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Make Way Day 2021

Make Way in my 5k! Laois prepares for the annual one day-access blitz which is #MakeWayDay21. Every corner of Ireland will be put to the test for basic access issues on Friday, September 24th when the Make Way Day campaign returns, with a testing twist! “Make Way Day” is a […]


World Suicide Prevention Day

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day, pick up a See Change Green Ribbon and wear it so that others know they can talk to you.  The HSE Provides Free Online Training called Living Works for anyone that would like to learn more about how to talk about the difficult subject […]


   Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD), 10th September, 2021

                                       World Suicide Prevention Day is a global public health day, focused on raising awareness and understanding about suicide prevention. The Theme for 2021 is “Creating Hope Through Action”, which aligns with […]


Rás na mBan 2021

Laois Welcomes Rás na mBan Back to the Slieve Blooms Rás na mBan international cycle race is getting set to visit County Laois for a second time this year when top international riders from all over the world head to The Cut in the Slieve Blooms on Friday September 10th. […]


Keep Food Fresher for Longer

How to #StretchOutAndSave your fresh food this summer It’s summertime, the sun is shining and we’re all – hopefully – eating lots of delicious fresh fruit and veg. But, in warmer weather, how to keep your food fresh for as long as possible? We’ve all had the frustrating experience of […]


Getting on with IT

A new initiative to help those that are struggling with technology – if you want to get more out of your smartphone or tablet this is the course for you.  While primarily targeted at those over 55 all adults are welcome.  This is an ideal course to do with a […]


Help is At Hand

Looking after your physical and mental health is more important than ever now. Help is at Hand is equipping people with information on where to go if they need emotional and mental health support during COVID-19. Help is at Hand click here https://laois.ie/help-is-at-hand-6/  


Getting on with IT

A new initiative to help those that are struggling with technology – if you want to get more out of your smartphone or tablet this is the course for you.  While primarily targeted at those over 55 all adults are welcome.  This is an ideal course to do with a […]


In Your Nature

Getting out into nature is proven to improve your physical and mental health. The In Your Nature Podcast will bring you conversations about birds, wildlife and wild places. The podcast is presented by Ricky Whelan and Niall Hatch of BirdWatch Ireland with regular expert guests.


Help is at Hand

Looking after your physical and mental health is more important than ever now. Help is at Hand is equipping people with information on where to go if they need emotional and mental health support during COVID-19. Help is at Hand click here https://laois.ie/help-is-at-hand-6/  


Abbeyleix Climate Action Walk

Looking for a new walk this weekend? Check out the new Abbeyleix Climate Action Walk, the story map below shows where the walk points are and the video clips at each site. The Abbeyleix Climate Action Walk Project was created in 2021 with thanks to Healthy Ireland, an initiative of […]


Getting on with IT

A new initiative to help those that are struggling with technology – if you want to get more out of your smartphone or tablet this is the course for you.  While primarily targeted at those over 55 all adults are welcome.  This is an ideal course to do with a […]


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