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Mountrath, Co. Laois

Mounthrath in times gone by was a prominent industrial town with a thriving ironworks, cotton mill and tannery, today it is a small market town.

The iron industry, established in the early 17th century flourished for a century and a half. It resulted in the destruction of the surrounding forests for timber.

The town is now mainly agricultural and an excellent base for exploring the Slieve Bloom mountains. It has picnic facilities near St Fintan's Catholic church. The church is an elaborate example of Gothic Revival architecture. The River Mountrath is also good for fishing.

On this page you can see a map of Mountrath, see what's on in Mountrath, find out how to get to Mountrath, visit local websites for Mountrath, find Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Mountrath, find Self-Catering Accommodation in Mountrath, browse restaurants in Mountrath.

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Bed and Breakfasts (B&Bs) in Mountrath

Roundwood House Roundwood House

Mountrath, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Nestled at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains, Roundwood House offers Irish hospitality in a historic home of architectural interest. Free parking is possible on site, and free WiFi is accessible throughout.

Self-Catering Accommodation in Mountrath

Millbank Millbank

Millbank, Woodbrook, Mountrath, Co. Laois, Mountrath, Co. Laois
Millbank is a late 18th-century Georgian country house set in Mountrath and nestled within 6 acres of mature woodland. The property is 15 minutes' drive from the Slieve Bloom mountains and free private parking is offered.

Restaurants in Mountrath

Phelan Edwd

Main Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois

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Map of Mountrath