The National Ploughing Championships will return to Ratheniska in 2023, taking place from September 19th to 21st. Attracting an annual attendance of almost 300,000 this spectacular annual “Farming Festival” has it all.
You’re Welcome to Celebrate with Us
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 25 festivals held throughout the county every year, 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. Come join us as we celebrate the length and breadth of the county – morning, noon, and night…
Summertime Boutique Festival to enjoy, Forest Fest at Emo Village for a weekend of music and arts. Forest Fest is aimed at a discerning audience, our objective to ensure a quality, close-up, close quarters, quality gig experience with numbers strictly limited.