Laois win big at National Heritage Awards.

Laois bagged two big wins at this year’s National Heritage Awards Congratulations to Teddy Fennelly who won the 2022 ‘Heritage Hero Award’ while the Biodiversity Award went to Birdwatch Ireland, in association with Kildare Bat Group and Laois Heritage Office.  The National Heritage Awards has recognised the enormous contribution of individuals and community groups across […]

A big week for Abbeyleix Bog


For Abbeyleix Bog, and the surrounding community, it is an important week. Restoration works began on Monday (Oct 3rd), involving the construction of marginal berms along the edge of the cutover bog in Abbeyleix, County Laois. Berms act like a dam, keeping water on the bog. This will help to enhance the re-establishing of Sphagnum […]