THE Laois Arts Office recently launched the Bealtaine Festival for Laois. Held in May this is the national arts festival celebrating creativity in older age.
There are over 100,000 people all over the country, taking part in events involving music, art, dance, cinema, writing, theatre, heritage and more. The theme for the 2013 festival is ‘Grow Happy’. Bealtaine in Laois is supported by local credit unions. The seven credit unions in Laois provide responsible financial services to its thousands of members and supports initiatives that enhance the communities of its membership. Events will take place throughout Laois in May.