Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


November 15, 2022
Between 1937 and 1939 the Irish Folklore Commission collected folklore in primary schools across the Irish Free State. In looking back to the past they were more looking back to the time of the Penal Laws or the Famine, but here and there the more recent revolutionary period could creep in, especially under the rubric...
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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.