The All Ireland senior championships begin on Saturday week.
Laois Hire O'Moore Park is set top play host to an All Ireland semi-final later this month.
The senior club hurling championship tie between Munster kingpins Ballygunner (Waterford) and Connacht champions St Thomas' of Galway will take place in Portlaoise on December 16th.
Leinster champions O'Loughlin Gaels (Kilkenny) are in action against Ulster's Ruairí Óg Cushendall (Antrim) on Sunday of the same weekend in Meath.
The action at Páirc Tailteann starts at 1.30pm, while Saturday's semi-final in Laois throws in for 7.30pm.