Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


October 18, 2022
In 1876 there were twenty-two landed estates in Laois reaching a value of £2,000 or over. Together they contained almost 200,000 acres, roughly half of the county. The final stage in the undoing of this particular concentration of economic and political power took place in the 1910s and 1920s
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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.