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This is the Umbrella Project Page for County Laois (Queens) - Ireland

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County Laois (Queens)

Laois pronounced LEESH

  • Irish: Contae Laoise
  • Administrative centre Portlaoise
  • Province Leinster
  • Area 1,720 km2 (660 sq mi)
  • People from County Laois (Queens) are called -
  • Motto I bpáirt leis an bpobal (Irish), "In partnership with the community"

County Laois is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It was formerly known as Queen's County. Laois County Council is the local authority for the county.

Towns and Parishes

See below and County Laois (Queens), Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

For Information about research in the County, including lists of people of renown connected to Laois (Queens) and Families Researched on Geni go to County Laois (Queens) - Family Heads link to follow

For Historical information about County Laois (Queens) visit Historic County Laois (Queens) link to follow - including connections to Historical figures, Gentry and political people connected with County Laois (Queens).

County Laois (Queens), Ireland - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards

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References and Sources

Parish Map

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Map from Irish Ancestors where the map is interactive.

  1. Abbeyleix
  2. Aghaboe
  3. Aghmacart
  4. Aharney
  5. Ardea
  6. Attanagh
  7. Ballyadams
  8. Ballyroan
  9. Bordwell
  10. Borris
  11. Castlebrack
  12. Clonenagh and Clonagheen
  13. Cloydagh
  14. Coolbanagher
  15. Coolkerry
  16. Curraclone
  17. Donaghmore
  18. Durrow
  19. Dysartenos
  20. Dysartgallen
  21. Erke
  22. Fossy or Timahoe
  23. Glashare
  24. Kilcolmanbane
  25. Kilcolmanbrack
  26. Kildellig
  27. Killabban
  28. Killenny
  29. Killermogh
  30. Killeshin
  31. Kilmanman
  32. Kilteale
  33. Kyle
  34. Lea
  35. Monksgrange
  36. Moyanna
  37. Offerlane
  38. Rathaspick
  39. Rathdowney
  40. Rathsaran
  41. Rearymore
  42. Rosconnell
  43. Rosenallis
  44. Shrule
  45. Skirk
  46. Sleaty
  47. St. Johns
  48. Straboe
  49. Stradbally
  50. Tankardstown
  51. Tecolm
  52. Timogue
  53. Tullomoy