Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


October 8, 2021
The Orange Pole in Mountmellick became the Loyalist testament to the suppression of the Nationalist Insurgents in 1798. It was located upon the Market House which was once situated in the centre of the Market Square, which we now know as O’Connell Square.
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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.