Waiting up to 12 years to be housed by the council in Laois.

In December 2017 there were 1,514 vacant properties in Laois.     By Joe Barrett   THERE are 153 vacant holiday homes in Laois. In the recent census on properties around the county, that was undertaken by the CSO in...

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Laois County Council to manage the county’s only landfill site

    By Joe Barrett LAOIS County Council is to take over the running and management of the Landfill and Civic Amenity Recycling Centre at Kyletalisha just off the Portlaoise to Mountmellick Road. The Executive Officer of Laois County Council...

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Portlaoise Hospital Trolley Watch – Friday 31 July

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) say that today there is no one (0) lying on a trolley in...

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Laois TD calls for medical card cover for all workers

Expand the entitlement to medical card cover to families and low paid workers – Deputy Brian Stanley.     By...

Friday, 31/07/20 - 10:24am Read More

Poll result – Would you pay 50c to take a leak in Portlaoise?

The Jacks are Back – in Lyster Square   Yesterday, Wednesday 29 July the Laois Nationalist ran a poll among...

Thursday, 30/07/20 - 4:31pm Read More

In the 1920s the town was renamed Portlaoise – Today locals call it Mar Bra.

Previously unpublished  material features in new book on Portlaoise By Joe Barrett. A FASCINATING illustrated book has just been released...

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On yer bike – for a good cause


Laois Garda Billy Whelan hangs up his badge

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