Portlaoise Leisure Centre is to close with immediate effect with the loss of 30 jobs, the board behind the facility have confirmed.
There is deep sadness following the passing of Killeen native Lorraine Dunne.
Gardai in Laois have recovered a caravan belonging to a young Louth boy who has special needs.
Portlaoise native Diarmuid Mullins has been appointed as principal of the highly-regarded Crescent College in Limerick.
Sport is slowly starting to emerge from the Coronavirus shutdown and a Laois trained horse enjoyed victory last weekend.
Burnt-out cars, disgusting littering and despicable anti-social behaviour have blighted part of the Slieve Bloom Mountains recently.
2013 saw the Electric Picnic celebrate ten magical years of music and memories at Stradbally Hall.
The Garda, who is a detective, was killed following a shooting incident in Castlerea in Co Roscommon on Wednesday night.
The GAA have announced new plans for the staging of the 2020 Kellogg’s GAA Cúl Camps.
A column by Pat Critchley.