Maldron Hotel Portlaoise

Midway, Portlaoise, County Laoighis, Co. Laois, Ireland | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $70.00
 

Travel Blogs from Portlaoise

Falcarragh to Connemara

A travel blog entry by glendacherry

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Following a full traditional Irish breakfast which included black & white pudding we bid a fond farewell to Eileen an Falcarragh and were on our way west to Galway and the area of Connemara. First stop was the lovely town of Donegal which we ambled around then had coffee and brought tickets for the big Gaelic football match to be played at Castlebar, County Mayo tomorrow. Stopped at Mullaghmore and saw Lord Mountbattons ' former summer house ( a castle on a hilltop) then proceeded to ...

West Coast - Falcarragh, County Donegal

A travel blog entry by glendacherry

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Packed our bags for a few days and set off in the car to the west coast of this beautiful country. Stopped at Newgrange along the way to view the Neolithic Tomb.Then proceeded on our long journey enjoying the spectacular scenery - green upon green upon green or as Ann puts it - 40 shades of green! Beautiful. Crossed into Northern Ireland where we went back to more English style villages and pounds & miles. ...

Dublin Day 2 - The Grog Blog!

A travel blog entry by glendacherry

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Off in the car for day 2 of Dublin sightseeing. While Susan & Ian looked through Trinity College Glenda & Rod walked through the upmarket Grafton St where all the top end shops are found. It was hustle bustle in this vibrant street which also had many talented street performers drawing big crowds. We then all walked to the ...

Day 21

A travel blog entry by britt.mark

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... of churches, St Mary's Cathedral and what's known as the Black Abbey, a 12th century Dominican Friary it was back on the road.

Then on to Emo Court, one of Ireland's grand houses built in true 18th century Palladian splendour.

Following the local Earl selling it off in the 1930s, the Jesuits bought it as a noviciate for over 30 years. In 1969 it past into the hands of a Mr Chomley Dean ...

Meeting extended family members for 1st time.

A travel blog entry by nansonderun

... The cat hung around all night sitting at the glass door near the dining room, looking in at us and crying! After much convincing from the cat crying she/he was rewarded with some scrap roast meat. AJ and CS have named the cat AUSSIE and wished JC and RC a long and happy life with their new pet cat.

It was enjoyable night and email address' were exchanged to ensure another 45 years did not pass without contact.

More family members for AJ's children to visit in Ireland!! ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on Midway, Portlaoise, is near Rock of Dunamase and Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum.
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