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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The Folly Festival

8th July @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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One event on 9th July 2022 at 8:00 am

Proud to be Ireland’s first ever gender balanced music & comedy festival, with a strong focus on family fun and family participation!

Our Daytime Events on Saturday 9th July, are open for everyone to attend, and are separate to our evening acts.

The Folly really is a fun filled, family friendly festival, which has something for all ages!


8th July
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cullohill Castle