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

65 Kitchen Choir: Songs from the Kitchen

This completely new show is guaranteed to have you singing and clapping along, as classic hits are belted out from across the decades! Songs you had forgotten, chart toppers and one-hit-wonders, all delivered in unique […]


O Murchus Christmas Music Line up

This is what the Christmas Music looks like here at The Castle Arms Hotel. We hope we have covered everyone's taste in music and look forward to seeing you all over the Christmas period.


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 […]


The National Elf Academy

Are you ready to spread Christmas cheer? It might be time to attend the National Elf Academy. This Christmas, Dunamaise Arts Centre will become home of the official National Elf Academy where your family will get […]


Day Time Christmas Markets

There is something magical about a Christmas Market at Solas. These markets bring together the very best of what local Craft people and Artists can offer. Also experience our great food, hot drinks and visit […]

Night Time Christmas Markets

There is something magical about a Christmas Market at solas.  Christmas and evening markets bring together the very best of what local Craft people and Artists can offer. Also experience our great food, hot drinks […]


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, […]


Festive High Tea Open Day

Here at Inch House Ireland we are delighted to offer of guests our delicious Afternoon Tea Treats. Take your place in the Sir. Hurt Barn and enjoy a selection of exquisitely cut sandwiches, freshly baked […]


Christmas Wreath Making At Portarlington Library

We will be having a Christmas Wreath Making Demonstration in the library, so we hope to see you all there and people will learn how to make wreaths just in time for Christmas.


Macramé Workshop (Christmas Decorations)

In this creative workshop, you will learn the basic macramé knotting techniques, don't worry if you haven’t tried it before or don’t consider yourself a DIY person, you will see how easy it is. You'll […]


G & T Live at Hogans

To start off the festive on the right foot, this Friday we have the excellent G&T playing live to keep you all entertained and it promises to be a great night so we will see […]


Friday Nights Live

Here at McEvoy's we have live music every Friday night because its that time of year. Also its the perfect way to start all the weekends, we look forward to seeing you all here and […]


Crow Black Chicken

Kavanagh's Bar and Venue present  - Crow Black Chicken.


Monroe Live At Sally’s

Starting of your weekend entertainment is the brilliant Monroe, come and join us for what will be a great nights entertainment


Radio Nowhere Live

With years of combined playing experience and a wide repertoire of songs both classic and modern, they guarantee to get the crowd dancing and singing along. Come along and don't miss out on this unique […]


Million Days Band Live At The Square Bar

A 4 piece band with both female and male vocals, Million Days can cover a huge range of styles and genres guaranteed to cater for all ages and musical tastes. We pay particular attention to […]


Strength In Numbers

What a way to start December off with a bang, on Friday night the amazing Strength In Numbers will be playing so make sure you dont miss out on what will be a great night.