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…
The Farm House and The Big House Garden Tour
28th June @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm€75
This full day tour will bring you for a tour of Gash gardens followed by brunch then onto The Rock of Dunamase to take in the beauty of the Laois countryside and to hear the history of one of Laois’ most famous landmarks. After that you will lunch at Ireland’s only organic ornamental gardens at Balintubbert Gardens and House and have a guided tour from the head gardener herself. The bus will be leaving from the Maldron Hotel car park.