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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Ballinakill Christmas Lights Festival

11th December @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

We are delighted to let everyone know that we have decided to have our Christmas Fair this year on Saturday 11th December 2021, we know that Covid 19 numbers are still high but our Christmas Fair will be mostly outside and a lot of people have been in touch with us asking about the Fair saying it would give everyone something to look forward to this Christmas, so as of now put 11th December in your Christmas diary and check out our Facebook page for further details.


11th December
8:00 am - 5:00 pm