Drug driver arrested after Covid checkpoint U-turn

A DRIVER who did a U-turn at a Covid checkpoint tested positive for cannabis when he was caught by gardaí today. The Laois Roads Policing Unit pursued and stopped the car, after it turned away from a Covid checkpoint on...

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23 more Covid cases in Laois today

By Carmel Hayes LAOIS has another 23 Covid cases today, the same number as on Saturday. No deaths and 1,031 confirmed cases nationwide were announced this evening, with 235 in Dublin, 232 in Cork, 60 in Galway, 47 in Limerick...

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Mothers and daughters turned Spink pink!

By Carmel Hayes MOTHERS and daughters turned Spink pink yesterday, with a 10km relay in aid of breast cancer support....

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Covid outbreak worsens at Portlaoise hospital

By Carmel Hayes A COVID-19 outbreak at Portlaoise hospital has worsened, as frontline staff look after seven patients diagnosed with...

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Caught doing 182kph after failing brake test

A CAR recorded doing 182kph in Laois today had failed the NCT because of major brake defects. The dangerous car...

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Laois soccer club ‘sickened’ by mindless vandalism

By Carmel Hayes A LAOIS soccer club says it is “absolutely sickened” by mindless vandalism at its clubhouse and grounds...

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