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…

All Day

Community Trekking Leader Training Workshop

The community trekking leader training workshop is aimed at people who take a leadership role in a walking group. Participants will receive tips and kills to lead small groups on daylight treks of 2-3hours on […]


Farmers Market

Our weekly Farmers’ Market includes a range of over 20 stalls selling Fresh Vegetables and Fruit, Bread and confectionary, Fish and Meat, Artisan Foods & Ethnic treats from local suppliers


Gala Ball returns to raise funds for Laois Charity

This year’s event will take place on November 19th. The theme of this year’s event is focused on the glamorous Great Gatsby, allowing everyone the opportunity to dress up for 1 night in their best […]


Portlaoise Macra 70th Anniversary

On the final countdown now to our big celebrations... have you bought your ticket yet? This Saturday is the last day for purchasing tickets, so you better get a move on.


RowdiBoi at Coppers

Rowdiboi has been making a massive dent in the scene across the country both physically and digitally. Digitally he has made his way on to most people’s playlist with his productions which can vary from […]


H S 2

Live music this Saturday night, make sure you come along and join us for what promises to be a night full of entertainment.

Philip English At Hogan’s

Come and join us this Saturday night for a night full of great music and fun to keep you all entertained

Live Forever Oasis Tribute Band & Access All Areas

Live Forever are the definitive tribute to the iconic Manchester Super group Oasis. Brought together with a purpose and passion to perform the crowd rousing hits, b-sides & album tracks of Oasis. This record breaking tribute […]


The Jury

The Jury returns for the final time this year, so we want everyone to come out and make this an unforgettable night for everyone included.



Ireland's newest cover band. Playing all genres with their broad and vast repertoire guaranteeing a fun and entertaining experience, come and see what a lot of people are talking about.


Aidan Doyle Live

Aidan Doyle will be playing here Saturday night, come and enjoy what will be a night packed full of fun and entertainment


Strings & Things

Strings & Things are a high energy contemporary folk band from Tipperary/Galway. Over the years they have created a unique sound mixing various genres from their backgrounds.  Influences include, Trad, Folk, Pop and Rock. They […]


Dooley Brothers

The brilliant Dooley Brothers this Saturday Night. Make sure you come and join us for a night packed of fun and good music.