Showcasing Laois History and Heritage
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Stradbally Library is hosting a relaxed and informal gathering to hear and share information on local women in revolutionary Laois. Join us in Stradbally Library on Wednesday 23 November at 1.30 pm for tea and a chat to remember and celebrate these remarkable women.
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The Press in the Troubled Times, a talk by local historian and former newspaper editor, will take place in Portlaoise Library on Wednesday 30th November at 7.30 pm
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An exhibition on Laois Cumann na mBan will be launched in Stradbally Library on Thursday 3rd November at 7 pm. The exhibition was curated by Laois native Bernadette Dunne with the support of Laois County Library as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme.
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The October meeting of the Genealogy Club takes place this Thursday, 20th October at 7 pm in Portlaoise Library. This months meeting will feature an informative talk on using the Irish census records for family research.
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An exhibition on Laois Cumann na mBan will be launched in Mountmellick Library on Tuesday 5th July at 7.30 pm. The exhibition was curated by Mountmellick native Bernadette Dunne with the support of Laois County Library as part of its Decade of Centenaries programme.
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Revolutionary War is the final in our three-part series of online talks on Laois and Ireland in revolution. Join Terry Dunne, Laois Historian-in-Residence, in conversation with local historian Michael Rafter about the course of the Civil War in Laois
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Revolutionary Workers is the second of a three-part series of online talks on Laois and Ireland in revolution. The talk features Terry Dunne, Laois Historian-in-Residence and Francis Devine, labour historian.
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√Čamon de Valera began 1922 as President of the Republic, the undisputed leader of Irish nationalism. He ended the year in hiding and in real danger of execution if caught by the Government of the Irish Free State. How did he endure such a fall from grace? And how much responsibility did he bear for...
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Revolutionary Women is the first of a three part series of online talks on Laois and Ireland in revolution.
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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.