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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Leaves 2022: Rory O’Connell in conversation with Katy McGuinness

12th November 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

€12 – €15

In this event, chef, teacher and food writer Rory O’Connell will be joined in conversation by food journalist Katy McGuinness to discuss his life in the kitchen covering such topics as founding Ballymaloe Cookery School with his sister Darina Allen, the importance of good ingredients and his collaborations with other chefs.


12th November 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
€12 – €15
Dunamaise Arts Centre