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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!

James Mac MUA Exhibition

Celebrate the fusion of makeup and art at the James Mac Mua Exhibition in Dunamaise Arts Centre Portlaoise! James Mac MUA Exhibition Renowned makeup artist and Glow Up Finalist James MacInerney is set to captivate […]


Camp Broadway Curtain Call

Get ready for an unforgettable summer at Camp Broadway. We have an exciting lineup that will have your kids singing, dancing, and acting their hearts out. From Disney classics to West End favorites like Frozen, […]


Mary Byrne Check Me Out

Mary Byrne Check Me Out at Dunamaise Arts Centre Get ready for an evening filled with laughter, music, and heartfelt stories at Dunamaise Arts Centre as Mary takes you on a journey through the ups […]


All of Us Strangers

Screenwriter Adam lives alone in a near empty tower block. His secluded life is interrupted by an unexpected reunion with his parents, both of whom died decades earlier. Back at the tower block, he meets […]


The Murder of Michael Collins

Historical Entertainer Paddy Cullivan brings you the incredible story of the death of Ireland’s first Commander-in-Chief. An audio-visual spectacular featuring hundreds of images, shocking new research and incredible songs, Paddy dares to unravel the secrets […]


Kieran Corrigan Live Up and At It

Following on from his sell out show, KC is back with a bang. Join us for an evening of unfiltered hilarity as our witty hosts engage in side-splitting banter, sharing outrageous stories, and riffing on […]


Smoke Sauna Sisterhood

Estonia’s smoke sauna tradition is on UNESCO’s list of “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity”. Anna Hint’s award-winning documentary observes a group of women from the Võro community as they share not just the sauna-based rituals, […]


Mary Coughlan & Ultan Conlon A Close Encounter

This combination of stories, songs and audience interaction is a show which has to be experienced to be indelibly imprinted in your memory. With sold out performances around the country and high demand for return […]


Clothes Swap Facilitated by Artist, Rebecca Deegan

Due to rising demand the fantastic Clothes Swap and Sustainable Fashion event returns. Previously featuring wearable art displays, upcycling ideas, demos from slow-fashion designers and makers, this event is a sustainable fashionista's ideal afternoon out


Paul Brady at Dunamaise Arts Centre

Continuing our series of very special 25th Anniversary Celebration concerts, Dunamaise is proud and delighted to host an evening with Paul Brady. Don’t miss this captivating experience, as Paul invites you into his world of […]


Creative Recovery Workshop with David Delaney

Join us at Dunamaise Arts Centre for a workshop filled with creativity and inspiration. This event is all about tapping into your artistic side and letting your imagination run wild. Whether you're a seasoned artist […]

€40 – €50

Niall ‘Bressie’ Breslin Where is My Mind?

Having led a colourful life thus far and being no stranger to a slap from the dark side, Bressie has made it his vocation to excavate and discover what it is that makes us humans […]


Robert Mizzell Nashville Songbook

Louisiana born Robert Mizzell has called Ireland home for over 25 years and was voted ‘Ireland’s Favourite Country Music Singer’ in an RSVP Magazine poll. This concert celebrates over 50 years of American country music, […]


80s Icons Show

Back due to phenomenal demand, the 80’s Icons Show returns to the Dunamaise stage, taking you back to the decade when shoulders were big, clothes were colourful and music was a smorgasbord of many delights. […]


Deirdre O’Kane – O’Kaning It

Comedic fireball Deirdre O'Kane is mad for road, mercilessly mining hilarity from the human condition. Will she conquer the chaos or revel in it? Tame the mayhem or "O'Kane it"? Either way you're in for […]


Ronan Collins Showband Hits and Stories

Ronan Collins, Broadcaster and Singer looks forward to bringing his new show to Dunamaise Arts Centre. With his knowledge of the Showbands, Stars and Songs of that golden era, Ronan will sing the hits and […]


Manchán Magan Rewilding the Mind

Join Manchán for a fascinating exploration of the rising connection people are feeling with the spirit and the lore of the land of Ireland. This talk is a celebration of the extraordinary heritage our ancestors […]


Susan McCann Christmas Concert

The show features Susan along with her live band, which includes her husband and mentor for over 50 years, Dennis. Special guest, her granddaughter Sinead Heaney. This would be an ideal early Christmas present so […]


Deirdre O’Kane O’Kaning It Extra Show Added

Dunamaise Arts Centre Portlaoise are delighted to announce an extra show has now been added to Deirdre O Kanes Laois leg of her tour. This will be the last chance to see her in Laois […]


Abba Forever The Christmas Show

It’s always party time when Abba comes to town but when it’s the Christmas Show, then that’s a real excuse to let your hair down. This happy sing-a-long event is pure escapism. It celebrates Abbas […]