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Portlaoise U-16 team which reached the Dublin Cup final

Portlaoise advance to Dublin Cup final

U-16 Dublin Cup Portlaoise 76 KUBS 49 Portlaoise U-16 Boys got the better of KUBS to reach the final of the Dublin Cup. This game was always going...
The Portlaoise girls team who had a great win in Dublin

Panthers win to keep league title ambitions alive

U15 Girls Dublin League Portlaoise Panthers 38 Liffey Celtics 24 Portlaoise Panthers u15 girls took to the floor in Colaiste Bhride Clondalkin on Sunday in what was...

20 things you’ll remember if you went to school in the Brigidine in Mountrath

The Brigidine Convent in Mountrath no longer operates a girls secondary school as it amalgamated with Ballyfin College and Mountrath Vocational School in 2010...

My Club and I: Maeve O’Sullivan (Portlaoise Panthers)

Maeve O'Sullivan is the subject of this week's 'My Club and I' interview. Maeve is a player, a coach and PRO with the Portlaoise...

New theatre group seeks actors of all abilities

A new theatre and performance-art group is in the process of being established in Portlaoise. Kiki Theatre and Performance Group is a non-profit organisation...

Port man to cycle along the Rocky mountains in aid of Laois Hospice

A Portarlington trainer is in training to cycle 4,500km along the Rocky Mountains which he hopes will raise at least €10,000 for Laois Hospice....
Sheila Stack wife of the late Chief Officer Brian Stack with the bronze bust after being unveiled at the Prison Service College, Portlaoise by Minister for Justice Equality and Defence Alan Shatter TD. Picture: Alf Harvey/hrphoto.ie

‘The State has let him down’ – Stack widow on murder of Brian Stack

The widow of Portlaoise Prison Chief Officer Brian Stack, who was murdered by the IRA 33 years ago, claims the State has let him...

Garda retires after 34 years to take up sheriff role

Tributes were paid recently to garda Jerry Dillon on his retirement after 34 years of service with An Garda Síochanna to take up the...

It’s go Grease Lightning for Coláiste Iosagáin

Students from Coláiste Iosagáin will take to the stage for their production of ‘Grease’ on January 18, following months of rehearsals. The Portarlington...

Printmaking workshop at Dunamaise Arts Centre

A printmaking workshop will run at the Dunamaise Arts Centre for the next five weeks, taking its inspiration from the Printmakers Exhibition. Suitable for...

Laois Rose fundraises for Chernobyl trip

Laois Rose Kate Hyland is volunteering at a children’s mental asylum in Belarus and is seeking support from the public for a fundraising table...

Chriost Ri’s Anna scoops scholarship for maximum Leaving Cert points

Scoil Chriost Ri graduate Anna Healy who achieved the maximum points possible in her Leaving Cert last June, has been presented with the Stryker...

Portlaoise scholar Evan scoops double maths awards

Naughton scholar Evan Bracken from Portlaoise continues to notch up awards for his Leaving Cert grades. The St Mary’s CBS graduate, now an engineering...

Fifty new houses planned in Killeshin

Planning permission is being sought for fifty additional houses in the ‘Quakers Village’ housing estate in Killeshin village. The new houses would consist of...

Laois schools to share IT grant worth €500,000

In excess of half a million euro has been made available to 71 schools in Laois to develop information and communications technology. The announcement...

1916 explored in printmakers’ exhibition

A new exhibition of work by the Printmakers Council of Ireland and the UK which explores the 1916 Rising is now running at the...

Bursary prize on offer for midlands musicians

Applications are now being sought from young singers and musicians from the midlands who are pursuing a career in professional performance in the classical...

Portlaoise Panto magic with Aladdin

For their 33rd annual production, Portlaoise Panto are bringing ‘Aladdin’ to the Dunamaise Arts Centre from January 21 to 28. This year’s production will feature...

Festival organisers seek suitable nanny goat

A nanny goat, preferably one that is milking, is being sought for a few spare hours on Sunday February 5. If you happen to have...
Deputy Brian Stanley

Long-term plan needed for Portlaoise Hospital to secure funding and staff – Stanley

A five to ten year plan must be put in place immediately for Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise if it is attract qualified staff and...

All of this week’s offers in Hughes in Portlaoise

All of these great offers are now available in Hughes Pharmacy in Portlaoise. Hughes Pharmacy is located on...

In Pictures: 3 bedroom End of Terrace in Faigreen in Portlaoise for €135,000

Clement Herron Real Estate are delighted to bring to the market this three bed end of terrace property. Accommodation briefly comprises three bedrooms (one...

In Pictures: 3-bedroom semi in Rossvale in Portlaoise for €155,000

Clement Herron Real Estate is pleased to welcome this 3 bedroom semi detached property to the sales market with a price of €155,000. This property...

In Pictures: Fantastic detached family home in Esker Hills in Portlaoise for €189,000

Clement Herron Real Estate is pleased to welcome this fantastic detached family home to the sales market. This home is ideally located within walking distance...

In Pictures: Check out this very charming and unique property on 11 acres in...

Clement Herron Real Estate is pleased to welcome this charming, compact centrally located unique potential permaculture and/or organic holding to the market, with an...

In Pictures: 4-bedroomed dormer on one acre in Clonadacasey for €260,000

Clement Herron Real Estate welcomes this superbly located 4 bedroom dormer bungalow on approx one acre site at Clonadacasey outside Portlaoise to the sales...

In Pictures: Check out this four bed home in De Vesci Hill in Abbeyleix...

Clement Herron Real Estate are delighted to present to the market this spacious and modern, well maintained detached property, located in the beautiful heritage...

In Pictures: Check out this 4,200 square foot house in Ballacolla on five acres...

If you are looking for a country house with a bit of land then this property in Ballygeehan, Ballacolla which is being sold by...

In Pictures: Two bed ground floor apartment in Stradbrook in Portlaoise for €135,000

Clement Herron Real Estate are delighted to bring to the market this two bed ground floor apartment. The property is in good condition throughout. Accommodation...

In Pictures: Main Street home in Borris-in-Ossory to be sold by public auction

Clement Herron Real Estate will bring a very attractive property in Borris-In-Ossory to public auction this week. The property which is on Main Street Borris-In-Ossory comprises...

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