There will be a picnic on Abbeyleix Bog on Saturday August 18 at 11am, with a walk through the bog to see the flora and fauna. Contact Annemarieke van der Voort, Abbeyleix Bog Committee at 057 87 31000 for more.
There will be a Heritage Week treasure hunt in Abbeyleix on Monday August 20 consisting of a historically themed walking treasure hunt of Abbeyleix Heritage Town at 7pm. Contact the manager, Heritage House at 057 87 31653 for more.
IRISH HISTORY LIVE:TITANIC
Michael Moylan returns with his hugely popular interactive history show for kids. This year, experience a unique historical re-enactment of life on board the Titanic. Find out what it was really like to sail on the doomed ship. Booking is required. This takes place in Abbeyleix Library on Wednesday August 22 at 2.30pm.
WILDLIFE ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOP
Learn how to draw Irish wildlife with author and illustrator Gordon Darcy. Workshops for children aged from eight to 12 years. Booking required. This takes place in Abbeyleix Library on Friday August 24 at 2.30pm.
CELEBRATION OF ABBEYLEIX FESTIVALS
There will be a presentation of the Marathon Cup and the Cycling Cup to Abbeyleix Heritage and recalling festivals of yesteryear. Booking required. This takes place in Abbeyleix Heritage House on Saturday August 25 at 7.30pm. Contact the manager at Abbeyleix Heritage House at 057 87 31653 for more.