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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Stradbally Woodland Railway

19th June @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Trains will be running between 11am and 4pm with our diesel engine Rusty on for the first hour and our steam loco Róisín hauling them for the rest of the day.
We’re a perfect picnic spot and you can pick up snacks and refreshments from our shop to make the most of a family day out with a difference.
Tickets are sold on the day of your visit at the shop and are valid for unlimited trips on the train .
Prices are just €18 for a family of four, adults €7, children €3 and under 5s go free. Cash and card accepted. Our train is wheelchair accessible.


19th June
11:00 am - 4:00 pm