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What’s On Guide

With over 60 events happening each month, you are sure to have fun in county Laois! From internationally recognised festivals such as Electric Picnic, to ancient celebrations in the Slieve Bloom Mountains there is something for everyone.

Laois hosts a multitude of events and festivals from  hilarious comedy shows to reconnecting with nature it’s all waiting to be discovered in our What’s On Guide!

Apple Blossom Holistic Zen Fem

Zen meditation is a mindfulness practice that aims to help you cultivate awareness while remaining calm. This technique focuses on the present moment, guiding people to a deeper understanding of their minds and emotions through […]


Free Harp Lessons at Abbeyleix Library

To celebrate Crinniú na nÓg, the library is hosting harp workshops with Siobhan Buckley. Learn basic techniques and find your way around the harp playing tunes you will recognise. Through different musical games, we will […]


Creative Ireland Laois Workshops

In keeping with the ethos of Cruinnú na nÓg the extremely talented junior photographer and local wildlife expert Rossa Bracken will deliver a number of child led fun workshops. These workshops will include an exciting […]


Internal Beauty Art Exhibition

Mary Ryan is a fine art painter currently studying a BA honours at Limerick School Of Art and Design. Mary specializes in figurative works that playfully depict a contemporary abstract style. This exhibition will open […]


Portarlington Golf Club Open Week

Portarlington Golf Club will be holding their annual open week with plenty of competitions taking part for members and non members to enjoy.  The magnificent old trees and the wildlife, mallard ducks, swans and red […]

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Summer Stars Events In Libraries Around Laois

Summer Stars is the free national reading programme that takes place in all public libraries between 7th June – 31st August. Pop into Portlaoise Library on Friday, 7th June for the launch of this years […]


June Music Lineup at Polly’s Abbeyleix

Polly's Abbeyleix are delighted to announce the music lineup for the remainder of June. This will take place every Sunday evening and there will be different styles of music each weekend. We look forward to […]


The Taste of Things

1880s France. For over 20 years skilled cook Eugénie (Binoche) has worked for gourmet chef Dodin (Magimel), with the two living under the same roof. As they reach middle-age, they can no longer deny that […]


Circus Skills Workshop at Mountrath Library

Celebrate Cruinniú na nÓg and join us for a fun and inclusive children’s circus workshop at Mountrath Library in the company of professional circus skills performer and teacher Stephen McGinley. This workshop involves accomplishment of […]


If The Walls Had Ears Instructions On Not Giving Up

Following two sold out nights in recent years, the hugely popular spoken word and music event If The Walls Had Ears returns to The Pantry's Walled Garden, Portlaoise. Speakers this year include; Stardust survivor and campaigner […]


The Heath Gaa Club Golf Classic 2024

The Heath GAA Club are delighted to announce the date for this yeats Golf classic that will take place at The Heath Golf Club. A fun day out will be assured for all of those […]


European Championships Day Activities

Join us in Portlaoise Library for a fun-filled celebration of the European Championships.  Enjoy exciting children's activities and a super fun scavenger hunt. This will be suitable for boys and girls from the age of […]


Knock National School Presents 5K Run/ Walk

Knock National School are delighted to announce the return of our annual 5K run or walk. This is an event that all the family can take part in and it will be an enjoyable evening […]


The Brick Hub The French Quarter Cafe Portarlington

Come join us at The French Quarter Cafe in Portarlington for an evening filled with fun and creativity at The Brick Hub event.  Unleash your inner builder as we gather to share our passion for […]


How to Get The Menopause and Enjoy It

Anne Gildea returns to Dunamaise Arts Centre with her fabulous, informative, laugh-out-loud show. Join Anne on this trip through all things Menopause and find out what all the fuss has been about.  So good that […]


Simply the Best A Tina Turner Show

Get ready for an unforgettable night of rock 'n' roll nostalgia as Proud Mary and Her City Limits Band pay tribute to the legendary Tina Turner at the Midlands Park Hotel. This exceptional tribute act […]


Luka Bloom Live at The Anvil Inn

The Anvil Inn Portarlington are delighted to announce the rescheduled date for Luka Bloom to play here. Armed only with an acoustic guitar and a fantastic voice, Luka Bloom always wins audiences over completely. Over […]


Steve Hughes Back To The Front

Get ready for a rollercoaster ride of unfiltered humour with the Australian Comedy Legend, Steve Hughes. Known for his no holds-barred approach to comedy. Back to the Front isn't for the faint-hearted; it's for those […]