Portarlington gym at risk of closure

A GYM owner is fighting back against threatened closure, as he faces a bill of up to €40,000 from Laois County Council. Fireman Ed Gallagher will have to close the doors of his gym in Portarlington unless he produces a...

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Foundation makes Portlaoise girl’s wish come true

WHEN you wish upon a star. Makes no difference who you are. Anything your heart desires will come to you. A WISH to visit the princesses in Disneyland Paris was granted to a five-year- old Portlaoise girl, who was born...

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School may be used as health centre

THE 119-year-old Maryborough National School opposite the Catholic church along Stradbally Road, Portlaoise may soon be used as a health/medical...

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Lecture on forced migration of Laois families in the 15th century

FOLLOWING the plantation of Laois and its renaming as Queens County, large numbers of its inhabitants were transplanted to Kerry....

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Underground car park plan could transform Portlaoise town centre

AN underground car park could replace all surface parking at Lyster Square in Portlaoise, under a new plan commissioned by...

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Laois Co Council urged to release €300k bond for housing estate before deal expires

LAOIS County Council has been urged to draw down the €300,000 bond for Crossneen Manor in Graiguecullen, so that long-delayed...

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Arson suspected in Portlaoise caravan blaze

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Bomb scare at Portlaoise mail centre

Councillors vote to ban wind farms in Co Laois

Wind-farm protestors take fight to Europe