Sights & Attractions in The Midlands


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
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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