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Funeral takes place in Durrow of beloved community figure, Hughie Sheppard

There is great sadness in Durrow this week following the passing of a beloved figure in the community. Hughie Sheppard, from Derry Road in the...

Fifty Seven Boutique: Official opening of new Durrow store – as...

Fifty Seven Boutique in Durrow recently celebrated the official opening of its new store in the town. Having traded in Durrow since 2019, proprietors Mary...

Ollie Clooney: ‘When I saw the Durrow boxes, tears came out...

Independent Councillor Ollie Clooney was re-elected to Laois County Council on Monday after polling extremely well in Durrow. There will be many familiar faces in...

Almost €700,000 in funding for projects in Durrow and Portlaoise under...

Just under €700,000 in funding has been confirmed for two Laois projects under the Government's Outdoor Recreational Investment Scheme. The Durrow Community/Family Cycle Trails have...

Laois County Council urged to take action at rural playground described...

Laois County Council have been urged to take action at a rural playground, which has been described as "a very serious safety issue." Independent Cllr Ollie...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium opens its new store in...

Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium has opened their new store in Durrow this Friday, March 8. Mary and Jenny Miller - the mother and...

Durrow Post Office saved as premises to remain open until move...

The post office in Durrow will not be closing down on Friday as was previously announced. Earlier this week, Laois TD Sean Fleming reported that...

Laois post office set to close this week as An Post...

A Laois post office is set to close this Friday as the premises where it is currently located is being put up for sale. The...

Laois County Council to seek funding for “urgently needed” safety works...

At the February meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory-Mountmellick Municipal Distric, Laois County Council announced that they would be seeking funding for "urgently needed" safety works...

Houses and a filling station potentially on the way to Durrow...

The January meeting of Laois County Council saw the sale of eleven Council sites across the county, delivered under Section 183 of the Local...

Durrow and Cullohill go down to the wire but Durrow hold...

Durrow 1-8 Cullohill 0-8 Division 3 Boys Championship  The game of the day, without question, was Durrow v Cullohill. It went right down to the wire, with...

Special educational needs classrooms at Laois primary school approved to go...

Two new special educational needs classrooms at a Laois primary school have been approved to go to tender. The school in question is Our Lady’s...

Sadness in Durrow at death of long-serving pharmacist John Freeman

There is sadness in Durrow this week with the news of the passing of John Freeman, the highly-regarded pharmacist who'd worked in the town...

“These cycle lanes promote safe cycling as a healthy lifestyle choice...

A local councillor has called on Laois County Council to improve safety measures on the Durrow to Abbeyleix road. Cllr Ollie Clooney was speaking at...

In Pictures: Fifty Seven boutique celebrates 20 years in business in...

The central green in Durrow provided the perfect backdrop as Laois business, Fifty-Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium, celebrated 20 years in business on Wednesday...

Watch: Aghaboe Abbey the setting for new Drops of Green video...

Three Laois lad are among the line-up for the band Drops of Green which chose Aghaboe Abbey as the spectacular backdrop for their performance...

Laois Councillor calls for upgrades to several roads around Durrow

At this week's Borris-in-Ossory Mountmellick Municipal District meeting, Councillor Ollie Clooney has called on Laois County Council to make several upgrades to the roads...

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...

From New York to Cullohill – the story of the new...

In the early hours of Easter Monday morning last in the ballroom of the Midlands Park Hotel, a new Laois Rose was crowned. Because of...

Moment In Time: Lords and ladies turn out in style for...

Back in 2008 the people of Durrow transported themselves back to the 18th century. The event was one of a few held to celebrate the...

Young Laois children forced to close egg honesty box following fourth...

Two young Laois children have been forced to close an honesty box selling eggs - after they were robbed for a fourth time last...

In Pictures: St Patrick’s Day parades amaze and excite in Durrow...

St Patrick's Day is all about representing your community and those in Durrow and Abbeyleix were not found wanting today. Abbeyleix was out of the...

Funding requested to light up ‘darkest road in Laois’ which is...

The County Council has been called upon to provide light to what has been described as 'the darkest road in Laois'. The call was made...

Sadness and shock at death of former IFA president Padraig Walshe

The death has occurred of Padraig Walshe, the Laois man who was a former president of the Irish Farmers Association. He was aged in...

2022 Remembered: Two Laois routes feature in new book ’50 best...

May was a proud month for the county as two Laois routes made their way into the '50 Best Irish Walks.'  There is a wide...

Ladies night of fashion and fun in Durrow this Friday night...

Ladies in the Durrow area and surrounds are invited to a fabulous free event of fashion, haircare, healthcare and beauty this Friday, November 18,...

Almost €1.5 million awarded to Laois town for construction of enterprise...

Durrow Community Enterprise Hub has been awarded €1,456,983 as part of the Our Rural Future fund. This project is one of 23 landmark rural regeneration...

Property Watch: Five homes currently for sale in Laois for €280,000

On this week’s Property Watch we look at five homes currently for sale in Portlaoise, Portarlington and Durrow. Among the properties featuring this week is...

Super Sale weekend in Fifty Seven Boutique in Athy

Those of us who love a good bargain in the Summer sales should arrange their schedule to be on Leinster Street in Athy at...

11th Durrow Scarecrow Festival takes place from July 24 to August...

The 11th Durrow Scarecrow Festival takes place from July 24th to August 1st and, after two years away, the organisers are really looking forward...