Helen’s live crib raises €7.3k for local charities

  Two members of the Midland’s Down Syndrome (Portlaoise branch) place an effigy of the baby Jesus in the live animal crib on Christmas eve By Chris Fingleton A LIVE animal crib raised a whopping €7,360 for three Laois charities...

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Portlaoise live animal crib blessed at ecumenical service

  By Stan Henderson THE magical wonderland that is the Live Animal Charity Crib on Helen Kelly’s Bloomfield House farm in Portlaoise was blessed recently in an ecumenical ceremony performed by Mgr John Byrne PP and Rev Janet Finlay. Earlier...

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