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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
5. Laois Bealtaine Festival 1st-31st May
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County Laois celebrates creativity in older age with the annual May-time Bealtaine Festival. The Bealtaine festival is co-ordinated by the Laois Arts Office, and a comprehensive programme of events can be found at the website link below.
6. Gordon Bennett Classic Car Run - 31st May-3rd June 2019
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This hugely popular event takes place again on the June Bank Holiday Weekend 2019, between Friday May 31st and Monday 3rd June 2019, and prides itself on being the oldest motor sporting event of the year. It welcomes classic petrol heads from all over the globe to join in this, journey back in time experience. And what an experience it is, to sit in your timeless masterpiece of an automobile, whist drinking in the awe-inspiring splendour of the Irish countryside or ambling through the quaint and curious little towns. Even if you’re not taking part, it is an equally thrilling experience to be an onlooker. And if you have never had any desire to own or drive one of these vehicles before, trust that at the end of the day you will.
Full Information http://www.gordonbennettclassic.ie/ + 353 (0)862625999 or + 353 (0)87 9616754
info@gordonbennettclassic.ie
7. Timahoe Heritage Festival 1st & 2nd June 2019
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Timahoe's first Heritage festival takes place on June 1st & 2nd 2019, and celebrates 1100 years of the village's monastic and Viking history.
8. Buds & Blossoms: Laois Garden Festival 8th and 9th June 2019
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From top gardening speakers and leading plant specialists, to local food producers and family entertainment zone, it’s all here. Buds & Blossoms, Laois Garden Festival is a rare opportunity to hear some of Ireland’s leading gardening experts all in one venue.
9. The Old Fort Quarter Festival  June 28th, 29th, 30th 2019
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A heritage festival in the heart of Portlaoise. Featuring an artisan food market, comedy and live music there is something for all ages. Daytime family fun and night time entertainment
9.1 Laois Walks Festival  July 2019
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The Annual Laois Walks Festival features over twenty walks along numerous woodland, mountain, bog, canal and minor road routes across County Laois. The Laois Walks Festival runs for the full month of July and takes in 27 walks from right across Laois. With something for all ages and abilities, this is a great opportunity to get outdoors and to become more familiar with the wonderful range of walks that Laois has to offer.
9.2 The Folly Music Comedy & Culture Festival 19th & 20th July 2019
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The Folly combines great daytime family entertainment from porridge championships to early morning walks, food and family fun. Night time brings comedy and music and its Ireland’s only equal opportunity festival. All set in the grounds of Cullahill Castle. Full programme for 2019 is yet to be released.
Full Information http://thefolly.ie 086 8390266
marion@thefolly.ie
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.
9.5 Rambles in Eirinn - The International Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally Aug 30th & 31st 2019
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The event will include community and visitor engagement through promenade theatre style sketches, re-enactments, storytelling and traditional music.
Full Information http://bulfinheritagecycle.com/ 0860537356
hugh@bulfinheritagecycle.com
9.6 Electric Picnic - 30th Aug - 1st Sept 2019 Stradbally Hall, Co. Laois
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The Electric Picnic will take place from Fri 30th August to the 1st of September, at Stradbally Hall , Stradbally Co. Laois. For more information please see www.electricpicnic.ie
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.