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Locations in the Midlands: Irish Hen Locations

12 Feb 2020
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Ladies, are you looking for somewhere in the Midlands to host your Hen Party? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Ireland is home to some of the best Hen Party locations in the world and we’re here to tell you all about them. So here are some of our favourite locations in the Midlands. Each and every one of these locations is great for its own reasons. So which one tickles your fancy? Let’s find out.

Carrick on Shannon

Carrick on Shannon is a beautiful riverside town located in County Leitrim. It’s one of the most popular locations in Ireland for both Hen Parties and Stag Parties! It's almost a guarantee to bump into another group on your stay in Carrick on Shannon. The locals are well used to Hens and Stags rocking up and taking over the town, and they welcome it with open arms. So take in the beautiful scenery, enjoy some delicious food, and party in some of Carrick on Shannon’s pubs. You’ll have a fantastic time on a Carrick on Shannon Hen!


Tullamore is a town that’s steeped in history and that’s something that the locals are very proud of. On a Tullamore Hen, you’ll have so much choice when it comes to things to do and places to see. These places to see include the Clonmacnoise ancient monastic settlement, Durrow and Rahon settlements, Slieve Bloom National Park and the Tullamore Dew heritage centre. Yep, you can tour around the location where Tullamore Dew was created and you can even have a little taste, straight from the source. Mmmmm!


Portlaoise is the main town of County Laois and it’s a fantastic location for any Hen Party. You’ll find it so easy to get to and from Portlaoise with a dedicated public transport network made up of buses and trains. In the town itself, you’ll find so many things to do and see. From taking a trip to the state of the art Dunamaise theatre to hiking up the Slieve Bloom Mountains, Portlaoise is a town that caters to all types of Hens.


Cavan is up there when it comes to being one of Ireland’s best-kept secrets! With a fantastic character of its own, Cavan ensures you’ll be taking in the beauty of the scenery on your Hen. You’ll find something for everyone on a Cavan Hen. Whether it’s something for the adrenaline junkies, a relaxation session with pampering treatments or a spot of sightseeing that you’re looking for, Cavan will more than provide!

So ladies...which of these amazing Locations in the Midlands are you most excited about? Maybe it’s the beautiful town of Cavan, the eccentric town of Portlaoise, or even the historic town of Tullamore. Or maybe you’re looking for more of a riverside feel with Carrick on Shannon? Either way, you’ll have a fantastic time at your Hen Party!

So ladies, if you’re interested in one of the above locations then send us an email on now and we will send you everything you need to know about the location.

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Kate Hyde
Kate Hyde
Kate, originally from Cork, founded in 2008 in her spare bedroom in Waterford. Since then, the company has grown to 6 websites in our group across 4 countries. Kate is an expert on hen party and stag party planning and organisation and is even the author of a book on the topic - “How to Hen Party - the Essential Guide” (Currach Press).
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