Garda Commissioner says Portlaoise HQ is a top priority

By Carmel Hayes GARDA Commissioner Drew Harris has said that the €24m Garda Divisional Headquarters planned for Portlaoise is one of his top priorities. Ireland’s most senior garda gave the commitment this afternoon, as he attended a Laois Joint Policing...

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Portlaoise girl’s fund in memory of her dad reaches €3,335

By Carmel Hayes AN inspirational Portlaoise schoolgirl, who cut her beautiful long hair in memory of her beloved dad, has raised an incredible €3,335 in just three days. Lucy Ryan (9) raised €1,750 within the first 24 hours, in aid...

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Portlaoise gets over half of €490k Laois outdoor dining fund

PORTLAOISE will get over half the €490k grant awarded to Laois for improvement of outdoor spaces this year. The county’s...

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Ireland’s ‘top cop’ attends Laois crime and policing meeting

By Carmel Hayes IRELAND’S “top cop” will address a meeting of the Laois Joint Policing Committee (JPC) tomorrow, when community...

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Employers caught breaching Laois workers’ rights

By Carmel Hayes THE number of employers caught breaching workers’ rights doubled in Laois within a year, according to figures...

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Young people in Laois unleash creative spirits

By Carmel Hayes URBAN dance, bodhrán workshops, drama and a make-up masterclass were just some of the vibrant and varied...

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