Safety measures will make accident black spot less dangerous

ACCORDING to Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley, progress has been made in the provision of road-safety measures at an accident black spot on the Ballacolla Road. The section of the R443 at Middlemount has been described by public representatives...

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Unprecedented levels of dumping at recycling bank may lead to prosecutions

CCTV footage of the recycling bank in Mountmellick will hopefully lead to prosecutions for those who dumped empty glass bottles, jars and cans over the festive season. The matter came to light last Wednesday morning, when Bobby Delaney, a former...

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Mystery Lotto winner gives €300k winnings to her daughter

A €312,000 winning Lotto ticket that was bought in Portlaoise and given as a present was returned to the purchaser...

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€9.4m will be spent on Laois roads in 2020

JUST over €9.4 million of taxpayers’ money is being distributed by the government to maintain and upgrade the road network...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 3:26pm Read More

Prestigious award for Nurse Nicole

A PORTARLINGTON woman received a major award at a recent graduation ceremony at Trinity College Dublin. Nicole Morris, who was...

Saturday, 18/01/20 - 1:18pm Read More

Hub that expects to create 260 jobs receives funding of €2m

A CENTRE that is expected to create up to 260 jobs in Laois is to get more than €2 million...

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