Many of Laois’s key attractions are within easy reach of Killenard, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. The Heritage Golf Club and Emo Court are amongst the many popular destinations in the area. Two other worthy points of interest that are within a short distance of Killenard are the Heath Golf Club and the Rock of Dunamase.
There are plenty of interesting cultural highlights in and around Killenard. In particular, you should make sure you check out the Stradbally Steam Museum in Stradbally and Mountmellick Museum in Mountmellick.
If you're crazy about sports, you might enjoy seeing Killenard favorites, the Laois GAA, take to the field in nearby O'Moore Park, Portlaoise. Be sure to wear blue and white, the colors of the Laois GAA.
After a long day exploring the streets of Killenard, put up your feet and relax at one of the area’s hotels or apartments. The Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise and The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, are two recommended options where you're sure to find a comfortable bed and a soft pillow.