Over €230,000 for parking in two Portlaoise estates

OVER €230,000 will be spent on installing new parking spaces at two Portlaoise housing estates in coming weeks. Marian Avenue will get 15 new parallel parking bays, with €44,400 spent on creating parking spaces and €103,000 on associated road works....

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Today’s Death Notices in Laois

The death has occurred of Donal Walsh Drimaterrill, Ballinakill, Laois   Donal died at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Deeply regretted by his loving wife Alice, sons Donie, Colin and Emmet, daughters Lorraine and Eveleen, brothers Paddy, Tony,...

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Charity shop reopens in Portlaoise

THE Oxfam charity shop in Portlaoise is open to accept unwanted items as they prepare to reopen fully on Monday....

Thursday, 04/06/20 - 9:38am Read More

A piece of cake for frontline workers

By Carmel Hayes IT was a piece of cake for frontline emergency workers in Portlaoise today, thanks to the kindness...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 8:44pm Read More

Laois Covid-19 cases rise to 260

DIAGNOSED Covid-19 cases in Laois have reached the 260 mark, following an increase of one reported case today. The county...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 6:33pm Read More

What’s planned for your area in Laois?

IN the past week a number of people have sought planning permission from Laois County Council for developments around the...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:07pm Read More

Laois exile proposes a river Blueway

By Carmel Hayes A LIFELONG love of the River Nore as it flows through Laois has inspired a vision for...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 3:03pm Read More

Double standards on social distancing rules claims local TD

  INDEPENDENT Dáil Deputy for Laois/Offaly Carol Nolan is to seek clarification from the Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and the Minister for Health...

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Honest citizens bring handbags to Portlaoise gardaí

THERE are still some great honest people out there. Handbags and wallets, some still containing cash, have been dropped in...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 2:11pm Read More

Today’s Death Notices in Laois

The death has occurred of Margaret (Maggie) Hannon Portlaoise, Laois / Westport, Mayo   Margaret (Maggie) Hannon, Portlaoise and Westport,...

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Laois shoppers – Keeping it Local

  LAOIS shoppers in line with the national trend have chosen to support local products during the pandemic. It is estimated...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:52am Read More

Gardaí smash €1.5m money laundering gang

GARDAÍ have smashed a criminal gang suspected of laundering about €1.5 million through false bank accounts. A large number of...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:43am Read More

PORTLAOISE HOSPITAL TROLLEY WATCH – Wednesday 3 June.

  The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) say that today there are four (4) people who have been admitted,...

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European recovery plan is worth billions to Ireland

by Gerard Kiely, Head of the European Commission’s Representation in Ireland Since the corona virus pandemic struck, Ireland and the...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 11:29am Read More

Postal workers donate hand cream to Portlaoise nurses

POSTAL workers have presented specialist hand cream worth €70,000 to frontline nurses treating Covid-19 patients, including nurses at Portlaoise Hospital....

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 10:47am Read More

Mens Shed – Cleaning up in Mountmellick.

‘Well done guys. Not an easy job’ MOUNTMELLICK Tidy Towns committee passed on their thanks to members of the Mountmellick...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 7:49am Read More

Links between Colombian drug cartels at Portlaoise District Court.

  A SPECIAL sitting of Portlaoise District Court heard yesterday (Tuesday 2 June) how a rugby player, auctioneer, secondary school...

Wednesday, 03/06/20 - 7:22am Read More

Laois Covid-19 update

LAOIS recorded another clear day when the latest Covid-19 cases were announced this evening. There was no rise in the...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 7:21pm Read More

Graiguecullen church is open for prayer

St Clare’s Church is open for prayer By Michael Tracey PEOPLE can enjoy a quiet prayer and reflection at St...

Tuesday, 02/06/20 - 4:51pm Read More

PORTLAOISE HOSPITAL TROLLEY WATCH – Monday 2 June.

  The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation (INMO) say that today there was no one (0) who had been admitted, lying on...

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