Parking charges introduced at council offices

MOTORISTS who have enjoyed free parking outside the tax office in Portlaoise can no longer do so. Since yesterday (Monday), they must pay. Over the past few days, letters which have been placed under windscreen wipers stated that: “This is...

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MEP gets warm welcome at Borris-in-Ossory men’s shed

BUSY members of Borris-in-Ossory Men’s Shed downed tools to welcome Liadh Ní Riada MEP to their newly-refurbished home this month. The South constituency MEP enjoyed a tour of the shed’s new base in the old Convent of Mercy, which members...

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Devastating blaze forces Abbeyleix restaurant to close

A DEVASTATING fire has forced a landmark Abbeyleix restaurant to close its doors for the first time in nearly 36...

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ICA gathers for anniversary dinner

MEMBERS of Portlaoise ICA gathered recently to celebrate the guild’s tenth anniversary. Its founding members included Maura Casey, Mary Daly,...

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Mountrath will morph into a mystic wonderland for St Patrick’s Day

MOUNTRATH is going all out for this year’s St Patrick’s Day Parade with a mythical jam-packed day planned for the...

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Mainstream schools have 25 ADS classes

TWENTY-FIVE special classes are attached to mainstream schools in Laois. That’s according to minister for education Joe McHugh, who was...

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More funding for road repairs

Young fighters excel at martial arts event

Laois gets €13m for repair work on roads