FRIDAY, September 30
- A concert in aid of suicide prevention with proceeds going to Pieta House/Lourdes Invalid fund featuring Johnny Carroll and guests in St Canice’s Church, Clough on Friday September 30.
Doors open at 7.30pm, concert begins at 8pm. Tickets €15.
- James Fintan Lalor Autumn School - Friday, September 30 - Saturday, October 1. See website and paper for times and line up.
- 'Hallways of Hope' - an exhibition of work by students of the Midlands Prison Education Centre is currently on display at the Dunamaise Arts Centre, centring on promoting positive mental health among the prison population.
The exhibition runs until October 15.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 1
- Cuig - Dunamaise Arts Centre, Saturday, October 1.
With support from exciting new Laois group Fiúntas, who were finalists in the Siansa Gael Linn Competition 2016.
The show begins at 8pm.
- The Valves - Kavanaghs, Portlaoise at 10pm.
Festac Suya presents Nigeria@56 to celebrate Nigeria Independence Day. Barbecue Party in Portlaoise Macra Hall from 12pm until late.