Archive Holdings

Archive holdings

Laois County Archives hold archival material relating to the public bodies of County Laois. Our holding include archives from public bodies which are now abolished

In addition Laois County Archives actively acquire archives relating to individuals business and organisations from the County

Our Public Archive Holdings consist of

• Grand Jury Archives 1845-1897
• Board of Guardian Archives 1898-1921
• Rural District Council Archives 1898-1921
• Laois County Council Archives 1898-
Some of the larger collections in our  Archives relating to individuals and organisations from County Laois are
• Helen Roe Collection  1923-1932
• Archives of Perry’s Brewery Rathdowney 1835-1923
• Lough Letters 1877-1931
• Joe O Neill Diaries 1960-1982
• Bannon Collection 1930-1950
Milltown Estate Papers 1828-1870