Culture Night – ‘Life Stories’

Culture Night – ‘Life Stories’

For Culture Night, the Slieve Bloom Association – presents ‘Life Stories’ a recording of life stories at the foot of the Slieve Bloom Mountains. Culture Night, 7pm Friday 20th September at the MDA, Irishtown, Mountmellick. This four-part documentary of conversations…

Fraughan Sunday – Ard Eireann Festival 2019

Fraughan Sunday – Ard Eireann Festival 2019

Fraughan Sunday is on Sunday 28th of July also the Ard Eireann Festival. Traditionally the festival was an ancient pre-harvest festival and was revived by The Slieve Bloom Association. The Slieve Bloom Association will host a guided walk to Ard Eireann (Arderin)…

Next Meeting Thursday 7th March

Reminder: The next meeting of the Slieve Bloom Association is Thursday 7th March in the Parish Hall on the Green in Clonaslee at 8:30pm.  New members welcome.

Annual General Meeting

The Slieve Bloom Association will hold its Annual General Meeting on Thursday 31st January at 8:30 pm in Rosenallis Community Centre, Co. Laois

Imbolc Festival 2019 – “Milking of the Goat” Festival

Imbolc Festival 2019 – “Milking of the Goat” Festival

Imbolc Festival 2019 or ‘Milking of the Goat’ Festival is organised by the Slieve Bloom Association. Now in its 7th year, this years Festival will take place on Sunday 3rd February. The meeting point is Cadamstown Car Park, County Offaly…

Samhain Festival 2018

Samhain Festival 2018

DISCOVER THE CRAIC THIS WINTER ➡️Fancy snuggling up to an #open #fire in the company of accomplished story-tellers? ➡️Or maybe #dance the night away? ➡️Then join us for a special night of #stories, dance and #music! ➡️Party pieces welcome…

On The Trial of Cú Chulainn Tour

  Join us on our annual trip away and experience the very best of what the beautiful Cooley Peninsula has to offer. Featuring a live commentary tour, incorporating many intriguing stops, breathtaking views, history and humour. Experience. Relax. Enjoy. Adventure…

Cinema Night

  *DISCOVER THE SECRETS OF THE SLIEVE BLOOMS* Fancy a trip down memory lane? Laois Heritage week is almost upon us and to celebrate; we’ve decided to screen a film that gives a fascinating insight into what life was like…

The journey to Arderin

We came, we climbed (amid some struggles!) and we conquered! Yesterday a strong turnout scaled the rugged slopes of Ard Éireann, the highest mountain peak in the Slieve Blooms. For many, the ascent was one of excitement and a journey…

Ard Éireann Walk 2018

Ard Éireann Walk 2018

Now that the fires that wrought destruction upon our beloved mountains have gone out – it’s safe to venture out and explore the beauty the underrated Slieve Bloom region has to offer! On Sunday July 29th, we will meet at…