Laois Heritage Journal

Laois Heritage Journal

Laois Heritage Society have a Call for Papers (CFP) for the next Heritage Journal 2024.
Deadline: 5pm January 15th
Guidelines: 3000 words approx. with imagery and footnotes to be added
Topics: Related to Laois History, built, natural and cultural Heritage, Folklore, Archaeology, Anthropology, and other topics that you may find relevant can be reviewed for submission.


    Laois Heritage Journal Issue 1 – 10 Index

    Compiled with thanks to Mary Lalor

     
    NameArticle TitleVolume No.Year
    Aird, MaryIndustry and the Town62012
    Bergin, TonyQueen’s County before the Great Famine 1839-’4452010
     Sir Francis Rush and County Laois92018
     Pike-of-Rushall Church Bicentenary92018
    Booth, ChrisEmo Court and the story of Damer’s Gold82016
     Emo – How did it get its name?82016
     The Book of Leinster – a Laois Provenance92018
    Bradley, GordonTimogue Church12003
    Brennan, Louis1960s – a personal recollection92018
     Laois County Council – looking back at the 1960s92018
    Bruce, James P.“To the past we can never return” The radical message of James Fintan Lalor102022
    Ui Chollatain, ReginaP.H. Pearse – influenced by writings of JFL32006
    Casey, CatherineLaois Heritage Office update22004
     Laois Heritage Office update32006
     Laois Heritage Forum projects:42008
     Bringing heritage to heart of life in Laois62012
     Laois Heritage Office update72014
     Conservation projects carried out in Laois in 2021102022
    Casey, Catherine and Dermott MulliganCo-Operation between County Councils102022
    Casey, Catherine and Sinead HollandExtensive Ronnie Mathews Collection Acquired by Laois County Council102022
    Colclough, JohnBrockley Park – probably the finest house in Ireland102022
    Connell, MaireadFoundations in Farmleigh Francis Bacon and Abbeyleix102022
    Coogan, MargotThe Pikeman’s Dog62012
     Fr. Benjamin Joseph Braughall82016
    Corcoran, MargaretMountmellick CYMS Cinema32006
    Cox, TomYvo deVesci, The Accidental Architect52010
    Deegan, JamesAdmin. of a Country Estate – Cosby Papers (1558-1955)22004
     The Market House – a glimpse of Stradbally in 189962012
    Delaney, DominicThe Excavation and Conservation of Coolbanagher12003
    Delaney, TonyShanahoe’s famous literary son, John Keegan32006
    Dempsey, JamesThe 2016 O’Dempsey Clan Gathering82016
    Dowling, MickThe Gregory Stone12003
    Dunne, BridieMountmellick Lace22004
    Dunne, JohnWhen is a Square not a Square?72014
     Ulysses in Laois72014
     Merchants and Tradespeople of 19th century Maryborough82016
     Tangled up in Cootes92018
     The Battle of the Papers92018
     The Rampart Field102022
    Dunne, ReginaLucy Franks – A pioneer in establishing rights and opportunities for women .102022
    Dunne, SeamusRising Private Byrne from Flanders Field92018
    Fennelly, TeddyLegislation that ended the power of the Landlords12003
     The William Mosse Enigma22004
     A battle royal for Maryborough in first County Council elections,22004
     Portlaoise Heritage Trail32006
     John Jacob (1754-1827) – Founder of the Queen’s County Infirmary32006
     John Edmund Jacob (1805-1864)42008
     Shedding light on Mosse mysteries42008
     A joint German-Irish flight into aviation history42008
     Arthur Jacob (1790-1874) – Laoisman and famous eye surgeon52010
     David and William Jacob – the last of the medical family in Portlaoise52010
     Protecting our heritage is the responsibility of us all62012
     Laois Heritage Society – talks and main events since 200262012
     The Devastating Cholera outbreak of 183272014
     Sir Dermot Boyle – the Laoisman who became Marshal of the R.A.F102022
     When a future King of England visited Laois .102022
    Fennelly, Teddy and Roy MeredithThe first beet factory in Ireland102022
    Finn, MartinSquadron Leader Ossie Lalor from Ballacolla – gave his life to save Europe from Nazi terror102022
    Fleming, JimCoal-mining in south-east Laois62012
     Historic walking tour from the Swan to Wolfhill72014
    Foran, BerniePortlaoise’s new library – a modern state-of-the art facility102022
    Ganly, EllenInvestigating the Laois origins of St. Abban92018
    Goode, P.J.Sic transit gloria mundi12003
     Major Barnaby O’Dempsey22004
     Dangans or Commons of New Church Graveyard32006
     Who was John Joseph Byrne?32006
     Patients received into Queen’s County Infirmary, 1824-182542008
     O’Dempsey book launch52010
     The Ballyfin Strike62012
     An O’Dempsey letter72014
     The Mountmellick Otter82016
     O’Dempseys get-together82016
     Thomas Mathews of Maryborough, journalist and author92018
    Guyon, DavidPortarlington and Guillaume Guyon82016
    Healion, ColmA brief history of the Laois Association in Dublin52010
    Heskin, Anne MarieFAS/Leinster Express Indexing Project22004
    Hodkinson, B.J.History sources of Dunamaise in the Medieval Period12003
    Hogarty, PatrickLest We Forget those who died in WW122004
    Holland, Sinead and Catherine CaseyExtensive Ronnie Mathews Collection Acquired by Laois County Council102022
    Horner, ArnoldA map of the town of Mountrath 200 years ago72014
    Huddie, Dr. PaulPortlaoise’s Crimean Cannon92018
