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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One Day Beginner Workshop @ Mountmellick Embroidery Musuem

16th July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Would you like to learn a new craft and in doing so keep an old craft alive for future generations?
A one day beginner workshop in Mountmellick Embroidery with Dolores Dempsey, tutor, is being held in the museum studio.
Welcome video and Guided Tour of the Museum, workshop, embroidery kit, light lunch and refreshments.
Booking with payment is essential as places are limited, and to avoid disappointment.
Mountmellick Embroidery is part of our Irish Intangible Cultural Heritage. Welcome to an inspiring and creative experience.
To book a place download booking form from the link below
A copy of the form can also be collected from reception at MDA.
For further information contact us at 057 86 24525
or email mountmellickmuseum@gmail.com


16th July
10:00 am - 4:00 pm