Reunion for residents of Station Road was a night to remember

IT’S 70 years since the first families moved into the 14 council houses on Station Road, Portarlington. And to celebrate the occasion, former residents gathered in Finlay’s Pub last week. Three former residents who organised the reunion were Anne Heffernan...

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Camross van run will raise vital funds for Field of Dreams project

THE people of Camross gathered recently to launch their van and jeep run fundraiser in aid of the Laois Down Syndrome Field of Dreams project in Abbeyleix. The event takes place in Camross on Saturday 6 July and it promises...

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Open day at Arles NS celebrates recent success

ARLES NS opened its doors to the community as pupils, families and friends gathered for a memorable open day. The...

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Paddy’s Day run raises €500 for Down Syndrome

MEMBERS of Portlaoise Athletic Club recently presented a cheque for €500 to the Laois branch of Down Syndrome Ireland. The...

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Trad musicians bring fleadh to a close with monster céilí

CULTURAL traditions identify the individuality of nations and Irish traditional music, song and dance allow instant recognition of Irish heritage...

Sunday, 16/06/19 - 1:41pm Read More

New apartments for Port if planning permission is agreed

A DERELICT former bank in Portarlington will be converted into modern apartments if a new planning application gets the green...

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