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 2023 At Emo Court And Parklands

27th May @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm


Shine will be one of the greatest athletic events in Ireland this summer. 32 teams from all across Ireland will come to Emo, Co. Laois and compete in a series of obstacle courses and head to head events. Shine in Emo will be a super day out for all the family, with a range of trade stands exhibiting food, crafts, goods and services, showcasing the very best of everything Laois has to offer. Shine is an opportunity to shop with local retailers and meet local businesses, as well as amusements for children.