Female vandals on rampage in dead of night in M’mellick

THE parents of three girls who went on a rampage of destruction in Mountmellick have agreed to pay for the cost of the damage caused by them. Gardaí called to all three schoolgirls’ homes last Friday after identifying them on...

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Awards keep on coming for Ballyfin hotel

A LUXURY hotel and former boarding school in Laois has been named second best hotel in the world in a coveted awards list. Five-star Ballyfin Demesne scooped the number two spot in the 2018 Travel + Leisure World’s Top 100...

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Non-nationals say they have ‘positive experience’ in Laois

LAOIS is home to an astonishing 94 different nationalities, with 57 foreign languages spoken across the county. One in ten...

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Lack of water pressure badly affecting farmers in Crettyard/The Swan

RESIDENTS in Crettyard, The Swan and surrounding areas often cannot even wash their hands or go to the toilet because...

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Building work on €130m Glanbia cheese factory to begin next month

CONSTRUCTION work is set to start in September on the €130m Glanbia Cheese facility at Togher in Portlaoise, which will...

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Laois Hospice to benefit from vintage road run on Saturday

THE final countdown has begun for this year’s Laois vintage road run in aid of Laois hospice. The road run...

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More ofarrell

All in a ‘good cause’

More ofarrell

Five stowaways still on the run

Steam rally gets bigger and better

Attempt at child abduction in Mountrath

Incidents of serious crime on the rise