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JOB VACANCY: Finline Furniture seeking to hire Sales Person for their showrooms in Laois

Finline Furniture are seeking a Sales Person for their Emo Showrooms in Laois. Experience in Interior Design is preferable but not essential. To apply Please send CV & Cover Letter...

Portlaoise councillors push for extended pedestrianisation of Main Street

It's not very often that all seven elected Laois County Councillors for the Portlaoise area (or any area for that matter) will agree on...

Two men to appear in court following drug find of almost €4 million in...

Two men will appear in court this morning charged charged in connection with a Garda investigation into a seizure of Cannabis in Laois on...

Laois singer releases uplifting new charity single written in lockdown

A Laois singer has released his uplifting new single The Lockdown (Stay With Me) on all digital platforms. A regular performer at Ireland’s largest festival...

Winning streak continues as Laois trainer scores another victory

For the third time since horse racing resumed in Ireland after the Coronavirus shutdown, a Laois trainer was celebrating victory yesterday. Kieran Cotter's Inflection Point...

Laois athletics club call on artists to create mural for their clubhouse

Local athletics club St Abbans are calling on local artists to create a mural design for the wall of their clubhouse. The aim of the...

Online art workshops proving to be a huge success

A series of online art workshops currently in progress titled “Artistic Strategies and Techniques for Oil Painting“ have proved a big success for Laois...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, July 3, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Thomas TYNAN Patrick Street, Mountrath, Laois Thomas Tynan, late of Patrick Street, Mountrath, Co....

Moment in Time: Cuisle Centre honours the great Mary Ramsbottom in 2008

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on a party in the Cuisle Centre in 2008 to honour the late Mary Ramsbottom. Mary...

Coronavirus: Five new deaths and 15 new cases as doubts that all students will...

1,738 people have now died from Coronavirus in Ireland – with five new deaths reported today. While there has been a total of 15 new...

No place for Stanley as Sinn Fein announce new frontbench

Despite topping the poll with a surplus of more than 5,000 votes, Brian Stanley has lost his position on the Sinn Fein frontbench. The Laois...
Cannabis herb valued at €500 was found in the search

One man arrested after Gardai discover grow house and seize €66,000 of cannabis in...

Gardai have arrested one man following a seizure of €66,400 worth of cannabis in Athy. Gardai made the discovery following a search of a house...

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AIB branches in Laois come together to support seven local charities

AIB branches in Laois have come together to support seven local charities and help provide direct funds to local community efforts. €200,000 has been made...

Laois dog owner fears beloved pet may have been stolen

A Laois dog owner fears that his beloved pet of 10 years may have been stolen. Portarlington native David Maher's dog Rex went missing from...

Draws made for Midlands Park Hotel Laois GAA juvenile hurling and football championships

The draws for the Laois GAA juvenile hurling and football championships were made in the Midlands Park Hotel last night. The draws were officiated by...

Laois mam to travel to Spain for long-awaited hip operation – and she’s encouraging...

Laois woman Tess Farrell has been in a mountain of pain for the last number of years. The Portlaoise mother of five has seen her...

Moment in Time: Cumann na mBunscol football action from 2014

With no current GAA to report on over the past couple of months we have continued to dig deep into the archives. And our regular...

GAA outline protocol for clubs on how to deal with a case of Coronavrius

GAA clubs across the country and in Laois have recommenced full contact training in recent weeks. Challenge matches resumed from Monday and competitive action is...

Calls for people to help the 800 suffering with dementia in Laois

A call has been made for people in Laois to reach out and help the 800 living with dementia in the county. Dr Suzanne Timmons,...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 2, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Denis Hennessy The Haven, Abbeyleix, Laois Funeral arrangements to be announced. Sarah (Sadie) Harmon (née...

No Junior Minister for Laois as Fleming overlooked – but Agriculture post for Martin...

Laois Fianna Fáil TD Sean Fleming hasn't been included among the party's Junior Ministers following the announcement of those roles today. A TD since 1997...

Four men arrested after drug find of almost €4 million in rural Laois area

Four men have been arrested and are in custody following a drug seizure worth almost €4million in the Raheen area of Laois between Portlaoise...