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…


Slieve Bloom Walking Festival 2022

The festival offers a choice of woodland walks, riverside and gentle rolling hills with experienced walk leaders who will enhance your hike with stories of local history, geology and fauna


Stradbally Woodland Railway

We’re back in steam for the May bank holiday weekend on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd.
Will you be coming to see us? We’ll be open from 11am to 4pm both days and tickets are sold on the day at the station.
Prices are €18 for a family, €7 for adults, €3 for children and under 5s are free. Cash and card accepted.