Laois News

Teens robbed at knifepoint

A TEENAGE girl and her friend were subjected to a terrifying knifepoint robbery as they walked to the train station in Portlaoise at the weekend. The frightening ordeal shocked the teenagers and their families, who are appealing for information that...

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Stradbally millionaire with a heart of gold was the talk of the town

THE extraordinary generosity of a Stradbally woman who left €30m to charities was the talk of the town last week....

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Charity event raises €15k for little Mary-Claire and dad Anthony has big win on **Winning Streak**

A CHARITY auction in aid of little Mary-Claire Knowles and her family raised more than €15,000 on a night of...

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Verbal skirmish over speeding in Stradbally

A VERBAL skirmish erupted between two councillors at the recent meeting of Graiguecullen/Portarlington Municipal District Council. What began as a...

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Portlaoise maternity unit to become teaching centre for TCD’s school of nursing

THE maternity section of Portlaoise hospital is set to become an affiliated clinical teaching centre for the Trinity College School...

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Laois Sport

Meaney strikes late to ensure Arles Kilcruise win opener

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Arles Kilcruise 2-15 Stradbally 2-14 By Denis J. Croke WITH the clock approaching the 65th minute the opening game of this year’s senior football championship looked set for a replay. Then Fran...

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First step in retaining title comfortably achieved by Portlaoise

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Portlaoise 3-22 Ballyfin Gaels 2-8 By Denis J. Croke AND so it...

Friday, 03/08/18 - 12:28pm Read More

Inspirational Walsh leads Ballylinan to opening round victory

Laois Shopping Centre Senior Football Championship Rd 1 Ballylinan 1-12 Crettyard Gaels 1-10 By Denis J. Croke BALLYLINAN have a...

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