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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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Portlaoise Musical Society Presents Made in Dagenham

18th November - 25th November


Are you a fan of live music and theatre? Look no further than the Portlaoise Musical Society’s rendition of ‘Made in Dagenham’!

Portlaoise Musical Society Presents Made in Dagenham

Portlaoise Musical Society present their 2023 show, the spectacular Made in Dagenham which will run for a week in November at Dunamaise Arts Centre. Funny, touching and timeless, Made in Dagenham shows how ordinary people can do extraordinary things when they stand together.

Inspired by a true story about the female employees of the Ford motor factory in Dagenham in 1968, Made in Dagenham is an uplifting and lively comedy musical about friendship, love and the importance of fighting for what is right! You’re guaranteed a show with lots of energy and plenty of entertainment, while raising the roof off Dunamaise Arts Centre! Portlaoise Musical Society, established in 1999, were winners of many awards over the years including A.I.M.S. ‘Best Overall Show’ with Titanic – The Musical in 2019 and ‘Best Overall Show’ (Runner-up), ‘Best Visual’ and ‘Best Actor’ (Shane Kelly) with ‘Ragtime-The Musical’ in 2020!

This performance of ‘Made in Dagenham’ is not to be missed! Tickets only 22 euro! Don’t delay!

Looking for  more live music events in Co. Laois? Check out our handy What’s On guide!


18th November
25th November


Dunamaise Arts Centre
057 8663355
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