AN invaluable book for locals and tourists will be launched this week in Portlaoise.
Dr Jack Carter will launch his new book ‘The Built Curiosities of Laois - Fifteen Tours’ in county hall tonight, Wednesday May 30 from 6.15pm.
The book, which is published by Laois Education Publishing, is a guide to Laois and a history of the county. Part of the proceeds will go to the Cuisle Centre.
Years of work have gone into the book which includes tour routes and numerous photographs.