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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Ballykilcavan – Farm Tour

12th September 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

€8 – €12

Join David for a fully guided, socially distanced tour of the 382 year old Ballykilcavan farm. The tour is completely outdoors, with a maximum of 12 people in each group.

David Walsh-Kemmis, the 13th generation farmer, will tell you the family’s stories, while showing you around the 18th century farmyard and stable yard, the growing barley and hops that are used to make Ballykilcavan beers, the champion black walnut tree of Ireland and the tunnel that leads to the 19th century walled garden.


12th September 2020
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
€8 – €12
Ballykilcavan Farm and Brewery