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Stradbally in lockdown after suspect device is found

Stradbally is in lockdown this evening after a suspect device was discovered in a house in the town. Gardai have blocked the Timahoe Road where...
Dramatic moment Stradbally grenade is exploded

WATCH: Grenade detonated safely at Stradbally Hall

A grenade that was discovered at a house in Stradbally yesterday has been safely destroyed by the army bomb disposal unit. The owner of the...

Ten Laois designs reach regional Junk Kouture final

Laois will have ten designs in the regional Junk Kouture finals after the finalists were announced on Facebook on Tuesday evening. Scoil Chriost Ri lead...

Laois family backs Mater funding campaign on heart screening

Having lost their beloved family member Michael, the Bowe family are backing the Mater Foundation's fundraising campaign to upgrade heart screening equipment. Michael Bowe originally...

Cistercian Roscrea parents begin campaign to save school from closing

The Parents Association of Cistercian College Roscrea have wasted little time in calling a meeting in an effort to prevent the school from closing...

Revamped Treacy’s bar all set to re-open

The countdown is on to the revamp of Treacys's Bar & Restaurant in The Heath with the final touches being put in place before...

Two Laois groups through to national trad music final

Two groups from Laois have made it through to the national final of Siansa Gael Linn 2017, one of the country’s most prestigious competitions...

Pressure on department to source site for new Portlaoise secondary school

Prospective parents, students and teachers were in attendance at a packed information night on Thursday for Dunamase College, the new secondary school set to open...
Mrs Liz Kennedy and Moya Doherty with 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class from The Swan NS

The Swan NS enjoy a visit from millionaire business woman

Moya Doherty, the woman behind Riverdance, paid a special visit to a Laois school yesterday morning. The Irish entrepreneur, believed to be one of the...

Check out these photos of today’s Operation Transformation finale in Vicarstown

Over 200 people turned out in Vicarstown this morning for the finale of the Community Sports Hub Operation Transformation programme. As well as the regular...
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