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#Laois

# laois - Saturday 2 September, 2017

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic Stradbally This post contains images

PHOTOS: Tens of thousands flock to Laois for Electric Picnic

Tickets for the festival sold out within minutes back in March.

# laois - Thursday 24 August, 2017

Man arrested over armed raid at petrol station

The incident took place shortly after midnight on Saturday night at the Emo service station in Mountrath in Laois.

# laois - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Man robs shop, crashes getaway car, fires gun, hijacks another car, crashes and ends up in hospital

Gardai have confirmed that a man in his 30s has been arrested.

# laois - Sunday 13 August, 2017

Six migrants found in the back of a refrigeration truck in Laois

All six were brought to hospital as a precaution and initial reports are that all are well.

# laois - Monday 7 August, 2017

Man in his 20s killed after car hits a wall

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# laois - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 Peter Creedon calls quits on time in Laois after 'unfair' drink culture criticism Last Call

Peter Creedon calls quits on time in Laois after 'unfair' drink culture criticism

The former Tipp boss had one year in the post.

# laois - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The42 As It Happened: Kilkenny v Limerick, Dublin v Laois - Saturday hurling match tracker Cats Clash

As It Happened: Kilkenny v Limerick, Dublin v Laois - Saturday hurling match tracker

There were wins for Kilkenny and Dublin this evening.

From The42 Cleary points the way as Clare sink 14-man Laois All-Ireland SFC

Cleary points the way as Clare sink 14-man Laois

Laois lost John O’Loughlin to a second yellow card in the second half.

# laois - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Court upholds 13-year jail term for man who raped woman four times

The man invited the woman to his house on the pretext of helping him with some painting.

# laois - Sunday 25 June, 2017

From The42 14-man Laois narrowly edge out Carlow to book place in All-Ireland qualifier draw Tight Squeeze

14-man Laois narrowly edge out Carlow to book place in All-Ireland qualifier draw

Laois lost Ross King to a sending off after 13 minutes.

From The42 Dublin fire eight goals in 28-point demolition as they advance to sixth Leinster final in-a-row Statement Of Intent

Dublin fire eight goals in 28-point demolition as they advance to sixth Leinster final in-a-row

Captain Sinead Aherne scored 3-4 as the reigning provincial champions blew Laois away.

# laois - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The42 Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win That's A Wrap

Qualifiers wrap: Wicklow leave it too late and Sligo hold out to win

Wicklow scored two late goals to give Laois a fright.

# laois - Sunday 28 May, 2017

From The42 Davy Fitz watches his side cruise past Laois from the stand to book semi-final date with the Cats Wexford March On

Davy Fitz watches his side cruise past Laois from the stand to book semi-final date with the Cats

Jack Guiney made a huge impact off the bench as Wexford now face Kilkenny on 10 June.

# laois - Monday 15 May, 2017

Missing teen found safe and well

The boy had been missing from Limerick.

# laois - Saturday 13 May, 2017

From The42 Adrian Mullen's 1-8 inspires Kilkenny to Leinster final following 30-point demolition of Laois A Minor Matter

# laois - Saturday 6 May, 2017

From The42 Wexford and Laois both pull off dramatic comebacks to reach Leinster MFC last eight Comeback Kids

Wexford and Laois both pull off dramatic comebacks to reach Leinster MFC last eight

They beat Wicklow and Meath respectively.

# laois - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Gardaí believe missing Laois teen may be in Dublin

Jason Collins was last seen on 27 April in Portlaoise.

# laois - Saturday 29 April, 2017

From The42 Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals Hurling

Wins for Laois and Wexford in Leinster MHC as they march on to semi-finals

They will now face Dublin and Kilkenny respectively.

# laois - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Appeal for 15-year-old Jason Collins missing from Laois

It is believed that he may be in the Dublin area.

# laois - Thursday 6 April, 2017

Man arrested after Portlaoise stabbing in broad daylight

The victim received non life-threatening injuries.

# laois - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Man who 'lifted' 11-year-old girl from green area near her home has jail term cut

He successfully appealed his sentence with the Court of Appeal holding that it was “excessive”.

# laois - Friday 24 February, 2017

Gardaí seize €250,000 worth of cannabis at random traffic stop on motorway in Laois

Nearly half a million euro worth of the drug has been seized today across the country.

# laois - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Three men jailed for breaking into GAA clubs, schools and businesses across Kildare and Laois

Two brothers and their acquaintance appeared in court this week.

# laois - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Gardaí seize cocaine worth €35,000 in wooded area in Laois

There were no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

# laois - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Body of missing Polish man found

He had not been seen since Wednesday afternoon.

# laois - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Laois man who raped and brutally beat his wife jailed for five years

The man told gardaí he “flipped” because the woman accused him of being “needy”.

'I just want to find Tony. I'm brokenhearted': Mother's plea for missing son

Tony Egan was last seen in Portarlington, Laois, on 19 September.

# laois - Sunday 27 November, 2016

"He just grew quieter and quieter and then there was silence" - family share heartbreak of son killed by drunk driver

Gillian and Ronan Treacy’s four-year-old son Ciarán was killed by a drunk driver in Co Laois in April 2014.

# laois - Saturday 26 November, 2016

'You could be wiped out at any moment': Irishman on fighting Isis in Syria

Joshua Molloy, a Laois native and ex-British soldier, was arrested when trying to return to Ireland.

# laois - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From The42 One of Laois' best-known hurlers retires from inter-county game at just 28 End Of The Road

One of Laois' best-known hurlers retires from inter-county game at just 28

Hip injuries have forced Willie Hyland to step away.

# laois - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Alan Kelly is properly miffed at suggestions a Tipperary rail line should close

It costs €550 for each passenger on the Ballybrophy line, compared to just 90 cent for each Dart passenger.

# laois - Monday 7 November, 2016

Two men arrested over 2012 murder of Gerard Eglington in Laois

The 27-year-old was shot in the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate.

# laois - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Garda investigation launched after man in his 50s dies in workplace incident

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 10am.

A hotel in Laois has been voted the best in the world - and Condé Nast gets the location wrong

The magazine describes Ballyfin House as being located “an hour and a half north of Dublin”.

# laois - Monday 17 October, 2016

From The42 This brilliant goal in the final seconds denied Portlaoise a 10th consecutive Laois SFC title Electric Pick And Kick This post contains videos

This brilliant goal in the final seconds denied Portlaoise a 10th consecutive Laois SFC title

A first crown for Stradbally since 2005 by the narrowest of margins.

# laois - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Man guilty in case of marital rape in Co Laois

It is only the fourth case of marital rape in the state since the act was criminalised in 1990.

# laois - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Judge throws out allegedly fraudulent car crash case at request of Zurich Insurance

The court heard that the insurance cover policy was taken out 26 days before the accident.

# laois - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

"They've taken her bit of independence" - Son issues appeal after disabled mother's jeep stolen

Justin Kavanagh issued a public appeal on Facebook two weeks ago for help in locating his mother’s stolen jeep.

# laois - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge A Laois woman has appealed to local radio to find a man she met at Electric Picnic Love Story

A Laois woman has appealed to local radio to find a man she met at Electric Picnic

Looking for that lad with a “nice smile.”

# laois - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Heading to Electric Picnic? Here's what you need to know

It will rain. We’re sorry.

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