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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Salute to the Crooners

22nd October 2022 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

€23 – €25

Enjoy the festive spirit with the spectacular A Christmas Salute to the Crooners, a show which sees Dave Lawlor, one of Ireland’s greatest singers pay tribute to the songs of Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, Matt Monro, Tony Bennett, Nat King Cole, Elvis Presley, Engelbert Humperdinck, Perry Como and Dean Martin. Witness the crooner classics come to life with Dave’s velvet voice accompanied by the fabulous portrayal of images of all the artists on a large circular screen.

With a career spanning over thirty years, Dave Lawlor was chosen by Linden Productions to front this visually stunning show. Only an entertainer of Lawlor’s exceptional calibre could pay homage – accurately, respectfully, and with the appropriate humility – to so many musical icons in one show.

Dave’s vibrant stage presence will bring the audience through the great crooner songbook and some of the best know hits of the twentieth century such as Born FreeNew York, New YorkPortrait of my LoveThe Wonder of You, Sway, Please Release MeMoon RiverThat’s Amore, and My Way.

With a penchant for sentiment, romance and charm, Dave will enthral in this visually stunning audio-visual show and take you on a nostalgic trip down memory lane, superbly enhanced by the rare images of the stars.


22nd October 2022
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
€23 – €25
Dunamaise Arts Centre