Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


June 29, 2022
The rumour went like this: on Saturday the 9th of June 1832 the Virgin Mary appeared on the church altar in Charleville, in north county Cork, and left ashes which were the only protection against cholera. The ashes were to be taken to neighbouring houses and placed under the rafters, then the inhabitants of those...
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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.