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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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Sean-nós and Trad Creativity

23rd September @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm


In this unique workshop, young musicians and singers across County Laois are invited to learn from three of Ireland’s most esteemed Irish musicians; Pádraig Rynne on concertina, Tara Breen on fiddle and sean-nós singer and fiddle player Caoimhe Ní Fhlatharta. They will review traditional Irish music frameworks and explore how these can be opened up for collaboration and learn up to two sean-nós songs.


23rd September
11:00 am - 3:00 pm


Dunamaise Arts Centre
057 8663355
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