The death has taken place of Martin (Francis) Stokes – Abbeyleix.

Martin (Francis) Stokes, Abbeyleix passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on Wednesday 20 October. Martin was predeceased by his brothers Noel and PJ. His passing is deeply regretted by his brothers, sisters, daughters Sinead, Siobhan, Lisa, Ashling and...

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The death has occurred of Noel Walsh – Portlaoise

  Noel Walsh, Kilmaglish, Knockdrin, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath and Department of Agriculture, Portlaoise passed away peacefully on Wednesday 20 October at the Midland Regional Hospital, Tullamore in the company of his dear wife and family. Loving husband of Marian and...

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The death has taken place of Patrick Joseph (PJ, Paddy) Gleeson – Camross

  Patrick Joseph Gleeson (PJ, Paddy) Raheny, Dublin and formerly of Camross passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday19 October....

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Plans being prepared to connect wind farm to electrical substation in Portlaoise

By Joe Barrett A planning application is being prepared by Coillte Renewable Energy to connect 18 wind turbines at the Cullenagh...

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Midland Hospital Portlaoise celebrate International Infection Prevention Week

          International Infection Prevention Week is taking place at the Midland Hospital Portlaoise until Saturday 23...

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Up-coming walk-in Covid vaccination clinics in Laois

Pfizer dose 1 and dose 2 walk-in clinics will be held in Portlaoise in the coming days. The clinics will...

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Speeding motorists nabbed on a number of roads around Laois

Gardaí from the Laois Roads Policing Unit while on duty on Tuesday 19 October detected a number of speeding motorists...

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The death has occurred of Eileen (BB) Cummins (née Clarke) – Portarlington

  Eileen (BB) Cummins (née Clarke), 14 Marion Hill, Portarlington passed away peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Tullamore on Wednesday...

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Speeding traffic to be tackled in Laois village

COOLRAIN village will be considered for safety measures to tackle speeding traffic, following an appeal by a local councillor. Cllr...

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Emily’s winning poster chosen for world final of Lions Club Peace Poster competition

      By Joe Barrett A MOUNTMELLICK pupil is to represent her school on the world stage. Emily Jiang...

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The death has taken place of Thomas (Tommy) Whelan – Borris-in-Ossory

Thomas (Tommy) Whelan, Shanboe, Borris-in-Ossory passed away unexpectedly at Galway University Hospital on Tuesday 19 October. Sadly mourned by his...

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COURT HEARS OF SHOCKING PARENTAL NEGLECT

JUDGE Desmond Zaidan granted an emergency care order to Tusla, the Child and Family Agency last week, against the wishes...

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Portlaoise Court: Garda wrestled to the ground restraining man

  A man who was wrestling on the ground with a garda had his case adjourned when he appeared before...

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The death has been announced of James E. (Jim) Cahill – Abbeyleix.

    James E. (Jim) Cahill, Abbeyleix passed away peacefully in the care of the staff of Brookhaven Nursing Home,...

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Joyce’s epic run will raise vital funds for ’Comer school and Kilkenny hospital  

        By Charlie Keegan NEXT Sunday, 24 October, Joyce Byrne sets out on a 42km charity marathon...

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Laois defender nominated for a second Soaring Star

TALENTED Laois defender Clodagh Tynan has been nominated by the Camogie Association for her second Soaring Star award. The St...

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The owl story in Laois

  By Joe Barrett Bird lovers in Laois are in a bit of a flap since the Laois Barn Owl...

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What restrictions are being eased on 22 October

  Today, following public health advice, the Government has agreed that the remaining aspects of the hospitality, entertainment and night-time...

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MAN URINATED IN CHURCH IN FULL VIEW OF PARISHIONERS

By Elizabeth Lee A 33-YEAR-OLD man was arrested and charged with a public order offence and of criminal damage after...

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Walkers at risk on busy Laois road

A BUSY road in Portarlington urgently needs a footpath as walkers are at risk from a huge volume of passing...

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