Brave Colette wins Rehab People of the Year award

A YOUNG Laois widow was declared an ‘Everyday Hero’ at the weekend for her incredible spirit following her husband’s death. Colette Byrne from Ballinakill was presented with the title by RTÉ Radio One’s Seán O’Rourke and Evelyn O’Rourke at the...

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Criminal gangs are jetting in to rob premises in Laois

CRIMINAL gangs from across Europe are flying in to rob premises in Laois, according to the county’s top-ranking garda. Chief Superintendent John Scanlan reports that foreign criminals are coming to the county for short stays, usually a couple of weeks...

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Children with arthritis waiting more than a year to see consultant

MORE than 20 children in Laois are suffering from painful arthritis, with the majority having to wait over a year...

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Significant hike in house prices

AVERAGE house prices in Laois have risen by €15,000 in the past year, bringing local prices to their highest level...

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Two men charged with alleged assault of Laois GAA player

A CARLOW man replied “sorry” after being cautioned in connection with the alleged assault of Laois GAA player Daniel O’Reilly....

Thursday, 12/04/18 - 10:59am Read More

Abbeyleix company shortlisted for prize worth €1 million

ALMOST to the year after winning a prize package worth €4,000, fledgling Abbeyleix company AAMcEvoy is in the running to...

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Tractor run brings in €1.8k for Pieta House

Laois lesbians top gay men in tying the knot

Joyriders tearing up roundabouts in Emo

Future secured for Abbeyleix hospital