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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

The Sunday Interview: Steeped in political history, Padraig Fleming is set to become Laois’s...

Cllr Padraig Fleming will reach the pinnacle of local politics when he is elected chairman of Laois County Council on Monday. With his own Fianna...

Exciting line-up of entertainment and heritage events for Old Fort Festival

The Old Fort Festival, which takes place this weekend, promises to be an exciting mix of family fun and late night entertainment. The weekend will...

Laois girl to represent Ireland in Tokyo art exhibiton

Seventeen year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning...

Rathdowney to get new road markings as extra lighting sought

Road marking at Dunnes Stores in Rathdowney are to be restored by Laois County Council, Cllr Brendan Phelan had a motion before the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...
Traffic will ease for Portlaoise people

Council gets go-ahead for land CPOs for Timahoe link road

A significant step has been taken towards the provision of a major piece of road infrastructure in Portlaoise, it has been announced. At the Portlaoise...

Laois Shopping Centre manager scoops silverware

Laois Shopping Centre manager Kevin Doyle has finished second in the Manager of the Year at the Sceptre Awards 2017. The Sceptre Awards recognise the...

Proposed speed limit increase at Rossleighan labelled ‘total madness’

A proposal to increase the speed limit along the Mountemellick Road at Rossleighan soccer ground in Portlaoise has been labelled “total madness”. Today’s meeting of...

Major roadworks for Portlaoise town centre

Summer roadworks are on the way for lower Main Street in Portlaoise. Major roadworks are to be carried out on Lower Main Street in Portlaoise...

RTS action group calls for scrapping of EirGrid substation

An emergency meeting of the Ratheniska Timahoe Spink (RTS) Substation Action Group is to be held on Thursday night as the group seeks planning...

Embrace Farm Ecumenical Service in Abbeyleix on Sunday

An Embrace Farm Ecumenical Remembrance Service will be held in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary at 2 PM on June 25 in...

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