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In Pictures: Music Generation Laois hosts Trad Summer School

The Courtyard Venue in Kavanagh's Portlaoise played host to a Trad Summer School recently. The Trad Summer School was ran by Music Generation Laois. The summer...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois host School of Rock and Pop...

Music Generation Laois held their annual School of Rock and Pop concert in the Dunamaise Arts Centre recently. The concert was the culmination of a...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois hold three concerts in three schools...

Music Generation Laois played three concerts at three different Laois schools recently. Scoil Bhride Rathdowney, Scoil Bhride Knockmay and Rath NS were visited by the...

In Pictures: Crowds gather in the Malthouse Stradbally for Music Generation...

To kick off Laois Music Generation Laois’s 2019 season, some of the most celebrated names in traditional Irish music headed to Stradbally for a...

In Pictures: La Stamba Showcase rocks Music Generation Laois

Music Generation Laois (MGL) hosted a performance by their students throughout Laois participating in schools-based Stampede Drumming Programmes recently. Since February, MGL students from...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois host Jazz Concert

Another brilliant event from Generation Music Laois. Music Generation Laois hosted a performance by The Paul McIntyre Trio in Laois Music Centre, Church Avenue, Portlaoise...

In Pictures: Laois performers rock out at sixth annual music festival

Music Generation Laois and Laois School of Music held their sixth annual music festival on Sunday, March 3 at Laois Music Centre in Portlaoise. Over...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois’ Tionól for Harps and Pipes a...

Music Generation Laois’ annual Tionól for Harps and Pipes, now in its third year, took place in Portlaoise recently. Over 100 young musicians and 20...

Laois musicians perform for royalty as they light up the stage...

Four extraordinary young musicians from Music Generation Laois lit up the stage in Monaco with their mentor Zoë Conway recently. Here, they performed for an...

Very special concert taking place to mark National Harp Day

On Saturday 20 of October, in St Peter's Church of Ireland Portlaoise, Triona Marshall (harp) and David Power (Uilleann Pipes), the Music Generation Laois Harp...

Young Laois young musicians perform for government leaders

Members of Music Generation Laois have been given the honour to perform for leaders in education at major conference in Farmleigh House. On Monday, October...

Young Laois musicians take to centre stage at the Bord Gáis...

Two talented young Laois musicians recently took centre stage at Dublin’s Bord Gáis Energy Theatre with renowned percussionist Alex Petcu. Aibhlínn Doheny (17) and Liam...

Council buy old Portlaoise primary school to use as new home...

The old Scoil Mhuire primary school building in Portlaoise has been purchased by Laois County Council from Portlaoise parish - and it will be...

In Pictures: Great craic at ‘Music at the Malt House’ 2018

Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan was among the large crowd which attended the second annual Music Generation 'Music at the Malt House' event at...

Harpists from Music Generation Laois wow audiences at Edinburgh festival

The Music Generation Laois Senior Harp Ensemble did their county proud last Wednesday when they played support to the virtuosic Scottish trad duo Chris...

Music Generation Laois presents ‘Music at the Malt House’ 2018

Music Generation Laois will host a very special event in the magnificent surrounds of the restored Malt House in Stradbally. Following the success of last...

International flavour in Laois for National Harp Day

Renowned international musicians will perform in Laois on National Harp Day as part of the Leaves Literary & Music Festival at Emo Court. Music Generation...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois’s Trad Summer School is a resounding...

Music Generation Laois held their Trad Summer School from Friday 21 July to Sunday 23 July in a number of venues across Portlaoise. Laois welcomed...

A MUST-WATCH: Music Generation Laois perform beautiful rendition of Carrick-a-Rede

Music Generation Laois performed a beautiful rendition of Carrick -a-Rede in Kavanagh's Bar & Venue last Saturday night. The young trad group performed the Cathie...

WATCH: Music Generation Laois wow Taoiseach and Canadian Prime Minister

A group of talented musicians put on a jaw-dropping performance at the State Dinner in Dublin Castle last night. Music Generation Laois's Trad Orchestra, led...

Some great photos from Music Generation’s School’s out for Summer concert

School's out for Summer and to celebrate that fact, Music Generation Laois held a concert in the Heritage Hotel in Killenard last week. Numerous schools...

A big ‘Brass Evening’ in the Laois School of Music

Music Generation Laois, in conjunction with Laois School of Music, is delighted to announce its inaugural 'Brass Evening' on Monday, February 27, at 5pm...