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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National Steam Rally 2022

31st July @ 8:00 am - 1st August @ 5:00 pm

€8.33 – €86.26
The 58th event in the series will take place in Stradbally, Co. Laois.
Steam Engines – Vintage Cars – Tractor Display – Commercials – Over 70 Trade Stands – Carnival – Autojumble
– Blacksmith Village – Steam Working Arena – Massive Saw Benching Display with the Celtic Steamers, Declan Nurney
– Steam Engine Rides – Bouncing Castles – Kids Area – Craft Village – Pet Farm – Dog Show and much, much more!
Widely considered to be the premier event in the calendar of steam and vintage shows throughout Ireland, The National Steam Rally is a fun-filled Family Friendly event, and we look forward to seeing you all on July 31st & August 1st 2022!


31st July @ 8:00 am
1st August @ 5:00 pm
€8.33 – €86.26
Stradbally Hall


Irish Steam Preservation Society
086 8227802