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Laois town features a huge transformation, litter and a lack of services – it’s our top stories of the week


Dirty protest

Around 50 inmates engaged in a ‘dirty protest’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise last week

Portlaoise and litter

Portlaoise rose to its best ever anti-litter league ranking, but was hit by vandalism and litter days later

‘Just a number to these services’

A Portlaoise family spoke on the never-ending fight to get services for their child with intellectual disabilities

Rathdowney ‘asylum seekers’ not sure how long they will remain in Laois

A group of asylum seekers who are currently staying in Rathdowney do not know for how long they will be staying in Laois

Two businesses on Portlaoise Main Street close in recent weeks

Two eateries have closed on Main Street Portlaoise in the past few weeks

Old Laois cinema undergoes remarkable transformation

A Laois cinema has undergone a remarkable transformation ahead of a screening of the well-loved film ‘Into the West’ 


Turner takes home gold at the Swimming World Series in Berlin

Laois Paralympian Nicole Turner has brought home a haul of three medals back to Portarlington

Three Laois men selected on the Irish wheelchair hurling panel

Three Laois men are among the 12 players who will make up the first ever international wheelchair hurling squad


Moment in Time

The latest Moment in Time focused on the sixth Gordon Bennett Run in 2008


Father Paddy

Fr Paddy penned words of appreciation after serving in Portlaoise for seven years

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.