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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...

Stanley: Will Charlie Flanagan and Fine Gael sign death warrants of Laois patients?

Sinn Feinn TD Brian Stanley says that closing Portlaoise Hospital's A&E unit is as good as signing the death warrants of Laois patients. He has...
A woman has been hunger strike

Major breakthrough for woman in Laois on hunger strike

There has been a major breakthrough in the case of a woman in Laois who been on hunger strike since October 24. Kathryn Nelson, who...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

Garda helicopter in Stradbally after van with copper cables found

There were dramatic scenes in Stradbally last night as the Garda helicopter was dispatched following the discovery of a van with copper cables last...
Deputy Brian Stanley

SF report says JobPath scheme destroys confidence

A Sinn Féin report into the JobPath job activation scheme has found that Laois participants have had their confidence destroyed, with TD Brian Stanley...

Calls for lights in Ballylinan following assault near playground

A man was assaulted near the playground in Ballylinan, ending up in hospital with a broken ankle and a fracture over his eye, leading...
Riverside complex in Portarlington fetches staggering fee

Serious issues highlighted over proposed Portarlington relief road

Portarlington-based Laois County Councillor Aidan Mullins says "there are enough things in Portarlington screaming out for funding" without having €1million ring-fenced for a relief...
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