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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Feile Na hEireann 2023

28th April 2023 - 30th April 2023

After the Disappointment of having to postpone this in October we are delighted to announce the new dates for Rathdowney’s new 3 day Feile Na hEireann Festival. The festival promises to be a jam packed Festival with the best of acts , funfairs , activities and loads more over the 3 days including camping . We are offering an early bird deal for the first 100 tickets sold at a reduced rate, first 100 tickets going on sale from 9.00am in the morning (25th Oct 2022.)