8.6 C
County Laois
Monday, November 29, 2021
Home Tags Portarlington

Tag: Portarlington

#LoveLaois: Solas Eco Garden Centre – ‘We really think we’ve built...

When you sit down and chat with David Maher and John Carey, the two men behind the hugely impressive new garden centre in the...

#LoveLaois: Derryounce Lakes – a budding tourist destination that is proving...

For this week’s #LoveLaois, we made a trip out to Derryounce Lakes which is located just outside of Portarlington. While technically the lakes are actually...

Permission granted for housing development in Abbeyleix while further homes planned...

Planning permission has been granted by Laois County Council for a housing development in Abbeyleix while another has been sought in Portarlington. Two blocks of...

Inaugural ‘Farmers Food Market’ will take place this coming weekend in...

A new Farmers Market will take place in the SOLAS Eco Garden Centre, Dublin Road Business Park, Portarlington from 10am to 2pm this Saturday,...

Official launch of SOLAS Eco Garden Shop in Portarlington this Wednesday,...

The official launch of the SOLAS Eco Garden Shop (www.ecogardenshop.ie) is to take place this Wednesday in Portarlington. Co-Owner John Carey explains: "As this is...

Major housing development planned for Laois town as application submitted

A major housing development is on the cards in a Laois town after planning permission was submitted recently. Portarlington is set for 58 new homes...

Adopted Laois business owner claims national marketing award

An adopted Laois business owner has claimed a national marketing award at a recent virtual ceremony. Andrew Murphy, is the Director and Co-Founder of Coopman...

Greens hit out at ‘totally unacceptable’ removal of hedgerows for cycle...

The removal of hedgerows to make way for a cycle lane and footpath near a Laois school has been branded as 'totally unacceptable' by...

Residents of Laois housing estate unhappy as ‘first time buyers to...

The residents of a private housing estate in Portarlington say they are disappointed that they were not consulted before it was agreed that an...

Calls for council to acquire land in Portarlington to help traffic...

Parking at school time can be a headache for parents all over the country - but a solution could be at hand in Portarlington...

Portarlington nurse crowned Miss Laois in bid to make Miss Ireland...

Alison Dyer from Portarlington has been crowned Miss Laois for 2021 in her bid to reach the grand final of the Miss Ireland competition. The...

Death occurs of Portarlington man who was a much-loved publican in...

The death has occurred of Robbie Lyons, a native of Portarlington but a well-known publican in an Chatteris in Cambridgeshire for the past number...

Archive of late Laois historian secured with hopes it can be...

The archive of a late local historian and businessman has been secured by Laois County Council. Mathews, a well-known historian and author of several books...

Portarlington nurse in the running for Miss Laois title 

Alison Dyer is one of three finalists in this year’s Miss Laois pageant. The 23-year-old is up against Sarah McDonnell and Halle Courtney for...

Miss Laois hopeful tackles period poverty in bid to win the...

The Miss Laois pageant is underway and this year’s three finalists are looking for your vote.  Sarah McDonnell hails from Portarlington and is in the...

Over €1 million funding announced for historic Portarlington Market House

Over €1 million in funding has been announced this morning for the historic Market House located in the square in Portarlington. The landmark building was...

‘We will adjust that behaviour’ – top Laois Garda promises action...

Laois's top Garda has promised that action will be taken after issues surrounding alleged illegal parking in Portarlington were presented to him at yesterday's...

Laois GAA club set to resume popular bingo game – but...

A Laois GAA club have announced the resumption of their popular bingo game - but with a twist. Due to Covid-19, Portarlington GAA have decided...

Business Association aiming to erect CCTV cameras in Laois town to...

The Portarlington Business Association are aiming to combat crime and anti-social behaviour in the town by erecting CCTV cameras. The recently formed business group are...

Steps 4 Sandy Lane – Fundraiser launched for new IT equipment...

One of Laois's smallest primary school is set to embark on a big fundraiser throughout the month of April. Sandylane NS is a small primary...

Gardai dealing with ‘large gathering’ at popular Laois lake

Gardai in Laois are currently dealing with a large gathering at a popular lake. Portarlington Gardai are curently at Derryounce Lake. They are appealing for people...

Road in Laois town facing ‘six more months’ of closure

A road in a Laois town faces six more months of closure as major flood relief measures are required. Sinn Fein Councillor for Portarlington, Aidan...

Impressive Coláiste Íosagáin video for International Women’s Day

The students and teachers of Coláiste Íosagáin in Portarlington came together to produce a very impressive video for International Women's Day, piecing together poetry,...

Three arrests made in Portarlington as part of investigation into organised...

Gardaí have arrested three men following a number of searches carried out in the Portarlington area yesterday. The searches were conducted as part of an investigation into...

Laois County Council announce start dates for infrastructure works in Portlaoise...

Three major County Council led projects planned for Portlaoise and Portlaoise, that had been delayed due to Covid-19, are set to get underway this...

Property Watch: Five homes currently for sale in Portarlington for between...

On this week's Property Watch we take a look at some of the homes currently for sale in Portarlington for around €250,000. Portarlington is a...

13 point plan submitted to improve walking and cycling infrastructure in...

A new speed limit, increased pedestrian crossings and new cycles lanes are some of a proposal to improve infrastructure in a Laois town. The plan...

‘Mindless morons’ set fire to equipment in Laois playground

Anyone with information is being asked to come forward following vandalism in a Laois playground. On Saturday evening, damage was done in the children's playground...

Laois community comes together to wish 85 year-old man a happy...

A Laois community came together to give one of their most loved residents the best birthday possible. Portarlington native Michael Dunne turned 85-years-old today. Reaching such...

New school, rejuvenated town centre and increase in remote working –...

A new build for Coláiste Íosagáin secondary school, a regeneration of the town centre and capitalising on the increase in remote working are the...