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…
Children of the Free State exhibition by Annie Holland
15th August @ 10:00 am - 23rd August @ 5:00 pm
A participatory art project between artist, Annie Holland and a group of older people from rural Laois born before or just after 1922. Using photography and video, Annie Holland focuses on how the process of documentation and storytelling can itself create space, physically and emotionally, for real dialogue and tell personal stories – past and present
A Creative Ireland Laois 2020 project as part of the Creative Ireland Programme 2017-2022 in partnership with Laois County Council.