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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Dating Amber

30th September @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

€5 – €7

A poignant yet hilarious look at the highs and lows of teenage life where the only way to fit in is to not be yourself. Set in Ireland during the mid-90’s, two closeted teenagers, Eddie and Amber, decide to stage a relationship in order to stop everyone speculating about their sexuality. Eddie is keen to follow his Dad into the military, while Amber dreams of moving to liberal London. However, their ‘ideal’ arrangement begins to fall apart as the story unfolds. Dating Amber is a love letter to all those kids who growing up in a small town who needed to escape in order to be themselves.


30th September
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
€5 – €7
Dunamaise Arts Centre