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Portlaoise priest revisits topic of Direct Provision centres on national broadcast

A Laois priest and a woman who lived in a Laois Direct Provision centre were featured on Liveline's Callback programme on Thursday, Janaury 3. In...

Fr Paddy: How best can we celebrate Sacraments?

Current debate and reflection regarding school patronage is both necessary and relevant. Recent Census statistics however regarding the vast majority of citizens subscribing to...

Fr Paddy: The misery of need

Intolerance and harsh judgments always create a sense of division, separation and exclusiveness. Those who cannot conform to the confines of acceptability often find...

“I would hope that Pope Francis will make a very bold...

As a guest on LaoisToday's latest Unlaois'd podcast, Father Paddy Byrne spoke about his hopes that Pope Francis would address victims of abuse and...

Fr Paddy: The Gift Young People Bring to our Church

Pope Francis will travel to Ireland in two weeks to attend the World Meeting of Families which will take place in Dublin. Since the last...

Fr Paddy: Father John Sullivan – a Man of Healing

John Sullivan was born in Dublin on May 8, 1861. His father, the future Lord Chancellor of Ireland Sir Edward Sullivan was a Protestant....

Our pick of the top stories of the week

NEWS Thousands turn out for Darkness into Light in Laois There were seas of support for Darkness into Light in Mountmellick and Rathdowney on Saturday morning An...

Fr Paddy: Alfie Evans ‘A Sacred Life’

The world is mourning for Alfie Evans, a British two-year-old who this weekend passed away at Liverpool’s Alder Hey Children’s Hospital. Alfie had an extremely...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

There was one news story dominating headlines this week - and you only need look out your window to see what it is. But there...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Gardaí receive bravery medals Local Gardaí received bravery medals 40 years after the Garryhinch bomb attack this week Assault and false imprisonment in Mountrath Gardai launched an investigation...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Portlaoise Hospital  Thousands lined the streets of Portlaoise for the 'Light for Lives' rally to save Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise The baby boom continues in Laois The...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Portarlington car accident A 7-year-old boy was taken to hospital after being knocked down by a car in Portarlington Train strikes  Irish Rail staff picketed at train...