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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If you think the harp is for angels then Alina Bzhezhinska and her quartet will set you right. She brings a new perspective to this supposedly dainty instrument, taking the ground-breaking work of Alice Coltrane in the 1960s as a stepping-off point for her own flighty improvisations and sonic adventures.
Portlaoise Musical Society brings all the joys, thrills, laughter and of course talent to the Midlands Park Hotel with their Lip Sync Battle.
St. Fintan's Parish Mountrath are proud to present The Three Tenors live in concert in St. Fintan's Church, Mountrath.
Based in the heart of rural Laois, Dunmore Country School offers this Start your Garden from Scratch course which will bring you through the essentials of creating a garden that is both productive and a pleasure to the senses.
Portlaoise Hockey Club presents two exciting, up and coming Irish comedians for your entertainment.
Something for all the family in the Castle Arms Hotel with a children's art competition, clown and magic show, fashion show, first aid display and much more.
Enjoy a guided Grade B 12k walk along a lake and through woodlands as Spring starts to make her presence known in the Laois countryside.
CANCELLED Spend a weekend in Laois nurturing your mind, body and soul.
CANCELLED The closing night of the Mountmellick Drama Festival presents the Glenamaddy Players & The Cripple of Inismaan. Set on a remote island off the West of Ireland in 1934.The Cripple of Inishmaan is a strange comic tale in the great tradition of Irish storytelling.
CANCELLED Karl Spain and Kevin Gildea perform a special one off Comedy night as a fundraiser for Temple Street Childrens Hospital!
CANCELLED Join Eilish and Simon on Mothering Sunday as they guide you through a deeply relaxing, releasing and restorative yoga morning surrounded by the abundance of nature in Blackhill Woods Retreat in the hills above Abbeyleix.
Would you like to get away from it all in the beautiful setting of the Heritage Spa? The Heritage Spa is having a small intimate gathering of those looking for a serene, soothing and rejuvenating morning.
CANCELLED Don't miss this opportunity to rock the night away in Portlaoise with this five-piece Irish heavy metal tribute band, covering such metal giants as, Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Van Halen, Dio, Judas Priest, Motorhead, Whitesnake, Motley Crue, and many more.