County Laois

County Laois, or Laois in Irish, is located in the midlands of Ireland. We are home to the River Nore and the River Barrow which provide excellent angling. Our county town is Portlaoise and we have a population of approximately 80,559. We look forward to helping you connect with your ancestors’ place of origin.

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James McDonald / Catherine Grady m. 1836 Maryborough 14 Aug 2019 16:18
Michael Corcoran & Catherine Dunne family of Shanbeg 12 Jul 2019 5:33
Daly Family 3 Jul 2019 21:16
Bridget Mc Donald (McDonnell) 19 Jun 2019 10:51

Latest Events from County Laois

Twin Trees Heywood Festival
Twin Trees Heywood Festival
22nd August 2019
Bulfin Heritage Cycle Durrow Laois
The Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally 2019
13th August 2019
Lea Castle Conversation Project
12th August 2015
Saluting the Brave
Saluting the Brave
29th August 2015

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