Top things to do

Museum in Tullamore

Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre

Located in a 19th-century canal-side warehouse, this marketing extravaganza mixes intriguing local history with brand propaganda. Engaging exhibits show the role of the Grand Canal in the town's development. At the …
Castle in Tullamore

Charleville Castle

Spires, turrets, clinging ivy and creaking trees combine to give this hulking structure a haunted feel (and, yes, it is reputedly haunted). Charleville Castle was the family seat of the Burys, who commissioned the d…
Italian in Tullamore


Italian-Irish owned, this popular bistro caters to undecided taste buds and families with its wide selection of fresh pasta dishes and pizza, as well as meat, chicken and fish dishes. Reservations recommended.
Pub Food in Tullamore


The place to drink the local whiskey – or anything else. This pub is several cuts above average, with excellent and inventive, albeit casual bar food (the burgers are superb). There is dance music on weekends; on Tu…