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2. Mountmellick Drama Festival 8-15th March 2019
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Bringing the very best in ameteur drama to Laois for 29 years. The festival is part of the overall Amateur Drama Council of Ireland and attracts amateur groups from all over Ireland.
4. Half Door Club Int Music & Set Dance Festival 3rd-6th May 2019
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The Half-Door Club International Music and Dance Festival is special four-day event of set dancing and traditional music in Castletown, Co. Laois.
Full Information http://www.halfdoorclub.org/ 0863440388
halfdoorclubfestival@gmail.com
9.4 Twin Trees Heywood Festival August 22nd - 25th
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Ballinakill, Co. Laois will host its inaugural ‘Twin Trees’ festival this year with a strong focus on the ‘En Plein Air’ outdoor painting event, tutored by established artists Jock Nichol and Bridget Flannery. The festival is inspired by the 150thanniversary of Sir Edward Lutyens, the celebrated garden designer who created the exquisite formal garden at Heywood Gardens, minutes from the village of Ballinakill. The festival will take place during Heritage Week 2019, on August 22nd, 23rd, and 24th.
Abbeyleix Library and Art  Gallery
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This beautifully refurbished public library includes an art gallery offering a great opportunity for artists, photographers and sculptors to showcase their work. Visitors are welcome.
Dunamaise Arts Centre
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Dunamaise Arts Centre is the premier location for theatre, film and exhibitions in the Midlands and hosts superb selection of theatre, music, dance, cinema, exhibitions and workshops over the season.
Full Information http://www.dunamaise.ie/ + 00353 57 866 3355
info@dunamaise.ie
Emo Court and Parklands
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Emo Court is a country villa designed by architect James Gandon (1743-1823), best known for his great public buildings, including the Custom House and the Four Courts in Dublin. The house is a magnificent example of the neo-Classical style, reflecting the architecture of ancient Greece and Rome. The house is surrounded by beautiful gardens and parkland which were first laid out in the 18th century and contain formal lawns, a lake and woodland walks with many very fine trees and shrubs.
Full Information http://www.opw.ie/en/ +353 (0) 57-8626573
emocourt@opw.ie
Gortalee Gardens
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Colourful and intriguing gardens with Woodland and Herbaceous planting. Designed and begun in 2009 by Hazel Luskin Glennon challenged by her husband, the late Brendan Glennon to design a garden of 0.6 of an acre with no lawns for him to mow, she has turned a Turnip field into a lovely garden.
Kavanaghs Bar and Venue
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You'll find the best of Live Entertainment and Sport in Kavanaghs every week. From local to international acts they all take in a performance in Kavanaghs as part of their national tours.
Full Information http:// www.kavanaghsportlaoise.com 05786 21744
info@kavanaghsportlaoise.com
The Arthouse library & gallery
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The Arthouse delivers a strong, year round artistic programme. This unique facility supports artists in the development of their professional work with its impressive facilities. There are four artists’ studios, two non-residential and two residential, available to professional artists, local, national and international artists on a yearly basis. The complex includes a fully equipped digital studio and a Craft studio with a kiln room.
Full Information http://www.arthouse.ie/ 057 864 1740 / 057 866 4033
artsoff@laoiscoco.ie
The Gallery at Mountmellick Library
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Mountmellick Library building incorporates a bright spacious gallery which hosts a different exhibition each month, showcasing the work of local, national and international artists throughout the year. Art lovers wishing to keep up with what’s happening in the Gallery and prospective exhibitors should regularly check out the gallery web page.
Full Information http://mountmellickgallery.ie/ 057 8644572
bconnell@laoiscoco.ie