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Family Game Night (virtual) Jan 27, 2021

Hello everyone,we hope you are all keeping safe with your family during this difficult time, we are also hopeful and positive with the measures the government is taking regarding Covid19 injections and time line, We understand the challenges of being in doors and not meeting friends, however we at L...

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AFRICAN SUPPORT GROUP TEAMS UP WITH PORTLAOISE FOOTBALL CLUB Nov 18, 2020

By Joe Barrett of Laois Nationalist (Original article sourced here) We thought that it would be a very positive news story compared to all the negative news that was circulating about racism’ – Aengus Burke Portlaoise AFC U-18 Team Manager Multiculturalism is alive and well and thriving in Laois...

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BAOULE PEOPLE Oct 27, 2020

This month, our topic is “BAOULÉ PEOPLE”. Baule or Baoulé people are Akan people and one of the largest groups in Côte d’Ivoire who historically migrated from Ghana. History: Legend goes that in the 17th century the Baoulé left present-day Ghana and traveled west into present day Côte...

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Laois Africa Day 2022

Celebrations for  Africa Day in Laois took place on the grounds of Portlaoise Leisure...

Join us for Laois Africa Day 2022 - Event Details

A Celebration of African Culture Laois County Council and Laois African Support Group have...

Open Letter to Minister for justice Re George Nkencho

Due to the tension in the country at the moment regarding Mr George nkencho, our group hav...