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 […]


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 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 […]


Race 4 Dunmore Woods Sunday Entry

This is the final event of the Canicross Ireland 2022/23 season Categories include Canicross, Bikejore and Scooter.  Canicross is split into 5km (gender and age categories) and 3km (championship and recreational options) plus classes for […]


March ‘Go Wild’ Hike At Glenbarrow Eco Trail

Join us for the Glenbarrow Eco Trail 8.5km hike. See the luscious landscape of Co. Laois. Together we'll set sail hiking from the meeting point of Glenbarrow Carpark and do the orange loop trail of […]


Rustic Hanging Basket Ideas Workshop At Solas

Learn how to create a beautiful rustic Summer hanging basket to take home & enjoy. All materials are provided, including a 12 inch rustic hanging basket. Adults & children of all ages and abilities are […]


East Laois Macra Vintage Car, Truck and Tractor run

The run is followed by our Auction in Pedigree Corner, where all sorts of goods will be up for grabs. Bring your best bidding skills and enjoy drinks, food and music in The Field Bar […]


Martin Power At Flemings Bar

After a spectacular performance the last time, we are pleased to announce the return of Martin Power this Sunday. Martin definitely knows how to keep us entertained.


Texas Holdem Poker At The Brewery

This Sunday night we will be having a Texas Holdem Poker Game and everyone is welcome to come along and take part. We hope to see you all here on the night.


Drag Bingo At The Square Bar

Since it was such a hit last time, we have decided to host another night of drag bingo in The Square Bar, with international showgirl Tina D. Parton. There are lots of prizes and free […]


Ger McEvoy At Debruns Bar

This Sunday night we have Ger McEvoy here to entertain you. He is also known as the One Man Band, call in Sunday night to find out how he got this name.


Derek Ryan

Derek Ryan live in concert at the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise with special guests Susan McCann and Clodagh Lawlor 


Joe Wynne At Moloneys Gaelic Bar

Coming up later this month we have the fantastic Joe Wynne playing here live. This is sure to be a night people wont forget for a long time. We look forward to seeing you all […]


Enda Cassidy At The Clock Inn

This Sunday night we have Enda Cassidy back to entertain you all with his open mic session, a night filled with music and laughter is guaranteed and possibly some saxophone thrown in for good measure.