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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…

Craft Market At Solas

Our Next Craft Market is this Sunday. We have a full line up of local crafts, handmade gifts and treats. Come along and see what we have on offer for you all.

Open Mic Night At Sally’s

This is a perfect opportunity for local talent to show case there skills, who knows we may find the next big star. We look forward to seeing you all here for a a great nights […]


Martin Delaney At Peigs Bar Portlaoise

For those of you that could be tired of the Electric Picnic by Sunday evening we here at Peigs Bar Portlaoise have something a little different in store for you. Why not join us for […]


Yoga With Shina At Portarlington Community Centre

The benefits of yoga are almost endless! Practicing yoga helps build healthy virtues and good values, such as discipline, honesty, devotion, self-inquiry, mindfulness. Yoga empowers you to make conscious choices toward living a more healthy […]


Golf Tournaments in Ireland: ASA Annual Golf Tournament

Looking for golf tournaments in Ireland? Check out the Annual ASA Golf Outing at The Heritage Golf Resort in County Laois. On Tuesday, September 5th, 2023, from 10am to 5pm, golf enthusiasts will compete to […]

€45 – €180

Set Dancing Classes

Set Dancing Classes will start in Shanahoe Community Hall next week and they will be some fun ways of getting exercise for the young and not so young. We would like to invite you all […]


Wednesday Open Singles

Our Wednesday Open Singles is back this month. They will be taking place every Wednesday during the month and everybody is welcome to come along and take part.


Art Exhibitions in Laois: Navigation By Hazel Restrick

Looking for art exhibitions in Laois? Check out Navigation by multimedia artist Hazel Restrick at Mountmellick Art Gallery. Running until Saturday, September 30th, 2023, Navigation is a captivating exhibition that reflects the artist's quest to […]


Candles and Pizza: S&S Soap Sisters Candle Making Workshop

Looking for a candle-making workshop? You've found one! The lovely team at S&S Soap Sisters invite you to their tranquil store for an evening of candle-making and pizza! On Wednesday, September 6th, 2023, from 7pm […]


Bridge Club At The Castle Arms Hotel

Durrow Bridge Club have resumed their Bridge nights in the Castle Arms Hotel. All are most welcome we look forward to seeing some new faces join us in the coming weeks.

Women’s Moon Mna Circle

The Moon Mnà Women's Circle is a gathering for women of all ages to celebrate our Cyclical Nature, our Wisdom, Intuition and to encourage and cherish the uniqueness of each and every one of us. […]


Who We Love

A coming of age and coming out story of Lily and Simon, best friends who navigate the troubled waters of school life and explore Dublin's vibrant and sometimes dark LGBTQ+ scene. The pair face up […]

€5 – €8

The Square Bar Quiz

We have our weekly quiz tonight with Midlands 103 Radio host Keith Shanley. Come and see if you have what it takes to win. See you all there for a fun filled night.

Parent and Baby Coffee Meet Up

We have decided that there was such a good response to the last event that it would become a weekly event for the winter. This would give parents the chance to meet new people and […]


Thursday Night Quiz Night

Our quiz nights are kicking off this Thursday night and every Thursday night. Good fun so come in and join the quiz


Golf Classic In Aid Of SOSAD Laois

SOSAD Laois are delighted to announce their Golf Classic to help raise funds for their suicide prevention services in Laois will take place in Portlaoise Golf Club. We are looking for people to get involved […]


Laois Farmers Market

When you buy from a local business, you're supporting the dreams and livelihoods of your neighbours. So next time you're in the market for something, consider going to buy at the farmer's market for the […]

Ballyroan Playgroup

We've toys for all ages from soft play to cars, arts and crafts to dress up there's something for everyone. All kids under 4yrs welcome with their adult. We'll have morning tea ready for adults […]


Coffee Mornings With Laois Partnership

We will be having a Coffee Morning on Friday and this will continue every Friday for a while. Call in and have a Tea or Coffee and a friendly chat with us some Friday morning.