Minister opens Portlaoise’s first local authority housing estate in 13 years

THE first county council housing estate built in Portlaoise in more than a decade was officially opened by housing minister Eoghan Murphy yesterday (Monday). The long-running saga of Conniberry Way ended at last, as the minister opened the 33-home estate...

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Pair made a splash at skinny dip

TWO Portlaoise women were naked when they met for the first time and they’ll definitely recognise each other again. Naomi Ferguson from the Mountrath Road and Sandra Taylor from Kilminchy were among more than 2,500 women involved in Ireland’s world...

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Dublin prisoner loses bid to be beamed up from ‘alien’ Laois

A MAN serving a 20-year sentence arising from the shooting of well-known publican Charlie Chawke has failed to get a...

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Get rid of your old mattresses for free!

LAOIS County Council will offer an amnesty to householders who want to get rid of their old mattresses for free....

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Two men savagely beaten with hurleys

TWO men were battered on the head with a hurley during a shocking assault in Portlaoise at the weekend. One...

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Joycean-themed sculpture unveiled in Stradbally

A WELL-KNOWN artist has unveiled a prized stallion weighing 16 tons in Stradbally. Sculptor Simon Carman worked for months on...

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