Laois News

Walsh Kemmis family donate maps of their Ballykilcavan estate

David Walsh Kemmis explains the maps to Bernie Foran, Catherine Casey, cathaoirleach of Laois County Council Catherine Fitzgerald and Sinead Holland THE Laois Digital Archive, an initiative of Laois Library Service, is delighted to receive the donation of digitised maps...

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Car stolen near Mountmellick

MOUNTMELLICK Rural Text Alert Group is appealing to people to watch out for a car that was stolen in the...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 1:18pm Read More

Laois houses selling faster in past three months

THE time it takes to sell the average house in Laois has fallen by five weeks in the past three...

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Jason, Charlie and Kiera’s Confirmation day

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Solicitor acknowledged that her client had “put the whole of Stradbally at jeopardy” on the day

‘It was a miracle that someone wasn’t killed’ – Judge Staines A LAOIS man whose 12-minute stretch of dangerous driving...

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Laois off the list today with 430 new Covid cases nationwide

NO deaths and 430 confirmed Covid-19 cases nationwide were announced this evening. Laois is not listed today among counties with...

Sunday, 27/09/20 - 7:01pm Read More

Emma Brunton’s First Holy Communion Day

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Speeding survey on busy Laois road

A SPEED survey will be carried out on a busy road in Portarlington, following complaints about high traffic speeds in...

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Stanley slams ‘alarming’ lack of spending oversight in HSE

LAOIS TD and chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Brian Stanley has strongly criticised what he calls ‘a lack...

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Trick or Treat for Temple Street

LAOIS families, friends and communities are being asked to ‘eat, drink and be scary’ in aid of Temple Street children’s...

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National News

Cork-based GP would be surprised if county is not moved to Level Three

By Vivienne Clarke A Cork-based GP has said he would be very surprised if the county is not moved to Level Three of the Living with Covid plan shortly because of the increased number of cases in the county and...

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60% increase last month in number of overseas visitors to Ireland

There was a 59 per cent increase in the number of overseas visitors to Ireland in August compared to July....

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Schools should hire marquees for classes, claims public health expert

By Vivienne Clarke Public health expert Dr Gabriel Scally has said that schools should consider hiring marquees in which classes...

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Fines could be imposed on those who fail to self-isolate, according to GP

Fines may need to be issued to people who fail to self-isolate as advised. That is the view of a...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 11:20am Read More

Residents near UCC plea for cancellation of Freshers’ Week

By Olivia Kelleher Residents near University College Cork (UCC) who hit the headlines earlier this year amid concerns about “Covid...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 11:20am Read More

New plan announced for social care infection prevention and control

The Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) has today announced details of an assurance framework to support social care services...

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Five former Debenham workers occupy store in Waterford city centre

By Olivia Kelleher Five former Debenhams workers in Waterford have started an occupation inside the store at City Square Shopping...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 9:50am Read More

Doctor calls for clarity around the number of ICU beds available this winter

By Vivienne Clarke Intensive care consultant Dr Catherine Motherway has called for clarity over the exact number of intensive care...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 8:10am Read More

Simon Harris and Dr Ronan Glynn support new USI student safety campaign

Minister for Further and Higher Education, Simon Harris and acting chief medical officer Dr Ronan Glynn have today announced support...

Monday, 28/09/20 - 7:30am Read More

Ireland’s Covid restrictions among most stringent in Europe study finds

By Muireann Duffy Ireland has among the most stringent Covid-19 measures in Europe according to research conducted by the Blavatnik...

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