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Popular Laois pub comes on the market

A popular pub in Portarlington has come on the market and is due to be offered for sale next month. The Pint O’Port on Upper...

Ponies with ‘the mange’ and horses trespassing all over Portarlington

Laois County Councillors have told how horses in various states of neglect are trespassing in various parts of Portarlington. The Tidy Towns organisation in the...

Green Balloon event looks to promote local shopping in Portarlington this...

Stay Local. Shop Local. Play Local. That's the name of the game in Portarlington this week as the local traders have come together for a...

Portarlington man climbs 15 mountains in 5 days to raise funds...

The Tonners are nothing short of remarkable. Gary Tonner has climbed 15 peaks in 5 days in Scotland to raise funds for the very...

High risk of arson attack at derelict bank by ‘Hoodie Brigade’

Anti-social behaviour or even an arson attack could happen at the site of a former bank in Portarlington unless the building in secured. The warning...
Seán O'Neill of the Rock and Cathal Bennett of Portarlington will lead the Laois minors

Laois minor footballers name captain and vice-captain ahead of championship opener

Brought to you in association with Downey’s Autostop Laois minor football boss Donncha Phelan has named his captain and vice-captain ahead of their Leinster championship opener...

Councillor claims ‘Bob the Builder’ would have done a better job...

Councillor Aidan Mullins made the claim that 'Bob the Builder would have done a better job', following the completion of works on footpaths in...

Portlaoise at their ease in 19-point win over Portarlington

Portlaoise 4-15 Portarlington 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A It's only April and it's only the league but the gap between Portlaoise and the rest...

Portlaoise and Graiguecullen crowned Laois Feile football champions

For the second year running, Portlaoise and Graiguecullen will be the two football clubs that will represent Laois at the All-Ireland U-14 competition this...

Property Watch: How much will a house cost you in the...

On this week's Property Watch, we are going to focus on the five highest populated towns in Laois. House prices tend to correlate with the...

Tributes paid to young Portarlington woman following sad passing

The town of Portarlington has been plunged into mourning today following the sad passing of a brave young woman. Rachel Flanagan, from St Michael's Park, Portarlington,...

New apartments in Portarlington on hold following objections

Plans to build new apartments in Portarlington have been put on hold following two objections. Drumgoan Developments Ltd applied to the council for permission to...

In Pictures: There’s snow problem at the Portarlington St Patrick’s Day...

Sprinklings of snow did not stop the people of Portarlington celebrating their parade in style today. The parade was on later than most at half...

Boost for Portarlington as former player Ryan returns

The Portarlington senior footballers have been given a boost with the news that Adam Ryan has transferred back to his native club. Ryan, who represented...

Property Watch: What type of house you can buy for €150,000...

This week's Property Watch will focus on houses in Laois and some of the surrounding counties. Laois has seen a small rise in house...

Calls for longer free parking in Portarlington

Councillors has called for the amount of time people can park for free in Portarlington to be increased. The town on the Offaly border is...

WATCH: Incredible drone footage of Stradbally, Portarlington and Portlaoise

At long last, the thaw is underway in Laois. Since Tuesday night, all of us have been covered in a blanket of the white fluffy...

Our pick of the Top Stories of the Week

NEWS Gardaí in the sky A Garda helicopter was seen combing the Midlands following a robbery Arrest in Portarlington  A man was arrested after a knife was...

Gardai ‘running away’ from issues surrounding travellers in Portarlington

Gardai in Portarlington have been accused of 'running away' from problems that the community in Portarlington is experiencing with travellers. The claim was made at...

Temporary developments removed from new school site in Portarlington

Council officials, accompanied by the Gardaí, moved this morning to remove the temporary dwellings - including a caravan and portable toilets -  from the...

Portarlington will have a parade on St Patrick’s day

Some concern surrounded the likelihood of a Portarlington St Patrick's Day parade this year, but a crisis has been averted. This year's committee had lost...

The Bog Road – The dark fantasy comic book set in...

Former Laois resident, Barry Keegan, has been rewarded with a deal from an Irish publisher for his new comic book called 'The Bog Road'. The...

In Pictures: Portarlington GAA turn on the style at Dinner Dance...

The 2018 GAA campaign at club level is still a couple of months away - but we're now at the height of Dinner Dance...

In Pictures: Crowds gather in Portarlington for Operation Transformation walk

People of all ages were out and about this cold Saturday morning in Portarlington for the Operation Transformation 5k. The walk took place in Derryounce,...
Six football clubs have reappointed their managers for the coming year

Six Laois football clubs reappoint managers for 2018 season

More than a third of the senior football clubs in Laois have reappointed their managers for the 2018 season. Six of the sixteen teams have...

Best of 2017 – WATCH: Portarlington ‘cut in half’ as River...

As flooding devasted Laois towns in late November, Portarlington became one of the final victims when the River Barrow burst its banks. The river was...

Action sought as raw sewage within 50 feet of Portarlington houses

Some residents in Portarlington are living within 50 feet of where raw sewage is overflowing onto the ground, leading to local councillor Aidan Mullins...

CCTV sought for Portarlington playground to deter ‘louts’

Following a number of recent incidents at Portarlington playground, a local councillor has called for CCTC cameras to be installed and public lighting to...

Portarlington crowned U-21 football champions for the first time in 24...

Portarlington 2-15 Graiguecullen 0-8 Laois Shopping Centre U-21 'A' FC Final Portarlington have enjoyed their best season in years and they capped off this evening in...

Serious issues highlighted over proposed Portarlington relief road

Portarlington-based Laois County Councillor Aidan Mullins says "there are enough things in Portarlington screaming out for funding" without having €1million ring-fenced for a relief...