The Forum

The Forum-Mountmellick is a new Board Failte approved holiday destination for the intrepid traveller to stay and enjoy the Irish way of life untainted by the modern day commercial lifestyle.

The owner Eugene Conroy and managers Aoifa Dempsey and Feena Bermingham aim to make your stay a memorable one.


The tourist accommodation is the perfect rural retreat in the heart of Ireland, appealing to walking groups, cyclist groups and tourist alike of all ages and the hostel is pet friendly. The Slieve Bloom mountains are within ten minutes driving distance

The new independent tourist destination has top class facilities which include:

Hotel standard accommodation including room for those with disabilities

Free private on site parking

Self catering facilities

Bespoke tours

Slieve Bloom Mountain walks

Bog walking

The town is located in the Midlands of Ireland and is the gateway to tourism in the region. Its ideally located outside Dublin with two nearby rail stations Portlaois and Portarlington (7kM) to enable visitors visit both the capital of Ireland and surrounding countryside in one experience. The is also a bus service from Dublin to Portlaoise which is a 10-minute taxi ride away.

Mountmellick is steeped in history as being settled in the 1600’s by the first Quakers to arrive in Southern Ireland, namely William Edmundson.

If your planning a fly-drive or self-drive holiday, the Forum-mountmellick is the perfect drop off to see and experience the Midlands of Ireland at its best. The historic buildings retains all their authentic original features. The accommodation and facilities deliver the ambiance for a unique Irish holiday and great value for money to rival any place in Ireland.

Book now, contact The Forum-Mountmellick either direct by telephone of mail;

Tel. 00353 (57) 8697557 or Email TheForum-mountmellick 

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