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Laois Garda saves person’s life at full flood in River Barrow

There was an astonishing act of heroism in Laois yesterday as a Garda saved a person's life at full flood in the River Barrow. In...

Waterways Ireland gearing up for exciting Barrow Way Walk

The Barrow Way Walk is the first event organised by a strategic partnership between Waterways Ireland, Get Ireland Walking, Sport Ireland and Carlow, Kildare...

Calls for increased funding to clear River Barrow

Laois County Councillor Tom Mulhall has called on the council to increase funding to keep the River Barrow clear - as "flooding is never...

‘Major drainage work’ required to prevent flooding

'Major drainage work' is required on the main rivers in Laois to prevent further flooding, according to Cllr Tom Mulhall. “It is the same story...

Farmers on Laois-Kildare border meet with council engineers over ongoing flooding...

A number of local farmers on the Laois-Kildare border met with Laois County Council engineers last week to discuss the ongoing flooding issues effecting...

Laois farmers must continue to receive over €3 million in subsidies...

It is vital that 1,700 farmers in Laois continue to get disadvantaged subsidies of €3.2 million, the Dáil has heard. Deputy Brian Stanley said is...