Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


August 8, 2022
If one were to ask a Laois person to name somebody famous who hailed from within the county, one name unlikely to feature among the responses would be that of John Kinder Labatt, who was the founder of the world-famous Canadian Labatt Brewing Company in the mid-nineteenth century.
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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.