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#Laois

# laois - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Terrier with cuts and bite marks found ‘huddled and shaking’ tied to tree

‘Buzz’ the Staffie was found at an estate in Portlaoise.

# laois - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From The42 Laois’ McMahon aggrieved by coverage ‘ridiculing’ his decision to leave county scene Life To Live

Laois’ McMahon aggrieved by coverage ‘ridiculing’ his decision to leave county scene

There are much more important things in life than farming for McMahon.

# laois - Friday 6 March, 2015

After boy stops abduction of his young sister, a man has now been charged

Michael Martin appeared in Portlaoise District Court today charged with falsely imprisoning the young girl.

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn’t make it

The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# laois - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Man arrested after 10-year-old boy saves his little sister from abduction

It is believed that yesterday afternoon the man was driving the car and begging for money in the midlands.

From The Daily Edge 9 things people need to cop on to before Electric Picnic 2015 NO MORE

9 things people need to cop on to before Electric Picnic 2015

Please. Can everyone just stop.

# laois - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Attention, everyone: Jamie Dornan went for a pint in Co Laois last night Swoon

# laois - Friday 13 February, 2015

Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after ‘mass gurrier brawl’

“Up to 60 people were involved in a wholesale chaotic brawl, fisticuffs and dangerous scenes of violence.”

# laois - Friday 6 February, 2015

From Business ETC Over 100 jobs created at two new service stations in Dublin and Laois Topaz

Over 100 jobs created at two new service stations in Dublin and Laois

€10 million has been invested in the two sites.

# laois - Friday 9 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Ed Sheeran fan will do just about anything to see him at Whelan’s Mad In The Ed

This Ed Sheeran fan will do just about anything to see him at Whelan’s

“I’ll easily be a bouncer, I can serve alcohol, I’ll even stay behind and help clear up the mess.”

# 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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 This 12-year old is better at hurling than you’ll ever be Iamhurling

This 12-year old is better at hurling than you’ll ever be

Take a bow Ben Brennan.

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

In photos: Electric Picnic day two as sunshine hits Stradbally

Hangovers and heavy petting.

# laois - Friday 29 August, 2014

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

In photos: Festivalgoers arrive at Electric Picnic in the rain and mud

It has to get better than this.

# laois - Saturday 9 August, 2014

From The42 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 The42 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 The42 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 The42 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
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