Crackdown on roving gangs

ARMED garda checkpoints are operating across Laois as a major crackdown begins on roving criminal gangs. The checkpoints were mounted on the same week that justice minister Charlie Flanagan announced the establishment of a new garda task force targeting criminal...

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Delaney to launch first poetry book in Dunamaise

DAVID Delaney is set to launch his first book of poetry, Reaching Eden, on Friday 1 December in the Dunamaise Arts Centre at 6.30pm. Originally from Athy and now residing in Killenard, David has created the book through his love...

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Local lotto players on a winning streak

A GAELIC football coach has joked that he plans to buy a goat after winning €42,000 on the Winning Streak game...

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Emma on her soapbox on ‘Brexit’

MOUNTMELLICK library was host to the Europe Direct Soapbox competition, where students had their say on Brexit on Wednesday 25...

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Major haul of stolen power tools recovered by gardaí

A MAJOR haul of stolen power tools and equipment worth tens of thousands of euros has been seized by gardaí...

Thursday, 09/11/17 - 12:03pm Read More

Skydive pair raise €1.4k for their niece

EMMA Knowles from Laois and her friend Ken Maher recently took part in a skydive for the Jack and Jill...

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