Saturday, August 24, 2019

No progress in sight for Portarlington relief road

The Portarlington relief road is a roadway that’s going nowhere fast it seems. There is no sign of any progress whatsoever for the long awaited...

Warm tributes paid to Bill Brady ‘The Man from Laramie’

There were warm tributes paid this week to the late Billy Brady at his funeral Mass in St Michael’s Church in Portarlington. He was...

Fr Paddy: The Homelessness Crisis

July 19 marked the third anniversary of the launch of Rebuilding Ireland, the government’s plan to address the housing and homeless crisis. Any honest assessment...

Weekend Read: Zach Tuohy on his AFL title hopes, aiming for history and his...

Just as our own All-Ireland series in both hurling and football codes reach their crescendo over the coming weeks, so too does Aussie Rules...

Cervical checks concerns emphatically laid bare by local councillor

One of the county’s newest councilors announced her arrival in convincing fashion this week when she emphatically laid bare the concerns sweeping the country...

Sofa so good, for Laois mattress amnesty

The Laois mattress amnesty is in full swing. It’s proving hugely popular. That’s a good reflection on the county. In other countries they are trying to...

Almost 600 complaints to Laois County Council this year over illegal dumping

Laois County Council is continuing with its carrot and stick approach to illegal dumping and waste management - and so far this year it...

Backing for Laois beef farmers crucial for rural areas, argue Laois councillors

Beef up beef prices for Laois farmers as rural communities are hugely reliant on farm family incomes for survival. That was the clear and direct...

Praise, plaudits and even profits for Portarlington swimming pool

Running a swimming pool is no easy task. A lot of the time it’s about trying to keep your head above water and even more...

Laois cemetery works being buried in red tape

Laois has 27 local authority cemeteries. The ongoing delays in carrying out works at Laois cemeteries was a cause of frustration and annoyance for Laois...

OUR COLUMNISTS

1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
0 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
24 POSTS0 COMMENTS
129 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
8 POSTS0 COMMENTS
38 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
8 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
124 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
11 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
26 POSTS0 COMMENTS
5 POSTS0 COMMENTS
17 POSTS0 COMMENTS
23 POSTS0 COMMENTS
22 POSTS0 COMMENTS
10 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
11 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
5 POSTS0 COMMENTS
Advertise Here
Advertise Here

Fr Paddy: The importance of staying positive

Our world screams out for poetry even if it can’t cope with it. Faith can only exist in a world of poetry.  God is...

E-tendering framework killing small local businesses

The rules and regulations that compel agencies like Laois County Council to put contracts out for quotes by e-tender is detrimental to Laois businesses...

Those dreaded words, ‘subject to funding’

You know the feeling.  Everyone’s been there at some stage or other. Those dreaded words: “It’s not you, it’s me.” Well, there is a political equivalent at...

Derelict Laois property a danger to the public

It’s been another long running saga but the danger of a derelict Laois property inflicting serious injury on an unsuspecting member of the public...

Slieve Blooms attraction the victim of its own success

One of the most popular attractions in the county is proving a victim of its own success. Glenbarrow in the Slieve Blooms continues to attract...

Heavy traffic taking its toll on Laois bridges

Heavy traffic is taking its toll on some old bridges in rural parts of Laois this week’s meeting of the Borris-Mountmellick district was told. The...

Fr Paddy: Harvest – A Time of Hope

Recently I was greatly inspired by the kind gesture of a neighbour calling with a bag of fresh vegetables from their garden. There is something...

Behind every good man … is a Laois woman, ask Shane Lowry

The secret ingredient of super star golfer Shane Lowry’s success is revealed. The elusive X-factor is not his caddie or dedicated training on the putting...

In Pictures: Vibrant and varied projects in store for Laois Creative programme

Wow! The Laois Creative Ireland Programme for 2019 is impressive. It’s exciting, it’s extensive, it’s engaging and there are events taking place between now and the...

Abbeyleix Bog project approved for next phase of surveys

The Abbeyleix Bog project has been approved for the next phase of surveys and research, which will continue to monitor its progress and shape...

OUR COLUMNISTS

1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
0 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
24 POSTS0 COMMENTS
129 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
8 POSTS0 COMMENTS
38 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
8 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
124 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
11 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
26 POSTS0 COMMENTS
5 POSTS0 COMMENTS
17 POSTS0 COMMENTS
23 POSTS0 COMMENTS
22 POSTS0 COMMENTS
10 POSTS0 COMMENTS
4 POSTS0 COMMENTS
3 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
2 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
11 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
1 POSTS0 COMMENTS
5 POSTS0 COMMENTS