Sunday, December 8, 2019

Laois driver who had suspended sentence tested positive for cocaine

A Laois driver was found to have cocaine in their system after being drug tested on the roads this morning. The driver had already been...

Garda appeal for missing Laois teenager

Gardaí wish to seek the public’s assistance in tracing the whereabouts of 16 year-old, Gearóid Morrissey, who is missing from Mountmellick. Gearóid was last seen...

Gardai renew appeal for statue after beheading in Tipperary

This is outrageous! Can anyone help find the statue's head? Gardaí in Thurles are renewing their appeal for any information in relation to the criminal damage...

Laois teenager highlights period poverty on World Children’s Day

Laois teenager Carly Fagan, 14, took to the stage at the Printworks, Dublin Castle on World Children’s Day recently to take part in Child...

Green light for new homes but only after divisive vote

It took a divisive vote to clear the way for six new houses planned for Mountmellick. While the vote itself was divisive it was also...

Laois man organising fundraising quiz for volunteering trip to Zambia

A young man Laois is holding a fundraising table quiz tonight ahead of a trip to Zambia in the summer of 2020. The quiz will...

Former Town Commissioner and one of county’s oldest citizens both pass away

The deaths have taken place of one of the county’s most senior citizens in his 102nd year and also of a former Mountmellick Town...

Minister for Education promises to push on with new Kolbe School following visit

Minister for Education Joe McHugh visited Kolbe Special School in Portlaoise yesterday. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan, Minister of Education Joe McHugh, Sinn Fein TD...

Laois farmers out in force as Aldi distribution centre blockade continues

Laois farmers are out in force today as part of a major IFA protest outside Aldi's beef distribution centre in Naas. Farmers are protesting over...

Local rugby club facing imminent closure over ‘grave difficulty’ in getting insurance

A local rugby club that serves hundreds of underage and adult players say they will have to close the club and grounds from next...

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Local rugby club facing imminent closure over ‘grave difficulty’ in getting insurance

A local rugby club that serves hundreds of underage and adult players say they will have to close the club and grounds from next...

How a Munster rugby legend influenced a young Laois politician

Brought to you in association with the Midlands Park Hotel It's one of the most famous tackles in the history of Irish rugby. Mention the name...

Laois village to host Christmas fair, fun day and switching on of lights this...

This coming Sunday December 8 will see Clonaslee play host to a great family day in aid of the GAA Club. The GAA club will...

In Pictures: Public meeting on career options for Leaving Cert students well attended

Pauline Flanagan, one of Fianna Fáil’s general election candidates in Laois/Offaly held her first successful public meeting on Tuesday December 3 in O’ Loughlin’s...

Laois group needs your votes in bid to win €20,000 funding

The Laois Arch club has been nominated for the prestigious Permanent TSB community fund. The club, who support and help people with intellectual disabilities, are...

Two Laois Gardai among 191 new recruits to the force

The latest batch of new Gardai passed out recently at a ceremony in Templemore. An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar, Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan,...

Laois TD’s Dail vote to end state funding of Greyhound racing defeated

Laois/Offaly TD Brian Stanley called a vote in the Dáil yesterday afternoon to oppose horse racing and greyhound racing being given €86m of taxpayers’...

Great turnout as local gym raise much needed funds for little Jamie

In October, we shared the story of the Mannion family and their bid to raise money to help their beautiful son who is in need of medical support. In...

People urged to give blood In Laois this week

People in Laois are being urged to donate blood this week. Clinics are running in the Kileshin Hotel in Portlaoise this evening (Wednesday) from 4.30pm...

In Pictures: Google sponsored Coding Workshop proves to be a big hit in Timahoe

Computer coding may seem like a daunting exercise to many, but not to the children of Timahoe NS. On Wednesday last, the children in 4th,...

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