Laois News

Ann Marie’s film takes a look at the past with a view to the future

A NOSTALGIC walk through the centre of Portlaoise is promised next week with the premiere of a new film by award-winning broadcaster and documentary maker Ann Marie Kelly. Ann Marie’s second film Walking back to my heart will be screened at...

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New job title ridiculed as ‘Mickey Mouse’ approach to homelessness

THE appointment of a vacant homes officer in Laois has been dismissed as “a Mickey Mouse sticking plaster” approach to...

Friday, 14/12/18 - 11:44am Read More

‘Conserve water’ notices issued despite surplus quantities in reservoir

PORTLAOISE has a large surplus of water in the town’s reservoir, yet some residents have received ‘conserve water’ notices within...

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Journalist Paul Williams to give talk on rural crime

CRIME writer Paul Williams will attend a special meeting of Laois Community Alert groups this Wednesday night, as frustration grows...

Friday, 14/12/18 - 11:27am Read More

Ex-GAA boss O’Neill to contest local elections

FORMER GAA president Liam O’Neill will line out for Fianna Fáil in the local election race next May, after receiving...

Thursday, 13/12/18 - 3:32pm Read More

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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