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# laois - Friday 5 December, 2014

18 years on: Gardaí search isolated woods in Fiona Pender investigation

Gardaí are also employing forensic archaeologists and cadaver dogs in the search. Fiona was 25 when she disappeared in August of 1996.

# laois - Thursday 4 December, 2014

What else could I get for the €765,000 pricetag on this 18th century mill in Galway?

We take a look at what that amount of moolah could get you around the rest of the country.

# laois - Monday 24 November, 2014

Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges

There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…

Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway

Monsignor John Byrne called direct provision “an open prison”.

# laois - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre – but he’s going anyway

Equality Minister Aodháin Ó Ríordáin says only a “brave staff member” would stop him.

# laois - Sunday 16 November, 2014

From Business ETC ‘You wouldn’t see this on Father Ted’ – Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland No Signal

‘You wouldn’t see this on Father Ted’ – Why bad broadband is hurting rural Ireland

The country is behind many eastern European nations when it comes to broadband access.

# laois - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The Score McGrath hits 0-15 as Kilmacud Crokes claim extra-time Leinster hurling victory Drama

McGrath hits 0-15 as Kilmacud Crokes claim extra-time Leinster hurling victory

The result means Ollie Baker’s side advance to face the Kilkenny representatives in the provincial semi-final.

# laois - Sunday 28 September, 2014

Gardaí appeal for info on missing 15-year-old boy

Brian Stokes was last seen in the Mountrath area of Laois yesterday.

# laois - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

Why is President Higgins speaking out so often on the issue of homelessness?

President Higgins has made public statements on the issue at several events in recent weeks…

Dried locusts and breakfast rolls top the menu as Ploughing 2014 kicks off…

Guess which option TheJournal.ie went for?

Hate mucky fields? See this year’s Ploughing Championships on Google Street View

As many as 200,000 people are expected at this year’s competition.

# laois - Friday 19 September, 2014

What to see in THE MIDLANDS on Culture Night

It’s Culture Night on Friday – and here’s our guide to what’s happening around the country.

# laois - Sunday 14 September, 2014

From The Score Down beat Laois to claim All-Ireland Junior Camogie crown Up Down

Down beat Laois to claim All-Ireland Junior Camogie crown

The Ulster side had four points to spare in today’s curtain-raiser.

# laois - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

From The Score This 12-year old is better at hurling than you’ll ever be Iamhurling

Disused Avon factory in Portarlington destroyed by massive blaze

It was previously feared that a fire at the site would require the town to be evacuated.

# laois - Sunday 31 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally EP2014

Electric Picnic Day Two, as told in tweets from Stradbally

The toilets are beginning to creak.

# laois - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge In photos: Electric Picnic day two as sunshine hits Stradbally EP2014

# laois - Friday 29 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge In photos: Festivalgoers arrive at Electric Picnic in the rain and mud Mud Unlaoised

# laois - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The Score Monaghan take their points to dump Tyrone out of qualifiers, Laois fire three goals past Cavan Ladies' Football

Monaghan take their points to dump Tyrone out of qualifiers, Laois fire three goals past Cavan

Here’s how today’s second round of ladies’ Senior Football Championship qualifiers went.

# laois - Monday 4 August, 2014

The body of missing woman Carmel Tynan has been found

Carmel had been missing from Portarlington since Sunday.

# laois - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Heritage Ireland: The oldest lighthouse still in use in the world

Let archaeologist Neil Jackman lead you through the amazing past and present of Hook Lighthouse as well as trips to a major ancient monastery and Georgian splendour.

# laois - Friday 25 July, 2014

Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois

A van and motorbike collided at around 6am this morning.

# laois - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Gardaí injured after patrol car ‘rammed’ in Portlaoise, four men arrested

GSOC have been informed and are sending a team of investigators to the scene.

# laois - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# laois - Saturday 5 July, 2014

From The Score Three-goal Kildare minors see off Laois to take place in Leinster MFC final Whitewash

Three-goal Kildare minors see off Laois to take place in Leinster MFC final

The Lilywhites await the winners of Dublin v Offaly thanks to goals from Rory Feely, Conor Hartley and Michael Kelly.

# laois - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Score Wexford and Laois name teams ahead of All-Ireland football qualifier Round 2A

Wexford and Laois name teams ahead of All-Ireland football qualifier

Michael O’Regan is the only new face for Wexford as Aidan O’Brien keeps the faith.

# laois - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Heritage Ireland: A magnificent doorway into Laois’s sacred past

Archaeologist Neil Jackman guides us to an ancient monastery with breathtaking sculpture, a medieval fortress built by an Irish lord – and a manor house fit for a queen…

# laois - Saturday 31 May, 2014

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

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

# laois - Friday 30 May, 2014

From The Score Tannian returns as one of two changes for Galway’s Championship opener Hurling

Tannian returns as one of two changes for Galway’s Championship opener

Joe Canning will spearhead the Tribe’s attack in Portllaoise.

# laois - Thursday 29 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 things we now know about Kim and Kanye’s Irish honeymoon Kimye

# laois - Thursday 8 May, 2014

Thirteen counties are selling houses at a faster rate than Dublin, any ideas which?

Laois is the only county to record a fall in sales!

# laois - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everyone’s talking about Jill Meagher, pubs being closed, and disaster at Mount Everest.

# laois - Friday 11 April, 2014

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant

John Whelan says the EPA is ‘asleep at the wheel’.

# laois - Sunday 30 March, 2014

From The Score Top four finish still on the cards for Cork after Laois rout GAA

Top four finish still on the cards for Cork after Laois rout

The Leesiders had 24 points to spare today.

# laois - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway

The 47-year-old died in the crash on the M7 outside Portlaoise.

# laois - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence Dog

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence

The two young pups were found dumped behind a 10-foot wall last June.

# laois - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

That edge-of-seat Six Nations victory is dominating the headlines. There were also startling new developments in the search for flight MH370.

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

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

# laois - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois

The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene early this morning.

# laois - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From The Score Eight changes for Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s Cork ahead of Laois clash Team News

Eight changes for Jimmy Barry-Murphy’s Cork ahead of Laois clash

Patrick Cronin will captain the team in Portlaoise on Saturday evening.

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