Portlaoise is a thriving urban centre that has undergone tremendous expansion in recent years. Its prime central location in the country makes it easily accessible from all the major centres like Dublin, Cork, Limerick and Waterford. It is well served by a network of Rail and road infrastructures and is a great destination for those planning a Hen Party.
The town itself is the principle town of County Laois and the central shopping location for the hinterland.
The Town has plenty to offer in the way of variety to visiting Hens.
For those that are seeking a lash of culture a visit to the state of the art Dunamaise theatre and centre for the arts is a must.
For the outdoor pursuit and adrenalin junkie, a visit to the nearby Slieve Bloom Mountains is not to be missed. It caters for Hill walkers, wilderness walking with guides, horse riding, horse trekking, cycling, fishing, golfing, music and dance and leisure centres.
For Hens that are interested in a pampering time, then indulge in some massage therapy or relax in one of the 5 fine hotels in the town.
With lots of shops and shopping centres to choose from, your party could wind down the hours with some retail therapy before choosing one of the towns 35 pubs for a few drinks.
There are plenty of restaurants and eateries to cater for all tastes, ranging from the coffee and cake shop to the award winning oriental restaurant.