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 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.

FREE

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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Christmas Entertainment at Bobs Bar

This is a selection of music we will have in December. We think we have everyone's taste in music covered, so we hope to see you all here over the Christmas period for some great […]

FREE
Ongoing

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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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.

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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

Celebration Of Christmas

You are warmly invited to attend our ‘Celebration of Christmas’ and launch of our local history and folklore collection ‘Tracing our Past-Scoil Fionntáin Naofa, Shanahoe’.

€20