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We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Laois Online Launch Friday 1st October

Laois LCDC, supported by Healthy Ireland,  are launching  ‘We’re Breastfeeding Friendly Laois’ –  campaign, this Friday , 1st October. This initiative aims to help improve the health and wellbeing of breastfeeding mothers, babies and their families by encouraging businesses, organisations and community groups to become ‘Breastfeeding Friendly’. In seeking to […]


Community Check in Cards

Registered members of the Public Participation Network will be delivering ‘Check-In’ cards to older and vulnerable persons in our communities, living alone or more isolated during this pandemic.  This neighbourly non-contact check in invites people to stay connected and reach out if they need support.  Contact the PPN at 057 […]


Gardening For Biodiversity

The Local Authority Heritage Officer Network has launched a campaign to get people connected with nature, as part of the Government’s “Keep Well” Campaign. A free booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” has been produced and is available from the Laois Heritage Officer. Get your free copy by emailing heritage@laoiscoco.ie and also […]


If the Bedroom Walls Had Ears

If the Bedroom Walls had Ears is a 6 part Podcast series, produced by award-winning Broadcaster Ann Marie Kelly. In the six episodes she documents the hopes and dreams of young people, now confined to their bedrooms, hidden away, often behind a screen. What is revealed is a group of […]


Community Check in Cards

Registered members of the Public Participation Network will be delivering ‘Check-In’ cards to older and vulnerable persons in our communities, living alone or more isolated during this pandemic.  This neighbourly non-contact check in invites people to stay connected and reach out if they need support.  Contact the PPN at 057 […]


Community Check in Cards

The HSE are finding that those that older and vulnerable members of the community that have been cocooning are finding it difficult to start to socialise again.  Your community group could help  by delivering ‘Check-In’ cards to older and vulnerable persons in your communities and inviting them to participate in […]


Gardening for Biodiversity

The Local Authority Heritage Officer Network has launched a campaign to get people connected with nature, as part of the Government’s “Keep Well” Campaign. A free booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” has been produced and is available from the Laois Heritage Officer. Get your free copy by emailing heritage@laoiscoco.ie and also […]


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 […]


Community Check in Cards

Registered members of the Public Participation Network will be delivering ‘Check-In’ cards to older and vulnerable persons in our communities, living alone or more isolated during this pandemic.  This neighbourly non-contact check in invites people to stay connected and reach out if they need support.If your group wishes to participate […]


Grow it Forward

GIY, in partnership with Healthy Ireland and public libraries will distribute 50,000 free food growing kits as part of a new ‘Grow it Forward’ initiative. Recipients are asked to use the kits to share the experience with ten people, enabling half a million people across Ireland to enjoy the wide […]


Grow it Forward

GIY, in partnership with Healthy Ireland and public libraries will distribute 50,000 free food growing kits as part of a new ‘Grow it Forward’ initiative. Recipients are asked to use the kits to share the experience with ten people, enabling half a million people across Ireland to enjoy the wide […]


Grow it Forward

GIY, in partnership with Healthy Ireland and public libraries will distribute 50,000 free food growing kits as part of a new ‘Grow it Forward’ initiative. Recipients are asked to use the kits to share the experience with ten people, enabling half a million people across Ireland to enjoy the wide […]


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