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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Boglands 2022

16th March 2022 @ 12:00 am - 20th March 2022 @ 10:00 pm

We invite you to join us in Mountmellick Co Laois for “The biggest National Celebration in the Midlands for “5 great days” in March 2022
Our Theme and slogan this year is “one Heart ” “one Love ” 💚 can you feel the heartbeat of the small town with the huge heart ” , on the riverbanks of the heartland of Ireland. We have never been as excited to invite you all back to our small Town for a huge tripple Celebration after Missing out on the past 2 years due to covid.
This year we introduce an all new seating area to relax and enjoy hot food and treats available at the market, we also have a complete circus show from Ireland biggest entertainment family. We have a huge funfair and 3 New kids attractions coming directly to the main location at o Connell square Not only that we have the Biggest and Newest inflatable event play area in the Midlands From Bouncy castle laois .
And the complete family animal petting experience .
Huge amounts of family entertainment from our regular jecca the clown to Magicians and various other street entertainment including fire show
Street dancers drummers stilt walkers
We have every music genre known to Man from traditional Music and local artists to some of the biggest upcoming artists and Names over 5 days of Musical performances and live performances including comedy sketches and Now we are aiming to select story tellers historians etc to do sets in local bars and venues, overall we are Focused on ensuring Mountmellicks Boglands Festival Continues Developing and Growing into the premium Family orrientated safe secure special event it can be .


16th March 2022 @ 12:00 am
20th March 2022 @ 10:00 pm