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In Pictures: Laois town celebrates Poetry Day Ireland in style

Mountmellick recently celebrated Poetry Day Ireland with an event at the Hare's Corner in the MDA Business Campus. Mountmellick made it a poetry-filled afternoon on...

Calls for Electric Car charging points to be installed in Mountmellick

Calls have been made for the installation of electric car charging points in the centre of Mountmellick town. At the recent Municipal District meeting for...

New deli in Mountmellick Your Stop store is a class apart

If you're going to do something, then it's best to do it to the highest quality possible. And that's certainly an attitude that Ela Oczachowska...

Anger as calls dismissed for public sewer in Mountmellick

A suggested public sewerage extension in Mountmellick has not been agreed to by Irish Water, leading to disappointment and anger being expressed at a...

€12,500 per acre as land with extensive road frontage sells at...

At a recent Auction in the Maldron Hotel Portlaoise Matt Dunne Auctioneer sold 23 acres of land on behalf of the representatives of the...

Moment in Time: A Thorny Rose in Mountmellick in 2004

Various different ideas have come to the fore over the years - and in 2004 an event in Mountmellick certainly promised a good night...

23 acres for sales with extensive road frontage for sale at...

Matt Dunne & Associates RICS SCSI has been favoured with instructions by the executors of the late Mrs Bridget O’Connor Patrick St, Portarlington, to...

Action called to deal with former business left idle in Laois...

Action has been called for to deal with a former business that has been left idle in the middle of a Laois town for...

In Pictures: Community comes together for fundraiser as Laois teenager continues...

An entire community came together at the weekend for a fundraiser for a Laois teenager who is battling cancer. Members of Mountmellick GAA and soccer...

In Pictures: Mountmellick and Rosenallis St Patrick’s Day parades

Not every community in Laois opted to return with a St Patrick's Day parade - but there was no holding them back in Rosenallis...
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Mountmellick appoint new hurling manager as Carter takes the reigns

Mountmellick have appointed Damien Carter as their new hurling manager for the 2022 season. The Ballinakill native is also a selector with the county minor...

In Pictures: World renowned harpist and piano accordion player wow crowds...

A free programme of music came to Mountmellick over the weekend and proved to be a big success with those who were in attendance. World...

Sadness at death of legendary Mountmellick community woman Mary B Culliton

At the funeral mass of Mary B Culliton (nee O'Gorman) in Mountmellick, Fr Michael Murphy remarked that if a token from all the various...

Mountmellick Macra raise €14,096 for the Cuisle Centre

Members of the organising committee involved in Mountmellick Macra’s Light Up Truck and Tractor Run, which was held in late December, recently presented their...

Fundraiser launched for talented Laois teenager following cancer diagnosis

A fundraiser has been launched for a talented Laois teenager following news of his cancer diagnosis. Eoin Coss, who hails from Mountmellick, received the shock...

Sadness in Mountmellick at the passing of the highly-regarded Larry O’Rourke

There is sadness in Mountmellick and surrounding areas at the death of Larry O'Rourke, who for many years worked as the manager in the...

Day Care Centres in Portlaoise and Mountmellick due to reopen in...

Day Care Centres for the elderly in Portlaoise and Mountmellick are due to be reopened in early 2022. Laois TD Brian Stanley shared the news...

End of an era as Mountmellick shop Horan’s to close its...

December 31 will mark the end of an era in Mountmellick when Horan's shop on Parnell Street in the town will close its doors...

Laois Gardai to take to TV to renew appeal for information...

Laois Gardai are set to renew their appeal into an attempted post office raid on TV next week. The issue of the attempted burglary of...

Historic Mountmellick building labelled an ‘eyesore’ as no plans currently in...

The historic Maltings building in Mountmellick was labelled as an 'eyesore' and in a 'total state of dereliction' at a recent Laois County Council...

In Pictures: Senior Navajo Nation diplomat finds her Laois roots

Doreen McPaul, Attorney General of the Navajo Nation, visited Mountmellick this week with her family to explore her Laois roots. Ms McPaul, who was in...

Portarlington man appointed as Peace Commissioner

Portarlington resident Dermot Muldowney has been appointed as Peace Commissioner for Offaly/Laois and the surrounding counties after receiving his warrant of appointment from the...

Property Watch: Four homes currently on the market in Mountmellick

On this week's Property Watch we look at four homes currently for sale in the Mountmellick area. Among the properties featured are a Georgian home...

Christmas themed Light Up Truck and Tractor Run organised for Mountmellick

Christmas festivities get off to cheerful start in Mountmellick when trucks and tractors from around Leinster converge in the town on Saturday December 18...

Sadness in Mountmellick at passing of Ollie Payne, former town councillor...

There is sadness in Mountmellick this week following the death of Ollie Payne, a man who contributing hugely to the town and community over...

Mountmellick community stunned at tragic death of young Daragh Lee

There is a deep sadness in Mountmellick this weekend following the tragic death of Daragh Lee on Saturday morning. The 19-year-old was the pedestrian killed...

JOB VACANCY: Sonas Mountmellick Community Childcare seeking to hire Creche Manager

The Board of Management of “Sonas” Mountmellick  Community Childcare invite applications for the position of Crèche Manager The Childcare Manager will be responsible for the...

Sadness in Mountmellick at death of Bill Lawlor – a legendary...

Bill Lawlor, one of the great characters of Mountmellick life, was laid to rest this week. In his 94th year, Bill was fondly regarded across...

Second Laois woman set to feature on popular new RTE singing...

Another talented Laois woman is set to feature on RTE this Saturday as she goes in search of glory in a new reality singing...
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Seven Talking Points as Park-Ratheniska claim intermediate football title in glorious...

What a game, what an occasion, what scenes. Park-Ratheniska's second championship success in four months came in glorious style in O'Moore Park last night as...