Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


March 8, 2022
On the 12th of March 1922 there was a cattle drive in the townland of Ballycarnan. Ballycarnan is just south of Portlaoise, to the east of the road to Abbeyleix. The property was then owned by Miss Flora S. Cassan of Sheffield House. In her evidence when making a bid for compensation in 1924 she...
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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.