Laois News

Stradbally woman (70) vows to keep complaining until house repairs are carried out

A 70-YEAR-OLD Stradbally woman has vowed that she is not going to stop lodging complaints with Laois County Council until repairs are carried out to the bungalow she lives in. Marie Holohan has been living in a two-bedroomed bungalow at...

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Stolen Laois road signs could end up in New York City

SIGNS robbed in rural Laois could be on their way to the Big Apple. The thefts have become an “epidemic”,...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:45pm Read More

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...

Wednesday, 22/03/17 - 2:48pm Read More

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

National News

No winner of tonight’s Lotto jackpot

There was no winner of the Lotto jackpot tonight worth over €5m. There was one winner of €236,254 and 54 winners of €790. The Lotto Plus top prize of €500,000 was also won The next Lotto jackpot is €5.5m. Follow...

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Latest poll shows Labour and Independents gain while Sinn Féin lose

Labour and Independents have gained in the latest opinion poll at the expense of Sinn Féin and other small parties. ...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 6:17pm Read More

Social Democrats reject Garda Commissioner’s statement as ‘completely inadequate’

Update 9pm: The Social Democrats say that the Garda Commissioner’s statement in relation to the breath test and court summons...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 9:11pm 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

Dublin rewrite GAA history with 35th straight win

​​ Allianz National Football League, Division 1, Round 6 report from Croke Park, Dublin Dublin 2-29 Roscommon 0-14 By Paul Keane Paul Flynn emerged as Dublin’s scorer in chief with 1-6 at Croke Park to etch the name of the...

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Jon Rahm storms into WGC-Dell technologies match play semi-finals

Spain’s Jon Rahm stormed into the semi-finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play, much to the delight of potential Ryder...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 10:06pm Read More

Airtricity league round-up: Limerick beat Bray Wanderers and Finn Harps beat Sligo Rovers

It was an exciting day for soccer fans and a number of matches took place in the Airtricity League. St...

Saturday, 25/03/17 - 9:58pm Read More