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Walking route sought for Laois village as safety measures needed near...

A suitable walking and cycling route should be identified and developed around the rural village of Clough, according to local councillor John King. Cllr King...

Property: 60-acre residential farm at Grantstown, Ballacolla, being offered for sale...

Hennessy Auctioneers are delighted to offer this prime 60-acre Residential Farm at Grantstown, Ballacolla, Co. Laois by online auction on Friday 11th November 2022...

Laois student achieves one of the best Leaving Cert’s in the...

A Laois student has achieved one of the best Leaving Cert results in the country this year. Sarah Talbot, who hails from Ballacolla, scored eight...

Funeral details announced for Laois man who died tragically in road...

Funeral details have been announced for Keith Paul Orr, the Ballacolla man who died tragically in a road crash in the early hours of...

Tragic Ballacolla road accident victim named locally

The man killed in a road accident between Ballacolla and Rathdowney in the early hours of Friday morning has been named locally as Keith...

Shock and sadness in Ballacolla as much-loved community man Seamus Maher...

The wider community of Ballacolla was thrown into a deep sense of shock and sadness early this week with the news of the sudden...

Work needed on Cullohill Mountain and bridge in Durrow

The road at Cullohill Mountain is in bad need of a resurface according to local councillor for the area Ollie Clooney. Cllr Clooney had a...

Ballacolla NS open for enrolments for 2022-23 school year

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla now accepting enrolments for the 2022-23 school year. St Pius X NS is a Co-Ed school and offers...

Laois village to host New Year’s Day walk and tractor run...

A Laois village is gearing up to host its annual New Year's Day walk and tractor run. Ballacolla will be the place to be as...

Laois teenager’s kindness hailed ‘an inspiration’ in campaign to bring a...

The kindness of a Laois teenager has become an inspiration for a campaign that is trying to bring a hospice to the midlands. Ruth Talbot,...

High praise for local Tidy Towns committee as Laois village in...

A Laois village is in pristine condition thanks to the work of its Tidy Towns and local County Councillor. You'd do well to find a...

Paul Geoghegan Electrical Contractors Ltd – the smart choice

If you're looking for electrical work to be done in your home or business - then look no further than Paul Geoghegan Electrical Contractors...

Laois land and house sells for over €600,000 in four lots...

Farm land and houses near Ballacolla sold for a combined €615,000 at an online public auction on Friday afternoon. In what was an executor's sale...

#LoveLaois: Grantstown Lake – a lovely, gentle loop between Ballacolla and...

All over Laois there are numerous walking routes that have experienced more footfall over the past year than in any previous 12-month period. One such...

‘The only people who are happy about that road are the...

A Laois County Councillor has said that the only people who are happy about the state of a particular road in the county at...

Property: Farm land and house near Ballacolla to be sold by...

Hennessy Auctioneers and Valuers are conducting an executor's sale at Coolbally, Clough, Ballacolla, Co Laois by Public Auction (Online). Online Auction on Friday, June 11,...

Measures requested as vehicles forced to ‘reverse up to 1km’ if...

Urgent safety measures are being requested after a Laois County Council meeting heard how cars are being forced to reverse up to 1km if...

€500,000 road investment on the way for Laois villages in 2021

A section of the R434 between Clough and Ballacolla will receive €500,000 for major road resurfacing works this year. So says Cllr Conor Bergin as...

Ballacolla NS open for enrolments for 2021-22 school year

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla now accepting enrolments for the 2021-22 school year. St Pius X NS is a Co-Ed school and offers...

27 acres of farm land in Clough, Ballacolla, sells for over...

A 27-acre parcel of "prime agricultural land" in Clough, Ballacolla, sold for over €400,000 at auction last week. The land, which was handled by Hennessy...

Property: 27 acres of prime agricultural land for sale in Clough,...

27 acres of prime agricultural land in two separate lots (600 metres apart) at Clough, Ballacolla, in Laois is to be put up for...

Big breakthrough as permission granted for Blueway along River Erkina

The hugely active Woodenbridge Paddlers group enjoyed a significant breakthrough last week when planning permission was granted for a new Blueway route on the...

WATCH: Laois Community turns out in force to celebrate much loved...

We've said it before and we'll say it again - these are extraordinary times that we are all living in. The Coronavirus pandemic has changed...

Laois school participate in prestigious music event

Students from Ballacolla NS had the honour of participating in the prestigious musical event Peace Proms 2020 in Waterford Institute of Technology Arena recently. The...

Plans in place for Ballacolla New Year’s Day Walk and All...

New Year's Day in Ballacolla 2020 invites Walkers, Cyclists and Tractors of all ages both Modern and Vintage to take part in the annual...

In Pictures: High spirits at Ballacolla 5K in spite of bad...

A total of 73 people took part in a recent for the 5k Run/Walk fundraiser in Ballacolla in aid of the local afterschool den. Given...

An errant ‘y’ causes a sign problem for Laois village

They are not as provocative as the infamous Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri but there are three signs outside Borris-in-Ossory County Laois causing as...

‘Fire alarms do save lives’ following fire at well known Laois...

'Fire alarms do save lives' says Chief Fire Officer in Laois Anthony Tynan following a fire at a well known Laois pub. The fire at...

Considerable damage as fire overnight at well-known Laois pub

A well-known Laois pub has been extensively damaged by a fire in the early hours of this morning. Emergency services attended a fire at Caoch...

In Pictures: Ballacolla New Year’s Day Walk and Vintage Run a...

New Year's Day in Ballacolla was the place to be for the Annual Richard Moynan Memorial Walk and Vintage run. The Vintage run was on...