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Durrow community rally for ‘Friends of Shane Walsh’ event

The tight-knit community of Durrow was stunned in September with the sad death of Shane Walsh, a young man in his early 30s who...

To bin or not to bin, that is the question

A call has been made on Laois County Council to replace all the rubbish bins in one Laois town with new solar bins in...

Learn to Jive – no partner or experience needed

How many times have you been in a social setting and wished that you could dance properly? Have you marveled at those who can jive?...

Property Watch: The five most expensive properties currently for sale in...

This week for Property Watch, we take a look at some of the most pricey properties the county has to offer. And they range in...

Property Watch: Five homes currently on the market in Durrow

This week's property watch takes us to the South-East of Laois to Durrow, where there is an array of different houses, big and small,...

In Pictures: Serious excitement in Durrow and Cullohill as The Harps...

There's nothing like a county final to create a bit of stir. And that's exactly the vibe in Durrow and Cullohill this week as the...

In Pictures: High spirits as new boutique and gift shop holds...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium opened for business in Durrow back in July - but the official opening on Friday night attracted a...

In Pictures: Lions Durrow AFC host another successful fun day as...

Lions AFC is a vibrant soccer club in Durrow and that was very evident at their family fun day on Sunday last. With an array...

The Kilkennys’ musician Robbie Campion looking forward to performance in home...

He may be touring the world for over a decade with The Kilkennys, but don't let the name of the band fool you, Robbie...

JOB VACANCY: Bowe’s Foodhall and Cafe in Durrow looking for...

Bowe's Foohall and Cafe in Durrow have vacancies for the following role:   Front of House Staff Position Front of house staff required for immediate start, daytime...

Moment In Time: Family fun at Make Believers Family Day in...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the Make Believers charity family day in the scenic village of Durrow in 2009. The...

Laois student the highest achiever in well-known Kilkenny school with 625...

One Laois student has topped the class of a prestigious secondary school just over the border. Fionn Whelan from Durrow, achieved the top marks of...

The Bulfin Heritage Cycle Rally: Meandering Monks & Medieval Miles!

Irish Heritage Week is an annual event, and in 2019, it takes place from August 17-25, and will consist of hundreds of events, run...

The full schedule and all you need to know ahead of...

What’s This All About? Once described by William Bulfin as “a gem in the basin of the Nore” the chosen route for our 2019 event...

Moment in Time: Durrow says ‘Howya’ with their 2009 festival

For the week that's in it with another very successful Durrow Scarecrow festival taking place, we thought we'd look back at an equally charming...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Shop set to open in Durrow

Well-known local business Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium – is opening its doors for business in Durrow this Friday, July 19 at 1pm. Owned by...

Well-known local boutique and gift shop set to open third store

Well-known local business Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium - which already has stores in Portarlington and Athy - are set to open a...

U2 frontman makes surprise appearance in Laois cafe

Well that is certainly something else. Hearts were sent fluttering in Durrow this afternoon as one of the world's most famous musicians dropped in for...

Gardaí investigating after car broken into in Laois

Following a car being broken into in Laois, Gardaí are investigating the incident. Gardaí are investigating the incident which happened in Capponellan woods near Durrow. It...

Laois man takes over as General Manager of The Heritage Hotel...

  A Laois man has recently been appointed as General Manager of the 5 Star Heritage Hotel and Spa in Killenard. Ger Alley from Durrow began...

Local community group hit out over erection of 5G mast in...

A local community group has hit out at the erection of a mast in their village. Durrow Community Forum (DDF) took to Facebook to release...

Well-known Laois man opts to run as Independent in Local Elections

One of the county’s most popular and best known community activists has thrown his hat in to the ring for the local elections. It’s no...

Moment in Time: Durrow fire brigade pay tribute to much loved...

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back to January 2004 and the retirement of well respected fireman Tom Flynn. Durrow firemen payed tribute...

In Pictures: Durrow community group recognised for outstanding contribution

Community spirit is alive and well around the county - but perhaps nowhere more so than in Durrow, where a vibrant group have been...

Over €4million in funding allocated for 22 new social houses in...

Laois County Council received an early Christmas gift today with the news that over €4million in funding is being made available for 22 new...

Road works to be carried out in Durrow and Rathdowney

Two notices of motion were raised to carry out road works in the latest Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting. One of these motions was for the...

Tributes paid to ‘true gentleman’ as legendary hotelier passes away

There is deep sadness in Durrow this morning with the news that a long-serving hotelier has passed away. Joseph Murphy, who was in his 95th...

Planning Permission sought for a community use facility in Laois town

Planning permission has been sought for a major development in Durrow. It has been lodged on behalf of Durrow Development Forum, Patrick Street, Durrow, Co...

Moment in Time: Some quality photos from the Durrow Scarecrow Festival...

It's one of Laois's best festivals and it seems to be going from strength to strength every year. The Durrow Scarecrow Festival gets underway again...

Property Watch: Five of the best five bedroom houses for sale...

4 Aspen Way, Foxburrow, Block Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois An ideal family home, located off the block road just a short distance to schools, hospital...