As part of National Heritage Week, Kilminchy housing estate will host their own heritage day to celebrate their natural and cultural heritage.
Taking place on Saturday August 17, the heritage day in Laois’s largest housing estate will be split into two parts.
In the morning from 10am onwards, the community with the help of Irish Wildlife Trust Laois/Offaly Branch will cut its new wildflower meadow at the lakes. Volunteers will be required from 10am.
To keep the children busy there will be fun wildlife games in the morning.
That evening at 7pm to 8pm in the Sue Ryder Centre, Kilminchy, Sean Murray of the Laois Heritage Society will give a fascinating talk on the rich history of Kilminchy.
The event is free and all are welcome.
Coordinated by The Heritage Council, National Heritage Week takes place every year during the last week of August.
The programme highlights the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage.