There will be a talk about Mountmellick Canal in the Heritage Hotel, Portlaoise, on Thursday, 24 April at 8.30pm.
It will be given by Bill Lawlor, whose father was agent of the town’s Grand Canal branch. Bill was born in the agent’s house and still lives there, with many memories of life on the canal as a boy. Part of the Spring programme of talks by Laois Heritage Society. Admission free.