Prestigious win for prodigious talent

IRELAND’S number-one chess player at under-16 level Tarun Kanyamarala has just won the Limerick Open championship. The Portlaoise College student battled his way through a field of 43 other competitors over six rounds to secure the title on a five...

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Mountrath students plant crocuses to remember children of holocaust

FLOWERS blooming in Mountrath next year will be a poignant symbol of remembrance for 1.5 million Jewish children who died in the Holocaust. Students at Mountrath Community School are taking part in the Crocus Project, an Irish initiative that aims...

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Asylum seekers welcomed at ‘amazing’ event

ASYLUM seekers living in Portarlington received a warm céad mile fáilte at an event organised by the Laois Africa Support...

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Mystery surrounds winner of €400k in EuroMillions draw

WERE you in the Kyle Shopping Centre, Portlaoise over the past week or two? Did you shop at Dunne Stores?...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 1:31pm Read More

Special Mass marks 50th anniversary of St Anne’s Church in Ballylinan

THE summer of 1969 was an eventful period. While many nations across the world set their gaze on the stars...

Sunday, 10/11/19 - 11:29am Read More

FF election hopeful hopes name change will pay dividends

AT LEAST two Flanagans will contest the next general election in Laois/Offaly. Former councillor Pauline Madigan announced that she is...

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