ATTENTION: Harry Potter fans in Laois – Brilliant news.

JK Rowling is serialising The Ickabog months ahead of its publication as a book. The author began publishing a new children’s book, a fairy tale “about truth and the abuse of power” that she has kept in her attic for years, for...

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Big Mac is on the way back to Portlaoise next week

McDonald’s has announced that it will open its take-away in Portlaoise, for drive-thru service only, on Thursday 4 June. The company said that it will open it’s Portlaoise branch: “With fewer employees working in our kitchens and service areas, our teams...

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Gemma O’Doherty and John Waters to appeal court’s dismissal of legal action

State counsel says legal costs should be paid by applicants as proceedings were ‘contrary’ to public health    By Aodhan...

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Calls for 5G companies to be held liable for any side affects on people of Laois.

THE roll out of 5G masts and antennae continues across Laois despite Laois County Council imposing a suspension on their...

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  The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) say that today there are four (4) people lying on trolleys in Portlaoise hospital emergency department...

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Should the two-metre social distancing rule remain?

The two-metre distancing rule is expected to be on the agenda later today when the Chief Medical Officer Dr Tony...

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Developments planned around Laois

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A Blast from the Past – RATHDOWNEY

ATTENTION : Leaving Cert students in Laois.


Hair Salons in Laois looking to reopen