Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service

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August 14, 2020
David Walsh-Kemmis has generously provided digital copies of a selection of the Walsh-Kemmis estate maps to the Laois Digital Archive. The manuscript maps relate mainly to the 19th Century, but a ‘map of Ballykillcavin’ dates to the mid 18th Century.
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To celebrate Heritage Week 2020 Laois County Library engaged the services of Irish History Live to create fun and educational videos for children on Laois local history. Irish History Live is a regular visitor to Laois library branches and is part of the Heritage in Schools Scheme run by the Heritage Council. You can see...
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Laois Local Studies was established to collect, preserve and make available for reference, material relating to the history and heritage of County Laois.