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  • Writer's picturePippa Hackett

Christmas Markets in Laois & Offaly

Updated: Nov 22, 2022

I am very excited to share this list of #ChristmasMarkets happening across #Laois AND #Offaly this #Christmas Season. The first is in Mountmellick this weekend and there will be markets running all across Laois and Offaly, right up to December 23rd.

Mountmellick are also holding a second market this year, featuring all local crafters on Sunday, 27 November in the Church of Ireland School House starting at 11.30am-3.30pm - be sure not to miss it!

It is important to #ShopLocal, all year round, but especially so at #Christmas and visiting your local festive market is a great way to meet the wonderful crafters, makers, bakers and artists who produce fantastic gifts to be cherished.

List of Laois Markets

Mountmellick Christmas Market, Methodist Church, 19th Nov., 3pm

Mountmellick Local Craft Market, Sunday 27 November-Church of Ireland School House -11.30-3PM

Emo Art and Craft Market, Community Hall, 20th Nov., 11.30 am - 5 pm

Portlaoise Christmas Market, Top Square, 26th and 27th Nov., 11am-5.30pm

ICA Castletown Christmas Fair, Community Hall Castletown, 27th Nov., 1-5pm

Timahoe Christmas Fair, Timahoe Village, 3rd Dec, 3pm-7pm

O’Gorman’s Kilminchy Mini Market, 3rd Dec,10am-3pm

Abbeyleix House And Farm Christmas Market, 3rd Dec,11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Stradbally Christmas Market, 3rd & 4th December

Ballyfinn Christmas Fair ,Ballyfinn Community Centre, 4th Dec 2022, 11am-3pm

Shanahoe Community Hall, 4th Dec, 12pm-6pm

The Mountrath Community Forum Christmas Market, Bloom HQ, 4th Dec, 2pm - 6pm

Ballinakill Christmas Light Festival, 10th Dec., 6pm-8pm

Rathdowney Christmas Market, Brand Central Hub,

Every Sunday 13th - 23rd Dec., 10.30am -5pm

List of Offaly Markets

Tullamore Christmas Market

25, 26, 27 Nov O’Connor Square (Times TBC)

Daingean Festival,

Sunday 4th December, Town Hall, Daingean. 10 am - 5pm

Kilcormac Christmas Craft Fair

St Joseph’s Community Centre 9th Dec 2022- 5.30pm-8.30pm

Shannonbridge Lukers

10 & 11 Dec 2pm-5pm

Mount Briscoe Christmas Fair Daigean

11 Dec @10am

Weekly Markets

Edenderry Christmas Market

Every Saturday in town hall from 10am-2pm

SOLAS Eco Garden Centre in Portarlington

27th Nov - 24th Dec

Saturday Food Market 10am-2pm

Sunday Craft Market 11am-4pm.


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