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A journalist for over 20 years, David has worked for a number of regional titles both as journalist and editor. From Tullamore he also works as a content editor for Independent.ie. His heroes include Shane Lowry, Seamus Darby and Johnny Flaherty

Concerns for local families over USA immigration ‘crackdown’

The recent increase of deportations of the undocumented Irish from USA is a worrying development for families in Laois, according to a local TD. Fianna...

Renua outlines concerns over farm repossessions

Renua Ireland has warned there will be a rural revolt if vulture funds attempt to profiteer from the misfortunes of farmers. “Claims that Vulture Funds...

Road safety fears around former Montague Hotel

Serious concerns have been raised about road safety outside the Direct Provision Centre at the Montague Hotel by a local councillor. Cllr Tom Mulhall said...

Gillian Treacy appointed to board of Road Safety Authority

Laois woman Gillian Treacy whose four-year-old son was killed in a crash with a drunk-driver has been appointed to the board of the Road...

Funding of €195,500 announced for Laois rural trails and cycle-ways

Funding of €195,500 has been announced for rural trails and cycle-ways projects in Laois, in addition to the earlier allocation of €1 million for...

Moment in time: Photos from the Laois Hunt Ball in 2001

Our photographs from Alf Harvey’s archives this week feature the annual Laois Hunt Ball from 2001. The event is one of most anticipated events on...
Ciaran Carey and Mark Foley will be on the sideline for Slieve Bloom this year

Breaking: Slieve Bloom’s Carey coup cancelled

The major coup by the Slieve Bloom GAA club to recruit two Limerick hurling legends as part of their management team will now not...

Walker rescued from Slieve Bloom mountains by Laois Civil Defence

A woman was rescued by emergency services yesterday after she became trapped in the Slieve Bloom mountains on one of the coldest evenings of...

Network Ireland Laois Branch finishes busy year in style

As 2017 drew to a close, Network Ireland Laois Branch held a final get together to reflect on the achievements of the year at...

Family of Mountmellick woman missing for 24 years still seek news

A Mountmellick man has vowed that he will never give up searching for his sister who disappeared from Waterford 24 years ago, this week. Imelda...

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