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Fort Protector to be brought ‘back to life’

The Fort Protector, the 16th century fort in Portlaoise, could become a tourist attraction in the town. The monthly meeting of Laois County Council heard...

€20,000 Abbeyleix GAA lotto jackpot goes to Ballinakill

The Abbeyleix GAA club was delighted recently to sell a winning lotto ticket for €20,000, even if it did go to neighbouring Ballinakill. Pat Lalor,...

Friends and family come together to remember Denis Cahill

A friend of a young Laois man who died by suicide last December has come up with a novel idea to remember him and help...

Watch: Knockbeg students host successful charity tractor run

The students of Knockbeg College held their annual tractor run for charity today, continuing a long-standing tradition which has been running for two decades. Almost...
An expansion of An Post services is being sought

Stanley meets An Post CEO to push for increased post office services

A local TD met with the boss of An Post this week to make a strong case for the retention and improval of rural...
Shane Buggie of QRI winning third place in marketing at the PDST Get up and Go competition for TY Mini Company students in Kilkenny

Success for Portlaoise CBS at TY Mini Company competition

St Mary's CBS Portlaoise were represented by four mini companies at the PDST Get up and Go competition in Kilkenny yesterday. It was a hugely...
The Ned Buggy Memorial Run will be held next month

Son launches run in aid of Pieta House for beloved dad

Shane Buggy, son of Crettyard man Ned Buggy, has launched a run in his late dad's memory to raise funds for Pieta House. The Buggy...

A Portarlington shop is holding its 14th annual Daffodil Day fundraiser this Friday

For the 14th consecutive year, Fifty Seven Boutique in Portarlington will hold its Daffodil Day Coffee Day in aid of the Irish Cancer Society. "We've...
Stradbally man Dean Maher has launched the campaign

Stradbally man launches solo run to fund mental health services in schools

A young Stradbally man has launched his own campaign to improve mental health services in Laois schools. Dean Maher, 21, was inspired to do something...
Portlaoise Town Centre is set to undergo a revamp

Laois people invited to meeting to discuss Portlaoise redevelopment

The people of Laois and Portlaoise are being invited to a meeting to help shape the revamp of Portlaoise town centre. The meeting is the...
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