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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Slieve Bloom Walking Festival 2022

30th April @ 10:30 am - 2nd May @ 11:00 am

The Slieve Bloom Walking Festival takes place in spring every year as the bluebells come into full bloom and the hills are alive with birdsong.
This year the Slieve Bloom Walking Club celebrates it’s 26th year with a wide variety of walks.
The festival offers a choice of woodland walks, riverside and gentle rolling hills with experienced walk leaders who will enhance your hike with stories of local history, geology and fauna.
Find the full walking calendar, starting APR 30 at https://slievebloom.ie/whats-on/walking-festival


30th April @ 10:30 am
2nd May @ 11:00 am