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.

Christmas Music Line Up At The Railway Bar

Our Christmas Music Line Up is complete, we think we have everyone's taste in music covered. We cant wait to see you all over the festive period.

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Christmas Music Line-up At Turleys Pub

Our Christmas Music Line Up is now decided and we think its a great line up of musical talent. We look forward to seeing you all here some time over the festive period for some […]

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Christmas Music Line Up At Moloneys Gaelic Bar

This is the Christmas Music Line Up and we think you will agree its packed full with great entertainment. We will see you all here some night to enjoy the festive period.

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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

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

RATHDOWNEY CHRISTMAS EXPERIENCE

We have everything covered in this Rathdowney Christmas Experience, from a live crib to a festive funfair. This is definitely an event not to be missed, see you all there.

Parent And Child Christmas Craft Table

Come and join us at Mountmellick Library for a fun afternoon of making Christmas crafts. This will be a day out for all the family to enjoy so we will see you all there on […]

Laois Integration Network Christmas Party

We are having our annual Christmas Party and we would like to invite you all to come and join the fun on the day. The Christmas party will include Elf the movie, followed by meeting […]

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Friday Night Music At The Vibe

This Friday night we have a musical duo making a first appearance. Aoife Coady and Oran Donnelly are playing and we look forward to a great night of entertainment. Make sure to pop in to […]

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Declan Nerney Live At The Castle Arms Hotel

We have an early Christmas treat this Friday as Declan Nerney and his band are playing live here. Come along and enjoy all the fun as Declan plays some of his biggest hits. We hope […]

80’S & 90’S NIGHT IN AID OF SOSAD CHARITY.

Come and join us and show support for this worthy cause. The prize on offer would make an ideal Christmas Present so get in early on the night for a chance to win. See you […]

€10
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

Insomnia Nights Live At Moloneys Gaelic Bar

To start off the festive period in style we have a new band playing here Friday night. We look forward to seeing you all here and giving Insomnia Nights a very warm welcome.

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oldskool

Bling’d-up, party-masters OLDSKOOL are the premier tribute to the world’s best-selling Hip-Hop & RnB superstars with their fun-filled, high-energy show overflowing with singalong, good-time, dancefloor classics, including Push It (Salt n Pepa), That Thing (Lauryn Hill), It […]

€16.50

Audio Pilot Live At Lilly’s Bar

Audio Pilot are one of the most in demand bands in Ireland and we have them playing here at Lilly's. Come along and make sure you don't miss out on what will be a fantastic […]

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