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Death occurs of Hazel Allen, the Laois woman who was a...

The death has occurred of Hazel Allen, the Laois woman who was a driving force in the phenomenon that is Ballymaloe House Hotel, a...

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla now accepting enrolments for...

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla is now accepting enrolments for the 2024-25 school year. St Pius X NS is a co-education school that...

Huge crowd rings in 2024 at annual Ballacolla New Year’s Day...

Despite the atrocious weather conditions, a huge crowd turned out to ring in 2024 at the annual Ballacolla New Years Day Walk and Tractor...

Funeral details announced for John Delaney as local councillors pay tribute...

Funeral details have been announced for John Delaney, the young Laois man who died tragically this week while out for a run near his...

Shock at sudden death of young Laois man John Delaney

There is widespread shock across the county today following the news of the sudden passing of John Delaney from Ballacolla, at the age of...

Bragging rights for Clough as they defeat Ballacolla for Division 5...

Clough 4-9 Ballacolla 1-6 Division 5 Boys Championship Clough are Division 5 Boys champions after they got the better of their neighbours Ballacolla this morning. In this...

Cahalan points the way as Ballacolla edge out Gaelscoil Thromaire in...

Ballacolla 6-11 Gaelscoil Thromaire 4-7 Division 5 Hurling Shield Midfielder Eamonn Cahalan finished with 3-6 as Ballacolla got the better of Gaelscoil Thromaire in a highly...

Tales from 100 Days of Paddling: Michael G publishes book on...

Community activist and river enthusiast Michael G Phelan is set to launch a new book, 'The Erkina River - from Source to Sea, Tales...

Liam Hyland at 90: From Ballacolla to Brussells – former Laois...

It's a Friday afternoon in Fearagh outside Ballacolla. Liam Hyland opens the door of his home and welcomes us with a handshake as warm...

Funeral details announced for Sean Clear, the young Laois man who...

Provisional funeral arrangements have been announced for Sean Clear, the young Laois man who was killed in a tragic accident in New Zealand. From Ballacolla,...

Sadness as young Laois man dies tragically in New Zealand

A young Laois man has lost his life tragically in a freak accident in New Zealand. Sean Clear from Ballacolla died late this week after...

Ballacolla NS open for enrolments for 2023-24 school year

St Pius X National School in Ballacolla now accepting enrolments for the 2023-24 school year. St Pius X NS is a Co-Ed school and offers...

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...