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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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Unique Things to Do in Ireland: Witchcraft and Wizardry Portlaoise

21st October @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Looking for unique things to do in Ireland? Look no further than the Witchcraft and Wizardry outdoor adventure in Portlaoise!

Get ready to explore the town in a brand new way as the outdoor puzzle game Witchcraft and Wizardry: Murder by Magic comes to Portlaoise on Saturday, October 21st.

Unique Things to Do in Ireland: Witchcraft and Wizardry Portlaoise

Embark on a captivating journey through Portlaoise with Witchcraft and Wizardry: Murder by Magic.

Perfect for groups of families and friends, each ticket to this extraordinary outdoor experience allows up to 6 adults (kids play as extra for free) to become detectives in a magical murder mystery set in a realm of sorcery and spells.

Along the way, you’ll hunt for clues, solve perplexing puzzles, and uncover the secrets of the town like never before. Get ready for an unforgettable adventure and be the first to crack the case!

The experience can be completed anytime between 9am and 2pm but it’s worth noting that the average game duration is 2 to 3 hours. There are also prizes to be won for five categories, including best dressed and fastest team.

Looking for unique event listings in Laois? You’ll find them in our handy What’s On guide.