IF YOU’RE CAUGHT in slow-moving traffic on the N7 around Portlaoise this morning, this is why. A truck has jackknifed across the entire road southbound, shedding its load. As Pat Phelan’s photo shows, people caught in the traffic behind are doing their best to clear the way for vehicles to pass through.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 6 March, 2013
Laois player Zach Tuohy has applied for Australian citizenship.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 13 February, 2013
The man, a convicted serial sex offender, was found dead in his cell last night; foul play is not suspected.
# portlaoise - Sunday 10 February, 2013
Last month the four month old puppy was found on the outskirts of a housing estate with his throat slashed
# portlaoise - Sunday 20 January, 2013
# portlaoise - Monday 7 January, 2013
Details of the cruel attack on the three month old pup have become more clear as vets assess his injuries.
Kilkenny has been named Ireland’s most litter-free town by Irish Business Against Litter. Did your town feature highly?
# portlaoise - Monday 10 December, 2012
Ballymun Kickhams and Kilcormac-Killoughey were the major victors on an uproarious weekend of Gaelic games.
# portlaoise - Sunday 9 December, 2012
Thirty years after losing to the same opposition in the final, the north Dublin club win their first ever provincial crown after physically and tactically dominating the Laois side for three-quarters of the game. We had all the action and analysis right here.
# portlaoise - Friday 7 December, 2012
Within Leinster, no team has been able to lay a hand on either of these sides.
# portlaoise - Thursday 29 November, 2012
Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.
# portlaoise - Monday 26 November, 2012
It will be a battle between Dublin and Laois in the final of this year’s Leinster Club SFC on December 9th.
# portlaoise - Sunday 25 November, 2012
There was club silverware on the line today in Munster hurling and Connacht football along with key games in Leinster. Here’s how all the action unfolded.
# portlaoise - Friday 23 November, 2012
The Mental Health Commission have released reports from their unannounced visits earlier this year.
The hurling battle of Ballyhale Shamrocks and Oulart-the-Ballagh will also command interest in Leinster this weekend.
# portlaoise - Thursday 22 November, 2012
They’re down to the last four in the Leinster Club SFC this weekend. Here’s a closer look at the teams involved.
# portlaoise - Monday 12 November, 2012
The quarter-final stage of the club senior football championship was completed in the eastern province yesterday.
Drugs totalling €46,000 were seized at two houses yesterday.
# portlaoise - Saturday 10 November, 2012
After a 27-year absence, Ballymun Kickhams return to provincial senior club football action this weekend. There are also three other quarter-final ties in the eastern province
# portlaoise - Friday 9 November, 2012
A 24-year-old man will appear in court in Portlaoise this morning.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 7 November, 2012
A man is his 20s is being detained in connection with the murder of 30-year-old Aoife Phelan.
# portlaoise - Tuesday 6 November, 2012
The man in his mid 20s was arrested yesterday and is being questioned by Gardaí in Portlaoise.
# portlaoise - Monday 5 November, 2012
Around 300 volunteers searched for missing woman Aoife Phelan in Ballyroan yesterday.
# portlaoise - Thursday 1 November, 2012
Latest reports say a man-made lake was amongst the areas searched by gardaí looking for Aoife.
# portlaoise - Friday 24 August, 2012
A 3mm-by-3mm piece of wood, kept in a pewter case, was stolen from a case inside Holy Cross Church in Co Laois.
# portlaoise - Sunday 12 August, 2012
A 19th century asylum in Portlaoise is continuing to admit new patients despite a national policy to shut down outdated facilities.
# portlaoise - Tuesday 31 July, 2012
Paul Galvin’s clothesline tackle on John Hayes was ‘dangerous, cheap and hugely cowardly’, according to Ewan MacKenna.
# portlaoise - Friday 20 July, 2012
Ewan MacKenna runs the rule over the meeting of Kieran McGeeney’s Lilywhites and the Treaty. Here’s his verdict.
# portlaoise - Monday 16 July, 2012
The GAA have confirmed the fixture details for upcoming senior football and hurling championship ties.
# portlaoise - Saturday 14 July, 2012
The focus is on events in Cavan town but there are two other All-Ireland football round two qualifiers as well on tomorrow afternoon.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 11 July, 2012
For the first time since 1990, Laois were represented in the Leinster U21 hurling final tonight. They faced a tough task though against a Kilkenny team who were overwhelming favourites. Here’s how it all unfolded.
The attacker’s return is the only switch for the crunch qualifier tie with Monaghan.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 20 June, 2012
A cannabis cultivation site was discovered by gardaí in Ballacolla yesterday.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 16 May, 2012
The 43-year-old was last see in the Portlaoise area yesterday.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 9 May, 2012
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# portlaoise - Saturday 21 April, 2012
Jim Gavin’s side march on after an impressive victory over the Rebels at O’Moore Park this afternoon.
# portlaoise - Monday 16 April, 2012
Dublin and Galway will meet again in Portlaoise on Saturday, with a tasty double header in Thurles on Sunday afternoon.
# portlaoise - Thursday 29 March, 2012
Abuse on the pitch isn’t nice but little about getting to the top is, writes Ewan MacKenna.
# portlaoise - Wednesday 28 March, 2012
Down forward tells TheScore ‘you get a lot of it’ on the Gaelic football pitch.