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Timahoe local notes, as submitted by Roghan Headen. Contact Roghan - [email protected] - if you would like to submit something for the Timahoe notes. If...

Recognition for Ballaghmore Gaelscoil’s young actors

Over 300 young feet tread the boards of the Mullingar Arts Centre during the annual extravaganza of music and drama, Coirm Gael Linn 2017,...

A Laois club are represented in the All Ireland Scor final today

The All Ireland Scor na nOg finals are taking place in Belfast today and Laois are represented in the quiz final by the Annanough...

Portarlington library set to celebrate its first birthday

Portarlington Library re-opened this time last year to celebrate it is having a 1st birthday this Friday. They are holding a puppet show from 3-4pm...

The Spink community were out in force at their parade this morning

It doesn't matter if a community is big or small, they all tend to celebrate St Patrick's Day in style. The community in Spink certainly...

All the fun and the craic from the Rathdowney parade

The RTE cameras were in Rathdowney today for their parade which had its usual high standard and equally high spirits. Photographer Sandra Thompson was on...
Jim and Esther McCormack

Retired Portlaoise couple ready for their new life in South Africa

This Monday retired Portlaoise couple Jim and Esther McCormack will board a plane for South Africa. They’ve sold the house that they raised their...

Stradbally group are looking for new members

The Active Retirement Group in Stradbally are looking for new members - and are holding their AGM this week. The Active Retirement Group organize a...

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...

Councillors vote to zone Laois a wind turbine-free county

Laois County Councillors have voted not to allow any part of the county be zoned for wind turbines, at their development plan meeting on...
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