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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Living Wall Workshop @ Solas Eco Garden Centre

14th August @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join us for a free workshop all about how to create and maintain a living wall. This workshop is hosted by SOLAS and in conjunction with Niall from Greenscene Interior Plant Displays & Landscaping
Join Niall and learn all about the benefits of nature in your workspace/home.
Living walls are about more than just plants. It’s about creating a healthier working environment that allows workers to thrive, by improving air quality, reducing stress, and promoting productivity.
In this workshop you will learn about where living walls started and why they are important for urban greening. Topics such as Air Pollution, Biophilia and biodiversity will be discussed.
Niall will also talk about the maintenance of the living wall, what plants are better suited etc.
This is a free event, please contact Georgina on 0830452810 to book your free place.


14th August
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Solas Eco Garden Shop