Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
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March 6, 2023
On the 6th of March 1923 a party of Free State soldiers were lured out of Tralee to their deaths in a booby trap explosion near the village of Knocknagoshel. The vicious retribution their comrades went on to visit upon the enemy guerrillas is well-known to this day. This article tells something of the story...
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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.