The death has occurred of Margaret Whelan (née Dowling) – Emo

Margaret Whelan (née Dowling), Morette, Emo passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her loving family on Sunday 15 May. Margaret was predeceased by her husband Joe. Deeply regretted by her loving family, daughters Margaret, Helen, Siobhan and Pauline, sons...

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Ballyroan wastewater treatment plant set for upgrade

  By Joe Barrett   Subject to planning being approved Irish Water is set to commence upgrading the wastewater treatment plant in Ballyroan by the end of this year. So cllr Barry Walsh was informed at the April meeting of...

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Music festival in Portarlington this weekend

  By Joe Barrett   The first of the many festivals planned for the coming months in Laois takes place...

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Smash hit comedy to premiere in Portlaoise

  By Joe Barrett   Mansworth Productions is staging the Irish premiere of the hilarious play Waiting For Gateaux at...

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Portlaoise Court: Local woman stole goods to pay ex-partner’s debt

A 31-year-old Portlaoise woman who tried to help her former partner repay a debt by stealing goods worth €753.99 was...

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Improved water supply on the way for Ratheniska

  By Joe Barrett Irish Water has announced that, “before the first half of the year is out customers in...

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