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Ard Eireann Festival 2016

Ard Eireann Festival 2016

The Slieve Bloom Ard Eireann Festival returns this year on the last weekend of July, Saturday 30th and Sunday 31st. The Festival was an ancient pre-harvest festival and was revived 6 years ago by The Slieve Bloom Association. See details of this year’s itinerary…

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2016

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2016

Bealtaine May Bush Festival 2016 will take place on Sunday 1st May at 2:30pm on The Green and at the Community Centre in Rosenallis, Co. Laois. Now in its 3rd year, the Bealtaine May Bush Festival hosted by the Slieve…

Imbolc Festival 2016

Imbolc Festival 2016

Imbolc Festival 2016 or ‘milking of the goat’ festival organised by the Slieve Bloom Association is now in its 4th year. This years Imbolc Festival will take place on Sunday 7th February. Meeting at 1:30pm in Dempsey’s Pub Car Park, Cadamstown,…

Christmas Party 2015

Christmas Party 2015

Our annual Christmas Party will be held this year in Rosenallis Community Centre on 29th November at 3pm. Music by Martin Delaney. Dinner, Music and Dancing €20 pp. All are welcome to join in a fun-filled evening of food and…

Mountmellick Heritage Society Heritage Week Talk on Laois Placenames by Padraig O’ Cearbhaill

Mountmellick Heritage Society as part of Heritage Week 2015 present a talk by Padraig O’ Cearbhaill on Laois placenames. Padraig O’ Cearbhaill is the Chief Placenames Officer in the Placenames Office and has just completed researching 1100 Laois placenames. He will…

Imbolc Festival 2015

Imbolc Festival 2015

Imbolc Festival 2015 or ‘milking of the goat’ festival. Meet at 2pm on Sunday 1st February 2015 in Dempsey’s Pub Car Park, Cadamstown, County Offaly. Imbolc Festival marks the beginning of Spring. It is most commonly held on 31 January–1 February. It is one of…