06 Jul 2022

In Pictures: Portlaoise Festive Market sparks Christmas season in Laois

The Christmas festivities got into full swing Portlaoise this weekend with the holding of the annual Christmas Market in the heart of the town.

The Downtown Portlaoise organisers lined up an array of stalls this year from Market Square to the Lower Square on the town's Main Street which was aglow with Christmas lights switched on virtually by Santa on Late Late Toy Show night.

Photographer Alf Harvey went along for the Leinster Express to capture some of the local people who enjoyed their day of Christmas shopping on Sunday, December 13.

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