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…

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Sound Meditation Classes 2023

What happens at a Sound Meditation class? Lay on a comfortable mat with pillow and blanket. The goal of a Sound meditation class isn't to listen and pay attention but rather to let the sound […]


Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Beginners Course

This course gives you the fundamentals of Brazilian Jiu-jitsu. This is the best value for money self-defence course around. This  course provides you with weeks of training in a fully insured top facility under experienced […]


Adult Water Safety Classes

Water Safety Laois are delivering senior Water Safety classes for 16 years + which incudes the option of National pool Lifeguard. Classes delivered by highly experienced volunteers. Spaces are limited so book early.

€60 – €75

LGBT+ Couch to 5k

Want to go into 2023 getting fit and meeting new people in your area? Well this is the one for you. Our first ever LGBT+ Couch to 5k is starting and runs every Monday and […]


Adult Introductory Tai Chi Course

Looking for a new hobby to take up for the New Year? Then this course could be just what you need, no experience of Tai Chi is needed, so come along and see if this […]


Zumbini Class At Solas

Zumbini Class for kids 0-5 is an early childhood education program that uses original music and movement to promote cognitive, social, fine/gross motor skill, and emotional development. We will Dance, Sing and Play on Instruments.

Vision Impaired Blind Football in Portlaoise

We are delighted to announce that VI /Blind Football will return for 4 sessions, starting this Sunday. Taking part in visually impaired football is a great way to be active and meet other people with […]


Learn the basics of filmmaking

Want to learn about filmmaking? This is a six week, of one hour each Saturday, crash course to get you started. Ideally aimed at those from Transition Year upwards. Places limited so make sure you […]


Adult Dance Classes At Portarlington Community Centre

Dance Classes are returning here next week. These classes offer the chance to learn how to preform dances such as Waltz, Tango, Jive and a lot more. This will be a fun event to learn […]


Laois Street Leagues 2023

This will be a fun way to keep active and healthy. These leagues are for male and female between the ages of sixteen and forty. The leagues will be played on a Wednesday across four […]


Self Defence Programme for Women 2023

Self-defence training is a life skill that helps women to be more aware of their surroundings and be prepared for the unexpected at any time. Through the self defence training, women are taught to become […]


Gym and Swim for Teenage Girls

This six week programme is suitable for 15-18 year olds. It will help to build lean muscle and maintain a healthy body fat as a teen. Adding land workouts to your exercise routine will also […]


Race 4 Dunmore Woods Saturday Entry

Canicross Ireland is a National dog sport club who work to promote the sport of canicross in Ireland in a friendly, fun and welcoming way. We try our best to cater for all abilities and […]

€11.70 – €22.42

How to Read the Akashic Records Workshop

Learn how to tap into your Soul’s Journey with this fascinating Workshop! Find out how to access the Akashic Records for yourself and others. In this jam-packed one-day workshop, you will receive Guidelines and Ground […]

Event Series Farmers Market

Farmers Market

Our weekly Farmers’ Market includes a range of over 20 stalls selling Fresh Vegetables and Fruit, Bread and confectionary, Fish and Meat, Artisan Foods & Ethnic treats from local suppliers


Family Orienteering Event At Emo Court

Come along to Emo Court for this fun event. Take part in a day of outdoor fun with your family while exploring some of the beautiful woodlands Emo Court has to offer. There will be […]

Funtime Kids Show Portlaoise

A 1 Hour Live Performance Meet And Greet Featuring Your Favourite TV Characters With Dancing & Games. Come along and enjoy everything that we have to offer.


Laois Hunt Fun Cross Country Ride

Coming up this month is what has always been a great day out for everyone involved. This event is open for anyone to take part in and refreshments will be provided afterwards. We look forward […]

€20 – €30

Ash Williams & Draig Nogi Seminar

Ash Williams and his Draig team are in Portlaoise for a Nogi seminar. Ash & his team are not just phenomenal grapplers. They are one of the most active competition teams out there today.


Sewing Machine Beginner 3 Week Course

Learn sewing basics to make a napkin, pillowcase, and bag. Jolanta walks you through the basics in this beginner friendly class. From threading to stitching, learn how to use a sewing machine the right way. […]


Love Islands Jacques At Lennon’s Bar

This Saturday night we have Jacques from Love Island appearing here. We know that tickets for this event will sell out quickly so make sure you don't miss out on this event. Music on the […]


Horse Race Night At Abbeyleix Golf Club

To fundraise for our new pitch at Stone Arch, we will be holding a Race Night at Abbeyleix Golf Club. All the help you can give will be greatly appreciated. Most importantly come and join […]


Abbeyfolk At Marys Bar Clough

Mary's Bar Clough will be reopening under new management this Saturday. We invite all customers old and new to join us as we kick off the latest instalment in this pub's fine history. There are […]


Thin Az Lizzy

The lads are back in Kavanaghs playing all of Thin Lizzy's greatest hits. This night promises to be memorable so make sure you get tickets early and join us on the night.


Jiggers of Éireann At Moloneys Gaelic Bar

This Saturday night sees the return of the fantastic Jiggers Of Eireann. This will be a night packed with entertainment so we look forward to seeing you all here having a great time


The Figs At Hogan’s Bar

This Saturday sees the return of the talented The Figs. If you missed them when they were last, make sure you don't miss them this night. We look forward to seeing you all here for […]


The Dooley Brothers At Corcoran’s Bar

Live this Saturday  night we have the return of the Dooley brothers.  Always a great night not to be missed we cant wait until we see you all here again enjoying a great nights entertainment.


The Toxic Twins At Jeremiah Grants

Toxic Twins are back here live this Saturday night. These lads really know how to keep the crowd going as they cover American country, reggae , soul, blues, rock, pop, indie. Make sure you all […]


The Crooked Jacks At Lilly’s Bar

Who's out-out this Saturday??. We've got live music with The Crooked Jacks with a late bar & DJ so you can party all night. We cant wait to see you all here having a great […]