Laois News

LAOIS FIRE SERVICES SPEND DAY DEALING WITH LARGE FIRE OUTBREAK

      Crews from Mountrath, Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Rathdowney stations spent the day dealing with a large fire on Conlawn Hill near Ballyfin today. Despite the early time of year, weather conditions today meant extremely rapid fire spread rates....

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Number of new Covid19 cases on the rise, again

There were three death and 525 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland, according to latest figures released today. There...

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The death has been announced of Marie Rogers (née Lynch) – Rathdowney

Marie Rogers (née Lynch), Whitebeam Lodge, Gortnalee, Rathdowney passed away peacefully on Saturday 6 March following a short illness in...

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HELP FIND MISSING DOG IN PORTARLINGTON

Portarlington Gardaí are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating this dog which was stolen from a property in the...

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Localised approach to Covid needed to keep schools safe, scientists say

A system to manage schools based on the level of Covid-19 infection in the local area is needed as more...

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LAOIS GARDAÍ OFFER SIX TIPS TO BEAT DOG THIEVES

The Crime Prevention Officer for the Laois/Offaly Garda Division has offered the following advice to deter theft of your beloved...

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Laois Lotto players urged to check tickets after 113 win close to €10,000

Laois Lotto players have been urged to check their tickets after 113 players throughout Ireland won almost €10,000 each in...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 12:09pm Read More

See who was in Portlaoise District Court last week

A man who carried out a string of thefts including the theft of a bread roll because he was hungry...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 9:11am Read More

Nabbed driving at nearly twice the speed limit in Portlaoise

  Gardaí in Laois have issued a warning to motorists to slow down or face the consequences. The warning was...

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Postmortem to be carried out on father missing after kayaking incident

A postmortem is to be carried out on the body of a man who had been missing since a kayaking...

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National News

Foster warns of issue with different levels of vaccination in NI and Republic

Rebecca Black, PA There is set to be an issue with different levels of vaccination across Ireland, Northern Ireland’s First Minister has said. Arlene Foster said she believes UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson should have a conversation with Irish premier...

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Man killed in single vehicle collision in Skerries

A man has been killed in a single vehicle collision on Sunday afternoon in Skerries, Co Dublin. Emergency services attended...

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Covid-19: 525 cases, three additional deaths

Muireann Duffy There have been 525 new cases of Covid-19 recorded today, with three additional deaths. Dublin recorded 214 cases,...

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Individuals involved in Davy scandal should be pursued says McGrath

The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Michael McGrath has said the focus must turn to the individuals involved in...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 4:09pm Read More

Woman dies following Derry house fire

By Rebecca Black, PA A woman aged in her 50s has died following a house fire in Derry. Police said...

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Abercrombie and Fitch closing flagship store in Dublin

Abercrombie & Fitch is to permanently close its flagship store on College Green in Dublin. The store, a fixture on...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 3:15pm Read More

Arlene Foster calls for alternative to Northern Ireland Protocol

By Rebecca Black, PA Arlene Foster has called for the “disastrous” Northern Ireland Protocol to be dismantled. The First Minister...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 1:33pm Read More

Everything we know about life inside Ireland’s quarantine hotels

Legislation to introduce a new regime of hotel quarantine in the Republic has now been signed into law by the...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 12:23pm Read More

‘Extraordinary’ that referendum needed for women politicians’ maternity leave

By Michelle Devane, PA It is “extraordinary” that it appears a constitutional amendment is needed to ensure public representatives such...

Sunday, 07/03/21 - 11:42am Read More

HSE tells GPs to expect Moderna vaccine shortfalls in coming weeks

GPs may not receive their full orders of Covid-19 vaccines in the coming weeks, due to a new supply shortage...

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