Things to do

Tullamore is a bustling town with prosperity coming in the form of the Grand Canal built in 1798, now one of the main features of the town. It is home to the international best-selling whiskey Tullamore Dew.

Places to visit:

  • Tullamore Dew Visitors Centre
  • Clonmacnoise Monastic Site
  • Locke's Distillery Kilbeggan
  • Durrow Abbey & High Cross
  • Lough Boora Wildlife Park & Sculptures
  • Emo Court
  • Birr Castle Gardens & The Great Telescope
  • Clara Bog Visitors Centre & Nature Reserve:
  • Charleville Castle:   Belvedere House & Gardens
  • Round House & Boland's Lock
  • Leap Castle
  • Rock of Dunamaise, Laoise
  • Kinnity Castlle


Things to do:

  • Family History Research, Bury Quay,
  • Golf at Esker Hills, Tullamore, Moate, Birr, Killinard or New Forest Golf Courses
  • Walking & Cycling at the Slieve Bloom trails, the Grand Canal Way, Lough Boora Parklands and the Mount LucasWindfarm
  • Horse racing in Kilbeggan
  • Pitch & Putt at Tullamore Pitch & Putt Course
  • Annaharvey Equestrian Centre
  • Rifle Range at the National Rifle Range in Blueball
  • Parachute & Skydiving in Clombologue
  • Clay Pigeon Shooting in Ballinagore
  • Coarse Fishing on the Grand Canal
  • Holistic Spa (Clara)
  • Bird Watching in Lough Boora Parklands
  • Tullamore Skate Park
  • Shopping
  • Bowling
  • Aura Leisure Centre
  • Cinema
  • Bars, Restaurants and Nightlife