Laois News

The death has been announced of Paul Hartill, Ballylinan

The death has occurred of Paul Hartill Ballylinan, Laois Paul Hartill, The Crescent, Ballylinan, Co. Laois, June 19th 2021 at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Sadly missed by his loving daughter Charlotte and son in law John, son Lynton and his...

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“Absolutely amazed” if Electric Picnic goes ahead

By Carmel Hayes A STRADBALLY politician says he will be “absolutely amazed” if a licence is granted for Electric Picnic...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 8:37pm Read More

Garda Commissioner says Portlaoise HQ is a top priority

By Carmel Hayes GARDA Commissioner Drew Harris has said that the €24m Garda Divisional Headquarters planned for Portlaoise is one...

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THE FUNERAL ARRANGMENTS FOR BRENDAN O’BRIEN, PORTLAOISE

The death has occurred of Brendan O’Brien Millview and formerly of Dr Muphhy Place, Portlaoise, Laois Predeceased by his parents...

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Funeral held for teenager killed in equestrian accident

Sarah Slater Summer sunshine belied the sadness that engulfed a small rural church on Monday as the family of a...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 4:08pm Read More

Call for installation of security cameras at Portlaoise cemetery

  The main entrance to St Peter and Paul’s Cemetery, PortlaoiseIN a sad sign of the times, local councillors have...

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The death has been announced of Brigid (Babe) Duggan (née Kenny), Durrow

The death has occurred of Brigid (Babe) Duggan (née Kenny) Tubberboe, Durrow, Laois Peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by her...

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The death has been announced of Brendan O’ Brien, Portlaoise

The death has occurred of Brendan O’ Brien Formerly of Millview, Portlaoise, Laois Brendan’s funeral arrangements will be announced, later.

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Council to consider extra parking spots for disabled drivers

  By Ryan Dunne LAOIS County Council will consider installing additional disabled parking spaces in Portlaoise, with a commitment to...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 11:31am Read More

Portlaoise girl’s fund in memory of her dad reaches €3,335

By Carmel Hayes AN inspirational Portlaoise schoolgirl, who cut her beautiful long hair in memory of her beloved dad, has...

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National News

‘A dream come true’: Kilkenny family claims €12.7m Lotto jackpot

A family in Kilkenny became instant millionaires in April when they won a Lotto jackpot prize of €12.7 million. The family have now claimed their winnings, which was the 12th-largest Lotto jackpot since the game was introduced in 1988. They...

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Jeffrey Donaldson: Long-serving MP finally poised to take DUP crown

Jonathan McCambridge and Cate McCurry, PA Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, the DUP’s leader at Westminster, has had a ringside seat for...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 5:44pm Read More

Covid: 284 new cases amid ‘concerning’ increase in Delta variant

Tomas Doherty and Vivienne Clarke The chief medical officer, Dr Tony Holohan, has noted a “concerning increase” in transmission of...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 5:42pm Read More

Jeffrey Donaldson confirms fresh bid for DUP leadership

Thomson Reuters Jeffrey Donaldson has announced his intention to run as a candidate for the leadership of the Democratic Unionist...

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Ireland’s refinancing risk may be overstated says NTMA boss

Reuters The risks around the cost of Ireland refinancing its increasingly large stocks of cheap debt if interest rates are...

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Kevin Lunney trial jury shown CCTV evidence

Eoin Reynolds The Special Criminal Court has been watching CCTV footage compiled by gardaí during the investigation of the abduction...

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Challenge brought over decision not to proceed with Waterford Halting Site

A High Court challenge has been brought over a decision not to proceed with a Traveller halting site in Waterford...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 4:57pm Read More

Stormont minister condemns ‘chilling’ warning that Irish officials ‘not welcome’

Rebecca Black, PA The North’s Justice Minister has slammed a “chilling” warning that Irish officials are not welcome in the...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 4:31pm Read More

Assurances needed for future of electric vehicles in Ireland, says AA

The Government must give assurances regarding electric vehicles in Ireland, according to the AA. The group said that despite Irish...

Monday, 21/06/21 - 4:19pm Read More

Trial delay for lawyer and accountant in property fraud case

Tom Tuite Prosecutors have been given more time to prepare the case against a solicitor and an accountant facing trial...

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