One of the most important post-American Civil War sculptors, a world traveller and a native of Abbeyleix.

Launt Thompson

One of the most important post-American Civil War sculptors, a world traveller and a native of Abbeyleix.

Lancelot (Launt) Thompson was born in Abbeyleix, then Queens County, on February 8, 1833. His mother, who had no means of support Read more

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Abbeyleix Heritage House Fresco

In the midst of the most febrile activity imaginable as typical of a Renaissance Florentine art workshop, diffuse and heaving energies ordered themselves into direction through collective concentration on the realisation, by means of adept processes and techniques, of Read more

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