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Portlaoise Garda Station still awaiting refurbishment

The Portlaoise Garda Station has been long-awaiting refurbishment, and looks like it may be waiting longer. Laois TD and Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan announced...
All the talking points as Portlaoise reclaimed the Jack Delaney Cup

Ranking the Top 30 club football teams ahead of the championship season

The hurling championship in Laois is in full swing now and next week it will be the turn of the footballers. Portlaoise will start the...

In Pictures: A wealth of talent at Ballinakill and The Harps Cúl Camps

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  We visited two hurling strongholds in Laois this week as Ballinakill and The Harps...

REVEALED: Laois’s Top 25 Instagrammers

It's back with a bang - our pick of Laois's Top 25 Instagrammers is here. Our list has been updated from last year's selection, and...
The Laois Walks Festival, which runs for the month of July, gets underway this weekend

Here’s where the Laois Walks Festival is heading this week

The Laois Walks Festival is into its third week and already hundreds of you have taken to routes all over the county. Durrow, Gattabawn, Fisherstown, Errill...

In Pictures: Borris-Kilcotton and Clonaslee GAA get to host their Cul Camps

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  Our final coverage of Kellogg's Cúl Camps ended in Borris-Kilcotton and St Manman's Clonaslee,...

Rounders success for the Heath U13s

Portlaoise under 13 boys’ rounders team and The Heath under 13 girls’ team travelled to Ashbourne on Saturday in search of the Leinster glory. Portlaoise...

What you need to know about the Folly Festival in Cullahill this weekend

What is The Folly? It is a music and comedy weekend taking place in Cullahill, Co. Laois supported by Electric PIcnic ! What's extra SPECIAL about...

BREAKING: Huge crash on outskirts of Laois town

A massive car crash has occured on the New Road from Portlaoise to Timahoe. The crash happened at the T-junction on the busy road out...

Coolrain Concrete

Coolrain Concrete delivers concrete products and ready mix all over the country and further afield. Based in Windsor, Coolrain, in Laois it is a small...

JOB VACANCY: Enva in Portlaoise are looking for a Facility Manager

Due to growth and expansion we are seeking a new Facility Manager for our Waste Processing & Treatment facility in Enva in Clonminam Industrial...

€40 million to be provided for disadvantaged groups from the Dormant Accounts Action Plan...

It has been announced that a sum from a pot of €40 million will be made available for supporting disadvantaged people and communities here in...

The unsigned contract for the National Broadband Plan angers TD

There was strongly voiced discontent towards the lack of progressive movement on the National Broadband Plan from a South Kildare TD. Fianna Fáil TD for...

Our preview of this year’s Laois Senior ‘A’ hurling championship

The race begins for the Senior 'A' championship this week and it promises to be an incredibly tight affair again this year. Ballyfin Gaels progressed...

JOB VACANCY: Mr Windscreen are looking for a Windscreen Technician in the midlands

Mr Windscreen have a vacancy for the following role based in the midlands. Windscreen Technician Must have: Full clean driving licence Willingness to work unsocial hours ...

JOB VACANCY: Opportunity to join expanding Engineering Consultancy

Luke Hyland Engineering Consultancy based in Portlaoise and dealing with a cross section of civil and structural engineering duties is expanding and is looking to...

Man who tragically drowned in Spanish lake named as Portlaoise teen

A 19-year-old who tragically drowned in a Spanish lake over the weekend has been named. According to the Irish Independent, 19-year-old Joshua Osahon disappeared on Saturday...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John William (Jack) Humphreys Emmett Street, Mountmellick, Laois Humphreys, Emmett Street, Mountmellick, Co. Laois....

Heath Rounders Set for All Ireland Semi-Final

The Heath senior Women and senior Mixed rounders teams booked their place in the All Ireland semi finals with impressive wins against Adamstown of...

JOB VACANCIES: Telfords in Portlaoise are looking to fill a number of roles

Telfords in Portlaoise are looking to fill the following vacancies: Cash Office Clerk The ideal candidate must have previous Accounts/Cashier experience in a fast paced environment...

JOB VACANCY: Spray Painter wanted for immediate start in Mountmellick

A Spray Painter is required for an immediate start in Mountmellick. For further information, text or call 086 4176666. SEE ALSO - Check out the dedicated...

In Pictures: Shock as blades left in Portlaoise park

There has been widespread shock at the discovery of razor blades in a park in Portlaoise over the weekend. The Portlaoise Community Noticeboard posted pictures...
Midlands Prison the scene of a mass brawl according to reports

Plans to ‘arm’ prison officers in Portlaoise

Prison officers in the Midlands Prison are set to be armed with batons and body cameras. According to the Irish Examiner, bosses are considering the...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, July 14, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Napolitano Marcello Aghoney, Timahoe, Laois The death has occurred of Napolitano, Marcello, Aghoney, Timahoe,...

In Pictures: Young GAA fans meet their idols at Castletown and Colt Cúl Camps

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  Young GAA fans came in their droves to Colt GAA club and Castletown GAA...

JOB VACANCY: Busy Portlaoise Deli in Mulhall’s SuperValu are looking for staff

It’s one of the busiest delis around and Mulhall’s SuperValu in Portlaoise are currently recruiting to fill a vacancy. Positions Available Deli Assistant Experience 3 years experience is...

JOB VACANCY: AD Contracting are looking for an experienced carpenter to join their team

Ad Contracting carpentry and renovations are looking to fill a full time role for the following vacancy: Experienced Carpenter Requirements: Immediate Start Projects mainly located in...

Here’s where the Laois Walks Festival is heading this week

The Laois Walks Festival is approaching its midpoint and already hundreds of you have taken to routes all over the county. The Rock of Dunamase,...

In Pictures: The Emo Cul Camp where every kid wants to be a certain...

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  The Cul Camps continue apace and this time we headed over to Emo where...

Weekend sizzler on the way as temperatures set to soar again

It may be dull and grey out there now, but forecasters are predicting a return to sunshine this weekend. In some great news, Met Eireann...

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