Coonty Laois

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Coonty Laois
Contae Laoise

Coat of arms
Motto: I bpáirt leis an bpobal  (Erse)
"In pairtnership wi the commonty"
Kintra Ireland
Province Leinster
Dáil Éireann Laois-Offaly
EU Parliament East
Coonty seat Portlaoise
Government
 • Type Coonty Cooncil
Area
 • Total 1,720 km2 (660 sq mi)
Area rank 23rd
Population (2011) 80,559
 • Rank 23rd
Caur plates LS
Website laois.ie

Coonty Laois (pronounced /ˈliːʃ/ "leash" – Erse: Contae Laoise‎) is ane o the twenty-sax coonties o the Republic o Ireland an ane o the thirty-twa coonties o Ireland. It is locatit in the province o Leinster. Its name wis formerly spelt as Laoighis an Leix. The population o the coonty is 69,012 accordin tae the 2006 census. Laois is the 23rd lairgest o Ireland’s 32 coonties in aurie an 24t lairgest in terms o population. It is the seivent lairgest o Leinster’s 12 coonties in size an tent lairgest in terms o population.

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