Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


January 25, 2022
On January 26th 1922 Maryborough Courthouse resounded to cries of “Up the Republic” from the gallery as a self-described “Republican soldier” was taken from the dock denouncing “the informers of Ballinakill” as he went. The prisoners were Peter Campion, John Campion and Alphonsus O’Hara. The charge was murder. Despite the defiant posturing this speech from...
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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.