The Full Wiki

More info on Rosenallis

Rosenallis: Wikis


Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Ros Fionnglaise
Location of Rosenallis
centerMap highlighting Rosenallis
Province: Leinster
County: County Laois

Population (2006)


Rosenallis (Ros Fhionnghlaise in Irish), population 420 (2006 Census) is a village in north County Laois, Ireland, situated in the foothills of the Slieve Bloom Mountains on the R422 Mountmellick to Birr road. The name comes from the Irish, which roughly translated means 'Wood of the clear stream'. Each year "The Festival of the Mountain" is held in June or July in the nearby Slieve Blooms. From the festival, amongst other accolades, the strongest woman and man are decided.

Rosenallis is also important in the history of the Quaker religion, with William Edmundson, founder of the Quakers in Ireland, buried outside the village in the Society of Friends graveyard. The village also has two churches (Roman Catholic and Church of Ireland) as well as a village school, community centre and small shops and pubs, typical of an Irish village.

Its location at the base of the Slieve Bloom Mountains makes the village an ideal base or stopping point on a tour of the region.


  • Visit[1] for more on Rosenallis


See also

Coordinates: 53°08′N 7°24′W / 53.133°N 7.4°W / 53.133; -7.4


Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address