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# portlaoise - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Priest injured in knife-point robbery says Mass before going to hospital

Father Dominic Savio had only arrived in Ireland recently.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge Paramore’s Hayley Williams is featured on this poster in Portlaoise… and she’s not impressed I Put A Spell On You

# portlaoise - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan Lost And Found This post contains images

Gardaí are trying to find owners for 10 boats and a caravan

Gardaí have seized a lot of equipment.

# portlaoise - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 Dublin hurlers ring the changes for Laois clash Reaction

Dublin hurlers ring the changes for Laois clash

There are seven changes in total following the Dubs’ comprehensive loss to Galway.

# portlaoise - Monday 22 June, 2015

‘Urgent’ action needed to prevent further baby deaths

Parents’ concerns were addressed in only a minority of maternity cases assessed in a new HSE review.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 9 June, 2015

Man in his 60s killed in Laois road crash

The driver of the other car has been taken to hospital.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Decision to outsource surgery at Portlaoise “threatens existence of hospital”

The news that complex surgery will no longer be performed at Portlaoise follows last month’s highly critical HIQA report into the standard of care at the hospital.

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Everything you need to know, as we get halfway through your Wednesday.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Bereaved parents: ‘It needs to stop now, enough pain and enough hurt has been caused’

Calls have been made for HSE Chief Tony O’Brien to resign.

# portlaoise - Sunday 17 May, 2015

‘They were lied to’: Health Minister speaks out over baby deaths

The Health Minister Leo Varadkar has spoken out about the findings in HIQA’s report on the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Friday 15 May, 2015

Lucinda: ‘If Portlaoise babies got the care I did, they’d still be alive’

The Renua Ireland leader went through a traumatic labour.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

From The42 Attitude of Laois’ young Connacht star Masterson ensures he won’t be left behind Slippery Pathway

Attitude of Laois’ young Connacht star Masterson ensures he won’t be left behind

Eoghan Masterson could have been cut adrift after battling through age grade rugby, but he wouldn’t take no for an answer.

‘Absolutely farcical’: EPA report into Portlaoise waste facility slammed

Senator John Whelan has called today’s interim EPA report into the Enva plant in the midlands town a “complete whitewash”.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

“Like something from a Frankenstein novel” – bereaved mother describes Portlaoise Hospital’s morgue

Janice Boland has given a heart-rending interview regarding the trauma she went through at the maternity hospital in 2006

# portlaoise - Saturday 9 May, 2015

“To err is human, to cover up is inexcusable” – eight babies died at Portlaoise Hospital

The HIQA report painted a picture of care that was woefully substandard.

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell

It’s the second death of a prisoner in 24 hours.

Poll: Do you feel safe in Irish hospitals? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you feel safe in Irish hospitals?

The report in Portlaoise has posed some important questions.

# portlaoise - Friday 8 May, 2015

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents HSE

Baby’s remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents

The HIQA report into Midland Regional Hospital comes after an RTÉ investigation last year into the deaths of five babies at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# portlaoise - 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.

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies

More than 250 adverse findings were discovered in the standards of care at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise - Monday 23 March, 2015

A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe

The inquiry came about after a 2014 Prime Time report discovered five newborns had died in very similar circumstances at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Monday 23 February, 2015

Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices

They will be taken on over the next five years.

# portlaoise - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 There was one last colourful invasion by the Austin Stacks fans in Portlaoise yesterday Rockies Roar This post contains videos

There was one last colourful invasion by the Austin Stacks fans in Portlaoise yesterday

Their team were beaten but the supporters were there in numbers.

# portlaoise - 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.”

# portlaoise - Friday 23 January, 2015

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.

# portlaoise - Monday 22 December, 2014

Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled ‘food and spices’… a LOT more Sniffer Dog This post contains images

# portlaoise - Friday 12 December, 2014

Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat

The HSE has apologised and said a full review of the case is under way.

# portlaoise - Friday 5 December, 2014

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# portlaoise - 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”.

# portlaoise - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about the cost of water meters, a direct provision priest and unusual robbery in Dublin.

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.

# portlaoise - Sunday 9 November, 2014

From The42 As It Happened: Leinster, Connacht and Ulster Sunday GAA club football action Super Sunday

As It Happened: Leinster, Connacht and Ulster Sunday GAA club football action

We’re following the action that’s going on all around the country.

# portlaoise - Saturday 8 November, 2014

From The42 Vincent’s, Brigid’s, Portlaoise and Ballintubber all chase club football success this weekend Club Action

Vincent’s, Brigid’s, Portlaoise and Ballintubber all chase club football success this weekend

The four clubs feature in the fifteen key Gaelic football club games that are on this weekend.

# portlaoise - Friday 7 November, 2014

‘Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe’

Leo Varadkar said progress is being made on implementing the recommendations from the Portlaoise report.

# portlaoise - Monday 3 November, 2014

From The42 Zach Tuohy back from Oz for Portlaoise’s clash with St Vincent’s Coming Home

Zach Tuohy back from Oz for Portlaoise’s clash with St Vincent’s

The Aussie Rules star will help Portlaoise against the All-Ireland champions this Sunday.

# portlaoise - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The42 James O’Donoghue’s Legion lose to Dr Crokes as Portlaoise complete eight-in-a-row Feat

James O’Donoghue’s Legion lose to Dr Crokes as Portlaoise complete eight-in-a-row

Elsewhere, The Nire also won their seventh Waterford SFC title today.

# portlaoise - Friday 10 October, 2014

Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital

The breach in recommended practice took place at a hospital in Laois.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

‘Barbaric’: Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

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