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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Power of Words Festival

19th August 2022 @ 7:00 pm - 21st August 2022 @ 5:00 pm

The Power of Words Festival is a truly engaging weekend for people of all ages and palates. From first time and emerging writers to notable established writers, this year’s festival offers a selection of events including readings, discussions, writing workshops, poetry, Open Mic. sessions, music and children’s events.


19th August 2022 @ 7:00 pm
21st August 2022 @ 5:00 pm
The Power of Words Festival