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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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Cliona Hagan The Dolly Songbook Show

18th March 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Awarded Female Vocalist of the Year at the prestigious Sunday World Entertainment Awards four years running and performing on RTE’s Dancing with StarsCliona Hagan now returns to her roots.

Having grown up in Co. Tyrone listening to one of her biggest musical influences, Cliona now embarks on a lifelong dream to pay homage to one of the most influential female artists of all time.

After the recent release of Cliona Hagan – The Dolly Songbook album to critical acclaim and due to popular demand Cliona has put together The Dolly Songbook Show!

Together with the 6 piece Sheerin Family Band, Cliona will preform hits like 9 to 5, Jolene, Coat Of Many Colours & I will Always Love You, to name but a few.

She Explains  “I have always sung a couple of Dolly songs in my shows and every time my fans would tell me how much I am like a young Dolly. So after being approached by Ritz Records I decided to record an album of Dolly songs and pay homage to this amazing lady!”

Don’t miss Cliona’s visit to Dunamaise as part of The Dolly Songbook nationwide tour in Spring 2022.


18th March 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dunamaise Arts Centre