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...

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...

Death of Micheál Delaney, Borris-in-Ossory

Micheál Delaney, Moneymore, Borris in Ossory, Co Laois Micheál died on Wednesday 30 November. Predeceased by his brother P.J., sisters...

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Death of Liam O’Mahoney, Abbeyleix

Liam O’Mahoney Mountrath Road, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully at home in the presence of his family on 1 December. Predeceased by...

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Death of Teresa Sharkey (née Nicholas), Mountrath

Teresa Sharkey (née Nicholas), Pound Street, Newport, Tipperary/ Cappamore, Limerick/ Mountrath, Laois Teresa died peacefully at St Vincent’s Community Nursing Unit,...

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Death of Margaret Bergin (née Fitzpatrick), Abbeyleix

Margaret Bergin (née Fitzpatrick), Mill House, Boley, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully surrounded by her loving family. Predeceased by her father Johnny...

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Heroic Miley rewarded for exceptional bravery

  By Elizabeth Lee A TEENAGER who jumped into the River Barrow and saved a mother and daughter from drowning...

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Death of Maureen Templey (née Byrne), Emo

Maureen Templey (née Byrne), Killimy, Emo, Laois The death has been announced of Maureen Templey, Killimy, Emo, Laois, who died...

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Death of Gerald Stone, Laois and Scotland

Gerald STONE, Scotland and Luggacurren, Portlaoise, Laois  Gerald died peacefully at the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise on Wednesday 30 November,...

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SOLAS – Sale, Evening Christmas Markets & Santa

Sponsored Post  SOLAS really took its chance to shine last weekend, with Santa’s grotto being the outstanding success of the...

Thursday, 01/12/22 - 10:12am Read More

Death notice in Laois:  Mary McElwee (née Daly) – Killenard

Mary McElwee (née Daly), Carezza, No.2 Mount Henry Close, The Heritage at Killenard and formerly of Tyrrellspass passed away peacefully...

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Portlaoise Court: Man told gardaí to ‘f–k off’ after refusing to drive him home.

A man is facing three months in prison unless he convinces Judge Andrew Cody that he has changed his ways....

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Unexpected death of Jack Cuddy, Mountrath

Jack Cuddy Killanure, Mountrath, Laois Jack Cuddy, Killanure, Oxford, England and Mountrath, Co Laois, died (unexpectedly) at the Midlands Regional...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 10:36pm Read More

Garda Dan Donoher and friends honoured at Laois ceremony

SUNDAY 27 November was a special day for current and former gardaí in Laois, as they celebrated the Garda Centenary...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 6:56pm Read More

The cost of lighting up your house in Laois this Christmas

  By Joe Barrett Christmas is just around the corner, but have you ever thought about what your festive lights...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 5:15pm Read More

Santa rolls into Laois by rail

By Carmel Hayes THERE was huge excitement at Stradbally Woodland Railway, as Santa and Mrs Claus arrived by train to...

Wednesday, 30/11/22 - 3:40pm Read More

Death notice in Laois:  John Hogan – Abbeyleix

John Hogan, Blackhill, Oldtown, Abbeyleix passed away on Wednesday 30 November following a short illness. John was predeceased by his...

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Charity fun shoot in Laois wood this Sunday

By Joe Barrett   Laois Archery is holding a charity fun shoot on this Sunday 4 December. The club is...

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Laois woman raised over €1,000 for Concern

By Joe Barrett Laois woman Alice Culliton completed her 24-hour fast for Concern in Mountmellick on Sunday 27 November and...

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Death Notice in Laois:  Patrick (Pad) Deffew – Mountmellick

Patrick (Pad) Deffew, 13 Twoomey Park, Mountmellick passed away on Wednesday 30 November. Patrick was a former staff member of...

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