Ivyleigh House

Address: Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, County Laoighis, Ireland | Inn
 
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This inn, located on Bank Place, Church Street, Portlaoise, is near Rock of Dunamase and Donaghmore Famine Workhouse Museum.
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    Travel Blogs from Portlaoise

    Into the countryside

    A travel blog entry by kramertown on Jul 03, 2015

    1 comment, 6 photos

    ... than Stonehenge and 600 years older than the pyramids in Egypt. While the crypt is small by modern standards (the interior chamber is maybe 5 meters by 6 meters and 10 meters high while the whole mound is 80 meters in diameter and 20 meters high) it is a marvel of ancient engineering. The rocks used to create the mound we visited (Newgrange) were hauled from up to 80 km away and it took 100 men over 50 years to build it, in an era when the average ...

    Day 21

    A travel blog entry by britt.mark on Apr 24, 2013

    2 comments, 9 photos

    ... who restored it with millions of pounds and a passion that is still apparent. To finish the whole thing off he handed it over to the Irish State in 1999. Not bad for a Pom.

    The house has the most breathtaking domed rotunda room as you enter what looks like a fairly normal door. One of the best houses so far and our last use of the OPW card.

    For those who will remember, the Office of ...

    Horses, Castles ,Crystal & A Good Old Singalong

    A travel blog entry by lindaandstuart on Jan 04, 2012

    1 comment, 4 photos

    ... Melbourne cup winner. He's just a star attraction now, but still a big showoff.

    The stud was all business and our tour guide at the stud was a walking encyclopedia of horse racing world wide! I was thinking of my son Luke throughout the whole place - Lukie you would have loved it!

    We also saw sacred springs and an abandoned Abbey (common around these parts I'm finding out fast) & today, our eyes were opened up to the beautiful countryside ...

    Rain, stones, Ruins and German Bulls

    A travel blog entry by peter_ginger on Sep 06, 2010

    4 comments, 148 photos

    ... spotted a small rock that had fallen into the massive fireplace that the monks used for the cold nights and took it with me – hoping that Mark may find my gift a delight to his new house. We left the tour and headed back – again in wisps of rain all over. At this point, our rain coats were working overtime and we were in need of some grub and a few pints. We were trying to think of a place where we could go so ...

    Catching up

    A travel blog entry by doylefamily on Jun 19, 2010

    1 comment

    Finally, we are in hotels with internet access. I've got a couple of days to catch up and then we should be up to date sometime tomorrow evening when we land in Dublin.


    Wednesday morning

    Greetings All! We survived our trip to the Skellig Islands yesterday. It was a great day, until the end. More on that in a minute.

    Today I thought we were scheduled for our kayak tour of the Lakes of Killarney. We got up early and ...