Winter is coming, but spring is close behind

AS millions of children and adults participate in the fun of Halloween on Friday, few will be aware of its ancient Celtic roots. In Celtic Ireland about two millennia ago, Samhain was the point between the lighter (summer) and darker...

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Abbeyleix bog project is a ‘vision’ for future of Irish wetlands

ABBEYLEIX bog was lauded as the “vision” for the future of wetlands across Ireland last week. Last Thursday, the first stage of the boardwalk on the bog was officially unveiled. Dr John Feehan was on hand to open the boardwalk...

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Speaking of culture … Kanye and Kim? Not so much!

KANYE West and Kim Kardashian may have honeymooned in Laois, but there is still some way to go for the...

Wednesday, 03/09/14 - 4:17pm Read More

More success for Laois athletes on the international stage

BOTH Laois athletes competing at this year’s European Transplant and Dialysis Sports Championships in Krakow claimed medals. Robbie Lyons, 20,...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 3:46pm Read More

Portlaoise Credit Union says it has stopped using private eyes

PORTLAOISE Credit Union said it had no knowledge that illegal tactics were being used by private investigators hired to track...

Thursday, 28/08/14 - 3:36pm Read More

Mountmellick WWI memorial day on Sunday

A MEMORIAL to the 100 men from Mountmellick and the surrounding areas who died during World War I will take...

Wednesday, 27/08/14 - 2:36pm Read More

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