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Warm welcome for Woodenbridge restoration work though councillors not pleased over...

There was widespread delight at a recent meeting of the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal District with the news that the famous Woodenbridge between Ballacolla and Durrow...

In Pictures: Big turnout at ‘Save The Woodenbridge’ public rally

There was a big turnout at a public rally in Laois on Sunday which was called 'Save the Woodenbridge'. It has been proposed that the...

Rally being held today to ‘Save the Woodenbridge’

A public rally to 'Save the Woodenbridge' is taking place at 12 noon today at the well-known location between Durrow and Ballacolla. It has been...

Laois Councillor pledges that historic Laois bridge will remain wooden following...

A Laois County Councillor has pledged that The Woodenbridge will remain in its original state after renovation works have been completed. Fine Gael Councillor John...

Campaign launched to ‘Save The Woodenbridge’ following ‘concrete’ structure proposal

A campaign has been launched to save The Woodenbridge in Laois as it has been threatened with replacement. Michael G Phelan of The Woodenbridge Paddlers...

Three Laois projects granted €116,440 in CLAR funding

Three Laois projects have qualified for CLAR funding totalling €116,440. A recreation area on the grassy bank of the Grand Canal at Vicarstown is to...

Woodenbridge Community Alert AGM extremely well attended

Woodenbridge Community Alert held their Annual General Meeting on Monday 9th December in Newtown Mill. The large attendance included Crime Prevention Officer Graham Kavanagh, Garda...

RTÉ presenter to lead the Woodenbridge Blueway Walk

The Woodenbridge Blueway Walk will take place on Sunday April 22 and the organisers have confirmed that an RTÉ's 'Ear to the Ground' presenter...

Woodenbridge Paddlers aim for Guinness Book of Records

The well-known Woodenbridge Paddlers club are aiming get into the Guinness World Book of Records as they embark on a 24-hour Canoe Polo extravaganza...

Crime journalist to lead Ballacolla fundraising walk

Given that a local group in Ballacolla are raising funds for a new CCTV system, crime journalist Paul Williams seems a fitting choice as...