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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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Music Generation presents: Youth Music Gathering

26th June @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm


Music Generation Laois, in partnership with The Old Fort Quarter Festival, presents a youth gathering for rock and pop bands from Music Generation programmes throughout Ireland as part of The Old Fort Quarter Festival 2022 on the grounds of Laois Music Centre on Sunday 26 June from 1.30pm – 4.30pm.

Bands and singer-songwriters age 10-18 from Music Generation programmes in Laois, South Dublin, Offaly-Westmeath, Waterford, Sligo and Roscommon will take to the stage to perform at this inaugural event for young musicians.

Come along to hear the future musicians of the Irish music scene perform!

This is a family-friendly event, open to all ages.


26th June
1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Dunamaise Arts Centre