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# 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.

# laois - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man due in court over murder of Latvian national

Another man arrested in connection with the death has been released without charge.

# laois - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Two arrested after body found in Laois

The body of a 26-year-old man was found yesterday evening.

# laois - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Missing Portlaoise man’s body recovered

Patrick Bruton had not been seen at his Laois home in almost five days.

# laois - Sunday 2 February, 2014

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise

TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.

# laois - Thursday 16 January, 2014

One arrest after cannabis seizure worth €100,000

A man in his 30s was arrested following the planned search at a premises in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# laois - Sunday 29 December, 2013

From The Score Eight of Laois’s best sport sporting moments in 2013 County Highlights

Eight of Laois’s best sport sporting moments in 2013

Grand Slams, cricket scores and taking Australia by storm..

# laois - Sunday 10 November, 2013

Search called off for missing man in Portlaoise

Shane Finan had been missing since Thursday.

# laois - Monday 4 November, 2013

Electricity project to be scrutinised at An Bord Pleanála hearings today

Hearings in Laois today are seen as a key test case for EirGrid’s Grid 25 project to update Ireland’s electricity infrastructure.

# laois - Sunday 20 October, 2013

From The Score Portlaoise complete 7-in-a-row after Laois senior football final Seventh Heaven

Portlaoise complete 7-in-a-row after Laois senior football final

There was a familiar sight in O’Moore Park today.

# laois - Thursday 26 September, 2013

PICS: Enda Kenny did some ploughing in Laois today

Three steps to getting your plough on with Taoiseach Enda Kenny…

# laois - Wednesday 25 September, 2013

Day two of ploughing championships breaks records

The National Ploughing Association estimated 190,000 visitors over three days. After two, 171,000 have shown up.

# laois - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships Plough On This post contains images

In pictures: Day one of the National Ploughing Championships

The National Ploughing Championships got underway today, here are the pictures from day one.

# laois - Monday 23 September, 2013

Going to the ploughing? Don’t bring a sat-nav say gardaí

With 200,000 people set to descend on Stradbally, gardaí are asking motorists to trust the signage, not the sat-nav.

# laois - Monday 16 September, 2013

Noonan: We might have some leeway if figures ahead of Budget are positive

Michael Noonan indicated there may be a Budget adjustment of less than €3.1 billion if there’s good news contained in two key sets of data, but he said the final figure had not yet been decided.

Budget likely to top agenda as Fine Gael, Labour and Fianna Fáil hold think-ins

Fine Gael’s holds its two-day meeting in Portlaoise, Co Laois while Labour is meeting in Enfield, Co Meath and Fianna Fáil is holding its annual think-in in Waterford.

# laois - Sunday 15 September, 2013

From The Score O’Carroll inspires Kildare to first junior camogie title in 23 years Goal Getter

O’Carroll inspires Kildare to first junior camogie title in 23 years

The Lilywhites forward accounted for just under half of her team’s total.

# laois - Friday 13 September, 2013

Man arrested, sawn-off shotguns and drugs seized in Laois raid

The man in his 20s is being held in Portlaoise.

# laois - Thursday 12 September, 2013

From The Score Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory Showdown

Friends reunited as Laois and Kildare set to face off again… for All-Ireland glory

The Leinster rivals face off in the Premier Junior camogie decider on Sunday.

# laois - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Four arrested in connection with Carlow and Kilkenny burglaries

Gardaí arrested the men during planned searches in Leinster this morning.

# laois - Saturday 31 August, 2013

20-year-old man dies at Electric Picnic festival EP

20-year-old man dies at Electric Picnic festival

Gardaí confirmed the sudden death but do not believe foul play was involved.

# laois - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From The Score Limerick and Galway book All-Ireland intermediate camogie final date GAA

Limerick and Galway book All-Ireland intermediate camogie final date

While Kildare and Laois will contest the junior final.

# laois - Friday 23 August, 2013

Still hoping to go to Electric Picnic? Hop on your saddle

The Stradbally festival has sold out for the first time since 2008. But if you’re fit enough you can still get in by cycling from Dublin to Laois.

# laois - Thursday 22 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Mary O’Rourke is running an ‘Electric Picnic Parliament’ Electric Picnic

Mary O’Rourke is running an ‘Electric Picnic Parliament’

She’ll be putting together (and voting in) a manifesto on how to improve Ireland.

# laois - Wednesday 21 August, 2013

From The Score Shane Curran ‘in the mix’ for vacant role as Laois manager GAA

Shane Curran ‘in the mix’ for vacant role as Laois manager

TheScore.ie understands that the veteran goalkeeper is on the short-list to be Justin McNulty’s replacement.

# laois - Tuesday 13 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here’s the day-by-day music breakdown for Electric Picnic My Bloody Festival

# laois - Sunday 11 August, 2013

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability Sustainbility This post contains images

Recession pushes Laois communities into action on sustainability

The Leaf project has been working for the last three years to get communities in the county working together on all aspects of sustainable development.

# laois - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From The Score Snapshot: This is the Hawkeye technology… Laois style Low-fi

# laois - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From The Score Donegal back to winning ways, but made to work by Laois Sfc Qualifier

Donegal back to winning ways, but made to work by Laois

Despite bringing a commanding lead into half time, the reigning champions were reeled in to within two points by Laois.

From The Score As it happened: Donegal v Laois, All-Ireland senior football round 4 qualifier Win And In

As it happened: Donegal v Laois, All-Ireland senior football round 4 qualifier

We went minute-by-minute as the reigning champions attempted to restart their defence of Sam Maguire.

# laois - Friday 26 July, 2013

From The Score 21 signs you’re a sports fan from Laois O'Moore's

21 signs you’re a sports fan from Laois

Featuring Hughie Emerson, a run of great Minor teams and Robert Sheehan.

# laois - Sunday 21 July, 2013

Man dies as motorcycle hits crash barriers on M7 in Laois

The 45-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

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