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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April 2020

10th April @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €29.50

The always popular Pat Shortt returns to the Midlands Park Hotel on April 10th 2020! Tickets are only €29.50 available from hotel reception and www.ticketmaster.ie For Bedroom and ticket packages go to www.midlandsparkhotel.com

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11th April @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm €5

Treat yourself to a feast of musicality and dance with Cats from Andrew Llyod Webber at the Dunamaise Atrs Centre.

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12th April @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm €2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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12th April @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 12th April 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 13th April 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 3rd May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 4th May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 31st May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 1st June 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 2nd August 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 3rd August 2020 at 1:00 pm

€3 – €18

Take a trip back in time on the Stradbally Woodland Express. Ireland's oldest volunteer run heritage railway opens over 11 dates in 2020. So don't miss your chance to chug through 1km of woodland at the Stradbally Hall Estate.

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12th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm Free

Live music in the heart of Portlaoise.

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13th April @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on 12th April 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 13th April 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 3rd May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 4th May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 31st May 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 1st June 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 2nd August 2020 at 1:00 pm

One event on 3rd August 2020 at 1:00 pm

€3 – €18

Take a trip back in time on the Stradbally Woodland Express. Ireland's oldest volunteer run heritage railway opens over 11 dates in 2020. So don't miss your chance to chug through 1km of woodland at the Stradbally Hall Estate.

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13th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm Free

Live music in the heart of Portlaoise.

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14th April @ 11:00 am - 16th April @ 1:00 pm €15

Easter themed Art workshops with renowned artist Aisling Hennessy. Day 1 - Fun and Fluid Acryllic Art Day 2 - Eggcellent Abstract Expressionism Day 3 - Easter Bunny Art and Marbling  

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15th April @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm €2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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15th April @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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19th April @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm €2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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21st April @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm €5 – €6

Escape Tuesday and immerse yourself in the world of reowned artist L.S. Lowry in Portlaoise's intimate Dunamaise Arts Centre.

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22nd April @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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22nd April @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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22nd April @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €5 – €7

A wonderful opportunity to see the first international film awarded the 'Best Film' Oscar.

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23rd April @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €20 – €22

The Irish Chamber Orchestra comes to Portlaoise!

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24th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €13.50

Australian born comedian Damian Clark brings his unique mixture of Irish and Australian comedy to Laois.

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24th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm Free

Dance the night away with Rock Disco at the Courtyard in Kavanaghs of Portlaoise.

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25th April @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €13.50

Electric Dreams celebrate the smash hits of the glorious 80s.

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26th April @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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29th April @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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29th April @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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29th April @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm €5 – €7

Catch Joaquin Phoenix's Oscar winning performance as the Jocker at Dunamaise Arts Centre.

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May 2020

2nd May @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm €5
Clonaslee Community Centre/ Slieve Bloom Walking Festival

Kick off the festival with this Grade B 4 hour guided walk through Cappard Woods and into the Slieve Blooms.

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2nd May @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm €5
Clonaslee Community Centre/ Slieve Bloom Walking Festival

Join this guided Grade B 4 hour walk along the beautiful Brittas lake and through the surrounding woodlands.

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3rd May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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6th May @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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6th May @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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8th May @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €11.50

A must see gig in Portlaoise for all metal loving music fans.

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9th May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm €95
Black Hill Woods Retreat/Black Hill Woods Retreat

Yummy Vegan food and Wellness day. Cookery demos, lunch, walks in nature, meditation and raw food delights to taste and take home with you!

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10th May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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13th May @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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13th May @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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16th May @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm €25.30

Don’t miss The Frank and Walters acoustic at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue.

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17th May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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17th May @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm €16

Experiencing Laois brings you a tour through the charming 17th century farm and visit to the latest the 16th generation's addition; the Ballykilcavan Craft Brew Brewery. There will be beer tasting for those over 18 and soft-drinks for children and non-drinkers.

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20th May @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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20th May @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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24th May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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24th May @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Free

To celebrate Biodiversity Week, join the team from Reconnect with Nature in Portlaoise town park for nature fun in the park. Families will take part in a range of activities aimed to help them to…

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27th May @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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27th May @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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29th May @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €25.30

Lioness provide an authentic tribute to the precocious talent and music of Amy Winehouse.

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31st May @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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31st May @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm €16

Bring your teddy bear to hear stories of Fionn Mac Cumhaill's childhood in the Slieve Bloom Mountains . The picnic is provided. Adults go free!

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June 2020

3rd June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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3rd June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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6th June @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm €16

Join Trudy from Experiencing Laois on this family tour of one of the few remaining Famine workhouses in the country.

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6th June @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €25.30

Celebrate the 50th birthday of The Beatles iconic album with The Classic Beatles in Kavanaghs Bar, Portlaoise.

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7th June @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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10th June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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10th June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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11th June

An innovative initiative that introduces new communities including direct provision and emergency accommodation residents to Laois through cultural perspectives and activities. Two tours are planned for 2020 to explore and enjoy Laois. A Creative Ireland…

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12th June @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm €12 – €15

cANCELLED A musically entertaining night with some fantastic acts and all for a good cause.

