County Laois

County Laois is in 's . The area now known as Laois was originally inhabited by the O'Mordha Clan. In ancient times the O’More tribe-name of Ui Laoighis was applied to their territory, and that it is derived from a famous Ulster…

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Portlaoise, is the county town of , located in the south midlands of Ireland, in the province of Leinster.


is a town in . Consistent winner in the national Tidy Town competition.

is the second largest town in county Laois.

The are mountains spanning across and .

is a town in , about 14 km from and located on the N77 national secondary route.

is a village in . The main industry in is farming.

is a town in . It lies on the N80 national secondary road and the R422 and R423 regional roads.

is a village in . is known as “The Tidiest Village in Laois”.

is a village in . The village of is situated in a broad and fertile valley.

is a village in . It is located on the R434 regional road in the rural hinterland west of the town of Abbeyleix.

is a town in . Bypassed by the M7 motorway in 2010, the town lies on the R445 midway between Dublin and Limerick, exactly 96.5 km from both cities.

is a village in . A priory of Augustine canons was founded here in 550 by O'Dempsey, under the invocation of St.

is a village in . It is located near Portlaoise on the R422 regional road just off the M7 Dublin–Limerick motorway.

is a village in . The name means "Lynan's town", though exactly who Lynan was is now forgotten.

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