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25 May 2022

Portlaoise Library to be the EU hub for Laois

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Europe Direct Portlaoise was officially launched in Portlaoise Library by Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, Cllr. Conor Bergin. Picture: Alf Harvey

Portlaoise Library has been selected as one of seven new generation Europe Direct centres in Ireland.

Portlaoise joins a community of 424 Europe Direct centres around Europe, whose purpose is to strengthen the connection between EU institutions and citizens.

Europe Direct Portlaoise will act as a source of information on the European Union, where the local community can access publications and brochures from EU institutions, and participate in events, including talks, exhibitions, and competitions.

Europe Direct Portlaoise was officially launched in Portlaoise Library by Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council, Cllr. Conor Bergin. It was also attended by Laois County Librarian Bernie Foran  Portlaoise Library staff, Bridin Fogarty, Karen Lambe, Aoife Moore, Erika Lewis and Tommy Scott.

Work is ongoing on the new home for Portlaoise Library on Main Street.

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