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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…

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Up Coming Events At Marys Bar Clough

Here at Marys Bar Clough we are delighted to announce that we will have a variety of different music coming up over the next few months. Starting this Friday night we will have a Traditional […]


Portlaoise Beginners Jive Course

Join Tom Jive as he brings his famous 4 week Beginner Jive course to Portlaoise Rugby Club. Learn to Jive with lots of fun & great relaxed atmosphere. Try something different- get out of your […]


Race To La Cala Series

We're delighted to introduce our Race To La Cala Series with qualifiers running from November 13th 2023 - March 13th 2024. The top 30 qualifying scores go through to the Grand Final on Saturday, April […]


November & December Music In Lilly’s Bar Portlaoise

Lilly's Bar & Kitchen are delighted to announce the amazing line up of music we will have here leading up to and including the Christmas celebrations. Each weekend will see a different type of band […]


The Santa Train Experience

Are you looking for a family friendly Christmas activity this festive season? Check out the Santa Train experience at Stradbally woodlands! The Santa Train Experience Celebrate the festive season this year with your family with […]

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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.


The Wonder Years November Slime Workshops

Coming in November The Wonder Years and Laois Play Therapy will be teaming up to provide Slime workshops for boys and girls aged between six and twelve. There will be a different slime each week […]


Sequence Dance With Maureen Culleton

Join Maureen Culleton for a 6-week sequence dance classes. This programme is aimed at those aged 50 upwards. Sequence dancing is mainly based on the standard Ballroom and Latin American dances. People are welcome to […]


The Wonder Years Lego Club

The Wonder Years last Lego club of the year will be starting in November.  We will have some Lego play, challenges, crafting and Lego paint printing, basically all things Lego. This will be suitable for […]


Arts and Craft Classes Mountrath

The first series of Art and Craft classes was such a big hit we have to run another one starting in November and running until the middle of December. This will be suitable for boys […]


Active Retirement Exercise Programme

Members will be encouraged to work at their own pace. Some benefits of this programme will help to improve balance and posture as well as helping to improve physical agility, reducing the risk of aches […]


Pilates with Sabrina Women’s Programme

Pilates will be a 6 week flexibility programme with Sabrina in Killenard Community Centre. These are intended for women aged 18 years and over to develop on their flexibility. No experience of Pilates is necessary […]


Mum and Baby Yoga Classes

Have fun and bond with your baby while exercising safely this will be a great chance to meet new mums in your area too. These classes will include lots of fun, stretching, strengthening & learning […]


Zumba Gold At Old School Vicarstown

Zumba Gold is perfect for Active Older Adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class at a lower intensity. The design of the class introduces easy-to-follow choreography that focuses on balance, range of motion […]


Gym And Swim Programme

Portlaoise Leisure Centre and Laois Sports Partnership are teaming up this November to launch a four week Gym and Swim programme for Girls between the ages of twelve and eighteen. Places are limited so booking […]


Fun Days For All

Laois Sports Partnership would like to invite you all to come along and take part in our Fun Days For All programme that will be starting this Thursday and continuing every Thursday until the first […]


Set Dancing With John Sinnott

Castletown Community Centre will be holding a Four Week Set Dancing Programme with John Sinnott later this month. This is open to all set dancers with no previous experience required. Come along on the first […]


Creative Christmas Workshops

Let your individuality and character shine through by sending cards and letters in your own unique Christmas designs and patterns. This workshop will give you an introduction to the tools and techniques needed to print […]


Active Disability Ireland Annual Seminar 2023

Active Disability Ireland are pleased to announce our National Seminar will be taking place at the end of November at The Midlands Park Hotel Portlaoise. This seminar will be our first back in -person seminar […]


All Shook Up The Musical

Are you a fan of musicals and the music of Elvis Presley? Don't miss 'All Shook Up The Musical' by Colaiste Iosagain! This is a Broadway musical inspired by Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and music from […]


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.

Abba Forever The Christmas Show

A smash hit returning to Dunamaise for another great Christmas night out. It’s always party time when Abba comes to town but when it’s the Christmas Show, you can really let your hair down. This […]


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.