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.

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, […]

Christmas Line Up At Coppers Music Venue

Here at Coppers we have a busy December, its a good idea to start planning your Christmas nights out now. We look forward to seeing you all here over the festive period for many great […]

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

Santa At Manor Stone

We are so excited Santa is coming to manor stone. Santa is coming for one weekend only so make sure you don't miss out when he's here.

FREE

Christmas Crafts At Portarlington Library

This will be an ideal chance for children to make and decorate cupcakes just in time for Christmas. This event will be suitable for 8/12 year olds, we hope to see all the children there.

FREE

The Ripple Effect

You are cordially invited to the screening of The Ripple Effect: A five part video series showcasing multidisciplinary performances of Laois Artists. No advance booking required for this event. There shall be wine and refreshments […]

FREE

Girls Christmas Night Out

Why not get your girlfriends together and have a Fab night out to kick start the Christmas celebrations

Whole Lotta Voltage & Motorheaders & Motion Sickness

Whole Lotta Voltage are now Irelands longest running and most widely recognised AC/DC tribute. Wowing crowds in venues all over Ireland and abroad with a wild stage show, full costume, stunning musicianship and vocals and […]

€16.50
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

Toxic Twins At Jeremiah Grants

The Toxic Twins are playing here Friday night, if you haven't already heard them play live, you are missing out. They play anything from  American country, reggae , soul, blues, rock, pop, indie. A night […]

FREE

Whitewater Live At Lilly’s Bar

The Whitewater Band was established in 2002 and quickly became one of Ireland’s top bands playing major events, festivals, and venues throughout Ireland and the UK.  A force to be reckoned with in the music […]

FREE

Jiggers Of Eireann At Kelly’s Bar

Come and join us this Friday as we have the fantastic Jiggers Of Eireann playing live. This will be a fun filled night of entertainment and we look forward to seeing you all here enjoying […]

FREE