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A journalist for over 20 years, David has worked for a number of regional titles both as journalist and editor. From Tullamore he also works as a content editor for Independent.ie. His heroes include Shane Lowry, Seamus Darby and Johnny Flaherty

It’s Saturday – so here are the week’s top stories

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and once again we have really enjoyed bringing you all the important news stories. From serious news, to...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, April 29, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Alice Kiely (née Walsh) Green Street, Cappoquin, Waterford / Ballinamult, Waterford / Portlaoise,...

Laois Rose Kate Hyland will be ’emotional’ handing over her crown

Brought to you in association with the Manhattan Mixer and Soho late venue Reigning Laois Rose Kate Hyland is looking forward to the excitement on...

Laois business women and entrepreneurs take ‘Steps to Success’

Nearly 100 Laois business women and entrepreneurs attended the Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow in Portlaoise earlier this week. The event was organised by...

Laois construction waste charges are ‘anti-business’

Charges at the construction and demolition (C&D) waste facility in Portlaoise are harming local jobs, Laois County Council has heard. At the council’s monthly meeting,...

Training to start for Portlaoise No Name Club

The Portlaoise No Name Club has moved a step closer to opening with news this week that training is to take place locally. The Portlaoise...

Crowds set to flock to Rock Inn Vintage Rally

All roads lead to the Rock Inn Vintage Rally this weekend, an event which has become an popular fixture over the May bank holiday...

Laois violinist wins Lyric FM bursary at Feis Ceoil

Talented violinist Senan Moran from Dysart, Stradbally was the winner of the RTE Lyric FM Instrumental bursary at the 2017 Sligo Feis Ceoil. The young...

Bord na Móna’s plans for Laois bogs sought

Information is being sought from Bord na Móna management on the company's future plans for its 3,000 acre land bank and Laois bogs, in...

€9,000 in prizes for Tidy Towns pollinators projects

Tidy Towns groups in Laois are being urged to enter a special award in the National Tidy Towns competition which promotes the protection of...

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