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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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Historical Board Game Exhibition

24th February @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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€8
Learn the history of board games, play games from over 4000 years ago, and beat our staff at any game to win a free tea, coffee or bag of sweets.
Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

Details

Date:
24th February
Time:
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Cost:
€8
Website:
https://www.facebook.com/126548814082191/posts/7106202279450108
Location
Abbeyleix Heritage House