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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Shine 2022

21st May @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Fittest Club in Ireland competition and showcasing some of the best of what Laois has to offer.
32 Clubs from around the country will compete in a raft of exciting events, obstacle courses and head-to-head events to be crowned Ireland’s Fittest Club. Win a share of the €10,000 Giveaway Prize. Shine 2022 will also showcase some of the best of what Laois has to offer. We are partnering with Laois Chamber of Commerce and other local organizations to bring a great array of what’s on offer in Laois.

Entry is FREE on the day for the public and you can get your free tickets here.

Entry to the competition for the 32 participating clubs can be done at https://www.shineinemo.ie


21st May
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Emo Court and Parklands