Books about Portarlington
A site promoting the sale of books about Portarlington, Ireland, also providing historical information about the area. Portarlington is a town straddling Counties Laois and Offaly (formerly Queen's County & King's County) in Ireland. Once the land of the O'Dempseys and Lea Castle, in 1694 it became the home to a substantial Huguenot settlement: i.e. French Protestants, with names such as BLANC, CAMELIN, CHAMP, CHAMPAGNE, DES VOEUX, LALANDE, MICHEAU, PILOT, VIGNOLES, and the French church is still is use today.