May Bank Holiday weekend tradfest for Portlaoise

    By Joe Barrett Portlaoise will hold the first ever two-day Irish traditional music festival in the town over...

Death notice in Laois: Vana Rafter (née Swaglis) – Portlaoise

Vana Rafter (née Swaglis), ‘Ardvill’ Glenside, Abbeyleix Road, Portlaoise passed away unexpectedly at the Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise on Tuesday...

Overgrown vegetation causing concern in Laois housing estate

  By Joe Barrett   Overgrown vegetation in parts of the Fairgreen housing estate in Portlaoise is causing some concern...

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 12:52pm Read More

Devastating earthquake appeal to people in Laois

As the death toll continues to rise after two devastating earthquakes caused widespread destruction in Turkey and Syria and rescuers...

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 10:53am Read More

Laois Open Door Theatre thread the boards again

  By Joe Barrett Laois Open Door Theatre make a welcome return to the stage with their rip-roaring comedy drama...

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 10:20am Read More

Death notice in Laois: Evelyn Martin (née Mortimer) – Ballacolla

Evelyn Martin (née Mortimer), Saint Fergal’s Park, Ballacolla passed away on Tuesday 7 February. Funeral arrangements to be announced later.

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 9:38am Read More

Death notice in Laois: Margaret McEvoy (née O’Neill) – Coolrain

Margaret McEvoy (née O’Neill), Windsor, Coolrain and late of Clondalkin, Dublin passed away after a brief illness on Monday 6...

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 9:31am Read More

Portlaoise Court: Laois Lab supervisor on drugs charges

A laboratory supervisor from Mountmellick, who was allegedly found with cannabis and cocaine in her possession, had her case adjourned...

Wednesday, 08/02/23 - 8:50am Read More

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