Saturday, January 18, 2020

Fr Paddy: Eight-year-old’s explanation of God

A second class student in primary school recently wrote the following wisdom……… One of God's main jobs is making people. He makes them to replace...

Laois-Offaly a totally different kettle of fish in 2020

General Election 2020 in Laois-Offaly is a whole new ball game and like no general election ever held before in this constituency. It is certainly...

Calls to protect access to complementary treatments from new legislation

Calls have been made to protect complementary and alternative medicines and treatments and their practitioners from the possible impact of proposed new legislation. Proponents of...

Fr Paddy: The Two Popes – an inspirational movie

Belief is central to identity and we live our lives based on our systems of beliefs. Faith, particularly organised religion, demands a faith that...

Despite climb-down Minister Flanagan still determined to honour RIC

Despite an embarrassing climb-down by the Government last night when they were forced into a humiliating U-turn over their plans to stage an event...

Minister Flanagan sensationally cancels RIC commemoration

In a bid to curb mounting public outrage and outcry Minister Charlie Flanagan has sensationally announced that the planned RIC commemoration event has been...

Sinn Féin lambast Minister Flanagan on RIC event and call for boycott

Sinn Féin forces in Laois have lined up to blast local Minister Charlie Flanagan for his role in organising an official State event to...

Bizarre Laois-Offaly twist in RIC event saga as Taoiseach will not attend

Unless he can master the art of bi-location the Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar himself will not be in attendance at the controversial centenary commemorations for...

Fianna Fáil never agreed to RIC event amid mounting tensions says Fleming

Fianna Fáil never agreed to next week’s event to commemorate the RIC insists Laois-Offaly TD, Seán Fleming who says “Fine Gael have gone off...

Fr Paddy: Happy 2020 – it’s always an opportunity to begin again

It’s hard to believe we are almost ready to begin another new year, the rituals of celebrating a new year is an ancient one....

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John Whelan: Local elections 2019 an interesting appetiser for general election 2020 main course

In an age of political flux, 2020 as it approaches, is highly unusual with the degree of certainty it already offers. The political demon that...

Concerns prevail over Electric Picnic 2020 crowds and controls

Tickets for the Electric Picnic 2020 are completely sold out but lingering doubts and concerns continue to prevail over the increased crowds and safety...

Laois man was renowned and highly regarded in sporting circles

John Fitzpatrick from Meelick who has died in his 86th year was renowned and highly regarded in sporting circles. John joined the ESB as a...

Fr Paddy: Christmas is a time to get real

I was struck by a headline on a national newspaper recently that read, “A nation yearns for meaning at Christmas”.         ...

New lease of life on the cards for Laois waterways

Hot on the heels of the news of investment and development plans for the River Barrow Blueway through Laois and Kildare, similar proposals are...

Support for farmers but claims that Minister thinks ‘milk comes from a bottle’ in...

Farmers protesting over poor prices for their produce from the factories and supermarkets have got more moral support in Laois this week. A motion before...

Sheep kills ‘no laughing matter’ dog owners warned

With the 2020 lambing season just around the corner, dog owners have been warned to keep their dogs under control. Graphic and gory accounts of...

A brill Laois market with sole to remain at new location

Pardon the fishy pun, but I just couldn’t resist. ‘Tis the season to be jolly after all. In more good news the popular Farmer’s Market...

Sympathy for Laois Parish Priest on the death of his mother

Expressions of sympathy and condolences have been extended to a Laois Parish Priest on the death of his mother. The Parish Priest of Portarlington, Very...

Deep sadness as stylish boutique owner who brought flair, panache and generosity passes away

Monica Muldowney, who has died, was an astute businesswoman whose boutique was one of the original retail outlets in Lyster Square in Portlaoise. A highly...

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