Move or Groove for the Irish Cancer Society this Easter

    By Conor Forrest A-15-YEAR-OLD girl from Laois has been busy this Easter as she and her family raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society’s night nurse service. Audrey Byrne and her brother Timmy (13) have come up with...

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Tusla sorry for ‘inexcusable’ delay in responding to report of childhood sexual abuse

  Sinéad Lay   By Conor Forrest MONASTEREVIN woman Sinéad Lay has received a written apology from the CEO of Tusla for an ‘inexcusable’ five-year delay in responding to her reporting of childhood sexual abuse. Signed by chief executive Bernard...

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Tom Cox: Eye on the past

    Did you know there are 1,111 townlands in Co Laois, according to the townlands.ie website. In his monthly column,...

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Memories are made of this

Here is a snap shot from tomorrow’s edition of the Laois Nationalist, when we will feature the Easter Parade in...

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Abbeyleix native was a perfectionist in everything she did

    ABBEYLEIX native Kathleen O’Reilly, Lacken Rise, Tullow Road, Carlow passed away peacefully on Thursday 25 February at SignaCare,...

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The death has been announced of Kathleen Humphries (née Higgins), Portlaoise/ Dublin / Kildare

The death has occurred of Kathleen Humphries (née Higgins) Phibsborough, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois / Maynooth, Kildare The death occurred...

Sunday, 04/04/21 - 4:23pm Read More

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Happy Easter

CONGRATULATIONS: And, the winners were…

Easter – a time for all mankind to hope ..