Laois News

MAN DROWNS IN RIVER BARROW AT GRAIGUECULLEN

A man drowned on Wednesday night after he got into difficulty in the river Barrow in Graiguecullen. The tragedy happened ...

Two months of water works to start in Portlaoise

TWO months of water works are about to start in Portlaoise, as old and damaged water mains are replaced. The...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 9:33pm Read More

Death of Margaret Burns, Stradbally

Margaret Burns, Cottage 1, The Green, Stradbally, Laois/ Killeshandra, Cavan Margaret Burns, Cottage 1, The Green, Stradbally, Co Laois and...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 8:16pm Read More

Death of Rose Dempsey (née Minnock), Portlaoise

Rose Dempsey (née Minnock), Marian Ave., Portlaoise, Laois/ Ballycumber, Offaly Rose Dempsey (née Minnock), Marian Avenue, Portlaoise (Ex R.P.N St....

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 8:04pm Read More

Death of Dr Jane Lyons, Clough

Dr Jane Lyons, Clough, Ballacolla, Laois The death has occurred of Dr Jane Lyons, peacefully, while sleeping in her home...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 7:49pm Read More

Laois family gives over €20,500 to hospital in memory of beloved brother

By Carmel Hayes FIVE siblings have presented more than €20,500 to a hospital transplant unit, in memory of their beloved...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 5:50pm Read More

Photo gallery from Ballintubbert House and Gardens Open Day

    Photos: Luke Wynne

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 5:11pm Read More

Laois-Offaly gardaí issue traffic plans for Tullamore Show

LAOIS-OFFALY gardaí have issued traffic plans ahead of this weekend’s Tullamore Show, which will attract thousands of visitors from surrounding...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 2:56pm Read More

Comedy line-up revealed for Electric Picnic

THE comedy line-up has been unveiled for Electric Picnic 2022, with big names ranging from Karl Spain and Jason Byrne...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 12:41pm Read More

High Nelly club present €20,275 to Temple Street

        CLONASLEE High Nelly club members extended a warm welcome in Hickey’s to Temple Street community engagement...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 12:40pm Read More

National News

Eamon Ryan’s mother dies after accident on family holiday

Digital Desk Staff Green Party leader Eamon Ryan is in mourning after his mother died suddenly while on holiday. Mary...

Temperatures could reach 31 degrees today amid heatwave

James Cox Parts of the country could see temperatures of 31 degrees today, as Ireland experiences what is likely to...

Thursday, 11/08/22 - 8:02am Read More

Ryanair boss: €10 fares to disappear due to rising fuel prices

By PA Reporter Ryanair’s trademark €1 and €10 fares will not be seen for a “number of years” due to...

Thursday, 11/08/22 - 7:13am Read More

Photo exhibits at two stations mark 75 years of Belfast-Dublin train service

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Photography exhibitions are being launched at two train stations to mark the 75th anniversary of...

Thursday, 11/08/22 - 7:09am Read More

Heatwave in Ireland: Highest August temperature for almost 20 years recorded

The highest temperature for August in almost 20 years has been recorded with heatwave conditions forecast over the coming days....

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 9:22pm Read More

Monkeypox cases pass 100 in Ireland

The number of confirmed monkeypox cases in the State has risen by four in the last week to 101, according...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 8:36pm Read More

Police investigating murder of Tyrone man find suspected remains at reservoir

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Police investigating the disappearance and murder of 47-year-old Damien Heagney have recovered suspected human remains from...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 7:21pm Read More

Donohoe avoids committing to figure for one-off cost-of-living package

By Gráinne Ní Aodha, PA Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe has said he cannot yet commit to the value of...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 6:55pm Read More

Varadkar: Government ‘doing everything’ it can to avoid blackouts this winter

By Cate McCurry, PA The Tánaiste said the Government is “doing everything” it can to avoid blackouts this winter, after...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 5:00pm Read More

Three charged with violent disorder over Finglas knives, pitchforks and firearm incident

Tom Tuite Three men have been charged with violent disorder after gardaí responded to reports of a group with knives,...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 4:39pm Read More