Skip to main content

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…

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Ras na MBan Laois Stage

10th September @ 11:30 am - 3:00 pm


Rás na mBan’s excursion into County Laois takes the riders over ‘The Cut’ in the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Coming from Clonaslee the riders will have to get over a 7km Category 3 climb. After a very fast decent the riders will pass through the finish line at Mountrath before looping through Abbeyleix and Ballacolla and finishing back in Mountrath.


10th September
11:30 am - 3:00 pm