The Laoisarthouse presents Work from Middle

“Often perceived as a wearily protracted obstacle between Dublin and the west; in the days before motorways, a slow ticking off of dull little towns on a lot of flattish land drained by sluggish rivers; more lately a whizz between video-game verges, with nowhere in sight to pee.” Michael Viney, the Irish Times, Saturday May 18, […]

Leaves Literary Festival event in Stradbally

Don’t Miss – a great evening of entertainment at the Arthouse, Stradbally for the  Leaves Literary Festival 2013, on Friday 8th November:  readings and music with contributions by Michael Harding, Rita Kelly and Mary O’Donnell and music by Lily Kettle, starting at 8pm. Booking box office:  The Dunamaise Arts Centre 0578663355 or online Full Leaves programme details […]

New Nenagh Arts Centre Brochure Available!

Our new April to June brochure contains a wide range of events catering to all ages and tastes and is available now online at or from the Box Office, at the Town Hall in Banba Square Nenagh. Be sure not to miss ‘Pat Shortt’s’ new one man show in May, ‘Mary Coughlan’ in concert […]

2012 Manchester Irish Festival set to maintain its crown as Europe’s biggest Irish Festival

2012 Manchester Irish Festival set to maintain its crown as Europe’s biggest Irish Festival This years 2012 Manchester Irish Festival is expected to attract over 200,000 people to its two week, 17 day celebration. The Irish Cultural extravaganza is set to feature over 200 events at 56 venues, making it Europe’s biggest Irish event. The […]

THE SOURCE COMEDY CLUB PRESENTS THE CHALK & CHEESE TOUR WITH ERIC LALOR & GEAROID FARRELLY THURS 16TH FEB @ 9PM €12/€10 concession Group Discount available – Groups of 6 or more pay only €10 pp Calling all comedy fans out there!!! A night not to be missed as you get up close and personal […]

Hallowe’en Howls & Events at Kavanaghs Bar & Venue, Portlaoise

Kavanaghs Comedy Club Proudly Present ANDREW STANLEY & WILLIE WHITE Friday 2nd Sept Doors Open 9pm, Starts at 9.30pm Tickets €12, from Kavanaghs and 2 of Ireland’s finest young comedians take a few hours off from this years Electric Picnic to head into Portlaoise and perform in Kavanaghs Comedy Club. Andrew Stanley, weekly host of […]

Kavanaghs Pub Portlaoise Christmas and New Year Entertainment

Thursday 16th Dec, 9pm Frankie Gavin & DeDannan -Up Close & Personal Nationwide Tour Tickets €20 from Kavanaghs & Ticketmaster Monday 20th Dec 7pm Portlaoise Chess Club, all are welcome. Wednesday 22nd Dec Kavanaghs Christmas Draw, 16 prizes, tickets just €2 from Kavanaghs. Friday 24th Dec, Christmas Eve in Kavanaghs Sunday 26th Dec, St […]