Festivals & Events Laois Offaly Westmeath Tipperary 2015
Celebrate the annual St Patrick's Day national Irish holiday, in the Irish country side. Join the local parade in Tullamore Co Offaly. Listen to the best of traditional Irish music at the Bridge House Tullamore Traditional Irish Music festival.
Kilbeggan Races Friday 24th April 2015 First race 5.00pm
21st Annual Slieve Bloom Walking Festival May 1st-4th 2015
A weekend of great walks and might fun. Choice of 12 walks from 5k - 15k over 4 days.
In the evenings enjoy candlelit dinners, traditional Irish music sessions. Walkers Hoe-Down Kinnitty Castle Sunday May 6th 2012.
Contact 086 2789147 for Special Walking weekend Package.
Annual Half Door Club International Set Dancing Festival May 1st-4th 2015
Nightly Ceilis, Set Dancing and Sean Nos Dancing Workshops
Castletown Co Laois
Contact 086 3440388 E-mail email@example.com
Friday May 15th 2015 First race 5.20pm.
Sunday May 31st. First race 2.45pm
JuneGordon Bennett Classic Car Run June 1st-4th 2012
Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann Set Dancing weekend 1st-4th June 2012 Birr Co Offaly
Shannonbridge Mid Summer Music Festival 21st-24thJune 2012
Intimate Music Festival set in wonderful indoor and outdoor locations. Lots of concerts, kids workshops, and great entertainment.
Monday 22nd June 2015 First Race 6.00pm
Laois Walks Festival 1st -31st July 2015.
Midlands Home and Gardens Festival at Belvedere Gardens and Park
July 24th 26th 2015
A fantastic array of Garden and Home equipment with over 300 exhibitors, Continental Market, Organic Food Village, Dog Agility and Bee Keeping displays, Seminars and Special Fairy Village for Children. Admission, Adults €10, Children Free, Free Car Parking
Slieve Bloom Eco- Walking Festival July 10-12th 2015
A sociable walking weekend exploring the flora and faun of the Midlands while walking in the company of local walking guides. Traditional music sessions in the evenings. Suitable for families.
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Monday 17th July 2015 First Race 6.00pm
Annual Birr Vintage Week & Arts Festival, 31st July to August 7th 2015
A Wide variety of vintage themed events & modern entertainment throughout the festival
Brochure available mid- July
Castle Palooza Festival August 31st July-2nd August 2015
Boutique Music Festival Charleville Castle Tulllamore Co Offaly Doors Open 12noon
8th August 2015 First Race at 5.30p.m.)
August 9th 2015
Country Lifestyle and Agricultural Event has something for everyone.Over 500 trade stands. Full programme of free entertainment.
21st August 2015 First Race at 5.00p.m.
August 22-30th 2015
Friday August 21st 2015 First Race at 5.00pm
Friday 4th 2015 First Race at 4.30p.m.
Electric Picnic Stradbally -
September 4th-6th 2015
The rolling lawns of Stradbally Hall provide the perfect setting for a feast of eclectic music, entertainment and food. The ancestral home of the Cosby family is a picturesque 600 acre estate with it’s own lake, surrounded by ancient oak and chestnut trees. Situated just an hour from Dublin it is nonetheless in the heart of the country in the quaint little town of Stradbally, Co. Laois.
The Irish Game And Country Fair 29th and 30th August 2015
Planned for Birr Castle, Co Offaly is not only designed to appeal to hunting, shooting and fishing enthusiasts but all those who live, work or play in the Irish Countryside.
Ballinasloe International October Horse Fair & Festival
3rd-11th October 2015.
7th-11th October 2015
A Fun-filled festival for film lovers with five days of Irish and international shorts, features and workshops to whet your appetite. Parties, networking and a shootout competition ensure the fun never stops.
Location: Birr, Co. Offaly.
Birr Drama Festival
23rd-25th October 2015
Birr's One Act Drama Festival has become one of the most sought after festivals in Ireland for award-winning drama groups as they compete for a place in the All Ireland One Act Drama Finals. Dates to be confirmed.
Date: 23 October 2015 To 25 October 2015
Location: Birr, Co. Offaly
Slieve Bloom Storytelling Festival
7th - 10th October 2015.
A weekend of tall Tales magic and myth and legends with local and International Storytellers
28th-31st October 2015
A packed programme of exciting and creative opportunities for children aged 2-12 offering workshops in arts, crafts, dance, music, storytelling and much, much more during the October mid-term break.
Location: Clara, Co. Offaly
Competition to pick out winner of National title of Queen Of The Land. Weekend full of entertainment with live bands and DJ.