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Selected works from the Laois County Council Collection on Exhibition
The exhibition includes paintings and sculpture by national and local artists. The artwork selected by the Arts Office, includes exhibits by well-known artists such as, John Keating, Bernadette Madden, Cathy Carman, Karen Hendy, Conor Brennan, Ray Murphy, Pat Byrne and Niall Fitzpatrick.
Time: 11th December 2013 at 10:30 am to 10th January 2014 at 4:00 pm
Shine, A Solo Exhibition by Vera McEvoy
Shine, a multi media exhibition explores the transient movement of shadow, light and ephemeral silhouettes within a public space, capturing elements of recurring motion and quiescence in different contexts, portrayed in a way that is poetic, indirect and timele
Time: 16th January to 13th February 2014
Shine, A Solo Exhibition by Vera McEvoy
Shine, a multi media exhibition explores the transient movement of shadow, light and ephemeral silhouettes within a public space, capturing elements of recurring motion and quiescence in different contexts, portrayed in a way that is poetic, indirect and timele
Time: 16th January to 13th February 2014


Discussion & Ideas Meeting on Action Plan for Jobs Business Forum
The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mr. Richard Bruton T.D. would like to invite you to the Action Plan for Jobs Business Forum for Midlands. If you wish to attend this event please register at www.eventsforce.net/enterpriseireland/1007/register
Time: 28th January 2014 at 5:30 pm
Shine, A Solo Exhibition by Vera McEvoy
Shine, a multi media exhibition explores the transient movement of shadow, light and ephemeral silhouettes within a public space, capturing elements of recurring motion and quiescence in different contexts, portrayed in a way that is poetic, indirect and timele
Time: 16th January to 13th February 2014


Laois Youth Theatre Open Day
Meet current members and leaders and find out all about Laois Youth Theatre! No auditions necessary; just be up for a laugh! Interested
Time: 1st February 2014 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Rose of Tralee Regional Festival
A stepping stone for Roses aiming to reach the Rose of Tralee International Festival. With parades and music, this is a fantastic party in the Midlands!
Time: 29th May to 1st June 2014
Durrow Scarecrow Festival
9 day event will leave a smile on your face with over 300 scarecrows to be seen throughout the village. The festival also hosts an art and craft exhibition and outdoor market at the weekends.
Time: 27th July to 4th August 2014
Durrow Scarecrow Festival
9 day event will leave a smile on your face with over 300 scarecrows to be seen throughout the village. The festival also hosts an art and craft exhibition and outdoor market at the weekends.
Time: 27th July to 4th August 2014


National Steam Rally
50th anniversary celebrations with steam and vintage engines, a carnival, trade stands, steam threshing, steam train rides for the kids and family fun events.
Time: 3rd August to 8th August 2014
Durrow Scarecrow Festival
9 day event will leave a smile on your face with over 300 scarecrows to be seen throughout the village. The festival also hosts an art and craft exhibition and outdoor market at the weekends.
Time: 27th July to 4th August 2014


National Steam Rally
50th anniversary celebrations with steam and vintage engines, a carnival, trade stands, steam threshing, steam train rides for the kids and family fun events.
Time: 3rd August to 8th August 2014
National Steam Rally
50th anniversary celebrations with steam and vintage engines, a carnival, trade stands, steam threshing, steam train rides for the kids and family fun events.
Time: 3rd August to 8th August 2014
James Fintan Lalor School
There’s a great line up again this year, with speakers including Sean O’Rourke, Áine Lawlor, Diarmaid Ferriter, John Lonergan, Pat Moylan, Fr Peter McVerry, Noeline Blackwell, Michael Martin TD, Eoghan Harris and more.
Time: 17th October to 18th October 2014
Plays by Laois Youth Theatre in the Dunamaise Arts Centre
The Laois Youth Theatre, which is run by the Laois Arts Office, is delighted to present an afternoon of theatre.
Time: 12th April 2014 at 3:00 pm
FELT AND FA(C)T
Felt and Fa(c)t is the undercurrent for a curatorial project initiated by Padraig Robinson, it is the second manifestation after its launch in Ormston House Gallery, January 2014. The project relies on the actual structures of friendship, proximity, and the desire to work together, as its philosophical basis.
Time: 7th June at 4:00 pm to 8th June 2014
Opening of Dining Hall at Donaghmore Workhouse
The formal opening of the Conservation Project at the Donaghmore Workhouse Dining Hall will be performed by Minister Charlie Flanagan. This is a partnership project between Donaghmore Workhouse Museum Committee, Laois County Council and Laois Partnership and will add greatly to the heritage value and visitor experience at Donaghmore.
Time: 25th July 2014 at 2:00 pm
Music Network presents Chris Stout, Catriona McKay and Séamus Begley
This concert is organised In association with The Arts Office, Laois County Council and Music Generation Laois.
Time: 16th September 2014 at 8:00 pm
History of Inventions & Inventiveness in Ireland
Mary Mulvihill of Ingenious Ireland will give a most interesting talk on the history of inventions and inventiveness in Ireland – with quite a few inventors and high profile scientists from the Midlands, this will be a great presentation with a local focus.
Time: 12th November 2014 at 7:30 pm
Home Place Workshop & Christmas Craft Making
Free informal workshop with storyteller/actor Nuala Hayes and visual artist Lorraine Walsh.
Time: 5th December 2014 at 11:00 am to 1:00 pm
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