New Laois Heritage Trails app launched

A new multi-lingual app to the heritage sites of Laois has been launched, as part of the Ireland’s Ancient East programme. The app contains audio-guides to the sites of the Laois Heritage Trail and Laois Monastic Trail in English, Irish, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Mandarin, and is free to […]

Hilary Creedon of Fáilte Ireland, and Roisin Burke, Abarta Heritage with Cllr. John King at Donaghmore Workhouse Museum for the launch of the new Laois Heritage Trails audioguides and smartphone app. Picture: Alf Harvey

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Community and Voluntary Awards 2016

Laois Community and Voluntary Awards 2016 The heroes of local communities across the County were celebrated by Laois County Council in association with Laois Public Participation Network on Wednesday 11th May when over 230 people gathered in the The Heritage Hotel in Killenard for the 7th Annual Community and Voluntary […]


Laois Age Friendly

LAOIS AIMS TO BE AN AGE FRIENDLY COUNTY The Laois Age Friendly County Strategy 2016-2021 is an initiative designed to create a county where older people are valued and respected. It seeks to improve the quality of lives of people over the age of 55 in County Laois. This strategy […]

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The Community & Voluntary Project Fund

The Community & Voluntary Project Fund gives Laois County Council an opportunity to support the many varied and diverse projects throughout Laois, acknowledging the voluntary efforts made within our community, also assisting those groups that wouldn’t ordinarily be supported by major national/international structures, to achieve at a high level both […]