TV star Majella O’Donnell, wife of country music superstar Daniel, will speak at the 2019 Laois Hospice Foundation Public Meeting, next Wednesday, October 16, at 8pm in the Killeshin Hotel, Portlaoise. Everyone is most welcome. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Please come along and join in…Read more →
Picutred below is Claire Duggan, (Proprietor), Sraidbhaile Pharmacy presenting Irene Murray, Treasurer of Laois Hospice and Dell Meredith with a cheque for €621, the proceeds of their annual Coffee Day supporting Laois Hospice. The proprietors thank their customers for their generosity and…Read more →
Last Tuesday, St Colman's NS, Stradbally held a very successful coffee morning in aid of Laois Hospice. Text: Ms Carroll Deputy Principal and her 6th class organised the proceedings. There was an amazing display of home baked goods. The event was very well supported by parents, grandparents and…Read more →
The 24th annual Laois Vintage Rally took place on Saturday 17th August 2019. The car run made its way to Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co. Offaly, while the tractor run took in Abbeyliex and Ballyroan. Some pictures of the event - courtesy of Arthur Harvey - are included below. Our thanks to everyone…Read more →
The 24th annual Laois Vintage Rally will take place on Saturday 17th August 2019 from Treacy's of the Heath. Since 1996, Laois Vintage Ltd has raised €927,301 for Laois Hospice, and hope to reach €1 million by their 25th run. This year's car run will visit Lough Boora Discovery Park, Co.…Read more →
Gabby Slattery, Robbie Floody and Greg Donagher cycled from Portarlington to Mountshannon, Co. Clare, a distance of approximately 130km, in aid of Laois & Offaly Hospices on 25 May. They recently presented a cheque of €3662 to Seamus O'Donoghue, Chairman, Laois Hospice and Humphrey O'Connor,…Read more →
Hospice is about caring for the terminally ill, so that their final days can be spent with as much comfort and dignity as is humanly possible. On behalf of all who have benefited from our support over the past 25 years, a sincere thank you to all who have contributed in any manner towards the aspirations of Laois Hospice.- Mr Seamus O'Donoghue, Chairman.
Since its inception in 1989, Laois Hospice Foundation has helped to provide a palliative care service for Cancer patients, whose illness no longer responds to curative treatment. The Hospice also provides support for the families of such patients. This total care involves doctors, nurses, a team of specialists and the clergy, who are all concerned with quality of life.