Laois News

Sudden death of Mary Ellen Cahill (née Griffin), Stradbally

Mary Ellen Cahill (née Griffin), Kylevalley, Stradbally, Laois/ Schull, Cork Mary Ellen passed away suddenly at her residence on 1...

Memorial Mass for the late Jacinta (Clnta) Moore (née Booth) – Stradbally

  A Memorial Mass for the late Jacinta (Clnta) Moore (née Booth), Mackey, Queensland, Australia and formally of Ballyduff, Stradbally...

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Health minister seals future of Portlaoise hospital

A STRONG assurance on the future of Portlaoise hospital was delivered by health minister Stephen Donnelly this morning, during a...

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Return to the ‘80s at Mountmellick school

Mountmellick CS students returned to the ‘80s with a fantastic show over the past two nights. Students got into the...

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Laois ICA members bringing a bit op hope to children

By Joe Barrett   ICA members from around Laois are preparing to bring a bit of hope and festive cheer...

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Minister visits housing project on Presentation Convent site in Portlaoise

By Carmel Hayes THE new housing development on the site of the old Presentation Convent in Portlaoise was visited by...

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Portlaoise Court: Woman alleged to have stolen 12 candles

Garda Sergeant JJ Kirby told Judge Andrew Cody at Portlaoise District Court recently that if gardaí were to bring CCTV...

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Death notice in Laois:  Michael Anthony (Tony) Kelly – Killenard

Michael Anthony (Tony) Kelly, Carriglea Killenard, Portarlington and formerly of Lucan, County Dublin died suddenly at his residence on Tuesday...

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Ploughing champions from Laois are honoured at gala celebration

THE wonderful achievements of two Laois ploughing champions were celebrated in Durrow, at a gala evening in honour of Pádraig...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 9:27pm Read More

Funeral arrangements for Jack Cuddy, Mountrath

Jack Cuddy, 2 Mill Lane, Mountrath, Laois R32 Y3C1 Jack Cuddy, 2 Mill Lane, Mountrath, Co Laois and formerly of...

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National News

Sinn Féin launches bid to restore Assembly to tackle cost-of-living crisis

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Sinn Féin has launched another attempt to recall the Stormont Assembly to elect a speaker and...

Taosieach calls state agencies ‘possessive’ over land that could be used for housing

Kenneth Fox The Taoiseach has hit out at State agencies and Government Departments for being “possessive” of land that could...

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Ten suspected of cheating in 2022 Junior Cert as SEC confirms results withheld permanently

Gordon Deegan A total of 10 Junior Cycle students are suspected to have engaged in cheating in this year’s State...

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Gardaí appeal for information about ‘violent’ Monaghan murder

Kenneth Fox Gardaí said they are continuing to investigate the murder of Christopher Mooney (60) that occurred at his home...

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Evidence against Graham Dwyer ‘overwhelming’, State tells appeal

Paul Neilan There is still “overwhelming” evidence against Graham Dwyer to preserve his conviction for the murder of Elaine O’Hara...

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Student climate strikers mark four years of weekly protests outside Dáil

By Michelle Devane, PA Climate Minister Eamon Ryan has described the weekly protests by student climate strikers for the last...

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French film star secures judgment against alleged fraudster in Irish court

High Court reporters Well-known French film star Dany Boon has secured formal High Court judgments against several entities he alleges...

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Former priest who sexually abused child has sentenced extended

Declan Brennan A former parish priest who sexually abused a child parishioner in a “massive breach of trust” has had...

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Irish corporate tax boom breaks more records in November

Reuters Ireland took in more corporation tax in November than it used to collect in entire years a decade ago,...

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Full abortion services to be commissioned in Northern Ireland

By Jonathan McCambridge, PA Full abortion services are to be formally set up in Northern Ireland, the UK government has...

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