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Laois Heritage Trail Audio Guides

Laois in Your Pocket

Laois, one of Ireland’s most interesting counties and is also one of its least discovered. To help visitors and long-time residents explore Laois, this guide offers information on the sites that make up the Heritage Trail.


If you are interested in castles, the Rock of Dunamase is the place to begin. Wildlife lovers and sportsmen should visit the Fly Fishing and Game Shooting Museum. Architecture buffs might want to start at Emo Court and Parklands, while those who love fine embroidery handwork should head straight for the museum in Mountmellick.

At several of these sites, works from the county’s Sculpture Trail prove that the creative energy that shaped Laois is as vibrant as ever.

This Heritage Trail is only the beginning. More than 1,000 monuments and places of historical interest have been identified in Laois. All through the county, the people at the sites, museums and tourist office are there to help you pursue your interests. So set off down one of the county’s winding roads. The more you explore Laois, the more you will find.

Available in 8 Languages. Guides on Emo Court and Parklands, Rock of Dunamaise, Durrow and many more. Audio tours that explain where you are, how it came to be and how it is now. Also included is the Laois Gardens Trial – discover 10 wonderful formal gardens in Laois.

*Note: the link to listen to the trail will bring you to an external site, Abarta Audio Guides. Laois Chamber Alliance cannot accept responsibility for external sites.