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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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Colour Fun Run Fundraiser

9th September @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm

€10 – €15

Following the success of last year’s event, the Colour Run returns to Portlaoise Rugby Club in September. The run will be held at the Portlaoise Plaza at Togher, just outside Portlaoise. You can walk, run and laugh your way through the Fun Run in what promises to be a fun afternoon for all age groups to enjoy. Those who take part will receive a goodie bag that includes a memento t-shirt of the day.


9th September
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
€10 – €15