Portlaoise residents had to travel 7kms to vote in elections

PORTLAOISE residents who live less than 100 metres from a polling station had to travel more than seven kilometres to cast their vote in the recent local elections. That was what cllr Caroline Dwane Stanley told a recent meeting of...

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Work to begin on two new council houses in Portlaoise

A BUILDING contractor has been appointed to construct two new council houses on the site of a derelict property in Portlaoise, following the withdrawal of another builder. Construction is due to start this week on the site of a derelict...

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Top comic June is over the moon with her furr-ever friend

A DOG that was cruelly dumped in a skip in Portlaoise has found her furr-ever home with the queen of...

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Talented Clióna into finals of song contest as Gaeilge

A BEAUTIFUL song about heartbreak has brought a Laois teenager into the finals of a national song contest. Sixth-year student...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 3:07pm Read More

Council action was a bridge too far for angry residents

THE ownership of a bridge in Portlaoise was the subject of debate at a recent meeting of the local municipal...

Thursday, 17/10/19 - 1:20pm Read More

Imitation gun found on hospital grounds

A REPLICA handgun was discovered in the grounds of Portlaoise hospital last Wednesday (9 October). An eyewitness told the Laois...

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