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In Pictures: Mountmellick Historical and Heritage Society celebrate Heritage Week

The Mountmellick Historical and Heritage Society had a busy few days recently celebrating Heritage week. There was a number of events taking place in the...

In Pictures: Laois Heritage Week a great success

Heritage Week in Laois this year has been the biggest and best with over 50 events all over the county, ranging from bat walks...

In Pictures: Heritage Week Walk in Killeshin Waterworks

There was a fantastic turnout for a History Heritage and Biodiversity Walk in the Killeshin Waterworks on Saturday 24th August with a large crowd...

In Pictures: Nature lovers having a wild time in Abbeyleix

Wednesday August 22 saw young nature lovers rejoice during a show and tell like no other in Abbeyleix library. The enthusiastic and entertaining conservationist, Dale...

In Pictures: Fascinating scenes as Castletown hosts bat walk during Heritage...

Some brilliant pictures here. As part of National Heritage Week, Castletown hosted an informative bat walk. On Saturday evening last, a crowd gathered at the bridge...

Free tour of Ballykilcavan Brewery as part of Heritage Week this...

There will be a free tour of Ballykilcavan's historic farm and gardens for the Ballykilcavan Brewery Heritage Week. This Heritage week starts on Saturday August...

Heritage Week gets off to a stellar start

National Heritage Week got off to a great start this week in Laois, with a great range of events for all ages. The theme of...

Craic and ceoil take over in the Donaghmore Workhouse museum

The sounds and stories of John Spillane and Jimmy Crowley filled the Donaghmore Workhouse Museum on Thursday 24 August. The two living legends of Irish...

Digging up a storm in Abbeyleix

The award-winning annual kids archaeological dig returned to the Heritage House in Abbeyleix on Thursday 24 August as part of Heritage Week. Over 30 children...

In Pictures: Reptiles let loose in Portarlington, Portlaoise and Mountmellick

There were tarantulas, scorpions, lizards and snakes in Portarlington, Portlaoise and Mountmellick yesterday. But there is no need to fear. The reptiles were in Portarlington,...

Exciting programme kicks off for Laois Heritage Week

A host of events are due to be held in Laois during Heritage Week with some ever popular events returning again this year. In what...

Your guide to what’s on in Laois over the weekend

It's set to be a busy few days around the county. Between Heritage Week, quizzes, socials, photo exhibitions, family fun days and barbecues, there...