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Rock of Dunamase

Stunning views of the surrounding countryside make the towering Rock of Dunamase a strategic place to build a fortress. Through the centuries, warriors have fought to control this limestone outcrop, known as a “hum”.

The first known settlement on the … Read the rest

Rock of Dunamase

Heritage Week Event Guide Launched

A guide to all the free, fun, family events taking place in Laois for Heritage Week has been launched. The week, which takes place from August 17th – 25th, aims to celebrate all the best of the built, natural and … Read the rest


The Walls Project comes to Portlaoise

Work has started on this initiative and should be completed this week. As part of the Creative Ireland Laois programme, this project was developed in partnership with the Arts Office, Heritage Office and students at Coláiste Dhún Masc to design … Read the rest


Heritage Week is almost here!

The theme for Heritage Week this year is “Sharing Stories” and with over 70 events registered for Laois so far, this year promises to be one of the best yet. The full guide to all the fun, family events happening … Read the rest


Creative Ireland Laois Programme 2019

Invitation to Tender for Laois Creative Ireland Programme 2019

Laois County Council invites tenders from suitably qualified and experienced individuals to project manage the 2019 Creative Ireland Programme.

The Creative Ireland Programme is a five year all-of-Government initiative to place … Read the rest


Heritage Publications

A range of publications on the built, natural and cultural heritage of County Laois are available. Click on any of the titles below to download as pdf. We are still working on uploading archive files and reports to this page … Read the rest


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