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WATCH: Very impressive video promoting Laois as a place to do business

A new promotional video - highlighting why Laois is an ideal place to do business - has been produced by Connect Ireland in association...

The Sunday Interview: Paddy O’s story – from his mother’s kitchen to one of...

When Paddy O’Connell was a student in Dublin, studying auctioneering in DIT, he went on a J1 summer of a lifetime to Hawaii. Always one...

Landmark Mountmellick business of 70 years on the market

A landmark Mountmellick business which has been owner-run for the past 70 years has come on the market. Hanlon's shop on O'Moore Street has a...
Ger Dunne, owner of Emmet Stores, says his business has been decimated

Mountmellick shop owner calls for compensation over ‘€30k lost revenue’

The owner of Emmet Stores in Mountmellick is calling for compensation to be paid to him by Laois Co Council as he claims he...

Laois to the fore in Italy trade mission

Trade meetings in Italy had a Laois flavour when Minister Charlie Flanagan visited Italy recently. On a visit to the World Food Programme HQ in...
Portlaoise publican Donal O'Gorman is set top open his new premises 'The Bog Road' in Portlaoise tonight

New pub opens its doors in Portlaoise tonight

Up to 30 jobs are being created with the opening of the much-anticipated Bog Road pub in Fairgreen on the Mountmellick Road in Portlaoise. The...
An expansion of An Post services is being sought

Reinvigorate post offices, argues Laois TD Stanley

Laois Sinn Féin TD and spokesperson for Communications, Brian Stanley, has expressed his concern today over reports that 80 post office branches could close...
Kelly Ging with her grandfather Joe Ging in her coffee shop and bakery in the Kealew Business Park in Portlaoise

The Sunday Interview: Kelly Lou and making a baking business from a childhood hobby

When Kelly Ging was growing up near Ratheniska outside Portlaoise, there was only one sure way to deal with a bad mood. Baking. “It took...

In Pictures: Launch of Portarlington’s Enterprise Town event

The launch of Portarlington as a Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town took place on Wednesday night. Over 50 people attended the launch at the Bank...
Tom and Marie Treacy at the Irish Restaurant Awards in the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny

The Laois winners of the Irish Restaurant Awards have been announced

The Laois winners in the Irish Restaurant Awards were announced at a function in the Lyrath Estate in Kilkenny on Wednesday night. There were county-by-county...
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