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Laois Off-Road Karting
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Off-road kart racing on a large gravel, grass and MUD track (roughly the perimeter of a 10 acre field). We use high quality commercial class Gemini karts fitted with 400cc Honda GX engines.
Laois Shopping Centre
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Laois Shopping Centre located in the middle of Portlaoise boasts over thirty top name stores and provides 1200 free car park spaces.
Full Information http://www.laoissc.com/ + 353 5786 62804
manager@laoisshoppingcentre.com
Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting
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With Laser Clay Pigeon Shooting, players fire an infra-red beam at clays launched from a conventional clay pigeon ‘trap’. In each round up to 5 people can compete at the same time, shooting at the clays launched from the trap at various speeds and angles. The clay has about 100 yds of flight. The Lasersport Automatic Clay launcher holds up to 55 clays and can be adjusted to fire clays at different heights and angles. At night the launcher can fire luminous clays which fly across the night sky. Younger children (about 10 up) can target shoot at a fixed clay and compete with adults or older children firing at a flying clay disc.
Lisduff Adventure Farm
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Lisduff Adventure Farm is a fun family venue with a wide range of activities for all ages to ensure they are kept entertained regardless of the weather with our indoor and outdoor facilities.
Full Information http://www.lisdufffarm.ie/ 0505 44897
Info@lisdufffarm.ie
Little Bog Lake
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Little Bog Lake at The Heath, Portlaoise is over 6 acres in size. The Lake contains stocks of carp, perch and roach. It is situated in the heart of one of the most historic sites in Ireland.
Marian Carton Opticians
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A visit to Marian Carton Opticians is a must if you require new glasses, repairs, contact lenses or other related services. In business since 1991, Marian and her team are dedicated and experienced professionals who are happy to meet the needs of visitors to Laois as well as regular customers.
Full Information http://www.mariancartonopticians.com/index.php 057 862 0383
info@mariancartonopticians.com
Monicknew - Bocadh Lodge Walk
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Monicknew is about 11.5 km south of Clonaslee on the road (scenic route over Slieve Blooms) to Mountrath via The Cut. There are several loop walks from the Trailhead here and Monicknew is also on of the Slieve Bloom Way. The woodlands are situated in a valley and the site is crossed by the Glen River. At 7km, the Bocadh Lodge Walk is the longest of the three trails that starts out from Monicknew trailhead. This trail crosses both dark forest and open unplanted lands, giving good views to the boglands and forests below.
Monicknew - Riverside Walk
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Monicknew is about 11.5 km south of Clonaslee on the road (scenic route over Slieve Blooms) to Mountrath via The Cut. There are several loop walks from the Trailhead here and Monicknew is also on of the Slieve Bloom Way. The woodlands are situated in a valley and the site is crossed by the Glen River. This short 1.5km loop descends from the car park to the river bank and crosses under the Glen bridge. The walk is suitable for small children under supervision. There is a nice grassy area to relax down at the river, a favourite with kids during Summer!
Monicknew - Valley Walk
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Monicknew is about 11.5 km south of Clonaslee on the road (scenic route over Slieve Blooms) to Mountrath via The Cut. There are several loop walks from the Trailhead here and Monicknew is also on of the Slieve Bloom Way. The woodlands are situated in a valley and the site is crossed by the Glen River. The Valley Walk starts with a stroll through a stand of massive Sitka spruce (nearly 100 years old) and on up to a forest road above. After that there is a slow steady climb for nearly 2 kms after which you will be rewarded with excellent views south over counties Offaly and Laois and of bogs and lakes below.
Mountrath Golf Club
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Mountrath Golf Club was founded in 1929 and affiliated to the GUI in 1932. Originally a 9 hole course, it was extended to 18 holes in 1994. The course is situated 2 miles south of Mountrath, just off the M7. Golfers will relish its fine, long fairways and well manicured greens.
Full Information http://www.mountrathgolfclub.ie/ 057-873-2558
mountrathgc@eircom.net
Oakvale - Beech Way Walk
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Oughaval Wood or Coill na Nuachabhala was once part of the Cosby Estate. There are three looped walks for the visitor to enjoy in this forest, each of varying length. This is the shortest walk in the wood that gives you a chance to stretch your muscles whilst also getting an opportunity to admire the magnificent beech trees that form a large portion of the species of this wood. Some of these trees are as high as 30-40m.
Oakvale - Mass Rock Walk
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Oughaval Wood or Coill na Nuachabhala was once part of the Cosby Estate. There are three looped walks for the visitor to enjoy in this forest, each of varying length. The Mass Rock Trail walk will allow you to discover a mass rock that is nestled in a little valley in the wood. Mass was carried out here in secret during Penal times when such ceremonies were banned (c1691-1727).