Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
An Initiative of Laois Library Service


‘Opening a Window on the Past’ virtual launch and live reading by author Regina Dunne As part of the Laois Decade of Centenaries Programme 2019/2020 Regina Dunne, Laois Historian-in-Residence, focused on the role of the Laois women during this era.This publication tells the stories of Lucy Franks and Helen Roe. Both were important in the...
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Dig it Kids: Archaeology and History of Laois Workshops for Children Laois Libraries in association Laois Heritage Office and Dig it Kids present two online workshops on the archaeology and history of Laois. The free online workshops are supported by the Heritage Council as part of National Heritage Week. Round towers in Early Christian Laois,...
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Irish History Live Shows for Children
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The Irish Revolution from 1912 to 1923: An Overview of Laois Involvement Thursday 5th August, 7.30 pm Cormac Moore To register your interest contact As part of the Decade of Centenaries Programme Laois Libraries presents a talk by Dr Cormac Moore on the contribution made by Laois to the Irish Revolution from 1912 to...
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About Us

Laois Local Studies was established to collect, preserve and make available for reference, material relating to the history and heritage of County Laois.