    Hughes, SineadA profile of the thatched building stock of County Laois42008
    Hume, NoelThe Burial Ridge – centuries of history on our doorstep52010
    Hyland, JackieNotes on the Commons of Maryborough12003
     Maryborough New Chaple 179212003
     A list of Protestant men of Parish of Ballinakill, June 177812003
     1920 Mountjoy Hunger Strike – The Heath connection82016
     Valuation of Great and Little Burriss, Maryborough, 182222004
     Father Matthew in Maryborough 184032006
     The Portarlington Cup42008
     Magh Reta52010
     Maryborough Sports 190162012
     The Viceroy’s visit to the Heath72014
     Heath House82016
     Maryborough Hockey Club’s quest for the Cup92018
     A Queen’s County Lease102022
    Keane, Dr. Michael C.The Transplantation of the Laois Septs to Kerry92018
     From Laois to Kerry: Commemorating the flight of the Seven Septs102022
    LaCumber, YvonneHeritage is alive and well in Laois schools82016
    Lalor, MaryAnother busy year for the Society22004
     Laois Heritage Society very active in 200632006
     The Heath Hall is 100 years old82016
    LaPorte, TomThe Bowles and Ballickmoyler connection42008
    McDonald, JackMy Grave Memories62012
    McEvoy. EndaOn the Gamekeeper’s Trail62012
     The Everly Brothers72014
     History of Portarlington Library82016
     The Orange Pole102022
     An “Unofficial” Family History102022
    McEvoy, DoloresTalks Programme – a major feature of the Society92018
    McEvoy, JJJohn McEvoy – the talented Laois sportsman102022
    McGahey, MervynThe History of the Maltings, Portlaoise22004
    McGinley, ReginaQueen’s County and the 1918 Election92018
    McHugh, P.J.Clondarrig – a Hidden Townsland82016
    McLoughlin, RichardConservation of the Old Fort of Maryborough82016
    Maher, GerryThe Local Studies Dept. of Laois County Library12003
    Mathews, RonnieMiss Helen M. Roe (1895-1988)12003
     Emo Hunt Races 1848-185022004
     Lord Carlow’s Emo Park and Dr Thomas Rice22004
     The Canal Drawbridge at Portarlington32006
     The Mountmellick Windmill32006
     The Portarlington Tennis Clubs32006
     C.F. Wynne, Photographer42008
     Jack Adair (1823-1885) – No ordinary man42008
     Portarlington – the Peninsular War and the Battle of Waterloo52010
     St. Germain’s School, Portarlington52010
     Squire John Weaver62012
     1913 telephone numbers62012
     Crow Lane, Portarlington72014
     Inscription on Timogue Church window72014
     Long lost gravestone to one of O’Dempsey clan72014
     Aldritt and Sons Aeroplane72014
     Robert Hood72014
     Portarlington’s Grand Smoking Concery82016
     Public Lighting – The Dawson Chambers System82016
    Meehan, FrankLoyal Jack Sgt. Jack Moyney, V.C. WW1 Hero12002
     Sgt. Jack Moyney, V.C. WW1 Hero  
    Meredith, RoyMountmellick – The Manchester of Ireland22004
     Irish Provincial Directories 178822004
    Meredith, Roy and Teddy FennellyThe first beet factory in Ireland102022
    Mulligan, Dermot and Catherine CaseyCo-Operation between County Councils102022
    Murtagh, Dr. HarmanQueen’s County Jacobites and Williamites22004
    Murray, Col. J. DarrachPrince Edward Island, Canada42008
    Murray, SeanCoolbanagher Medieval Font – an insight82016
     The Grand Canal in Laois .102022
    Nelligan, Dr. Thomas P.Shrahanboy – rich archaeological landscape72014
    Ni Dhubhluin, MaireadFraughan Sunday, Slieve Bloom Mountains62012
    Ni Urdail, MeidhbhinThe Battle of Clontarf and Gortnaclea72014
    O’Brien, Patrick PascalDunamase – The Acropolis of Laois32006
    O’Carroll, Col. DonalThe Pass of the Plumes62012
    O’Daltuin, MairtinAn Architectural History of Leix-Offaly Plantations32006
     Garryhinch House42006
     Barnaby Fitzpatrick, 2nd Baron Upper Ossory (1535-1581)52010
    O’Leary, DanThe O’Moores, Lords of Laois62012
    Onions, MarkThe Fallen remembered in St. Peter’s Church72014
    Orford, DavidThe Lea Castle Conservation project72014
    O’Rourke, ShaneThe Old I.R.A . of County Laois82016
    Parsons, MichaelThe late Frank Meehan62012
     James Fintan Lalor statue62012
     Peter Lalor – His Life and Times82016
    Powell, John S.Emo Court – a pavilion of splendour12002
     The Portarlington Maces and its Borough history 1669-177752010
     Laois local history – mind the gaps!102022
     The Tholsel, Portarlington: past into future102022
    Rafter, MikeRobert Perry & Sons – 150 years Brewing in Rathdowney52010
     The Battle for Abbeyleix, July 1922 . .102022
    Scully, TonyLageniensis32006
    Shortall, P.J.Curraclone32006
    Spiegelmann, RobertFrom Laois to America and back – Jack Adair42008
    Stanley, TrevorDonaghmore Workhouse and Agricultural Museum72014
    Tierney, AndrewBallyadams – An Anglo-Norman castle in disguise42008
    Troy, LouiseAn early Medieval Vertical Watermill on the Heath42008
    Tynan, P.J.La Bergerie – a house and its memories12003
     Book Review32006
     The Fort of Dunrally62012
     Buried History82016
     Vocational School, Portlaoise St . Peter’s Graveyard, Maryborough12003
    Walsh, Fr. JackRath Church of the Sacred Heart52010
    Wheeler, Dr. DiarmuidPlantation and Rebellion – Rory Og O’Moore92018
    Laois Heritage Society 2019