Local Events
Ireland has a rich heritage that can be sampled throughout your stay. Ireland is also well know for adopting other countries fun entertainment and activities

Eating out
There are number of award winning town and country restaurants, that offer both traditional and international cuisine, located within easy reach of our base.

musicTraditional Irish music in several of our pubs and there is a jazz and blues festival during the summer months.

Dunamaise Arts Centre hosts drama, book launches, art exhibitions, live performances and access cinema

fishingCoarse fishing is at the Grand Canal, Ballfin Lake or Little Bog Lake. Trout fishing on the Upper Nore and Barrow Rivers.

At Ballinakill, Castletown and Kilkenny.

Golf18 hole golf course at the Heath, Mountrath and Kilkenny. 9 hole courses at Abbeyleix and Castlecomer

Walking & Cycling
Walking and cycling through the Slieve Bloom mountains or the forests at Jenkinstown or Castlecomer

Horse riding
Horse ridingAn extra horse can be provided to bring along and there are equestrian centres at Portlaoise, Durrow, Abbeyleix and Camross

Vintage and Classic Rallies
Ballyroan Vintage Rally August, Stradbally Vintage and Classic Steam Rally September, Vintage Rally Ballinakill Sept etc..

See the fasted ball game in the world, hurling or camogie at local GAA grounds. Also see the Laois, '03 Leinster champions, Gaelic Football team.