Warning note after small rise in Covid-19 cases

A WARNING note has been sounded by public health experts, following a small increase in Covid-19 cases over the past week. Professor Philip Nolan, Chair of the NPHET Irish Epidemiological Modelling Advisory Group, said this evening: “We have noticed an...

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Court Square repairs in Stradbally would cost €50,000

COMPLETE resurfacing of Court Square in Stradbally cannot be done this year, as it would cost €50,000. However, minor surface repairs can be carried out in 2020 to fix sections that are in particularly poor condition. That was the response...

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Stanley loses place on Sinn Féin front bench

By Carmel Hayes LAOIS TD Brian Stanley has lost his place on the Sinn Féin front bench. The 2020 general...

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Today’s Death Notices in Laois

The death has occurred of Denis Hennessy The Haven, Abbeyleix, Laois Denis Hennessy, The Haven, Abbeyleix, Co Laois. June 29th...

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PORTLAOISE HOSPITAL TROLLEY WATCH – Thursday 2 July

    The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) say that today there was no one (0) lying on trolleys in Portlaoise hospital...

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Seven handguns seized from crime gang

SEVEN handguns have been seized by gardaí, as part of an investigation into a major organised crime gang in Dublin....

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Cannabis plants worth €64,000 found in Athy grow-house

CANNABIS plants worth €64,000 have been found in an elaborate grow-house near Athy. The plants were discovered together with €2,400...

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Free coffee for frontline on first day of pedestrianisation

FREE coffees are being served to all frontline workers by a Portlaoise pub today, to mark the historic first day...

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Cannabis ‘sweets’ in huge Laois drugs haul worth nearly €4 million

CANNABIS ‘candy’ made up a large portion of the huge drugs haul worth nearly €4 million in Laois yesterday, gardaí...

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HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE THIS SUMMER 

A BURGLARY OCCURS EVER 31 MINUTES IN IRELAND  PHONEWATCH HIGHLIGHTS HOW YOU CAN KEEP YOUR HOME SAFE THIS SUMMER  After spending four...

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Borris-in-Ossory footpaths are “like Beirut”

FOOTPATHS in Borris-in-Ossory are in “atrocious” condition and must be among the worst in Laois, according to a local councillor....

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Laois zoom art workshops are drawing the crowds

ZOOM oil painting workshops in Laois led by a renowned artist are drawing eager crowds online. Laois County Council’s Arts...

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Today’s Death Notices in Laois

The death has occurred of Thomas TYNAN Patrick Street, Mountrath, Laois Thomas Tynan, late of Patrick Street, Mountrath, Co Laois,...

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€10,000 on offer to get your hands dirty in Laois

Applications for Community Seed Libraries wanted from Laois. By Joe Barrett. Energia and GIY have been getting Ireland growing with...

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Public swimming pool sets reopening date

PEOPLE in the Portarlington area will no longer have to rely on ‘Costa del Sod’ to enjoy a swim. Portarlington...

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Laois gardaí seize drugs worth nearly €4 million

By Carmel Hayes A MASSIVE quantity of drugs worth about €3.9 million has been seized by Laois gardaí. Four men...

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Covid-19 update: 31 cases in June involved foreign travel

A TOTAL of 31 cases of Covid-19 in Ireland reported in June were associated with foreign travel. The figures were...

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Portlaoise gardaí alerted to TV licence scam

A CALLER to Portlaoise Garda Station has alerted people to a TV licence renewal scam. The local resident told gardaí...

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Kaitlin 30 in 30 fundraiser

Gutsy Kaitlin urges people to support Arthritis Ireland BALLINAKILL teenager who is living with a grippling form of arthritis is...

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Photos of Portlaoise Leisure Centre protest march

Were you among the 100s of people who took part in the recent protest march calling for the reopening of...

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