Laois News

€1.5m money laundering gang has bank accounts frozen

By Carmel Hayes MORE than €65,000 in 14 different bank accounts, associated with a €1.5m money laundering gang, has been frozen under money laundering legislation. In an update at noon today, gardaí said that four of the five men arrested...

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Over €230,000 for parking in two Portlaoise estates

OVER €230,000 will be spent on installing new parking spaces at two Portlaoise housing estates in coming weeks. Marian Avenue...

Thursday, 04/06/20 - 12:06pm Read More

Today’s Death Notices in Laois

The death has occurred of Donal Walsh Drimaterrill, Ballinakill, Laois   Donal died at his residence surrounded by his loving...

Thursday, 04/06/20 - 10:53am Read More

Charity shop reopens in Portlaoise

THE Oxfam charity shop in Portlaoise is open to accept unwanted items as they prepare to reopen fully on Monday....

Thursday, 04/06/20 - 9:38am Read More

A piece of cake for frontline workers

By Carmel Hayes IT was a piece of cake for frontline emergency workers in Portlaoise today, thanks to the kindness...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 8:44pm Read More

Laois Covid-19 cases rise to 260

DIAGNOSED Covid-19 cases in Laois have reached the 260 mark, following an increase of one reported case today. The county...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:33pm Read More

What’s planned for your area in Laois?

IN the past week a number of people have sought planning permission from Laois County Council for developments around the...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:07pm Read More

Laois exile proposes a river Blueway

By Carmel Hayes A LIFELONG love of the River Nore as it flows through Laois has inspired a vision for...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:03pm Read More

Double standards on social distancing rules claims local TD

  INDEPENDENT Dáil Deputy for Laois/Offaly Carol Nolan is to seek clarification from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Minister for Health...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:16pm Read More

Honest citizens bring handbags to Portlaoise gardaí

THERE are still some great honest people out there. Handbags and wallets, some still containing cash, have been dropped in...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:11pm Read More

National News

Simon Harris denies Fine Gael is trying to gauge potential outcome of second election

The Health Minister has denied Fine Gael is trying to gauge the potential outcome of a second election. Spreadsheets are circulating on social media which indicate the party could gain 24 seats if they return to the polls in August....

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The Lotto results are in…

There was no winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot, worth more than €4.5m. The numbers drawn were 20, 23, 26, 36,...

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Dublin City Council opens book of condolence for George Floyd

By Steve Neville Dublin City Council has opened a book of condolence for George Floyd. Mr Floyd was killed when...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:40pm Read More

Covid-19: What will change in Phase 2 of lifting the lockdown – and what won’t

By Paul Hosford The government is expected to announce on Friday that it is moving to Phase 2 of Ireland’s...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:20pm Read More

Coronavirus: Three deaths with 47 new cases in Ireland

By Steve Neville Three more people with Covid-19 have died, officials said today. It brings the coronavirus death toll in...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 5:50pm Read More

Dublin City Libraries launch new ‘call and collect’ service

Dublin City Libraries (DCL) has launched a new ‘call and collect’ service. Six libraries will take part in the pilot...

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Repair works underway on Dalkey sinkhole

File photo Repair work is underway on Castle Street in Dalkey in Dublin after part of the road collapsed yesterday...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:50pm Read More

Man and niece must leave apartment immediately, court rules

By Ann O’Loughlin The former owner of an apartment who allegedly threatened to set his dog on any representative of...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:30pm Read More

Dublin anti-racism protest cancelled due to fears of prosecution

A major anti-racism protest has been cancelled over fears the organisers will face prosecution. Concerns were raised after a protest...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:00pm Read More

Two men arrested in connection with 2015 shooting at University of Limerick

File photo Gardaí have arrested two men in relation to a shooting incident on 29 June 2015. At around 6.35am...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 1:10pm Read More