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Incredible line up announced at Lilly’s Bar for Old Fort Festival – as new nightclub set to open

The night life scene in Portlaoise is about to get a massive boost this weekend with the arrival of ‘Ember’ nightclub upstairs in Lilly’s Bar.

Having just celebrated one year in business this is an exciting new addition to the popular spot – and it’s sure to be hopping this weekend as the Old Fort Festival also gets underway.

And they have a hugely impressive line-up of acts on Friday, Saturday and Sunday to mark the occasion

Among those set to entertain the crowds are DJ Mark McCabe, Disco Brunch with the Riff Shop, the Chillies Tribute Band, Tiny Giants, No Coast Jazz and Man Bize

With a late bar upstairs and downstairs all weekend, it really is the place to be!

No cover charge on any acts taking place downstairs in Lilly’s Bar this weekend.


See the weekend schedule below:



  • No Coast Jazz Downstairs in Lilly’s Bar from 7-9pm
  • Man Bize will be performing after No Coast Jazz 10-12 midnight.
  • DJ 12 midnight – close

Ember Night Cub

  •  DJ  Freddy and saxophone (€10 entry)



  • Trad Band 7-9pm
  • The Chillies Tribute Band 10pm – 12 midnight
  • DJ 12 midnight -close

Ember Night Cub

  • Mark McCabe – €15 entry.



  • Trad Band 7-9pm
  • Tiny Giants 10pm -12 midnight
  • DJ 12- close

Ember Night Cub

  • Bottomless Disco Brunch with Riff Shop in the newly refurbished garden room  €10 per person Entry 1-4pm. Tickets are €20 for bottomless prosecco.

Get your tickets here 

  • Riff Shop will be performing upstairs in Ember Nightclub from Midnight Sunday.

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