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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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Writing Science Writing Humans

16th November @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm


Join author Niamh Boyce and Midlands Science for a half day writing workshop where we will be inspired by science, everything from astronomy to zoology is open to you to write about, whether it’s a short piece of flash fiction or a poem.  Participants will create work on the day and after editing, pieces will be collated into a short publication which will be published by Midlands Science.


16th November
10:00 am - 1:00 pm