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Group fined after travelling 100km to Co Laois beauty spot
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Group fined after travelling 100km to Co Laois beauty spot

Feb 24th 2021, 8:25 PM 83,308 Views 74 Comments

Gardaí on patrol in Portlaoise found a group that had travelled well outside their 5km to visit the Rock of Dunamaise.

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
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Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 27th 2020, 7:22 AM 10,033 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington on Saturday.

€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois
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€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois

Apr 6th 2020, 10:45 PM 33,505 Views 0 Comments

The women were arrested after their car was stopped on the M7 motorway this afternoon.

Body of 44-year-old man discovered in Slieve Bloom Mountains in Co Laois
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Body of 44-year-old man discovered in Slieve Bloom Mountains in Co Laois

Feb 5th 2020, 10:39 AM 26,926 Views 5 Comments

A post-mortem examination is due to take place today.

Missing 31-year-old man who was missing from Laois has been 'located'
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Missing 31-year-old man who was missing from Laois has been 'located'

Feb 1st 2020, 7:30 PM 25,959 Views 6 Comments

Robert was last seen on Thursday in Abbeyleix.

Man jailed for two years for stealing over €19,000 from friend's late husband's pension fund
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Man jailed for two years for stealing over €19,000 from friend's late husband's pension fund

Dec 14th 2018, 6:15 AM 20,108 Views 12 Comments

William Butler (52) told gardaí that temptation had gotten the better of him after Kathleen Carroll, a family friend, had allowed him stay at her home when he was in need.

Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets
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Public warned about fake print-at-home Electric Picnic tickets

Aug 27th 2018, 1:34 PM 12,901 Views 9 Comments

The festival begins next weekend – Gardaí are advising people not to fall for ‘print-at-home’ ticket scams.

Gardaí investigate assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in car boot for 9 hours
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Gardaí investigate assault of Irish Rail worker who was locked in car boot for 9 hours

Dec 7th 2017, 4:29 PM 18,376 Views 10 Comments

The man has been described as being “very, very shaken” after the incident.

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home
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Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

Feb 8th 2017, 10:28 PM 14,906 Views 5 Comments

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice
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'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice

Feb 7th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,832 Views 0 Comments

After the floods he said “it took a long time to get it right,” and that he can no longer get flood insurance.

Drunk driver jailed for death of boy was sentenced “as an example” argues lawyers
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Drunk driver jailed for death of boy was sentenced “as an example” argues lawyers

Oct 18th 2016, 6:01 AM 22,133 Views 0 Comments

Judge Keenan Johnson sentenced Finbarr O’Rourke to seven-and-a-half years imprisonment at Portlaoise Circuit Criminal Court on November 3, 2015.

17 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Laois
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# Laois Pride

17 beautiful photos that would make you proud to be from Laois

Jul 6th 2016, 6:00 PM 9,198 Views 2 Comments

Up the blue and whites.

Mother of boy (4) killed by drunk driver says, "We will always wonder how life would have been"
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Mother of boy (4) killed by drunk driver says, "We will always wonder how life would have been"

Oct 27th 2015, 8:06 PM 29,793 Views 44 Comments

Gillian Treacy was seriously injured in the crash Ballymorris, outside Portarlington in Co Laois.

80-metre wind mast knocked over
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80-metre wind mast knocked over

Sep 24th 2015, 9:22 AM 26,043 Views 51 Comments

It is unclear what exactly cause the collapse.

Fiona Pender search in Co Laois forest called off
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Fiona Pender search in Co Laois forest called off

Dec 21st 2014, 7:45 PM 30,009 Views 14 Comments

The Garda investigation into her whereabouts continues.

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois
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The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois

May 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,115 Views 29 Comments

The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.

Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise
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Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise

Mar 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 37,356 Views 12 Comments

The toddler was struck by a van at St Brigid’s Place just after midday.

In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic
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In pics: the first night of the Electric Picnic

Aug 31st 2012, 9:24 PM 25,661 Views 32 Comments

The tents are up and the festival is underway…

In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012
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In pics: A first look at Electric Picnic 2012

Aug 28th 2012, 5:10 PM 15,707 Views 19 Comments

Take a sneak peek at the festival site…

Best resort in the world is in… Co Laois
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Best resort in the world is in… Co Laois

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:45 AM 15,531 Views 16 Comments

Prestigious Robb Report on luxury getaways puts Ballyfin Demesne in Laois at the top of its must-travel list.

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
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The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released
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Report on Portlaoise nursing unit released

Dec 2nd 2011, 9:01 AM 1,234 Views 0 Comments

The HIQA report was positive about St Brigid’s Hospital – but the HSE said last month that it is to be closed on a phased basis.

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure
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Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure

Nov 20th 2011, 8:37 PM 2,929 Views 18 Comments

One of the organisers of today’s protest says the patients are “very happy” to see the level of support shown by the local community against the closure.

Two arrested over €600,000 drugs seizure in Portlaoise
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Two arrested over €600,000 drugs seizure in Portlaoise

Nov 19th 2011, 11:55 AM 1,843 Views 7 Comments

A quantity of cocaine and cannabis herb was discovered during a search on a van in the town yesterday afternoon.

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks
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HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks

Nov 16th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,282 Views 4 Comments

St Brigid’s Hospital – a 28-bed unit in Shane, Portlaoise – will be closed, just two weeks after a unit in Abbeyleix was shut.

Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music
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Thousands descend on Laois for an electric weekend of music

Sep 2nd 2011, 10:58 AM 781 Views 0 Comments

With food, chat, debate, and music on offer, this weekend’s festival looks like the best yet.

In numbers: the Electric Picnic 2011
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# Electric Picnic

In numbers: the Electric Picnic 2011

Aug 30th 2011, 7:35 PM 1,658 Views 0 Comments

From food stands to portable toilets, here’s a breakdown of the figures behind this weekend’s music festival the Electric Picnic…

Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours
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Electric Picnic organisers rubbish 'final year' rumours

Aug 30th 2011, 7:25 PM 2,238 Views 9 Comments

TheJournal.ie took a sneak peak behind the scenes at the Electric Picnic site today to see how preparations for how this weekend’s festival are going.

Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king
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Bog body found in Co Laois could be that of sacrificed king

Aug 15th 2011, 7:44 PM 6,100 Views 19 Comments

The National Museum of Ireland’s head of antiquities says further examination of the human remains would reveal more details about their life and social status.

Court for men arrested during counterfeit investigation
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Court for men arrested during counterfeit investigation

Jul 12th 2011, 11:24 AM 660 Views 3 Comments

The men were arrested as part of a European investigation involving a number of law enforcement agencies.

Raiders steal cigarettes and cash from family filling station
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Raiders steal cigarettes and cash from family filling station

May 11th 2011, 11:00 AM 902 Views 0 Comments

Four masked men armed with crowbars broke into a woman’s home late on Monday night and forced her to open the family’s business for them to raid.