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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Critical Mass Cycle Event – Solas Eco Garden Portarlington

30th April @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you want safe cycling for all ages and abilities in Portarlington?
Then join us for a 7km fun, safe and family friendly cycle around Portarlington town centre.
People of all ages and abilities should have the opportunity to safely cycle in their town. This event aims to promote safe cycling for all while having fun for all the family at the same time.
We are calling on Laois and Offaly County Councils to improve cycle infrastructure for all, including;
1. Safe segregated cycle lanes throughout the town centre
2. 30kmh speed limits for zones where segregated lanes are not feasible
3. Traffic calming measures to make the town safer for all road users
Start and Finish point is at the rear (Lough Gate) entrance to Solas at 2pm on Saturday 30th April and the 7km route will take in the primary town centre roads and streets.
For any queries please contact portarlingtonsec@gmail.com or call John on 0857556240.
This event is organised by Portarlington Sustainable Energy Community group and is kindly being hosted by Solas Eco Garden Centre. This event is aligned to the Critical Mass worldwide cycle movement.


30th April
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Solas Eco Garden Shop