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 Power of Words Festival

14th August @ 7:00 pm - 16th October @ 7:00 pm

An exciting celebration of Words – written, spoken, acted and sung, which will burst into being in the beautiful heritage town of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois. We have lots of interesting and enjoyable events lined up, with something to suit all ages and palates

The Power of Words Festival - Things To Do in Laois


14th August @ 7:00 pm
16th October @ 7:00 pm