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…
The Abbeyleix Garden Fete will take place this August Bank Holiday Monday, at 2pm at the Rectory Gardens, Abbeyleix, (opposite the Abbeyleix Tennis Courts). It always promises to be a great family day out with a selection of stalls including bric a brac, home baking, book stalls, plants and lots of fun an activities for kids.
There will also be a new Fête photographic competition this year. The categories are i) colour & ii) black and white with the theme "Abbeyleix Shopfronts & Monuments”. You must enter a print (no mounts needed) size 10 x 8 inches. Bring your prints along on the day. Open to All.