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Snow warning issued for entire country

Just whe we thought we were over the snow. A snow and ice warning has been issued for the entire country for tomorrow, Sunday March...

Caution urged on Laois roads as snow begins to melt

The snow is slowly beginning to melt away this morning but conditions on our roads are slippery to say the least. AA Roadwatch is reporting...

BREAKING: N80 closed in Laois as Gardai release warning

The snow continues to fall and one of Laois's busiest roads has been closed. The N80 between Portlaoise and Stradbally has been closed by Gardai...

In Pictures: Snowy scenes as Laois turns white once again

Just over a year after Laois turned white, it has happened all over again. Snow associated with Storm Freya arrived and it is still pelting...

BREAKING: Motorway in Laois at standstill as snow pelts down

The snow is back and it is causing havoc around the country. AA Roadwatch are reporting major delays on the M7 coming into Laois as...

Leinster is expected to be severely hit by frost and snow...

As schools and roads closed in the west of the country today, Leinster could be expecting the same conditions tomorrow, Thursday 31 January. Met Éireann...

First snow of 2019 hits Laois while forecaster predicts ‘major cold...

The first snow of 2019 arrived in Laois yesterday and a forecaster is predicting that we are going to see a lot more of...

2018 Remembered – In Pictures: Community spirit to the fore on...

Who could forget the extraordinary snowfall the country experienced last March? Laois was hit by the Beast from the East with gigantic force, and so...

Tributes paid to farmers, emergency services and council staff for work...

Tributes have been paid to various different agencies and local people for all that they did during the recent snow events. Cllr Paddy Bracken used...

In Pictures: Laois turns white AGAIN as the snow makes a...

When will this ever end? Many of us went to bed last night after celebrating St Patrick's Day and didn't expect to wake up to...

Crucial Laois hurling match goes ahead but host of other sports...

The Sunday of a Bank Holiday weekend is traditionally busy. Following the St Patrick's celebrations, a number of people will have planned to go to...

Weather warning in place as snow returns

Just two weeks since the country came to a standstill because of Storm Emma, many parts of Laois are waking up to a blanket...

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...

Snowstorm highlights incredible selfless nature of Laois people

Since the snow arrived on Tuesday night, we have been inundated with messages from around the county. Some have been of pictures of Laois people...

Met Eireann warns of ‘flood risk’ and issues Orange alert

We've had snow and ice for days, and now some parts of the county could be set for flooding. A Status Orange snow-ice warning has...

Laois motorists urged to exercise caution as thaw begins

Most people woke up to the sound of rain on their windows in Laois this morning. And while that will help to make the snow...

In Pictures: Community spirit to the fore on Day 4 of...

It's been four days since the Beast from the East came to Laois, and the snow creations keep on coming in! Although Cabin Fever may...

Red Alert in place until 6pm as Storm Emma brings more...

The National Emergency Coordination Group for Severe Weather has urged people to stay indoors until the Status Red weather alert is withdrawn this evening. The...

LIVE: See latest closures and event cancellations ahead ‘blizzard’

From 4pm today, Laois will be under a Red Alert as blizzard conditions sweep in. They are saying that this storm will be like nothing...

Portlaoise Hospital cancel all routine surgeries and out patients appointments

Portlaoise Hospital has been forced to cancel all routine surgeries and out patients appointments for the next two days. Following the upgrade of the weather warning...

In Pictures: Laois turns into a winter wonderland

Snow, snow and more snow! Snow everywhere. Laois has turned white after being doused in the fluffy stuff. Somewhere around 10 to 15 centimetres seems to...

Status Red Warning issued for Laois as ‘worst is yet to...

It seems as though the country is shutting down and that will certainly be the case from around 4pm tomorrow afternoon. A Red snow-ice warning...

Closed Laois schools may have to ‘open over Easter’

The Laois schools who were forced to close today may be forced to open over the Easter Holidays to make up for lost days. The...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the updates as snow wreaks havoc in...

Snow, ice and sub-zero temperatures have caused school closures and transport cancellations across Laois this morning. Met Éireann has put in place a status red...

UPDATED: List of Laois schools CLOSED due to heavy snow

If this is the beginning, what is the place going to look like by the time we reach the weekend? It seems to have snowed...

Laois people urged to exercise caution following overnight snow

Tomorrow will be March, traditionally the second month of Spring, but there is no sign of that season this morning. The people of Laois are...

Council convene crisis meeting as ‘Beast from the East’ approaches

The Severe Weather Crisis Management team of Laois County Council met today to discuss the upcoming cold spell. The so-called 'beast from the east' is...

Status Orange weather warning in place as it’s set to get...

A Status Orange weather warning is in place for Laois as the county braces itself for scattered showers and "widespread frost and icy conditions". A...

Road users urged to exercise caution following overnight snow

Motorists in Laois are being asked to slow down this morning. Some overnight snowfall has left some roads slippy and caution is advised. The AA say...

IN PICTURES: Heavy snow causes travel chaos this morning

Motorists in many parts of Laois faced serious disruption on roads following extremely heavy snowfall. Reports suggest the worst affected areas were around Stradbally and...