Tuesday, September 21, 2021


  • History was made in Portlaoise on Saturday, as over 360 students from seven schools in the parish received their Confirmation at O’Moore Park.
  • Local Fianna Fáil councillor accuses ESB/EirGrid electrical sub power station protesters of ‘hijacking’ local area for years.
  • Laois musician wows judges on Romanian X-Factor show.
  • Lidl to demolish its 21-year-old store in Portlaoise and replace it with a larger one.
  • Councillors incensed over reply to update request on Portlaoise Leisure Centre.
  • Disgust in Portlaoise over dog poo dumped at bag dispensers
  • Local TD condemns HSE CEO Reid’s response to ambulance callouts delays.
  • Lorry driver has lucky escape as truck overturns on Laois road.
  • Laois dog trainer on list of tax defaulters.
  • Report from last week’s sitting of Portlaoise District Court.
  • A round-up of all the news from your town or village from local Laois Nationalist correspondents.
  • Get that job you always wanted in your local area, all in the recruitment pages.

More on these stories and other news, views, features and photos from around the county in this week’s edition of the Laois Nationalist which is available in all local newsagents from Tuesday 21 September or online here

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