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It’s Saturday – so here are the week’s top stories

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and once again we have really enjoyed bringing you all the important news stories. From serious news, to...
Gardai are appealing for witnesses after further burglaries in Ballylinan

Appeal for witnesses after crime spree in Ballylinan

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after something of a crime spree took place in Ballylinan on Tuesday night. In total, seven cars and one house...

New Portlaoise secondary schools to start advertising for teachers next month

The new Portlaoise secondary schools, Dunamase College and Colaiste Dhun Masc, will be advertising for teachers from next month as they get ready to...
A garda was kicked in the eye at an incident at a checkpoint

Woman arrested after kicking garda in the eye

A woman was arrested after kicking a garda in the face following an incident at a checkpoint on the Dublin Road in Portlaoise last night. The...

Laois construction waste charges are ‘anti-business’

Charges at the construction and demolition (C&D) waste facility in Portlaoise are harming local jobs, Laois County Council has heard. At the council’s monthly meeting,...
Gardai are appealing for information after Mountrath GAA club was broken into

Appeal for information after Mountrath GAA club burgled

Gardái are appealing for information after the shed at Mountrath GAA club was broken into between 10pm Monday night and 8am Tuesday morning. The lock...
Gardaí have made the call to vehicle owners after a number of cars were broken into

Calls not to leave items visible in vehicles after series of break-ins

Gardaí are calling on vehicle owners not to leave items visible in unattended cars after a number of vehicles were broken into in recent...

Training to start for Portlaoise No Name Club

The Portlaoise No Name Club has moved a step closer to opening with news this week that training is to take place locally. The Portlaoise...
Centra in Mountrath was broken into

Cigarettes and cash stolen from Centra in Mountrath

Gardaí are appealing for information following a burglary at the Centra shop in Mountrath. The incident took place on Main Street after 3am on Tuesday...

Abbeyleix designer the winner of €4,000 Fuelling Ambition competition

Young Laois fashion designer Alison McEvoy won a prize package worth €4,000 at the Fuelling Ambition Roadshow held in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Tuesday...

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Abbeyleix designer the winner of €4,000 Fuelling Ambition competition

Young Laois fashion designer Alison McEvoy won a prize package worth €4,000 at the Fuelling Ambition Roadshow held in the Portlaoise Heritage Hotel on Tuesday...

Laois business hits out at motorway signage threat

A well-known Laois business which relies heavily on using signage on the motorway has hit out strongly at a council directive demanding that signs...

Crowds set to flock to Rock Inn Vintage Rally

All roads lead to the Rock Inn Vintage Rally this weekend, an event which has become an popular fixture over the May bank holiday...

Laois violinist wins Lyric FM bursary at Feis Ceoil

Talented violinist Senan Moran from Dysart, Stradbally was the winner of the RTE Lyric FM Instrumental bursary at the 2017 Sligo Feis Ceoil. The young...

Bord na Móna’s plans for Laois bogs sought

Information is being sought from Bord na Móna management on the company's future plans for its 3,000 acre land bank and Laois bogs, in...
Deputy Brian Stanley called on further provision of Home Help Services

TD calls for Home Help Services to be expanded in Laois

Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley has called for Home Help Services in Laois to be urgently expanded as demand continues to grow. The Laois-Offaly TD...

€9,000 in prizes for Tidy Towns pollinators projects

Tidy Towns groups in Laois are being urged to enter a special award in the National Tidy Towns competition which promotes the protection of...
No money to fix the bridge in Camross or Mayo

No money available to repair damaged bridge in Camross

A crumbling bridge that was struck by a vehicle in Camross cannot be repaired because no funding is currently available. Part of the structure at...

Laois doctors upbeat after ministerial meeting on Portlaoise hospital

A member of the delegation of Laois consultants and GPs said they were upbeat following a "productive meeting" on the future of Portlaoise hospital...

101-year-old to launch Heritage Cycle Rally in Laois

101 year old Mrs Kathleen Bolger will certainly be "Wheeling in the Years" at the  launch of this year's Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally at...

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