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Thursday, June 4, 2020

BREAKING: Five new Coronavirus deaths and 38 new cases as Gemma O’Doherty and John...

1,664 people have now died from Coronavirus in Ireland – an increase of five from yesterday. Not all of these people passed away today –...

Laois parish puts plans in place for first ever ‘virtual’ cemetery mass

A Laois parish has put plans in place to host their first ever virtual cemetery mass this week. The Parish Priest of Rathdowney has revealed...

Laois’s Mount Rushmore – Off the Ball’s unenviable task of picking our four greatest...

How? Just how could you pick this? Pick Laois's best four sports people of all time. Well that's what Off the Ball, Newstalk's hugely popular...

In Pictures: Cans, bottles and other rubbish left behind at popular Laois lake

The good weather recently has seen the lake beside The Heath Golf Club become a hive of activity recently. Groups of people have gathered there...

Breslin’s SuperValu Rathdowney launch new online shopping service

Breslin’s Supervalu Rathdowney has this week launched an online shopping service. Their full instore offer can now be accessed online by logging onto www.supervalu.ie and...

Laois woman thanks nurses, doctors, family and friends as she wins 49-day hospital battle...

A Laois woman who spent 49 days in hospital fighting Coronavirus has praised the doctors and nurses in both Portlaoise and St James' Hospitals...

The story of a Laois man, a future Man United flop and a wet...

Portlaoise's Paul Cahillane has revealed his toughest ever soccer opponent. The former Celtic, UCD and Wexford Youths midfielder was the guest on this week's addition...

My Club & I: Meet the Clough-Ballacolla woman who is breaking new ground

The Coronavirus pandemic means that while we should be in the middle of GAA action - we've yet to get started. Around now, Laois clubs...

Car sales in Laois down 75% in May according to latest industry figures

Car sales in Laois were down 75% in May compared to the same month in 2019, according to the most recent figures issued by...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, June 4, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Donal Walsh Drimaterrill, Ballinakill, Laois Donal died at his residence surrounded by his loving...

Coronavirus Daily Noticeboard – Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Latest Figures 1,659 people have now died from Coronavirus in Ireland – an increase of three from yesterday. While there has been a total of 47...

BREAKING: Three new Coronavirus deaths and 47 new cases as Dr Holohan offers advice...

1,659 people have now died from Coronavirus in Ireland – an increase of three from yesterday. Not all of these people passed away today –...

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Local TD calls for ‘double standards on social distancing rules’ to be addressed

Independent TD for Laois-Offaly Carol Nolan has said she will be engaging with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and Minister for Health Simon Harris to seek...

Diary of a Stuck at Home Mum: The adventures of a three-year-old

Steph is a Laois mammy of 3 small kids. She has started a blog to document her life as a mammy muddling through parenthood and...

Talking Sport: Paul Cahillane on Celtic, Portlaoise, Ireland, Laois and Roy Keane

Our latest Talking Sport Podcast is here and we bring you a brand new format. Alan Hartnett is in the presenter’s chair once again and...

Gardai ‘spat or coughed at’ 88 times since Covid-19 restrictions introduced in April

Members of An Garda Síochána have been spat at or coughed on 88 times since Covid-19 public health guidelines were introduced. Commissioner Drew Harris confirmed...

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 celebrates a Sense of Place in Laois

Cruinniú na nÓg 2020 is a national day of free creativity for children and young people across Ireland and will take place on Saturday,...

WATCH: How Laois company CJ Sheeran’s have managed to stay going during the Coronavirus

CJ Sheeran's in Mountrath is Ireland's largest manufacturer of timber pallets with 180 employees across their sites in Laois, Westmeath, Dublin and Mayo. Though they've...

In Pictures: Laois camogie side swaps hurls for wooden spoons for club and community...

Banríon Gaels Camogie Club conducted a virtual bake off competition last week which saw members swap their hurls for wooden spoons to give back...

Peavoy Financial Planning: Financial tips during Covid-19

In times like these thinking about your financial situation can be stressful. Fears over the spread of coronavirus have caused lots of people uncertainty and...

Laois Football Memory: Laois shock Monaghan in 2012 to set off on Qualifier run

Laois 2-12 Monaghan 0-12 All-Ireland Qualifiers Round 2 2012 Laois and Monaghan have only met twice in championship football - with the win over the Farney...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. James (Jim) Delaney Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Laois James (Jim) Delaney, Derrynaserra, Coolrain, Portlaoise, Co.Laois. Died...