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Outrage in Portarlington as tireless community worker is fined for littering

The community of Portarlington is rallying behind a local community man, who has been fined for littering, despite getting up at 5am every day...

Over €260,000 for Local Improvement Schemes in Laois

€264,000 in funding has been secured for Local Improvement Schemes in Laois, according to Laois TD and Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan The...
Fr Paddy has paid tribute to the late Bernard Fitzpatrick

Fr Paddy pays tribute to ‘inspirational’ Stradbally man

The passing of Bernard Fitzpatrick from our faith community leaves a large loss. Not just to his beloved family and friends but to so many...
Courtwood GAA are gearing up for B2B cycle

In Pictures: Courtwood GAA gearing up for B2B Cycle for Life

Members of Courtwood GAA are gearing up for a mammoth cycle set to take place this Saturday. Together with the Irish Heart Foundation and Heart...

In Pictures: Ballyfin NS turns green as county final fever strikes

The atmosphere was electric in Ballyfin NS on Friday morning as the school turned green in a massive show of support for the local...

In Pictures: Educate Together school in Portlaoise open new Harry Potter-themed library

Albus Dumbledore from Harry Potter, famously said 'Words are in thy not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of magic. Magic words, magical books and an...
Meeting called in Portarlington against wind farm

Meeting called in opposition to proposed Portarlington wind farm

A meeting will take place tomorrow night in Portarlington after a planning application was made to build a wind farm near the town. Offaly County...

People should have more cop on when it comes to recreational drugs, says Deputy...

Drugs being mixed by the Kinihan gang in Dublin are being used in Portlaoise, according to Deputy Brian Stanley. The Sinn Fein TD was speaking...

Laois man completes Everest climb in aid of local charity

A local man has completed his climb of Mount Everest in aid of the Midlands Down Syndrome Centre. Colm Swayne, who is originally from Stradbally...

The Ploughing and I: ‘A fantastic celebration of the Irish agricultural industry’

Camross woman Mary Phelan is the first person to feature on our Ploughing Q&A this week as she recalls her early experience going to...
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