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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!

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Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Festival

Are you a fan of mountain biking? Check out the two-day Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Festival! Slieve Bloom Mountain Bike Festival The Laois Mountain Bike Festival is a two-day event intended to showcase the spectacular […]

Creative Recovery at Dunamaise Arts Centre

This workshop will work with the transformative power of creativity as a catalyst for healing and personal empowerment. The title, "Empower Your Journey: Where Creativity Meets Healing" encapsulates the commitment to helping you back onto […]


Traditional Wool Spinning Class

Learn how to make your own yarn from sheep's wool and local alpaca wool. Hand spinning is one of those traditional crafts that just seems to feed the soul. Once you get the hang of it, spinning is very relaxing, […]

Festival of Gardens and Nature at Ballintubbert House

A two-day festival of talks, workshops, organic cooking, garden tours, foraging classes and more. It is all about discovering the latest ideas for creating an ecologically sustainable and beautiful garden in our launch year. Whether […]

€100 – €150

Slieve Bloom Moderate Hike

The Slieve Bloom hills rise out of the central plain of Ireland to a height of 527 metres. Though not high, they are a significant feature in this otherwise flat landscape, and are home to […]


Bluebell Woodlands Walk

The starting point for this walk is Trinity Church Car Park Durrow. Once you continue up the Derry Road, the steep Ballagh road climb is encountered. This is a workout in itself, but once at […]


Portlaoise Para Athletics Programme

Join us at Portlaoise A.C as our Para Athletics Programme returns again this year. These will be fortnightly sessions that will be suitable for boys and girls between the ages of five and seven and […]


Charcoal Drawing With Rebecca Deegan

JBR Art Haus would like to invite you all to come along to our free live charcoal drawing event with local artist Rebecca Deegan. Come and discover, ask questions, or perhaps show your interest in […]


Bottomless Boozy Brunch at Vibe Portlaoise

Our Bottomless Boozy Brunch is back this Saturday and we are soooo excited about it. Come along and enjoy two hours of bottomless drinks and complimentary finger food while singing along to all your fave […]


Cocktail Masterclass at Bobs Bar

Looking for something fun to do with your favourite people? Roll up your sleeves and get cocktail creative with 90 minutes of  a cocktail masterclass in your very own private room hidden upstairs in Bob's […]


Declan Nerney with John McNicholl and John Hogan

Join Declan and his super live band with special guests John McNicholl and John Hogan for a nostalgic night of music, song and laughter on the 2024 Where’s the Party nationwide concert tour. Declan has […]


Sliabh Aughty Drama Group Presents Same Old Moon

The play follows the life of Brenda Byrnes from age nine right through to her forties. As we journey with her through her life, we witness the many challenges she faces including having a short-tempered […]


The Beatlebums Beatles Tribute Band

Do you want to live in a Yellow Submarine?'  You won't want to miss The Beatlebums Beatles Tribute Band! The Beatlebums Beatles Tribute Band The Beatlebums are a live tribute that perform the music of […]


Abba Sisters Tribute Show at Caoch O’Leary’s

This Abba duo will wow you with the hits that made them famous with a high energy, all singing, all dancing, choreographed Abba tribute show. Packed with the best known songs from that fabulous Swedish […]