MAN DROWNS IN RIVER BARROW AT GRAIGEUCULLEN

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...

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...

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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...

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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

What the papers say: Wednesday’s front pages

By PA Reporter Wednesday’s front pages focus on finding accommodation for Ukrainian refugees as proposals to convert vacant homes have...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 12:15pm Read More

Walking trails in Laois to share over €18,000

NINE scenic walking trails in Laois will share over €18,000 to maintain and improve their facilities. Trails in Abbeyleix, Cullohill,...

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Laois Vintage Run hoping to break €1million barrier for hospice

        By Joe Barrett WHAT began as a simple once-off idea to hold a vintage run and...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 10:50am Read More

Laois rescue dog sings her way to Nose of Tralee final

A RESCUE dog from Laois is singing her way to the national Nose of Tralee final. Tiny terrier Winnie from...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 10:06am Read More

Laois senior citizens have their say on age-friendly initiative

      LAOIS County Council recently hosted a public consultation event to seek the input and opinions of older...

Wednesday, 10/08/22 - 9:09am Read More

Laois furniture store is in Top 100 Stores in Ireland

A LAOIS furniture store has been named among the Top 100 Stores in Ireland by Retail Excellence, the largest retail...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 10:44pm Read More

Appeal launched for missing Ukrainian girl (11)

AN appeal has been launched for a missing 11-year-old Ukrainian girl, who has been in Ireland for only three months....

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 9:02pm Read More

Court grants temporary order to place troubled teen in secure care

Aodhan O’Faolain Tusla has secured a temporary High Court order allowing it to place a teenage girl who has been...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 8:00pm Read More

SMASHING SEMI-DETACHED HOME FOR SALE IN GRAIGUECULLEN

    REA Auctioneers are showing this spacious three bedroom at 62 Heather Hill Close, Graiguecullen. With a floor area...

Tuesday, 09/08/22 - 6:41pm Read More

A photo gallery from Portlaoise College Debs

    See two pages of photos from this event in next week’s Laois Nationalist, on sale in local stores...

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