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#Portlaoise

# 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.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here’s how you can try to get it back Lost And Found

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here’s how you can try to get it back

Phones, wallets, passports, bags. Let’s get reuniting!

# portlaoise - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

From The Score Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final WRWC

Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final

The former Laois footballer says the range of sports she has played is of great benefit.

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - Thursday 24 July, 2014

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland – did you see it? Collision This post contains images

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - Saturday 12 July, 2014

From The Score Tipperary advance to round 4 after stunning victory over Laois Report

Tipperary advance to round 4 after stunning victory over Laois

The hosts overturned a ten-point deficit to level matters in the 63rd minute.

# portlaoise - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

From The Score Kilkenny to meet Dublin in Leinster minor hurling final after overcoming Laois Success

Kilkenny to meet Dublin in Leinster minor hurling final after overcoming Laois

The Cats now have a chance to avenge the defeat they suffered by 11 points earlier this season against Dublin.

Alex White says it’s time to tell the IMF that ‘enough is enough’

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# portlaoise - Thursday 29 May, 2014

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

# portlaoise - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Are Kimye in Portlaoise? Twitter seems to think so Kimyewatch

# portlaoise - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out

A further 261 are held in solitary confinement, some for 23 hours a day.

# portlaoise - Friday 25 April, 2014

Young children climb out house window, found at nearby garage

Gardaí say the children were safe and sound and returned to their parents.

# portlaoise - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Score Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback Match Report

Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback

Roscommon produced a mature display of attacking football to take their place in the under-21 All-Ireland final.

# portlaoise - Friday 18 April, 2014

Boy (4) dies after collision in which three others injured

A man in a second car was arrested after the incident and has been released without charge.

# portlaoise - 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’.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Score Dublin see off Meath to claim their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years Champions

Dublin see off Meath to claim their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years

Dessie Farrell’s side advance to face the Ulster champions at the All-Ireland semi-final stage.

From The Score As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster U21 football final Chasing Glory

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster U21 football final

There’s silverware up for grabs tonight in O’Moore Park. Follow the action here.

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - Friday 21 March, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise - Saturday 15 March, 2014

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.

# portlaoise - 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.

# portlaoise - Monday 10 March, 2014

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise

It is the second death since the publication of a report into the standard of maternity care at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland’s forests and more priorities for 2014

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

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TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# portlaoise - Friday 28 February, 2014

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated

Minister James Reilly published a report into the Portlaoise perinatal deaths this afternoon.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# portlaoise - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands

The men in their 20s were detained as part of an investigation into gangs.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Mum learned about baby’s death investigation on RTÉ show

Prime Time Investigates looked into the deaths of babies at Portlaoise Hospital – the mother of Katelyn discovered that one baby was her daughter Katelyn.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

Missing Portlaoise man’s body recovered

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

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

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