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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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Ballykilcavan Brewery tour

18th October @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Ballykilcavan Farm, in the heart of Ireland, has been the home of the Walsh family for 13 generations since 1639.  We have opened a small craft brewery in a 240 year old stone farm building, and are brewing small batch, hand-made craft beers. Join us for a fully guided tour to share the history of the family and farm and see all around the brewery.  You’ll get to smell the hops, taste the different malts we make from our barley and then sample our range of multi-award winning beers.


18th October
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm