Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


February 9, 2022
In 1921 the Wolfhill Collieries company was planning an extensive expansion and seeking investment funds through offering shares to the public. Unfortunately, the company went into receivership in the summer of 1925. So this phase of coal-mining in Wolfhill ran between 1910, when efforts to re-start began, and 1925, with receivership and eventual liquidation.
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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.