LAOIS FIRE SERVICES SPEND DAY DEALING WITH LARGE FIRE OUTBREAK

      Crews from Mountrath, Portlaoise, Mountmellick and Rathdowney stations spent the day dealing with a large fire on Conlawn Hill near Ballyfin today. Despite the early time of year, weather conditions today meant extremely rapid fire spread rates....

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Number of new Covid19 cases on the rise, again

There were three death and 525 new cases of Covid-19 confirmed in Ireland, according to latest figures released today. There were eight new cases of Covid-19 reported in Laois, today. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has today been notified of...

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The death has been announced of Marie Rogers (née Lynch) – Rathdowney

Marie Rogers (née Lynch), Whitebeam Lodge, Gortnalee, Rathdowney passed away peacefully on Saturday 6 March following a short illness in...

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HELP FIND MISSING DOG IN PORTARLINGTON

Portarlington Gardaí are appealing for the public’s assistance in locating this dog which was stolen from a property in the...

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Localised approach to Covid needed to keep schools safe, scientists say

A system to manage schools based on the level of Covid-19 infection in the local area is needed as more...

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LAOIS GARDAÍ OFFER SIX TIPS TO BEAT DOG THIEVES

The Crime Prevention Officer for the Laois/Offaly Garda Division has offered the following advice to deter theft of your beloved...

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Laois Lotto players urged to check tickets after 113 win close to €10,000

Laois Lotto players have been urged to check their tickets after 113 players throughout Ireland won almost €10,000 each in...

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See who was in Portlaoise District Court last week

A man who carried out a string of thefts including the theft of a bread roll because he was hungry...

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Nabbed driving at nearly twice the speed limit in Portlaoise

  Gardaí in Laois have issued a warning to motorists to slow down or face the consequences. The warning was...

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Postmortem to be carried out on father missing after kayaking incident

A postmortem is to be carried out on the body of a man who had been missing since a kayaking...

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Number of Covid-19 patients being treated in hospitals continues to fall

  There were five new cases of Covid-19 reported in Laois, today. The Health Protection Surveillance Centre has also been...

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BODY RECOVERED FROM BARROW

      GARDAÍ in Athy have concluded their search of the River Barrow south of the town after a...

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Pay rise for Laois councillors on the cards

‘From speaking to our Labour councillor network, to councillors across the country, it is clear that the impact of low...

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The death has occurred of Joseph Cantwell, Durrow

The death has occurred of Joseph Cantwell Kyle, Durrow, Laois The late Joe CantwellPeacefully at Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in...

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The death has occurred of Alice Victoria McEvoy (née Hughes), Mountmellick

The death has occurred of Alice Victoria McEvoy (née Hughes) Davin Park, Mountmellick, Laois Peacefully in the care of the...

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The death has been announced of Hilda Cantwell (née Neale) Crettyard

The death has occurred of Hilda Cantwell (née Neale) Crettyard, Laois Great Barr, Birmingham, England, and formerly of Crettyard, Co...

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Judges vote to adopt new guidelines reducing personal injury payouts

Judges have voted to adopt new guidelines aimed at reducing personal injury payouts. The country’s most senior judges met today...

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Details to be provided for new walkway/cycle lane in Portlaoise

By Joe Barrett A WALKWAY/CYCLE LANE along the Ballyclider Road from Kelly’s on the Stradbally Road to the old Dublin...

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GARDAÍ TELL PRIEST TO STOP GIVING OUT COMMUNION

A priest in Dublin has been ordered to stop giving people communion Parishioners were receiving communion through a door of...

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Dental treatment for medical card holders in Laois in ‘complete chaos.’

  ‘Dentists want to be able to provide care for medical card patients, but the Government is leaving them with...

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