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In Pictures: King crowned as Rathdowney welcomes home its new Cathaoirleach

O'Malley's Pub in Rathdowney was the place to be on Monday night as Cllr John King was welcomed back to his native town as...

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...

Works on fatal accident black spot will cost ‘a multiple of...

A hazardous accident black spot where three young people were killed will cost, "a multiple of €200,000" to make safe, according to a senior...

New pharmacy opens for business in Rathdowney

A new pharmacy will open for business in Rathdowney today - in the unit adjacent to Breslin's SuperValu and the Post Office in the...

Moment in Time: Ossory Easter Sunday cycle in 2014

This week's moment in time is a throwback to Easter Sunday four years ago for an Ossory Cycling Club road race in Rathdowney. Alf Harvey...

In Pictures: Great St Patrick’s Day spirit in Rathdowney

St Patrick made a special appearance in Rathdowney today to join in the tremendous celebrations at their parade. Young and old turned out for the...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

FRIDAY MARCH 16 Mountmellick Drama Festival Mountmellick Drama Festival closes up tonight with Ballyduff DG from Waterford giving their performance of 'Albertine in Five Times'. Ballacolla table...

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

There's plenty of excitement, including great sporting action, to sink your teeth into this weekend. If sports are not your thing, don't fear because...

Night time dog fouling a ‘major problem’

"Whatever sort of dogs we have in Rathdowney, they seem to do their fouling between 10pm at night and 1am in the morning," a...

Discussion continues around speed limit in Rathdowney despite council recommendation

Laois County Council have recommended that the speed limit on the Johnstown road in Rathdowney to not be extended, but that has not stopped...

This is what I’m studying: Rathdowney girl talks about life as...

This week I met with college student Rebecca Treacy from Rathdowney. Rebecca is a 22-year-old final year student in IT Carlow studying Sports Management. Rebecca...

Moment in Time: Reeling in the years to 2004 and the...

That time of the week again, yes this week's Moment in Time is sure to a cringeworthy one for many - but will also...

New activity hub for Laois

Rathdowney-Errill have set up their own Activity Hub and are starting 2018 jammed with events - including walking, cycling and even line dancing. Walk on...

Fatal accident black spot near Rathdowney set for safety works

The Rathdowney to Abbeyleix Road, which claimed three young people back in July 2015, is still an accident black spot and is major need...

Over 100 properties without electricity in Laois

Over 100 properties remain without electricity in Laois this morning. A fault initially affecting almost 1,000 homes and businesses in Rathdowney emerged at around 5:30am. Crews...

Local igloo proves a big hit in the snow

The residents of Moorville Estate in Rathdowney brought Christmas decorations to a whole new level with an impressive igloo built there. The igloo was built...

Moment in Time: Ballinakill get the better of Rathdowney in 2003...

On Saturday last Rathdowney-Errill and Clough-Ballacolla U-21 hurlers made light of the bad weather and a heavy pitch to play out a thrilling draw. The...

Cash taken and staff member pushed during Rathdowney shop robbery

Gardai are appealing for information after a break-in at the Card Stand in Rathdowney on Sunday evening. At about 6.20pm a male entered the shop...

All-star panel to lead discussion on asthma in Rathdowney

Some of the country's leading sports and medical figures will hold a discussion and interactive session about asthma in Rathdowney on Wednesday, October 11. Among...

Vandals damage Clover Utd clubhouse with chainsaw

Vandals targeted Clover Utd in Rathdowney over the weekend, causing damage with a chainsaw and digging up some of the pitch. Club officials admitted it...

The last surviving member of the Laois hurling team that reached...

The death has occurred of Rathdowney man Paddy McCormack, the last surviving member of the Laois hurling team that won the Leinster title and...

Rathdowney remembers heroic Jack Moyney

A huge crowd of the local community, family members and military service people attended the unveiling of a commemorative plaque in honour of Sergeant...

Rathdowney and Castletown clash in junior football final

Laois Shopping Centre JFC 'C' Final Rathdowney v Castletown Venue: O'Moore Park Throw-in: 7.30pm Referee: Des Cooney (St Joseph's) Rathdowney and Castletown will contest the Laois JFC 'C' Final in O’Moore Park...

In Pictures: Rathdowney charity complete 220km cycle

Rathdowney was a hive of activity on Saturday morning as the Easy Rider cyclists set off on a 220km cycle to Waterford - and...

Laois charity organisation to cycle 220km for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice

Rathdowney charity organisation Easyriders are travelling 220km in aid of the LauraLynn children's hospice this week. They leave from Rathdowney on Saturday morning at 9am...

Rathdowney war hero will be remembered at historical re-enactment

Bob's Bar Durrow and Durrow High Nelly Club are hosting a re-enactment of the Third Battle of Ypres on Sunday 20 August. During this historic...

3,500 homes without water following pump failure

Around 3,500 homes in the Rathdowney area are without water this morning. Irish Water says homes in the Rathdowney and Galmoy areas lost their supply...

Thieves steal alcohol from Rathdowney Supervalu

Brazen thieves filled a trolley with alcohol at Supervalu in Rathdowney and left without paying over the weekend. The goods taken were described as a...

There’s major drama in Rathdowney

A three-day introduction to drama workshop will be held at the Youth Café in Rathdowney from Tuesday, 15 July to Thursday, 27 July. The workshops...

Rathdowney to get new road markings as extra lighting sought

Road marking at Dunnes Stores in Rathdowney are to be restored by Laois County Council, Cllr Brendan Phelan had a motion before the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...