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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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Octoberfest at BloomHQ

16th October @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come along to the BloomHQ, Mountrath inaugural Octoberfest on Saturday 16th of October. Located in the private venue of the BloomHQ Courtyard space we have 3 confirmed breweries including Brú, Galway Bay and Ballykilcavan in attendance.
This is a great opportunity to try some new beers and speak to the head brewers, all while meeting friends and family again over great beer and food. We will also have The Good Bean Coffee Roastery onsite for the coffee lovers out there.
For those who are interested in where your beer comes from – from farm to bottle, interested in home brewing, or have an idea about collaborations like the Brú and Good Bean Coffee Roastery’s Tiramasu beer? Our live panel discussions with industry leaders in our brand new state of the art conference and exhibition space will take place from 3 pm. Speakers include the head brewer from Ballykilcavan, researchers from the Carlow IT Brewing and Distilling programme, brewery business leaders and more.
Live music on the day will be provided by very special guests.
Tickets are €15 which includes 3 tokens to be exchanged for 3 beers and further tokens can be purchased on the day for more beers or food.
Doors open from 2 pm onwards.
For further details email Regina at info@bloomhq.ie or phone 0579700036