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Mountmellick houses to proceed after archaeological survey

The provision of new houses in Mountmellick is to proceed after a standard archaeological survey is conducted. The Council plan to build 10 new...

Laois stallion farm set to open doors to public this week

A Laois stallion farm will open its doors to racing professionals and fans on Friday and Saturday, January 11 and 12, this week. Anngrove Stud in...

2018 Remembered – Laois men to do two marathons in seven...

Two Mountmellick men took on the brave challenge of two marathons in the space of a week to raise much needed funds for  bone marrow...

2018 Remembered – Devoted husband and wife pass away within hours...

In February, the people of Mountmellick were deeply saddened by the death of John Brophy and his wife Mary Brophy just hours apart. The couple,...

Laois man left speechless with €500,000 EuroMillions prize

A Laois man admitted to being dumbstruck after he discovered he had won the top EuroMillions Plus prize of €500,000 from the December 11 draw. But...

75-acre Laois farm sells for €1.15million while 21 acres goes for...

Two Laois farms were recently sold by local auctioneer Hennessy Auctioneers - with a 75-acre holding in Emo going for €1.15million, a substantial price...

Mountmellick residents receiving ‘abuse’ by motorists blocking their homes

One Laois county councillor has stated that residents are receiving abuse by people parking and blocking entrances to their homes on Patrick's Street, Mountmellick. According...

Sadness as Mountmellick bar closes down before Christmas

There was deep sadness expressed online as a Mountmellick bar announced that it was closing before the festive season. Chamber Lane Mountmellick, run by local...

In Pictures: Festive spirit runs high at Mountmellick’s Christmas fair

The rain couldn’t keep the crowds away as hundreds of Christmas shoppers turned up to Mountmellick’s festive fair. Even local celebrities turned out as Kyllian...

Over €200,000 in funding awarded to Mountmellick Development Association for new...

Mountmellick Development Association have been awarded funding of over €200,000 from the Regional Enterprise fund for the establishment of a business centre that will...

Traffic diverted following multi-car collision near Mountmellick

Emergency services are at the scene of a multi-car pile-up on the N80 Portlaoise to Tullamore Road near Mountmellick. Traffic is expected to be diverted...

Victim of attempted home burglary launches appeal to catch assailants

Gardaí are searching for three male suspects in a dark grey Audi A4 after they attempted to rob a house with a lone female...

Update on works on Mountmellick river susceptible to flooding

Minister for Justice and Equality, Charlie Flanagan has received the following update on flood relief works on the Owenass River in Mountmellick. This comes following...

Laois resident lands opportunity of a lifetime for international company

A Mountmellick resident has landed the opportunity of a lifetime as a US Global Graduate for Tullamore D.E.W. Mountmellick’s Oisin Hanlon has been appointed by...

Mountmellick Gaels manager positive his side can do the business on...

Mountmellick Gaels and Courtwood are set to meet in this year's intermediate football final, and Mountmellick manager Alan George is confident that his side...

Chris Hartnett on leading Mountmellick from hurling oblivion to potential back-to-back...

When Chris Hartnett became actively involved in hurling in Mountmellick - there were talks of disbanding the club altogether. They had sunk down to the...

Laois Garda receives prestigious International Police Association Scholarship

Last week, 185 gardai passed out from Templemore College in Tipperary. There were four Laois gardai among them and one of those graduated with a...

Mountmellick set to represent Laois as enterprise town

Mountmellick is set represent its county as the only Laois town town in a national competition to find the best enterprise town in Ireland. Mountmellick...

In Pictures: All smiles at the Mountmellick GAA Cul Camp

Brought to you in association with All Books & News Portlaoise  The sun shone brightly on Mountmellick GAA as the budding young stars of the...

Property Watch: Five of the best apartments currently for sale around...

On this week's Property Watch feature, we take a look a apartments for sale in Laois. Interestingly, apartments are not aplenty like in built...

Tributes paid to talented young Mountmellick boxer killed in tragic accident

A local boxing club have paid tribute to one of their brightest young talents, who has lost his battle for life following a motorbike...

Property Watch: Five homes priced under €100K currently on the market...

On this week's Property Watch, we are taking a look on some of the more low budget properties for sale around Laois. With house...

Bermingham to the fore as Mountmellick off to winning start

Brought to you in association with Coolrain Concrete Borris-Kilcotton Mountmellick Laois Shopping Centre JHC Round 1 Mountmellick 0-17 Borris-Kilcotton 0-15 Laois Shopping Centre JHC 'A' Round 1 Michael Bermingham...

JOB VACANCY: Spray Painter wanted for immediate start in Mountmellick

A Spray Painter is required for an immediate start in Mountmellick. For further information, text or call 086 4176666. SEE ALSO - Check out the dedicated...

Property Watch: Five most expensive houses for sale in the Mountmellick...

On this week's Property Watch, we are going to focus on the town and surrounding area of Mountmellick. It is Laois' third biggest town,...

Remember the Game: Mountmellick slide past Kilcotton to secure hurling league...

Mountmellick 2-16 Kilcotton 0-10 ACHL Division 3 Final The weather was completely different this time ten years ago when Mountmellick surged to a 12-point win over...

Lack of river cleaning along with €9 million flood defences labelled...

No dredging of the River Barrow as part of the €9 million defence programme for Mountmellick Portarlington and Clonaslee has been labelled “scandalous”. Cllr Seamus...

Mountmellick man opening new pub in his hometown

Local man Richie Westman is opening a new pub, Chamber Lane, on O'Connell Square Mountmellick. Chamber Lane is operating out of where Butch's Bar was...

Laois market town chosen for international architecture project

A Laois market town is one of those featured in a new architectural project focusing on the problems and future prospects of Ireland’s rural...

Second-half turnaround sees Rosenallis overcome Mountmellick in division 1B

Rosenallis 0-13 Mountmellick 1-7 ACFL Division 1B  Rosenallis got their second win of the league after coming back from four points down at half-time to getting...