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…


Abbeyleix Heritage House Escape Room

This family-friendly puzzle solving experience is designed for children of all ages, and will test the knowledge, critical thinking and puzzle solving skills of the participants. The entrants will need to walk around the museum, […]


Leaves 2022: Claire Keegan Writer’s Workshop/Masterclass

A writer's workshop for adults, with author Claire Keegan. Claire Keegan’s stories have been published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, Best American Stories and are translated into thirty languages. She had won […]


Leaves 2022 Main Event: Claire Keegan In conversation with Edel Coffey

An intimate evening of reading and conversation with acclaimed author Claire Keegan and novelist, journalist & broadcaster, Edel Coffey. Accompanied with music by Harpanno. Claire Keegan’s stories have been published in The New Yorker, The Paris Review, Granta, […]

€12 – €15

Whiplash – Tribute to Metallica

Whiplash are Ireland's No.1 Metallica Tribute band. We perform professional Metallica shows with the live vibe, energy and sound that Metallica are famous for. Experience the next best thing to a real Metallica show and […]


Bailey live at square bar

Bailey are back this Friday night in The Square Bar, this will be a night not to be missed. Come and join us for a fun packed night