Plans are in place for the roll out of the Annual Laois Walks Festival which is now in its 18th year. This year’s programme, which runs for the full month of July, includes 27 walks that will suit all ages and abilities and showcases the wonderful range of walks that Laois has to offer. Check it out.

Walking is the easiest way to get moving, get active and get happy, and Get Ireland Walking is here to help you get started: We’ve got tips and advice for anybody who wants to start walking to feel better, and we have all the information you need to start a walking group – so you can get fit with friends. For further information on this programme please contact Laois Sports Partnership (057) 8671248 or email