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One man has been stabbed to death and a youth is in custody

Youth in custody after man stabbed to death overnight

A youth is in custody after a man was stabbed to death in Edenderry last night. Gardaí were called to a house on Green Road,...

CCTV sought for Portarlington playground to deter ‘louts’

Following a number of recent incidents at Portarlington playground, a local councillor has called for CCTC cameras to be installed and public lighting to...
Saoirse Lewis, with her mum Ailish, is the cover girl on this year's Down Syndrome Centre "I'm Able 2" calendar for 2018

Laois girl on cover of Down Syndrome Centre “I’m Able 2” 2018 calendar

A young Laois girl has made the cover of the Down Syndrome Centre's calendar for 2018. Saoirse Lewis, from Portlaoise, is featured on the front...
Tyrone manager Mickey Harte will be in Portarlington next week

Tyrone legend Mickey Harte in Mountmellick this weekend for Bank of Ireland Enterprise event

Legendary Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte is the star attraction at the Mountmellick Enterprise Town Sports and Community Expo this coming Saturday, an event...
A kingfisher has been spotted at the lake in Portlaoise

Laois County Council to maintain lake in Portlaoise

Laois County Council have agreed that they will help look after a lake in Portlaoise. The maintenance of a lake in Glendowns was raised at...

The Sunday Interview: Larry finishes up after over 40 years with Teagasc

Things were very different when Larry O'Loughlin landed a job with the Laois County Committee of Agriculture in early 1978. The Rosenallis native had completed...
Irish Rail have been called upon to fix a wall they damaged

Irish Rail called on to fix damaged cemetery wall in Portlaoise

Irish Rail have been called upon to fix a cemetery wall that they damaged in Portlaoise OVER a year ago. Speaking at a recent meeting...

Vacant properties vandalized in housing estate in Abbeyleix

A number of vacant houses in an Abbeyleix estate have been vandalized and are now causing a health and safety issue, it has been...

Increase in drug seizures, drink driving and praise for Gardai

The possession of drugs for sale or supply more than doubled in a three-month period in Laois - with the Electric Picnic cited as...

Hospital campaign to visit towns outside Portlaoise as fight to prevent downgrade escalates

The local group fighting to prevent the downgrading of services at Portlaoise Hospital are taking their campaign to towns around the county next week...
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