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Coffee for Hospice in Clonohill gardens

Clonohill Gardens, Coolrain, will host a Coffee morning/afternoon on Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th. September 2021 from 10 am - 4 pm in aid of Laois Hospice. Clonohill Gardens, on the Laois Garden Trail, are the splendid creation of Floral Artist , Enda Thompson Phelan and feature many interesting…

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Coffee Mornings 2021

Hospice Coffee Mornings will once again take place throughout Laois from Thursday 23rd September. Host a Coffee Morning in your home, garden or workplace this September 23rd, or on any day that suits you, in aid of Laois Hospice if you feel comfortable to do so. To register, please contact Seamus…

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'Live Crib' benefits Laois Hospice

This Christmas, as we continue to socially distance, we're grateful to Helen Kelly for donating proceeds from her 'Live Crib' to Laois Hospice & other local charities. You can visit the crib for yourself at the entrance to Kelly's Farm, Bloomfield Cross, Portlaoise (please note nearest parking…

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'New Normal' Coffee Morning 2020

In these challenging times, the annual Hospice Coffee Morning will feel a bit different, though it's no less important to raising funds for hospice care in county Laois. This year we are going virtual, and you can donate online at To register to…

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Gortnalee Gardens for Hospice 2020

Gortnalee Gardens Donaghmore are unable to hold an Open Day for Laois Hospice this year due to Covid-19. To try and support the Hospice these delightful and well-known gardens will be open to visitors in June in the afternoons from 2pm to 5pm but due to Social Distancing there is a limit to the…

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Sunflower Day 2020

Sunflower Day is one of two fundraising events organised by the Committee of Laois Hospice annually. This year, in light of COVID-19 pandemic, we have taken the decision not to proceed with our traditional physical presence in the towns and villages of Laois. Share the Sunshine We invite you to…

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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.

About Laois Hospice

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.