What’s On Guide

From ancient festivals in the Slieve Bloom Mountains to modern day merry-making, Laois has enjoyed a party more than most for thousands of years. With over 60 events happening each month , you are most definitely invited to celebrate with us.
And from major international music weekends to local fiestas covering everything from scarecrows and storytelling, to drama and literature, you’re sure to find your tribe. For the outdoor enthusiast there’s weekly guided walks, runs and cycles. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…

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All About Bats | Expert Talk

23rd October @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Learn all about bats in Ireland and the myths and legends surrounding them. Synonymous with Halloween, bats are often misunderstood. There will be a slide show including information about the anatomy and behaviours of Irish bats.

Children are encouraged to come along in their scariest outfits and best costume wins a prize

There will also be craft activities and a colouring competition


23rd October
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Solas Eco Garden Shop