Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


January 11, 2022
On Sunday the 4th of June 1922 open-air rallies took place in Portlaoise and Rathdowney in support of Labour candidate for the Leix-Offaly constituency, William Davin. In this article we are going to look at Cissie Cahalan — one of the speakers at the rallies and at shop workers more generally. Cissie Cahalan was then...
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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.