The Midlands’ Most Instagrammed Location!


Ancient Holy Site of Clonmacnoise Reigns Supreme!
The Midlands is full of astonishing landscapes as well as popular historical sights and therefore one of the top destinations in Ireland and also perfect for holiday breaks!Naturally, many people like to share their adventures and what they experience on Instagram every day. So we at the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise asked ourselves: “what are the most Instagrammed spots in the Midlands?”


For our in-depth research, we analysed the most popular locations in the Midlands using over 30,000 hashtags to see which spots in Co. Offaly, Co. Laois, Co. Longford and Co. Westmeath are posted most on Instagram by locals and tourists.


Check out the Top 10 here:

The Top 10, in list format are:

1. Clonmacnoise
2. Birr Castle Gardens
3. Rock of Dunamase
4. Emo Court
5. Lough Ree
6. Lough Boora Discovery Park
7. Sean’s Bar
8. Charleville Castle
9. Lough Ennell
10. Slieve Bloom Mountains

To find out more about the methodology and primary data behind this study, please view our research here:

We really hope you enjoy our findings and come to visit the wonderful Midlands in the very near future!



About the Maldron Portlaoise

Centrally located just off exit 17 on the M7 motorway, Maldron Hotel Portlaoise is the perfect base for you to explore Midland Ireland. We are near Mondello Park, Kildare Village, and the Slieve Bloom Mountains as well as many other top attractions in Co Laois offering family friendly, great value accommodation.


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