Tom Cox: Eye on the past

    Did you know there are 1,111 townlands in Co Laois, according to the townlands.ie website. In his monthly column, Tom Cox explores some of these well-known townslands as he cycles his way around (within his 5km restrictions), discovering the...

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Tom Cox: An Eye on the past

My bicycle pumps Pump opposite St Brigid’s National School building. YOU may wonder how I dream up the subject matter for our monthly missive. Indeed, I sometimes wonder myself. And I apologise in advance if this month’s title suggests I...

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