county in Ireland
County Laois (Irish: Contae Laoise) is a county of Ireland. County Laois is in the province of Leinster. County Laois takes its name from the medieval kingdom of Loígis. The population of County Laois is 80,559 as of 2011.
|County seat||Port Laoise|
|• Type||County Council|
|• Total||1,720 km2 (660 sq mi)|
- "Census 2011: Over half the population lives in Leinster". TheJournal.ie. Retrieved 2 February 2015.