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(Placename) another name for Laois
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(ˈleɪ ɪʃ)

a county in Leinster, in the central Republic of Ireland. 53,270; 623 sq. mi. (1615 sq. km). Also called Leix.
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However, Laois weathered the storm and with Aaron Dunphy adding a second point and Mark Kavanagh punishing Tipp indiscipline, the Leix county men ended the half on a high when Ross King broke through the challenge of Brendan Maher to fire to the net on 34 minutes as the Leinster men cut the deficit to 2-11 to 1-10 at half-time.
Exhibitors contact: Corey Will, 4425 Leix Rd, Mayville, Ml 48744, 989-325-1176, deereboy87@hotmail.com.
Attorney for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Paul Leix, 36, of Bloomingdale, and Dominic Pileggi, 50, of Schaumburg, marketed peptides (a type of amino acid) online to the bodybuilding community.
"I've been to a number of FHWA peer exchanges, and the one where the lightbulb clicked was a virtual peer exchange on horizontal curve treatment," says Trade Leix, supervising engineer at MDOT, who helps run LSI.
In 1831, Peter's father Patrick had led the resistance of the Leix peasants against the forcible collection of tithes for the established church and in 183-235 he represented Queen's County in the House of Commons where he was an ardent advocate for the repeal of the Act of Union.
For much of the day the pace was set by an Acclamation colt from by Abbey Leix Stud, who was bought by Mark Dwyer for EUR26,000.
John was walking into his parent's home in Leix Road in East Cabra when a car pulled up and shot him twice.
University of Michigan-Flint (Chi Omega) 8 April 2005: Marisa Biddlingmeier, Joseph Bommarito, Suzette Bromley, Cory Butzin, Michelle Duckert, Bonnie Duhon, Kristofer Edler, Jason Eggert, Daniel Ellis, Melissa Emke, Sierra Fox, Sherry Graham, John Graveratte, Raina Kuptz, Nicholas Leix, Geoff Lewis, Daren O'Connell, Melanie Pangerl, Daniel Pastoriza, Carrie Peel, Meghan Riley, Rene Roberts, Lorretta Robinson, Keith Russell, Therese Schwartz, Chad Soentgen.
Among them is Sir David Davies, who in 1994 acquired Abbey Leix in Co.
Completing the school is the Leix, a nine-hole par three practice course where holes measure between 150 and 210 yards.