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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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Grantstown Wood & Grantstown Lake Plant ID Workshop

9th September @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join Roger Goodwillie, Botanist & Ecologist for a free plant identification workshop at one of Laois’ NPWS Nature Reserve. A gentle walking trail measuring just over 2Km through the woods and around the lake. Please wear suitable footwear as the path may be muddy. Please bring raingear just in case. Booking essential as spaces are limited.


9th September
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Laois Heritage Office
057 86 64000
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