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

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

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

Christmas Fun Shoot

We are hosting a fun shoot in aid of Evin Joyce, and the Chisi Island Sustainability Project, to work towards their goal of helping to build a low-cost, sustainable community solution to help children read […]

Ballyfin Christmas Fair

This Christmas fair will have something to suit everyone, a fun filled day for all the family is guaranteed so come along and join the fun.

Shanahoe Community Hall Christmas Market

Come and join us in what promises to be a fun filled day for all the family. Browse all the fabulous hand make gifts which would make an ideal Christmas present.

Mountrath Christmas Market

The annual Mountrath Christmas Market will have Carol Singing, plenty of things to keep the children entertained. And last but not least a visit from Santa himself.

Port Art Collective Christmas Social

We hope to see you all here Sunday for what promises to be a day for everyone. We have all tastes in music covered so all you have to do is come and join us.

The Brewery Darts Competition

We have a darts competition this Sunday afternoon. The amount of entries is limited so get your name in early. See you all there for a great days entertainment.

€20

Christmas Tractor Run

Come and see some fantastic displays at our Christmas Tractor Run. All tractors, cars, trucks & bikes welcome. Fantastic Christmas experience for all the family. Prizes for best dressed vehicle.

€20

Abbeyleix Christmas Lights Fundraiser

Music from Abbeyfolk and lots prizes to be won, your support would be very much appreciated so come along and join us on what will be an entertaining night for all involved.

Christmas Lights Switch On

Ballyroan Community Development Association invites everyone to join us as we switch on the Christmas Lights. We look forward to seeing you all there.

FREE