Darren’s philanthropic gesture will help people with mental health issues

A MOUNTMELLICK man has donated €18,000 to help people with mental health problems in Laois. Generous osteopath Darren Conroy presented the proceeds of his inspirational book Let your life speak at a ceremony in the town last week. The large donation...

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Laois schools to get computer grant worth €500,000

SCHOOLS in Laois are to receive a grant of €500,000-plus to buy commuter equipment. Primary and secondary schools throughout the county that were built before 2004 will qualify for the grant, which comes to €532,488 for Laois. The money will...

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First sod turned on new extension at Timahoe school

A DAY filled with promise was celebrated in Timahoe as the sod was turned for a large extension to Scoil...

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HSE pledges to retain Abbeyliex hospital

THE HSE has committed to retaining Abbeyleix hospital as a community hospital. The commitment was given to deputy Seán Fleming...

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Tremendous night of excitement at schools’ quiz

UP to 100 students from the four areas that make up the People First Credit Union took part in the...

Wednesday, 07/02/18 - 3:08pm Read More

Violent brawl in Portlaoise as feuding families go berserk

GARDA reinforcements had to rush to the centre of Portlaoise after a violent brawl erupted on Main Street at the...

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More ofarrell

Tourism plan aims to create 300 new jobs

More ofarrell

Council hopes to build 684 houses before 2022

Australian ambassador to visit Tinakill House

Dog caught in trap had to be put down

County on flood alert again

Dog-poo raises a stink in Mountmellick (again)

Warm welcome for Romanian priest