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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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The 30th Luggacurren 10k Road race

10th September @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm


The 30th Annual Luggacurren 10K is back for 2023 and it takes place this Sunday. There will be prizes in all categories, and all entrants will receive a souvenir T-shirt, and refreshments will be served after the event. This is one of the longest running road races in Laois and always a hugely enjoyable event. Once again this year, there will also be non-competitive 5K and 10K.


10th September
11:00 am - 5:00 pm