Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


February 21, 2023
On the night of March 6th 1923 Captain Mick Dunne of the National Army's Dublin Guard was killed along with several comrades in an I.R.A. booby-trap explosion in Kerry - an event which launched a series of retaliatory atrocities. This online event tells the story of Mick Dunne, who was of Laois-extraction, and the Dublin...
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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.