A Laois woman who spent 49 days in hospital fighting Coronavirus has praised the doctors and nurses in both Portlaoise and St James’ Hospitals for ‘saving her life’.
There is deep sadness in Crettyard following the news that Jimmy Walsh has passed away.
Offaly. Offaly people. You can love them or hate them but you simply can’t ignore them.
A popular local amenity on the Laois-Offaly border has been advised to close due to the large crowds congregating there over the weekend.
We’ve gone down memory lane in the convent in Mountrath, Knockbeg and Ballyfin College. This week it’s the turn of Heywood.
Two men have been charged in court following the seizure of €280,000 worth of cocaine in Portlaoise and Kill in Kildare.
Work has begun on a brand new astroturf pitch in Laois.
Ballyroan-Abbey GAA have two playing pitches and the one out the back of the clubhouse is undergoing a massive make-over.
When Laois rocked up to Navan in May 1992 for the opening round of the Leinster championship, they did so as massive outsiders.
The 2017 edition of the Portarlington Emigrant Newslatter featured a very interesting article on Pat Butler, the man who founded and built up Butler’s Engineering in Portarlington. We reproduce the article below by kind permission of the original author Joe O’Dwyer.