Laois News

Brave Brandon’s inspirational idea

A TEN-YEAR-OLD boy who has a rare form of cancer is now raising funds for youngsters at the children’s hospital in Crumlin. Despite going through difficult bouts of chemotherapy to treat his rare Ewing’s sarcoma cancer, Brandon Bolger from Graiguecullen...

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Tankardstown residents disgusted at the scale of illegal dumping

RESIDENTS of Tankardstown are shocked and disgusted at the scale of illegal dumping in the river beside the bridge. Ongoing...

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Picnic punters left empty handed after nine-hour wait

HUNDREDS of people queued in Portlaoise throughout Thursday to get their hands on early bird tickets for next year’s Electric...

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Gardaí appeal for witnesses after vandals trash GAA club

GARDAÍ are appealing for witnesses after vandals left an upsetting trail of destruction at a local GAA club. The Heath...

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Mountmellick will fly the Laois flag in this year’s enterprising town contest

MOUNTMELLICK will represent the county in this year’s Bank of Ireland National Enterprising Town Competition. Other towns have previously represented...

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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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