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Abbeyleix Climate Action Walk

Looking for something to do this Bank Holiday 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 […]


Abbeyleix Climate Action Walk launched

A ground-breaking new Climate Action Walk for Abbeyleix has been launched by Abbeyleix Tidy Towns, working in partnership with Laois County Council, Creative Ireland Laois and Midlands Science. The walk is an end of residency project by science communicator in residence for the Abbeyleix Climate Action Project, Dr Niamh Shaw. […]


New Approaches to Climate Change: Speaker Series

‘New Approaches to Climate Change’ is a series of free online talks over four weeks starting Wednesday, February 24.  The series presents a range of international speakers who challenge how we perceive planet Earth and our collective responsibility as citizens to preserve and protect it. The series is curated by […]

Niamh Shaw (Photo: Deirdre Kilfeather)

Launch of Abbeyleix Energy Master Plan

Abbeyleix Energy Master plan to be launched by Duncan Stewart Abbeyleix is on a path to becoming an energy efficient community, guided by the Sustainable Energy Communities programme and the Abbeyleix Climate Action Project. The Abbeyleix Energy Master plan will be launched by Duncan Stewart on Thursday 17th December at […]


Midlands Science Festival to profile Local Heroes of Climate Action in Abbeyleix

Science Week runs from November 8th to 15th this year and there are lots of events happening across the midlands, including three evening events focusing on climate action in Abbeyleix and the surrounding area. Science Communicator Dr Niamh Shaw has recently been appointed to work with the community in Abbeyleix […]


Abbeyleix included in spring workshop schedule of National Biodiversity Data Centre

2018 sees the continuation of the National Biodiversity Data Centre’s annual workshop programme, which has trained over 2,400 participants to date. This year the programme will be released in three phases: Spring, Summer and Winter with the current Spring workshop programme consisting of six workshops. One workshop which will be […]


Launch of the book “The Quiet County” by Mike Rafter

At a large gathering on Tuesday evening 13th December at Heritage House Abbeyleix, tragic events from the battle for the town during the Civil War were recalled by Comdt. Stephen Mac Eoin of Military Archives when Laois Heritage Office & the Laois 1916 centenary commemoration committee proudly launched a newly […]


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