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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Tionól 2020

30th October - 1st November

The premiere of a new work composed by Martin Tourish with young musicians from the Music Generation Laois Trad Orchestra will take place as part of Tionól 2020.

This new work has been commissioned by Music Generation Laois and will celebrate the achievements of Laois aviator, Colonel James Fitzmaurice and the first East-West Transatlantic flight.

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30th October
1st November
Dunamaise Arts Centre