Sights & Attractions in The Midlands

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Sights Overview
Name Category Location
 
Anthony Trollope Trail
This trail, created to honor the celebrated...
Tours Antony Trollope Trail
 
Athlone Castle
Bold and imposing, Athlone Castle stands beside...
Museums / Galleries Athlone
 
Bear Essentials Ireland
A fun stop for children of all ages, you can view...
Museums / Galleries Cavan
 
Belvedere House & Gardens
A stately mid-18th-century hunting lodge with...
Houses / Mansions Mullingar
 
Birr Castle Demesne
Summer visitors can join a guided tour of one of...
Castles / Palaces, Gardens / Arboretums Birr
 
Bogwood Sculptures
A lovely spot near Longford Town is...
Museums / Galleries Longford Town
 
Cathedral of Christ the King
The town's largest structure is the...
Religious Sites Mullingar
 
Charleville Forest Castle
One relic of Tullamore's former splendor is...
Castles / Palaces Tullamore
 
Clara Bog Visitor Centre
The story of Clara Bog is showcased in this...
Nature Preserves Tullamore
 
Clonmacnoise
Thanks to its location, this legendary monastery...
Religious Sites Clonmacnoise
 
Coolbanagher Church
Coolbanagher Church, the familiar name for the...
Religious Sites Portarlington
 
Emo Court and Gardens
A quintessential landmark of Irish Palladian...
Houses / Mansions Portarlington
 
Fore Abbey
The spectacular remains of Fore Abbey dominate...
Religious Sites Fore
 
The Genealogy Centre
This genealogy research center is worth...
Information Centers Longford Town
 
Heritage House
Also known as the former North Boys School, the...
Houses / Mansions Abbeyleix
 
Heywood Gardens
Ballinakill, a pretty Georgian village about 5...
Gardens / Arboretums Abbeyleix
 
Kilbeggan Distillery Experience
It's the whiskey (the Irish spell their...
Wineries / Breweries Kilbeggan
 
Laois Garden Trail
Connecting 10 of the county's celebrated formal...
Gardens / Arboretums Portlaoise
 
Laois Heritage Trail
Stop by the Portlaoise Tourist Office to pick...
Scenic Drives Portlaoise
 
Laois Shopping Centre
This shopping center in the middle of Portlaoise...
Commercial Districts Portlaoise
 
Lough Boora Parklands
This open expanse of rehabilitated land is a...
Parks Tullamore
 
Luan Gallery
When it opened in 2012, the Luan Gallery...
Museums / Galleries Athlone
 
Morrissey's Pub and Grocery Store
Don't miss Morrissey's. A working public house...
Restaurants Abbeyleix
 
The River Queen
If you happen to be in Banagher in summer,...
Tours Banagher
 
Rock of Dunamase
A dramatic 150-foot-high limestone outcrop, the...
Archaeological Sites Portlaoise
 
Roscrea Castle
In the very center of town is Roscrea Castle, a...
Castles / Palaces Roscrea
 
Roscrea Country Market
For a real taste of some honest-to-goodness...
Markets / Bazaars Roscrea
 
St. Peter and St. Paul Catholic Church
Sparkling with its restored granite walls, St....
Religious Sites Athlone
 
Strokestown Park House & Famine Museum
The highlight of a trip to Strokestown in County...
Museums / Galleries Longford Town
 
Tullamore Dew Visitor Center
Along the banks of the Grand Canal, Tullamore Dew...
Wineries / Breweries Tullamore
 
Tullynally Castle and Gardens
It's hard to figure out which is more famous:...
Castles / Palaces Castlepollard

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