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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Cancelled – Tri-Laois

4th April @ 8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Tri-Laois is happening again on Saturday the 4th April, starting at 8.30am and running until 2.00pm approximately. Organised by local club Trilogy triathlon club, Tri-Laois is now in its 10th year and has gone from strength to strength! Being situated in Laois, the central location makes the event popular with triathletes from all over Ireland. The event is open to all level of athlete, however has been particularly popular with people new to triathlons in recent years.

There are two race distances: the Sprint is a 750m swim , a 19.5km Bike and a 5km run; the Tri-a-Tri is a 400m swim 19.5km bike and a 5km run. To enter and for further information, please visit www.trilaois.ie.

Post-race activities, results and prize giving will be at Portlaoise Leisure Centre, which also has coffee shop and children’s play area. Come join us and soak up the atmosphere on the day!


4th April
8:30 am - 2:30 pm
Portlaoise Leisure Centre