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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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Clonad Gaa Annual Duck Race

17th September @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm


It’s time to get your ducks in a row for the Annual Clonad Gaa Duck Race. This annual event promises to be an exciting day out for the whole family, with plenty of fun, prizes, and entertainment to be had. The highlight of the day, of course, is the duck race itself. Rubber ducks will be released into the water, each representing a chance to win big.


17th September
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm