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The Monastic Heritage & Folklore of County Laois

Joseph Kennedy

The Monastic Heritage & Folklore of County Laois

by Joseph Kennedy

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Published by Lisheen Publications .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christianity - Catholic,
  • Religion - Catholicism,
  • Christianity - Catholicism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages163
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11621422M
    ISBN 100954233158
    ISBN 109780954233150
    OCLC/WorldCa53905792

    Laois is situated in the heart of Ireland and contains some of Ireland’s most beautiful landscapes. Its rich history has left its mark in the remains of Celtic ring forts, medieval ruins and monastic buildings. County Laois is steeped in heritage and folklore and has many historic buildings and gardens which are testament to its rich flora. Our Society has decided to put together a heritage book entitled: facts of Co. Laois. The aim of the book is to promote some of the little-known facts in the County in terms of history and personalities associated with Laois over the years and centuries.

      Portlaoise: Forty Historical Facts. By John Dunne 1. The town grew up around a fort established by English settlers in In it was named Maryborough in honour of Queen Mary. 2. In October , the Town Commission passed a resolution that Maryborough be renamed Portlaoise. In recent years, a local historian attributed the [ ]. Folklore, townscapes, crafts and even the heritage of whiskey also inspired events. Heritage Officer with Laois County Council, Catherine Casey, said: “As always there has been a wonderful community response to Heritage Week, with over 70 events organised across the county.

    The Heritage Golf & Spa Resort, just 20 minutes from Kildare Village, is nestled in the quaint village of Killenard, County Laois close to ancient celtic sites, serene country villages, monastic round towers and a county steeped in myths and legends. This unique resort comprises of 5-star Irish hotel, the Seve Ballesteros and Jeff Howes co. The Heritage 5 Star Golf & Spa Resort in Ireland is nestled in the quaint village of Killenard, County Laois close to ancient celtic sites, serene country villages, monastic round towers and a county steeped in myths and legends.


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Our County Laois Audio Guides uncover the stories of this county and lead you to fascinating heritage sites that span centuries. The Monastic Heritage and Folklore of County Laois: Kennedy, Joseph: Lisheen Publications: The Pass of the Plumes (Hardcover Copy of HHRL) O’Hanlon, Rev.

John & Fitzgerald, Lord Walter: Courtwood Books: Restoring Raised Bog in Ireland: LIFE 04 NAT/IE/ Meeting of the Project Advisory Panel: Coillte: Coillte: (?). A new Laois Passport was published in association with Laois-Offaly ETB, to promote visits to heritage sites in Laois. We published the Conservation Plan for Timahoe Monastic Site and continued work on the Conservation Plan for Fort Protector in Portlaoise (in partnership with Laois Heritage Society).

Other projects included. Laois Heritage Society Journal Volume 4. Laois Heritage Society is involved in raising awareness of the importance of protecting buildings, sites and artefacts of historical and archaeological importance in and around County Laois.

The Journal features articles and photographs submitted by its members. ^ Joseph Kennedy; Seosamh Ó Cinnéide (1 January ). The Monastic Heritage & Folklore of County Laois. Lisheen Publications. ISBN ^ [dead link] ^ Stan Hey (31 May ).

An Arm And Four Legs: A Journey into Racehorse Ownership. Random House. 22–. ISBN Publication of books under the Society’s publishing arm Esker Press. The Society subscribes to almost all the premier historical journals in Ireland.

Our Society covers a diverse range of Offaly Heritage: Architectural heritage, historic monuments such as monastic and castle buildings. Industrial and urban development of towns and villages. With the help of Laois Partership, a number of audioguides to various sites in Laois were commissioned from Abarta Heritage.

These guides can be downloaded for free from the website of Abarta, and include guides to the Rock of Dunamase, the Laois Heritage Trail, the Laois Monastic Trail, Abbeyleix Heritage Town, and the stories of Portlaoise and.

In Notes on the Placenames of County Laoighis, Helen M. Roe, the first County Librarian in Laois, suggests Emo or Iomadh means ‘emulation’ or ‘contention’.This observation, I suspect is based on the work of John O’Donovan (), the Gaelic scholar and antiquarian.

In the Ordnance Survey was established to survey or map the island of Ireland for the purposes of taxation. The Monastic Heritage & Folklore of County Laois (Roscrea, ), p.

The book explores the county through its monuments of the centuries from megalithic structures to Christian churches, medieval castles and monasteries to modern canals, roads and industrial sites. It is full of photographs and information with an extensive bibliography.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. The Monastic Heritage & Folklore of County Laois Joseph Kennedy Not in Library.

Waiting for the beasts Una Crowe Not in Library. Tipperary in the year of rebellion, Killeshin (Irish: Cill Uisean, meaning "church of [the glen of] Uise") is a village in County Laois, Ireland on the R regional hin is a small rural community situated five kilometres west of Carlow town and overlooks the picturesque Barrow Valley.

The church at the foot of the Killeshin hills is the site of an early Christian monastery. These include most notably the Early Medieval monastic site which he founded in the mid-6th Century A.D at Clonenagh or Cluain Eidhneach (the ivy retreat). Other sites include St. Fintan’s Well at Cromoge Co.

Laois, as well as more modern examples which included schools, hospitals and a number present day churches, tributes to his former. Facts on Laois- Book Project. Our Society has decided to put together a heritage book entitled: facts of Co.

Laois. The aim of the book is to promote some of the little-known facts in the County in terms of history and personalities associated with Laois over the years and centuries. Here is a list of Co. Laois (Queen’s County) insurgents who surrendered to British and local Crown authorities on July 23rdafter the failure of the Wexford, Wicklow & Kildare amalgamated insurgent army, which had been obliterated in Counties Meath and Dublin only a fortnight before.

The Heritage Killenard, is nestled in the quaint village of Killenard, County Laois close to ancient celtic sites, serene country villages, monastic round towers and a county steeped in myths and legends. This 5 Star Irish Hotel, hosts a Spa featuring Espa products, a variety of restaurants & bars to choose from, groundlit walking track, tennis court, Health Club and Conference & Exhibition.

The 5* Star Heritage Hotel & Spa in Ireland is nestled in the quaint village of Killenard, County Laois close to ancient celtic sites, serene country villages, monastic round towers and a county steeped in myths & legends. The Heritage. Laois is situated in the heart of some of Irelandâ€&#x;s most beautiful landscapes, where history has left its marks in the remains of Celtic ringforts, medieval ruins and monastic.Heritage Week in Laois this year has been the biggest and best with over 50 events all over the county, ranging from bat walks and history talks, to weekend festivals celebrating the high nelly and garden heritage.

Catherine Casey, Heritage Officer with Laois County Council said, “We are delighted with how well the whole week has gone.St Columcille 5th century. Durrow is the site of one of the earliest and most important monastery founded by St Columcille about The Book of Durrow is an illuminated Gospel manuscript which pre-dates the Book .