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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Portlaoise Christmas Market

We are delighted to announce that our popular Portlaoise Christmas Market is going to be a weekend event this year. The Christmas lights will be turned on in the Top Square on Friday. Saturday and […]


Happy Human Christmas Special

The Happy Human Christmas Special is more than just a visit to see Santa, it is a Christmas memory your child will cherish forever. Happy Human are sure to get you into the spirit for […]


Benefit Night Sports Table Quiz

One for the diaries folks! Sports Table Quiz coming up this month to help out one of our members from the very start. There’s also a Raffle, Finger food and Music to finish off the […]


Dooley Brothers

The Dooley Brothers will be rocking the place this Friday night, make sure you all come and join us on what will be a night to remember.


Strings & Things

The lads are back again in Kavanaghs this weekend, make sure you come and join us for what will undoubtedly be a memorable nights entertainment


Afrobeats Portlaoise

Afrobeats is back in Portlaoise! Book early to enjoy a nightclub event dedicated solely to Afrobeats, Afro-fusion and Afro-pop.

Event Series Farmers Market

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



Would you love to host your own podcast? If the answer is yes then join us at the Podcasting Workshop For Teenagers. The teenagers will learn how to generate ideas & script a short podcast, […]


Sensory Art Making For Children

In this workshop children will use their hands to explore textures and surfaces, their eyes to examine colour and shapes, their nose to connect with the smell of the materials, their ears to listen mindfully […]

The Santa Train Experience

Join us and set off on an exciting adventure through the magical setting of Stradbally Woodlands. Get to meet Santa and Mrs Claus and their band of merry elves. Check out our Steamin'Brews Coffee Hut […]

€6.19 – €21.14

Bottomless Brunch

This Saturday sees the first of our Bottomless Brunch. Come along and you will get 2 hours of unlimited pizza and drink while listening to all your favourite 80’s/90’s anthems & power ballads.


Letter To Santa Workshop

Join us in Portlaoise Library for a special Letter to Santa Workshop. We'll have a festive story to get in the mood and will write our Christmas letters for posting in the Santa mail sack


Monsters of Craic

The Monsters of Craic will put on Motion sickness in a bid to sate all your rock, grunge and metal needs. No fan of Rock, Grunge, or Metal should miss this.


Endurance Ireland Annual Award Night

We welcome all riders, members, friends and family to celebrate the achievements of our horses and riders. Riders and horses will be recognised with both the annual trophies and the collective mileage rosettes

Lions AFC Table Quiz

Table Quiz with Quiz Master Dave Finnegan. A great nights entertainment not to be missed, see you all there.


Helter Skelter Live At Flemings Bar

Helter Skelter are back this Saturday night, a great nights entertainment is guaranteed as the last time Helter Skelter played here they blew the roof off. A night not to be missed this time.


Donna Marie And Michael J

A great nights entertainment guaranteed here this Saturday, so come along and make sure you don't miss out on this great night ahead.

Strings and Things In Turleys

Strings and Things make a long awaited return to Turleys this Saturday night. Come along and have some craic with us



Cruiscin will be making a very first appearance here on Saturday night. It will be a great night, so come along and welcome the newest band to play here.


David Prendergast At The Castletown Inn

David Prendergast will be live here Saturday night so we hope to see you all here for what will undoubtedly be a great night for all involved.


The Jury

The Jury are back live and loud in Kavanaghs this Saturday night. Always a cracking night so make sure you come and join us.