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13th June Free

A national day of FREE creativity for children and young people from 3 – 18 years old Make your Cruinniú na nÓg a day to remember. What will you make, do, try and create? The…

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13th June Free

Fighting Words is a creative writing initiative established by Roddy Doyle and Sean Love that provides story-telling workshops for primary school groups, creative writing workshops for secondary students and adults adults. All tutoring is free.…

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13th June Free

Rural Murals in Laois are an ideal opportunity to explore and represent architecture, heritage and community contexts, enabling us to revisit and create narratives, whilst contributing to the regeneration and place making of our towns…

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14th June @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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17th June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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17th June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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20th June @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm €95

This workshop caters for beginners and improvers and includes all materials, equipment, snacks and a light lunch.

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21st June @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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24th June @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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24th June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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28th June @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm €75

This full day tour will bring you for a tour of Gash gardens followed by brunch then onto The Rock of Dunamase to take in the beauty of the Laois countryside and to hear the…

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28th June @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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July 2020

1st July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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1st July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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5th July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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8th July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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8th July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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12th July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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15th July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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15th July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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19th July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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22nd July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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22nd July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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26th July @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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29th July @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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29th July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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August 2020

2nd August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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2nd August @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm €13.50

Iron Maiden tribute band, Higher-On Maiden play Portlaoise for one night only.

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5th August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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5th August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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9th August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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12th August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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12th August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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14th August @ 7:00 pm - 16th October @ 7:00 pm

An exciting celebration of Words – written, spoken, acted and sung, which takes place in the beautiful heritage town of Abbeyleix, Co. Laois.

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14th August @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on 15th August 2020 at 8:00 pm

€25

The latest social media sensation is hitting the road with his brand new theatre tour due to overwhelming demand! Come along to Dunamaise Arts Centre and join Kieran for a night of laughs.

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15th August @ 10:00 am - 23rd August @ 5:00 pm

A participatory art project between artist, Annie Holland and a group of older people from rural Laois born before or just after 1922. Using photography and video, Annie Holland focuses on how the process of…

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15th August @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on 15th August 2020 at 8:00 pm

€25

The latest social media sensation is hitting the road with his brand new theatre tour due to overwhelming demand! Come along to Dunamaise Arts Centre and join Kieran for a night of laughs.

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16th August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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19th August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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19th August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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23rd August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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26th August @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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26th August @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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30th August @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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September 2020

2nd September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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2nd September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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4th September @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm €30

Impressionist Oliver Callan is in Portlaoise with his live show at the Dunamaise Arts Centre.

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6th September @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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8th September @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm €25

CANCELLED This concert celebrates 50 years of American country music, from your favourite stars like George Jones, Merle Haggard, Dolly Parton, Loretta Lynn Charley Pride and many more.

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9th September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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9th September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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13th September @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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16th September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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16th September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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18th September Free

The Artists Collective was established at Laois Arthouse, Stradbally in 2019 and within a curatorial framework work in 2020, artists will work with a visual arts curator to engage with and reflect on current artistic…

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18th September @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €15.50

Henry Cluney and Jim Reilly both original ex member's of seventies Belfast punk band Stiff Little Fingers, have now gotten together and formed XSLF and will be playing live for you at Kavanaghs in Portlaoise.

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20th September @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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23rd September @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 23rd September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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23rd September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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27th September @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Sunday, repeating until 27th September 2020

€2 – €5

Visit Laois' most spectacular landmark and hear the stories of love, loss, life and death on the rock.

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30th September @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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October 2020

3rd October @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €17.60

Irish music luminaries The Pale will celebrate 30 years in the music industry this year, and they will be undertaking a special 30th anniversary Irish tour to commemorate this achievement before the summer.

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7th October @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30th December 2020

€5

This weekly event in the Mountmellick Community Arts Centre hosts a movie in the restored Art Deco Balcony Cinema. Wonderful initiative running a bus locally to the cinema. Movie and a cuppa with a lift home for €5

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16th October @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm €20

These top rated folk musicians and singers bring to life - with the exact same instrumentation, songs and close as you will get vocals - the sound and appearance of the internationally renowned Dubliners.

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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…

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31st October @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm €16

Come dressed in costume and hunt down pumpkins and spooky things in the woods at this Halloween family experience.

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November 2020

6th November €10

Breaking Bread is a podcast series and social art project in which Manchán Magan chats with residents of Direction Provision and Emergency Accommodation centres in Co Laois.  He brings an oven and a butter churn…

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13th November @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm €15.50

Alchemy is a new show from comedian Gearóid Farrelly in which he is pretty certain he will be able to solve all of the worlds problems.

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December 2020

13th December @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on 20th December 2020 at 2:00 pm

€16

Dress up for Christmas and help find Santa's elves in the woods in this Christmas family experience.

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