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Killeen community carol service makes welcome return with first performance in...

After a gap of three years, the Killeen Community Carol service will return this Thursday, December 22, in St Abban's church in Killeen. The Killeen...

Two speed tables to be installed in Laois village after traffic...

Two speed tables are to be installed in a Laois village after a traffic survey revealed motorists were approaching it way above the speed...

‘The Sheep Who Couldn’t Sleep’ – Laois author launches third children’s...

The Sheep Who Couldn’t Sleep is the third children's book by Laois author Brendan McDonald. This heart-warming bedtime story is common in so many...

Sadness at death of Loretta Moran, well-known in political and business...

The death has occurred of Loretta Moran, from Ballinagar, Ballylinan, wife of former long-serving Laois Fine Gael county councillor John Moran and mother of...

Sadness at the death of John O’Reilly Senior, from Harristown near...

The death has occurred of John O'Reilly Senior from Harristown near Graiguecullen at the age of 82. A highly-regarded farmer, who was well known across...

Laois author publishes second children’s book in time for Christmas

Laois author Brendan McDonald from Killeen has published his second children's book Giraffe in the Trees just in time for the Christmas rush. His first book Elephant on...

Local children’s book a big success as generous donation made to...

Lockdown has led to all sorts of positive projects over the past year - and one of them was a children's book published by...

Moment in Time: Some great photos from Killeen NS in 2001

School days are the best days of our lives, we are constantly told. And when you look back at photos from various Laois schools from...

Elephant on the Farm: Laois man publishes children’s bedtime story

The various lockdowns and restrictions this year have led people to doing things they normally wouldn't have time for or pushing themselves outside their...

Laois County Council keen to purchase five properties in Killeen for...

Laois County Council have made an offer to purchase five houses in the Bruach na hAbhainn estate in Killeen to us "use for housing...

Sadness in Killeen community at passing of Joe Mahon

The death of Joe Mahon from Gurteen, Ballickmoyler, has been greeted with widespread sadness in the Killeen community. He was heavily involved with Arles-Killeen GAA...

The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley – Arles-Killeen taking to the...

GAA clubs all over Ireland have all sorts of things to keep them occupied in the off-season - be it fundraisers or community events,...

Carol service in Killeen not to be missed this Christmas

There's nothing like a Carol service to get you in the mood for Christmas. Away from the hustle and bustle, it serves both as a...

Barrowhouse and Killeen are gearing up for their annual tractor run

The people of Barrowhouse and Killeen will certainly be hoping for the warm weather to stay as their sixth annual Tractor Run gets underway...

20 new houses planned for Killeen

A planning application has been made to build 20 new houses in Killeen. Mr J McDonald has sought permission to erect four different types of...

In Pictures: Back to school in Shanganamore and Killeen NS

It was smiles all around In both Barrowhouse and Killeen on Thursday morning as all the students in each school gathered for a class...

Housing development planned for south Laois

Twenty new houses are being planned in south Laois, with an application for planning permission submitted this week. Jim McDonald has lodged an application with...