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…

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

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Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

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Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

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Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Historical Board Game Exhibition

Recurring
€8
Abbeyleix Heritage House

Our new temporary exhibit will show you the history and evolution of board games from 4200 years ago, right up to the current day! Learn how chess was born from Backgammon, how the Irish had their own unique board game inspired by the Vikings, and play what is thought to be the first board game ever invented.

more

Festival of Flight

Recurring

A new festival has been launched in Laois, to celebrate the rich history of aviation and exploration in the county.
The Festival of Flight will run from the 7th to the 10th of April, with music events, arts and science workshops, history talks and films.

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Festival of Flight

Recurring

A new festival has been launched in Laois, to celebrate the rich history of aviation and exploration in the county.
The Festival of Flight will run from the 7th to the 10th of April, with music events, arts and science workshops, history talks and films.

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Festival of Flight

Recurring

A new festival has been launched in Laois, to celebrate the rich history of aviation and exploration in the county.
The Festival of Flight will run from the 7th to the 10th of April, with music events, arts and science workshops, history talks and films.

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Festival of Flight

Recurring

A new festival has been launched in Laois, to celebrate the rich history of aviation and exploration in the county.
The Festival of Flight will run from the 7th to the 10th of April, with music events, arts and science workshops, history talks and films.

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Stradbally Woodland Railway

Recurring
€7

Tickets are sold on the day at the station before boarding.
Prices are €18 for a family, €7 for adults, €3 for kids and under 5s are free and we take card or cash .
We’ll also have two steam traction engines on display in the yard so you can get up and close to learn more about these wonderful, historic machines .

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Stradbally Woodland Railway

Recurring
€7

Tickets are sold on the day at the station before boarding.
Prices are €18 for a family, €7 for adults, €3 for kids and under 5s are free and we take card or cash .
We’ll also have two steam traction engines on display in the yard so you can get up and close to learn more about these wonderful, historic machines .

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Mike Denver Live

€38.70

MIKE DENVER, known as “The Galway Boy”, is one of Ireland’s top Entertainers, having this year celebrated 16 years in the entertainment scene.

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Bloom HQ – Black Tie Casino Night

€25

FUNDRAISING CASINO NIGHT, Come play Roulette, Blackjack, and more, with professional Casino tables and croupiers. (This will raise funds for a heating system for St. Philomena's Hall so we can open it up more to community groups )

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CODA

Recurring
€5 – €7

Teenager Ruby is a CODA (a child of deaf adults). Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her family and working on their struggling fishing boat every day before school. When she discovers a gift for singing, Ruby is torn between the obligations she feels to her family and the pursuit of her own dreams. 

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CODA

Recurring
€5 – €7

Teenager Ruby is a CODA (a child of deaf adults). Her life revolves around acting as interpreter for her family and working on their struggling fishing boat every day before school. When she discovers a gift for singing, Ruby is torn between the obligations she feels to her family and the pursuit of her own dreams. 

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