Stradbally street town') is a town in County Laois, Ireland, located in the midlands of Ireland along the N80 road, a National Secondary Route, about 12 km from Portlaoise. townland , a civil parish and historic barony. It is known for its "Steam Rally" and the Electric Picnic.
The history of Stradbally dates to the 6th century when a monastery was established at Oughaval, close to the town - and within the present-day parish. Stradbally later developed under the influence of the Cosby Family, owners of Stradbally Hall located west of the main street, at the end of the 17th century.
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