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Old Fort Festival set to return to Portlaoise this June as Aslan among the first acts announced

After a two-year hiatus The Old Fort Quarter Festival returns to Portlaoise for the last weekend in June from June 23-26.

Organisers say that this year’s festival promises to be the largest yet with a bulging line up that will include Main Stage performances in the Laois Music Centre, Heritage Events, Family Friendly Street Entertainment, Pub Trail and lots more!

“Today we are delighted to announce that Aslan headline the Saturday night as part of their 40th Anniversary nationwide tour that culminates with a headline performance in the 3 Arena in September,” said a statement from the committee behind the event. 

“We are delighted to work with MCD to secure this huge gig.

“Keep your eyes peeled for more huge headline act announcements over the next few days, like /follow our social media channels for the latest information!”

Tickets for all of the headline gigs go on sale on Friday, May 6, at 9am from www.oldfortquarter.ie

Thanks to all involved in helping get this Community Festival back for 2022!

The Festival Committee is made up of local community representatives including PJ Kavanagh, Michelle De Forge, Teddy Fennelly, Michael Parsons, Sean Murray, Kieran Lillis, Ger Mulhall, John Watchorne, Grellan Delaney, Michael Delaney and more. 

The festival is supported by Laois Partnership and Laois County Council.
For more info please see www.oldfortquarter.ie  

Or email info@kavanaghsportlaoise.com

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.