Clonmacnois Tel: +353 (0)905 74195
The world-famous monastic site was founded by St. Ciarán in 545. The site boasts 2 round towers, 6 surviving churches and two complete and exquisitely carved high crosses.
Locke's Distillery Museum. Tel: +353 (0)57 933 2134
Believed to be the oldest licensed post still distillery in the world and is the only remaining one in Ireland. The museum is open to the public from April to October 9am-6pm daily.
Tullamore Dew Heritage Centre, Bury Quay, Tullamore, Co. Offaly. Tel: +353 (0)57 932 5015.
Tullamore is famous for its whiskey - Tullamore Dew and for its Irish Mist liqueur. After you visit, experience a courtesy taste of Tullamore Dew.
An Dún Transport & Heritage Museum.
Tel: +353 (0)902 30106
An Dún offers a unique private collection of transport and heritage lovingly restored by its owners.
Other heritage sites of interest include:
Durrow High Cross, Durrow, Tullamore. - Exquisitely decorated dating from 10th Century
Gallen, Ferbane: Grave Slabs dating from 8th -11th Century
Castletown & Glinsk at Kinnity Castle: 10th Century Cross and remains of 15th Century Church.
Rahan: ancient Churches dating from 12th, 15th and 16th Century
Killeigh: Seven holy wells and two medieval abbeys
Leamonaghan: St. Mantan's Church, Early Christian Grave Slabs, Togher and Nun's Chapel.
Lynally: Mottle and Baily - early Christian Church
Sragh Castle: 16th Century
Ballycowan Castle: 17th Century Tudor Style Fortification