Laois News

Hilarious Rathdowney musical panto had audiences rolling in the aisles

THE Rathdowney Pantomime Group produced another top-class show when the curtains came down on its 31st annual production Let’s face the music. The show proved yet again that there are no limits to the talent of the cast and crew...

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Lucky escape in Portlaoise

JUST 24 hours after four people died in a house fire in Dublin, a young Portlaoise family of four had...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 2:59pm Read More

Laois glamping site will feature on popular TV wedding show

A LAOIS glamorous camping site will feature on the TV show Don’t tell the bride next Monday night, 20 March. The...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 3:00pm Read More

Cycle lanes mooted for Mountrath

CYCLE lanes and more parking spaces should replace bollards and out-builds no longer needed in Mountrath, since it was bypassed...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 3:02pm Read More

‘Mad Hatters’ weekend remembers lost loved ones

ABBEYLEIX turned out in force to remember lost loved ones and raise funds for cancer charities. It was a remarkable...

Wednesday, 15/03/17 - 3:04pm Read More

National News

Watch Bill Clinton deliver passionate eulogy at Martin McGuinness’s funeral

Former US president Bill Clinton paid tribute to Martin McGuinness as thousands thronged the streets of Derry’s Bogside to pay their respects to the veteran Sinn Fein figure. Looking down on a coffin draped in an Irish tricolour at St...

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Prisoner dies in cell from intoxication of alcohol, diazepam and heroin, inquest hears

A convicted killer who died after drinking hooch was heard singing in his prison cell, an inquest heard, writes Louise...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 8:24pm Read More

15,000 litres of laundered fuel seized by Revenue in Wicklow

15,000 litres of laundered fuel was seized by Revenue officers in Wicklow. The seizure, which was made today, included 10,000...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 8:24pm Read More

Laois Sport

Peter Creedon names his first team

Laois Senior Football Manager Peter Creedon has named his starting 15 for Sunday’s O’Byrne Cup Round 1 game with DIT in Crettyard @ 2pm. The game sees four debuts for Laois with James Kelly, Eoin George, Cormac Murphy and Brian...

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Heartbreak for Rosenallis as late scores crush Leinster aspirations

Ratoath 1-20 Rosenallis 1-16 By Denis J. Croke THERE will be no Leinster final for Rosenallis junior hurlers, but they...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 12:03pm Read More

Declan is full of praise for his young team

  By Denis J. Croke AT the best of times it is difficult to watch a team you have trained...

Friday, 02/12/16 - 12:02pm Read More

National Sport

Lukas Podolski: Wayne Rooney deserves a send off like mine

Lukas Podolski believes Wayne Rooney deserves a warm Wembley send off when his England days come to an end. Podolski retired from Germany duty after Euro 2016 but was summoned back for a final lap of honour in Wednesday’s Three...

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Rory McIlroy’s fate remains out of his hands at WGC-Dell technologies match play

Rory McIlroy’s fate remained out of his hands despite being gifted victory in his second match in the WGC-Dell Technologies...

Thursday, 23/03/17 - 11:09pm Read More

Team Ireland celebrates four more Special Olympic medals in good company

Team Ireland have added four more medals to their treasure chest at the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Austria,...

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