Laois News

Talks ongoing in bid to buy site for new courthouse

TALKS with a landowner are continuing in a bid to buy a site for a new courthouse in Portlaoise. Laois Co Council says “discussions are ongoing” with the owner regarding the acquisition of land at the edge of the town...

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Turas Nua has placed 700 people in jobs

MORE than 700 people in Laois have been placed in jobs through Turas Nua under the JobPath programme. As well as...

Wednesday, 23/05/18 - 3:27pm Read More

Local companies share their secrets to success

TWO thriving Laois businesses are featured in a new book by former presidential candidate Seán Gallagher. Finline Furniture and Polar...

Wednesday, 23/05/18 - 3:28pm Read More

Repossessions among highest in country

COUNTY council house repossessions in Laois are among the highest in Ireland. A total of 43 council homes in Laois...

Wednesday, 23/05/18 - 3:31pm Read More

Healthcare centre changes hands for €5.8 million

ONE of the leading investors in modern healthcare facilities – Primary Health Properties (PHP) – has just acquired Mountmellick Heathcare...

Friday, 18/05/18 - 2:01pm Read More

Laois Sport

NFL – Laois cough up scores to put themselves under unnecessary pressure

Laois 3-16 Leitrim 3-10 By Denis J. Croke WITH a 15 point lead entering the final quarter in Carrick-on-Shannon on Sunday Laois looked to be cruising to the second win in this year’s National Football League. But how that was...

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NHL – Battling Laois lose out as Galway pull away in closing minutes

Galway 2-18 Laois 0-17 By Pat Delaney THE good crowd in O’Moore Park on a cold but dry Saturday evening...

Thursday, 08/02/18 - 1:16pm Read More

Ladies NFL – Laois crushed by Tipp

Tipperary 5-14 Laois 1-5 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS took the long road to Ardfinnan in south Tipperary on Saturday...

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