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 Press In troubled times

30th November @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This talk will explain how difficult it was to report the news in years gone by. Local historian Teddy Fennelly’s will explore the difficulties faced by the Press, particularly the local Press, and how they managed to weave their way through them, during this decade of turmoil and great change.


30th November
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Portlaoise Library