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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Community Trekking Leader Training Workshop

19th November 2022 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The community trekking leader training workshop is aimed at people who take a leadership role in a walking group. Participants will receive tips and kills to lead small groups on daylight treks of 2-3hours on wood trails and Failte Ireland loops of easy to moderate levels of difficulty. For this workshop you will need to have Trekking shoes or hiking boots, warm hat and upper body clothing, waterproof jacket, small backpack containing: water, snacks, change of clothing


19th November 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel