ICA choir

ICA choir

ICA Choir will visit Abbeyleix Hospital on May 13 at 1.30pm and St Vincent’s Hospital Mountmellick on May 14.


The Aware Support Group for people experiencing depression, anxiety, stress and other mood related conditions meets every Tuesday at 7.30pm in St Peter and Pauls Parish Centre, Portlaoise. This service is free of charge, no referral is required and you do not need to book.  If you require further information contact 016617211 or or the locall Helpline 1890303302.  


The group will hold their AGM on Thursday May 1 at 8pm in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. If you have a talent for acting or backstage work, set construction and design make up or costumes, stage management, contact Kevin at 087 9614235.

Abbeyleix Library

Between April 2 and 25 Caroline Conway will exhibit in the library art gallery. Also between April 4 and 22 Orla McDonagh and Heywood Students will exhibit in the gallery also. From April 29 - May 30 Spink Ceolamhtas will hold an exhibition of photos, trophys etc as part of their hosting the Laois Fleadh Cheoil. Juvenile Chess Club meets every Saturday morning at 10am. Our Knitting Club takes place each Wednesday, 10.30 and 12.30pm. On May 22 we celebrate the Bealtaine Festival in the Library with a show entitled ‘The Good Old Days’. All are welcome to this night.