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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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Cultivating Mental Health in Rural Ireland Conference

20th November @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


The Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine, with the support of The Department of Health and the Health Services Executive, is hosting the ‘Cultivating Mental Well-being in Rural Ireland’ conference in The Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise. The conference features a distinguished list of panellists who will share their perspectives on mental health and discuss how we can promote and support health and well-being in the farming community.