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Conlan House, in the Slieve Bloom Mountains in Co.Laois, offers some of the finest facilities that you will find in modern guest accommodation.

Situated on an elevated site with a panoramic view of mountain, moor and farmland, it is within short distances of golfing, fishing, and equestrian facilities.

We are 10 miles from Portlaoise.
We are 10 miles from Kinnitty Castle.
We are 18 miles from Tullamore and 18 miles from Birr.

- All rooms en-suite
- Extensive library
- Free secure parking
- Babysitting service
- Activity packages arranged
- Laundry service
- Traditional musical instruments available
- Taxi Service available
- Set-dancing classes nearby (by arrangement)
-Walk the Slieve Bloom way or part of it
-Qualified guides available
-Afternoon tea served on arrival
-Bicycle hire available
-Extensive breakfast menu from **6am.to 12 noon**
- Packed lunches/picnic baskets on request
- Group rates available

-Only one and a half hours from Dublin Airport
-One and a half hours from Shannon Airport

**Collection and Return to Airports arranged.**

Five miles (8 kilometres) from Mountrath on the Birr/Kinnitty road (R440). Pass the Cedar Inn (Hogan's Pub). After Roundwood House turn right at the next junction. Conlán House is on the left one mile past the junction. (N.B. Follow the Kinnitty roadsigns from Mountrath.)

There is an abundance of sites of archaeological, architectural and historical interest including Emo Court Gardens, Heywood Gardens, Birr Castle Demense, the Rock of Dunamase, Ballaghmore Castle, Ballyfin House, Damer House, Coolbanagher Church, Stradbally Steam Museum and Donaghmore Workhouse Museum all within a short driving distance.

The new Art Center and the Dunamase theatre is a must for all visitors

Email: conlanhouse@oceanfree.net



Freshly squeezed orange juice
Grapefruit Juice
Apple Juice
Pineapple Juice

Half fresh grapefruit
Fresh fruit salad
Stoneless prunes with local made honey or hot syrup
Fresh fruit basket

Try our Piping Hot Porridge

There are a large selection of cereals and freshly prepared muesli.

Selection of cheeses

Other fresh fish as available

EGGS: (Free-range)



Fried or grilled
Bacon, egg, sausages, black and white pudding, tomatoes, mushrooms and fried bread.

Fresh tea leaves

Fresh ground coffee.

Home-made brown bread
White bread.
Home-made jams, marmalades and honey near to your hand

all or a mixture of the above.

Enjoy your stay

We enjoy having you spend time in our home

Thank you for taking the time to look us up.


Conlán House BED & BREAKFAST
e-mail: conlanhouse@oceanfree.net
On R440 off N7
Mobile No. 086 8713123
Tel: 353 (0)502 32727

Other options can and will be arranged. Just give us a ring or e-mail us any time.

Package holidays for golf, walking, fishing, cycling arranged in the year 2000.
Just ask. Your wish is our command.
Slán, Noreen agus Sean.

Year 2000 Brochure


Friday: Arrive to a stress-free environment. Afternoon tea or supper served. En-suite rooms. Enjoy the Dunamase Theatre or local pubs, music etc.
Saturday: Full Breakfast Menu available. Special requests catered for. Maps, weather reports, packed lunch. Drop off and Pick up arranged. Dinner local produce served. Taxi to and from music & pub.
Sunday: Full Breakfast, Maps, weather report, packed lunch, Drop off & pick up. Showers arranged before final departure. You’ll be sorry to leave us.


Arrive to an obviously stress-free environment. Afternoon Tea/Coffee or supper served. En-suite rooms. Enjoy the Dunamase Theatre or local pubs, music etc
Saturday: A Full Breakfast Menu available. Special requests catered for. Weather reports, and snacks available. Golf at local course. Shower and then relax in the bar. Dinner served afterwards. Taxi available if requested.
Sunday:Full Breakfast Menu, weather report, snacks available. Play a local course with the best facilities. You will always have fond memories of golfing in Laois.



Arrive to an environmentally friendly stress-free area. Afternoon Tea/Coffee or supper served. Rooms en-suite. Enjoy the Dunamase Theatre or local pubs, music etc
Saturday: Full Breakfast Menu at a time to suit your needs. Bicycle hire, maps and packed lunch . Route stops pointed out. Evening meal arranged & included. Relax in front of the big open turf burning local stone fire. Or taxi available to & from music & pub.
Sunday: Full Breakfast Menu, weather report, bicycle hire, maps, packed lunch. Shower and light Tea/Coffee provided to set you on your way when you have finished,
with a wealth of experience of the Slieve Bloom area.
Bird-watching, Fishing, Set-Dancing, also available. Just ask. Your wish is our command.


Treat yourself to a wealth of experience. Take a week/end in the Slieve Bloom area, off the beaten track. Step back in time in a hidden Ireland.
Conlán Abú Package Holidays, Conlán House, Killanure, R440 off N7, Mountrath, Laois, Ireland.

5 day Packages

Walking in the Slieve Bloom area for 5 days. . (Step back in Time) The Environmental Park has wildlife and heritage for you to experience a great personalised holiday.
1 Afternoon Tea/Coffee or supper served on day of arrival.
5 nights B & B en -suite with Full Breakfast Menus. Special requests catered for.
5 Packed Lunches.
4 Dinners (local produce used.) AFTER DINNER TREATS:
Self Guided, with full details including Maps, Packed lunches, weather reports, Drop off and collection . Sites of interest. Taxi if requested to and from local Pub with Music & dance. Or relax with a book from our extensive Library in front of a large, stone, open, turf burning fire. Music instruments available to guests.


Golfing Experience
different golf courses within 20miles, Parkland and an inland championship course. Spend a day golfing beside the river Nore, or on the plains of The Heath. Uncrowded golf, with excellent facilities. Birr, Tullamore, Roscrea, Mountrath & others
1 Afternoon Tea/Coffee or Supper on day of arrival.
5 nights B & B en-suite with Full Breakfast Menu. (Special requests catered for).
5 Snacks (Fruit, Drinks etc.)
4 Dinners (local produce used.)
Meet the local golf friends in the golf clubs of our area. Relax beside our open fire with a book or we will provide you with a Taxi to pub with Music & Dance (Set-dancing locally).We provide facilities for late departures so you can make the most of you holiday.


Cycling in the Slieve Bloom area in the heart of Ireland will enrich both body and soul. Enjoy fun-packed scenic routes of the midlands. We include historical ring routes, Slieve Bloom Trails, Glenbarrow Trails, Hills or Mountains, Lowlands and/or mixed. Idyllic relaxation.
1 Afternoon Tea/Coffee or Supper on day of arrival. (Fresh home-made scones etc.)
5 nights B & B en-suite with Full Breakfast Menu.(Special requests catered for).
5 Bicycle hire including locks, pump, repair tool kit, helmet, and a wide range of accessories
5 Packed lunches, Maps, weather reports, names of sights/Villages of interest to stop at.
4 Dinners arranged and included.
Our packages assure a warm welcome, good food, a customised holiday to remember. The choice is yours. The entire region is steeped in culture, music, song and storytelling.


** Time your tour to coincide with local Festivals. Suit yourself. We are open all year. Guides available if requested.
Groups catered for

** Collection from Airports or stations and return to same. Just say where.

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Contact Information

Contact Name: - Noreen Murphy Uí Laighin
Contact Position: Owner
Address: Burkes Cross, Killanure, R440 off N7, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Ireland.

Telephone Number: +353 (0)502 32727
Fax Number: +353 (0)502 32727
Email Address: conlanhouse@oceanfree.net

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