Death of Mary Jo Jordan (née Purcell)

Mary Jo Jordan (née Purcell), Clonbrock, Crettyard, Laois and formerly of Monteen, Crettyard Mary Jo passed away at her home on Friday 21 January, surrounded by her family. Predeceased by her husband Walter. Mary Jo will be sadly missed by...

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30,000 lorries choking Laois towns are suspected toll dodgers

By Carmel Hayes ABOUT 30,000 lorries a year may be driving through three local towns to avoid paying motorway tolls, according to a new survey by Laois County Council. The survey found that, in just 24 hours, 580 heavy goods...

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Drainage problems in Portlaoise housing estate

DRAINAGE problems in a big Portlaoise housing estate are to be examined by Laois County Council, in a bid to...

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Over 1,500 Laois children left waiting in ‘broken’ school dental scheme

MORE than 1,500 sixth class children in Laois are still waiting for their first school dental assessment. Latest HSE figures...

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Death of Denis (Dinny) Lyons, Portarlington

Denis (Dinny) Lyons Derrymore, Portarlington, Laois/Offaly Denis (Dinny) Lyons, late of St Patrick’s Tce, Portarlington, died peacefully on Thursday 20...

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Funeral arrangements for James (Jimmy) McInerney

James (Jimmy) McInerney, Kirwan Park, Mountmellick James – better known as Jimmy – McInerney died peacefully on Thursday 20 January...

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More Carmel Hayes

More Carmel Hayes

New access footpath for Laois swimming pool

Roundabout confusion in Portlaoise

Funeral arrangements for John O’Dwyer, RIP

Death of Billy Brophy, Mountrath

Sudden death of James Dawson, Ballinakill

Death of Angela Kavanagh, Portlaoise