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Work on new ring road in Portlaoise to begin next week...

Work will begin next week in Portlaoise on the new link road that will connect the Timahoe Road to the Abbeyleix Road after a...

Man who tragically drowned in Spanish lake named as Portlaoise teen

A 19-year-old who tragically drowned in a Spanish lake over the weekend has been named. According to the Irish Independent, 19-year-old Joshua Osahon disappeared on Saturday...

UPDATED: Massive jobs boost as Glanbia and Leprino to open plant...

For the second week in a row, we have great news to bring you on the jobs front. Almost 330 jobs are set to be...

In Pictures: Meet the Portlaoise woman who is penning her way...

Portlaoise native Helen Cullen launched her debut novel 'The Lost Letter's of William Woolf' recently. Helen received a six-figure two book deal from publisher Micheal...

Over €10 million announced for Portlaoise town centre housing project

Over €10 million is to be spent on the provision 47 houses on a disused site in Portlaoise, it has been confirmed. Minister for Justice...

Sarsfields reach 16th consecutive Laois semi final following Portlaoise win

Sarsfields 0-14 Portlaoise 1-5 Laois Ladies Senior Football Championship Round 2 Sarsfields edged passed Portlaoise in their first championship meeting since last years county final where...

Portlaoise lined up to secure town centre regeneration funding

Portlaoise is poised to apply for its share of  €2 billion Urban Regeneration and Development Fund (URDF) to revitalise its town centre, an information...

Property Watch: Five of the best five bedroom houses for sale...

4 Aspen Way, Foxburrow, Block Road, Portlaoise, Co. Laois An ideal family home, located off the block road just a short distance to schools, hospital...

New houses planned in field behind oldest estate in Portlaoise

A voluntary housing body is to build 34 new houses on the field behind O’Moore Place as part of the planned regeneration programme for...

Arrest likely after almost €10,000 of power tools discovered following robbery

Gardai in Portlaoise are investigating after almost €10,000 worth of industrial tools were stolen this week in Portlaoise - and recovered later in a...

Play-offs galore as the final round of the ACHL Division 1...

Tonight saw the conslusion of the round robin phase of the ACHL Division 1 - and almost nothing has been decided. Heading in tonight's round,...

Top artists to feature at Comic Con festival in Laois

Portlaoise will host the midlands' largest comic convention - Comic Con, featuring a host of renowned artists and illustrators during the Old Fort Quarter...

Property Watch: Five most expensive rental homes in Laois

On this week's feature, we have comprised a list of the five most expensive rental properties in Laois. There is a growing number of...

Large number of solicitors gather in Portlaoise for the second annual...

Over 100 solicitors from Laois, Carlow, Kildare and the midlands gathered for second annual legal conference in Portlaoise. As key GDPR advisors to businesses across Laois,...

Car broken into on suspected crime spree in Portlaoise last night

Portlaoise residents living along the Dublin road are being asked to contact Gardaí is their vehicle was interfered with or broken into last night...

Woman (20s) arrested after she attempted to drive into three men...

A woman in her early 20s has been arrested and is being detained in Portlaoise Garda Station following an incident on Monday evening that...

Gardai appeal for information following armed robbery in Portlaoise

Gardai are appealing for information following an armed robbery at a petrol station in Portlaoise. The incident happened on Sunday May 13 at 6.15pm in...

Property Watch: Five ‘Doer-Uppers’ in Laois for under €100k

You don't need to be an auctioneer to know the language. "In need of some refurbishment"; "A handyman's dream". In other words it's not in...
Podge Bannon was in fine form for O'Dempsey's tonight

O’Dempsey’s on form to see off Portlaoise

O'Dempsey's 2-15 Portlaoise 2-11 Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 1A Mark Barry helped himself to 1-4 as O'Dempsey's got the better of Portlaoise this evening in...

Planned apartment development on Portlaoise convent site

A design document for apartments is currently being prepared for the Presentation Convent site in Portlaoise town centre, it has been confirmed. The monthly meeting...
Niall Carey and Ciarán Byrne are set for an incredibly busy end to the month

Two Laois minors set for incredibly busy end to May

Last year, the GAA performed the most radical revamp of their schedule of games in their history. As well as changing age grades and moving...

Property Watch: Five sites for sale in Laois that would make...

On this week's Property Watch we are going to take a different approach. Instead of selecting five homes, we will be identifying five sites...

16 much-loved Portlaoise businesses who are no longer with us

Last week, we brought you the news that a new bakery was planned for Portlaoise. It provoked a huge reaction - primarily because the new...

Property Watch: Five houses for sale in Laois that exceed €400K

On this week's Property Watch, we take a look at houses that are currently listed on the market for in excess of €400,000. Each of...

Death occurs of long-serving and well-known Portlaoise pharmacist

The death has occurred of Jim Gannon, the well-known Portlaoise Pharmacist whose family served the town for many generations. Gannon's Pharmacy on Main Street 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...

Food retailer Iceland set to open in Portlaoise next week

Food retailer Iceland will open its newest store in Gandon Court, Mountmellick Road, Portlaoise on Tuesday, April 24. This marks the third Iceland store opening...

Timeline emerges for demolition of vandalized Portlaoise primary school

The vacant building which was home to St Paul's Primary School on the Borris Road in Portlaoise will be demolished in the coming months. The...

Laois school selected to lead the National Digital Excellence in Schools...

Dunamase College have been chosen as a lead school on a three year National Digital Excellence in Schools project which is part of a...

1 in 5 driving tests are a ‘no-show’ according to the...

The Road Safety Authority claim that 20% of driving tests in Ireland result in the applicants not showing up for their tests. RSA's CEO Moyagh Murdock...