catering apartment with free Wi-Fi and free onsite parking. The Rock of Dunamaise is a 20-minute drive away.
Strahard, Mountmellick, Co Laois, Mountmellick, Co. Laois
Featuring a patio, Martinville Self Catering Holiday Home is a holiday home, situated in Mountmellick. The property is 41 km from Carlow and features views of the mountain. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property.