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 […]

Christmas Wonderland 2022

Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th December Saturday 17th – Sunday 18th December Wednesday 21st – Friday 23rd December Santa is here and he brought Mrs Claus and the Elves with him! He is staying in our log cabins while he […]

Christmas Party Nights At The Bog Road

Our Christmas party nights are starting this Saturday. We look forward to seeing you all here having a great time and getting in the Christmas festive spirit.

Dunamase College presents: The Wizard of Oz

It is under a week now until our transition year students have you dancing, singing, laughing, and clapping along in The Dunamaise Arts Centre. Don't forget to get your tickets to what promises to be […]

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
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

Jamie Mcnamarra Live At Coppers

Jamie McNamara returns to Coppers and this promises to be a special night that you don't want to miss out on. We look forward to seeing you all here on the night.

Customer Appreciation Day at Stradbally Pharmacy

We have decided to have a customer  appreciation day, this Thursday. All giftware and jewellery will be reduced by 20%. All customers who make a purchase will be entered into our raffle which we will […]

Recurring

Parent and Baby Coffee Meet Up

We have decided that there was such a good response to the last event that it would become a weekly event for the winter. This would give parents the chance to meet new people and […]

FREE

Christmas Carols At Portlaoise Library

What better way to get in the mood for Christmas than a lovely morning of Christmas Carols? We'll have hot drinks and mince pies too, All welcome - we'd love to see you there.

FREE

Activations Networking Event

This event is for people over fifty five, you will meet like minded people and discuss shared passions with them. We hope to see you all there as it will be an opportunity to further […]

FREE

Teddy Bear Sleepover At Portlaoise Library

Portlaoise Library's Christmas Elves will be hosting a Teddy Bear Sleepover and all teddies are very welcome to attend. Drop your teddies off between 3 and 4 pm on Thursday afternoon and see what mischief […]

FREE

Parent And Child Craft

Looking for new ideas to keep the children entertained? Then come along to Stradbally Library and join us at this fun event for both Parents and Children. We look for to seeing you all there […]

FREE

Christmas Story Time And Craft At Mountrath Library

Come and join us at Mountrath Library this Thursday for a special treat for Children aged between 3 and 6. Get into the festive spirit and dress up in your Christmas pyjamas or dazzle us […]

FREE

Christmas Bedtime Story at Abbeyleix Library

This coming Thursday we will be having a snuggly bedtime story. Feel free to wear your Christmas PJs or Christmas Jumper. We look forward to seeing you all here for a great night.

FREE

Eco Friendly Christmas Present Wrapping Workshop

To celebrate Christmas, we’ll be running an Eco friendly, festive Christmas wrapping workshop for adults. All materials & equipment will be provided & you will get to take home your creations at the end of […]

€40

Carol Service At St. Brigid’s Church Ballinakill

Christmas Carol Service on Thursday, the Carols will be sung by pupils of Ballinakill National School. We look forward to seeing you there offering support to these young children.

FREE

Paint by Bubbles

Price includes 2 glasses of Prosecco, Art materials and guidance. No experience necessary.

€35

Monroe Live At The Square Bar

Come and join us this Thursday as we have the fabulous Monroe playing here, we cant think of a better way to start off the weekend. See you all here.

FREE