Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


September 16, 2021
Opening a window on the past: a reflection on the lives of Gertrude Lucy Maria Franks and Helen Maybury Roe This wonderful new publication by historian Regina Dunne explores the life of Lucy Franks and Helen Roe, two remarkable Laois women whose work impacted the history of Ireland. Gertrude Lucy Maria Franks of the Castletown...
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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.