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 […]

€17

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.

Stradbally Christmas Market

Stradbally Christmas market with lots of music and entertainment including Jeca the Clown and a Children's Fancy Dress Disco on Saturday 3rd December.

Christmas Family Time At Mountmellick Library

At Mountmellick Library we have a lot of family events from Crafting to Storytime's and even some Cookie Decorating. This would be an ideal way of spending quality time with all members of the family, […]

Ongoing

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 […]

€27.55

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 […]

€30

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 […]

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 […]

€35.55
Recurring

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 […]

FREE

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

FREE

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.

FREE
Recurring

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

FREE

Christmas Mini Market

We look forward to having you join us for our Mini Christmas Market. This Market will get you in the mood for Christmas so see you all there.

Welcome to Abbeyleix House and Farm.

Enter our magical courtyard here at Abbeyleix House and Farm where we have gathered a variety of local craft and food vendors for you and your family to come together in festive cheer. Whether it’s […]

Free – €45

Record, Cassette & CD Fair – Portlaoise

We are delighted to bring the Record & CD Fair back to Portlaoise. Come along and browse tons of classic and vintage vinyl, crates of cassettes and heaps of CDs. Have some unwanted music? Bring […]

FREE

Lets Go Lego

This class is a fun and interactive Lego class, where children have the opportunity to develop their skills through play and the building of Lego. This Class would be suitable for children from Junior infants […]

€10

Family History Drop In Workshop

Come along and work with a small group and with the guidance and support of genealogist, historian and author Regina Dunne to build on your family tree. Materials such as a family tree template will […]

€15

Timahoe Christmas Fair

Timahoe Heritage Centre are pleased to announce the Christmas Fair, the fair will include something for everyone, young and old. Put us on your list of places to visit this December.

Corcoran’s Christmas Party Night

A great nights entertainment will be provided so make sure you don't miss out on what will be a special occasion.

Ballyfin Vintage and Veteran Club Annual Christmas Party

Ballyfin Vintage and Veteran Club wish to invite everyone to come and enjoy our annual Christmas Party this Saturday night. We look forward to seeing you all there for what will be a great night.

FREE

Mountmellick Macra Christmas Party

Mountmellick Macra are holding their Christmas party this Saturday night, we look forward to seeing you all there. This will be a fun filled night with prizes being handed out on the night.

The Culprits Live At Hogans

The Culprits are live here on Saturday night. Make sure you come along as you don't want to miss out on what will be a great nights entertainment.

FREE

Half The Truth At Sally’s

Local musicians Paul Tynan and James Moore combine their talents to form the band Half The Truth, come and join us for a memorable night this Saturday night.

FREE

Abbeyfolk At Jeremiah Grants

Abbeyfolk play here for the first time on Saturday night. They are a great Live band, full of energy. We hope you all come along and enjoy a fine example of real Irish musicians from […]

FREE

The Harleys And The Crooked Jacks

Double the entertainment this Saturday night, this will most definitely be a night not to be missed. We will see you all there for a great night.

FREE

Toxic Twins At Lennons

The brilliant duo TOXIC TWINS return this Saturday Night, playing all the favourites including American country, reggae , soul, blues, rock, pop, indie. This will be a night not to be missed.

FREE

Shane Dooley Live At The Castletown Inn

Shane Dooley plays here Saturday night, make sure you don't miss out on this fun filled night. See you all there

FREE

Radio Nowhere

Tadhg & Barry are back in Kavanagh's! The Snoopy & Charlie Brown of Live Music don't miss this one or the FOMO will get ya!

FREE