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 to vacate their rented house when a blaze broke out. Leanne Keogh and her partner Nigel Crean, along with their...

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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...

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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...

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‘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...

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New bridge will enhance wildlife walks at Abbeyleix Bog

WORK is continuing every Saturday on construction of another bridge at Abbeyleix Bog, which will link up with existing walks...

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Derelict chapel made safe in Stradbally