Laois News

Minister opens Portlaoise’s first local authority housing estate in 13 years

THE first county council housing estate built in Portlaoise in more than a decade was officially opened by housing minister Eoghan Murphy yesterday (Monday). The long-running saga of Conniberry Way ended at last, as the minister opened the 33-home estate...

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Pair made a splash at skinny dip

TWO Portlaoise women were naked when they met for the first time and they’ll definitely recognise each other again. Naomi...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:36pm Read More

Dublin prisoner loses bid to be beamed up from ‘alien’ Laois

A MAN serving a 20-year sentence arising from the shooting of well-known publican Charlie Chawke has failed to get a...

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:42pm Read More

Get rid of your old mattresses for free!

LAOIS County Council will offer an amnesty to householders who want to get rid of their old mattresses for free....

Wednesday, 20/06/18 - 2:43pm Read More

Two men savagely beaten with hurleys

TWO men were battered on the head with a hurley during a shocking assault in Portlaoise at the weekend. One...

Wednesday, 13/06/18 - 3:46pm 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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