Local TD calls for the abolition of hospital car parking charges for cancer patients

By Joe Barrett Independent TD for the Laois/Offaly constituency Carol Nolan said she is engaging with the Minister for Health Stephen Donnelly and the Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform Michael McGrath as part of her efforts to have public...

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Groups receive funding to promote integration in Laois

By Joe Barrett A total of €22,290 has been allocated to five groups in Laois promoting integration. Welcoming the announcement Offaly based Green Party Minister of State for Land Use and Biodiversity and Senator Pippa Hackett welcomed the announcement that...

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Gardaí seek assistance finding missing four-year-old boy

Gardaí are seeking the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of a four-year-old boy who has been missing since Sunday...

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The death has occurred of Michael (Mick) Maher

Michael (Mick) Maher, Ross Cottage, Cullohill passed away peacefully in the loving care of the doctors and nurses of Saint...

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Free bulk waste collection for Portlaoise householders

  By Joe Barrett Following on from last week’s free collection of mattresses in a number of housing estates in...

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Crisis in Laois forestry and timber industry needs immediate solution says local TD

By Joe Barrett Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that the crisis in the forestry and timber industry cannot...

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World Peace Summit Calling for Concerted Action for Sustainable Peace in the New Normal Era

Sponsored Post On September 18th, 2021, the 7th Anniversary of the September 18th HWPL World Peace Summit was held online....

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Portlaoise Court: Garda hospitalised after struggle with local woman

A woman who allegedly put up a struggle while gardaí were carrying out an arrest warrant had her case adjourned...

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Death of Liam Young RIP

Liam Young, Meelick, Rosenallis, Co Laois Liam died peacefully at Droimnin Nursing Home, Laois on Sunday 19 September. Predeceased by...

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Water appeal in Mountmellick after pump breaks down

  IRISH Water is appealing to people in Mountmellick and surrounding areas to conserve water where possible, as reservoir levels...

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Teenager accused of terrorising staff in care home

A TEENAGE boy who allegedly terrorised care staff, kicked in a door, stole from a safe and demanded a car...

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Death of Brigid Dolan (née McDonald), RIP

Brigid Dolan (née McDonald) Doonane, Crettyard, Co Laois and Tullow Road, Carlow Brigid Dolan (née McDonald) of 2 Burrin Manor,...

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Portlaoise Court – Local ‘money mule’ allegedly involved in bank scam

An alleged ‘money mule’ charged with allowing his bank account be used to launder money from another person’s account was...

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Portlaoise Court – Garda chase led to drugs find

Cannabis herb worth €80 was allegedly found on a man who was chased down by gardaí after they noticed he...

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Young man dies in tragic Spanish accident

A VILLAGE community is in deep shock following the death of a young man in an accident in Spain. The...

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Stunning mural captures the spirit of a Laois town

A STUNNING mural celebrating the people and spirit of Rathdowney was unveiled yesterday as part of Culture Night celebrations. The...

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The death has been announced of Grace O’Brien (née O’Toole) – Emo

Grace O’Brien (née O’Toole), Glasthule Road, Co. Dublin formerly Cross, Co. Mayo and Emo passed away peacefully on Fridat 17...

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Paws patrol at Portlaoise garda station

A HOUND dog is happy to be behind bars in Portlaoise today. The little terrier is on temporary paws patrol,...

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The death has taken place of Irene Delaney (née Rafter) – Borris-in-Ossory

Irene Delaney ( née Rafter), Skeirke, Borris-in-Ossory passed away peacefully on Friday 17 September at St. James’s Hospital, Dublin. Irene...

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Trade Promotion Minister pays a visit to Laois

  By Joe Barrett Minister of State for Trade Promotion, Digital and Company Regulation Robert Troy met with representatives from...

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