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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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Culture Night in Mountmellick: Emer Dunne’s Folk Threads

22nd September @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Wondering what’s on this culture night in Mountmellick? Check out Folk Threads, a gorgeous, free live show by local singer and musician, Emer Dunne.

On Friday, September 22nd, 2023, at 8pm, Emer Dunne takes to the stage at Mountmellick Community Arts Centre for a night of stunning folk music.

Emer released her debut folk album, Hourglass, in 2021, having worked with producer Bill Shanley (Mary Black, Gilbert O’Sullivan) on the record. Since then, she’s performed with the best in the business, including The Fureys, Phil Coulter and John Spillane.

Culture Night in Mountmellick: Emer Dunne’s Folk Threads

On Friday, September 22nd, 2023 at 8pm, highly-acclaimed Mountmellick singer/musician Emer Dunne brings her Folk Threads show to Mountmellick Community Arts Centre as part of Culture Night in Laois.

Having shared the stage with The Fureys, Phil Coulter and John Spillane amongst others, Emer is an incredible local talent. This will be a night you won’t want to miss out on.

Admission is free.

Looking for more cultural events in Laois? You’ll find a list of the top arts attractions here. And you can check out the full range of events in our handy What’s On guide!


22nd September
8:00 pm - 10:30 pm


Mountmellick Community Arts Centre
(057) 869 7600
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