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 Future of Ireland’s Peatlands: Science, Engineering & a Just Transition

21st February @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm


We will be presenting our expertise and research to- date in this area at our workshop in the Manor Hotel Abbeyleix. The workshop will also include speakers from NPWS, Bord na Mona, Fehily Timoney and Geological Survey Ireland.