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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Lucy Franks & Helen Roe

18th August @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Pioneers of Sustainable Heritage projects in Ireland, author Regina Dunne will talk about the remarkable lives of two pioneering Laois women, Lucy Franks and Helen Roe. The talk will outline the impact of their lives on a local and national level and the relevant of their work today.

Booking is advised, contact: portlaoiselibrary@laoiscoco.ie



18th August
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portlaoise Library