School: Scoil na mBráthar, Portlaoighse

Location:
Port Laoise, Co. Laois
Teacher:
Br. Frampton

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0834, Page 297

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Portlaoighise meaning the Fort of Laoighise so named from the large fort built by the English in 1556 Referred to in old writing as the Fort of Leix.

Kyltelesha pronounced Coillte Laoigse place name of district about two miles from Portlaoighise on the Mountmellick Rd, but refers particularly to the Woods on the by road, from the Main Rd crossing the bog. There are woods situated on this by Road. These are the Coillte Laoigse, the Woods of Laoigis.

Language
mixed
Location
Kyletalesha