A prosperous commercial point, principal town and administrative centre of the county, situated on the intersection of a number of national roads and on the main railway between Dublin / Cork and Limerick. Until independence in 1922 it was known as Maryborough. The present town was laid out in the eighteenth century and the main buildings date from then on.
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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
Togher, Abbeyleix Road,, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Togher Roundabout, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
The Maldron Hotel is just off junction 17 of the M7 motorway, only 5 minuteâs drive from Portlaoise town centre and O'Moore Park. It boasts a 20-metre pool, free Wi-Fi, free parking and a gym.
Main Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
Situated in Portlaoise town centre, O'Loughlins Hotel is a 5-minute walk from the train station and offers free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking and a nightclub.
Jessop Street, Portlaoise, R32 KV20, Co. Laois
In Portlaoise town centre, a 5-minute walk from the train station, Portlaoise Heritage Hotel has free WiFi, a health and fitness club, Radiance Day Spa and a choice of restaurants and bars.
Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
The Killeshin Hotel is one mile from Portlaoise and junction 16 off the M7 motorway. It offers a bistro, an indoor pool, hot tub, a gym and free parking. Rooms at the 4-star Killeshin all feature LCD TVs and large work desks.
Church Street, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
A Georgian town house conveniently located between Main Street and the railway station, Ivyleigh House in Portlaoise offers elegant bed and breakfast accommodation. There is free parking and Wi-Fi and a full Irish breakfast is served.