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# abbeyleix - Saturday 1 February, 2020

Missing 31-year-old man who was missing from Laois has been 'located'
# Missing
# Missing

Missing 31-year-old man who was missing from Laois has been 'located'

Feb 1st 2020, 7:30 PM 25,940 Views 6 Comments

Robert was last seen on Thursday in Abbeyleix.

# abbeyleix - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

'A tremendous loss': Tributes paid to priest who died in 'freak accident' at Laois parochial house
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# Abbeyleix

'A tremendous loss': Tributes paid to priest who died in 'freak accident' at Laois parochial house

Jan 30th 2019, 10:12 PM 98,112 Views 23 Comments

Tributes to Father John Cummins this evening recalled a “lovely man” and a “true gentleman”.

# abbeyleix - Friday 17 August, 2018

Gardaí seize €50k worth of cocaine in Laois
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Gardaí seize €50k worth of cocaine in Laois

Aug 17th 2018, 6:37 PM 14,871 Views 15 Comments

Two men were arrested.

# abbeyleix - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'Like stepping into the 1900s': Morrissey's in Abbeyleix is a glorious time capsule
# The Story Of My Pub
# The Story Of My Pub

'Like stepping into the 1900s': Morrissey's in Abbeyleix is a glorious time capsule

Dec 12th 2017, 9:29 AM 2,772 Views 3 Comments

Like all good pubs, it started out as a grocery shop and shebeen.

# abbeyleix - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance
# Wind Farms
# Wind Farms

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,722 Views 39 Comments

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# abbeyleix - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

100 jobs promised at two new motorway service sites
# Topaz
# Topaz

100 jobs promised at two new motorway service sites

Oct 1st 2013, 10:07 AM 13,370 Views 82 Comments

Topaz is opening the service stations on the Dublin-Cork and Dublin-Waterford motorways.

# abbeyleix - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

High winds cause truck to overturn in Co Laois
# High Winds
# High Winds

High winds cause truck to overturn in Co Laois

Jan 30th 2013, 1:59 PM 11,769 Views 26 Comments

It’s wild out there today.

# abbeyleix - Friday 18 May, 2012

Motorway closed due to oil spill
# Oil Spill
# Oil Spill

Motorway closed due to oil spill

May 18th 2012, 10:07 AM 1,532 Views 2 Comments

# abbeyleix - Monday 16 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Apr 16th 2012, 8:00 PM 6,306 Views 0 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

# abbeyleix - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Communities will fight for nursing homes, says Sinn Féin
# Health
# Health

Communities will fight for nursing homes, says Sinn Féin

Dec 24th 2011, 2:23 PM 2,422 Views 17 Comments

Reports that ten publicly-run community nursing homes will be shut next year have been met with criticism by the Opposition party.

# abbeyleix - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Abbeyleix nursing home gets reprieve as HSE to hold consultation

Dec 7th 2011, 9:46 PM 1,408 Views 8 Comments

The Health Service Executive has said it will now hold a consultation with residents after they challenged the closure in the High Court.

# abbeyleix - Thursday 24 November, 2011

HSE chief executive to be questioned by TDs and senators
# Health Service
# Health Service

HSE chief executive to be questioned by TDs and senators

Nov 24th 2011, 8:48 AM 1,203 Views 5 Comments

Cathal Magee will face questions about the health service crisis when he appears before an Oireachtas committee.

# abbeyleix - Sunday 20 November, 2011

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure
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# Abbeyleix

Thousands turn out to protest Abbeyleix nursing unit closure

Nov 20th 2011, 8:37 PM 2,916 Views 18 Comments

One of the organisers of today’s protest says the patients are “very happy” to see the level of support shown by the local community against the closure.

The Daily Fix: Sunday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Sunday

Nov 20th 2011, 8:07 PM 5,359 Views 1 Comment

Catch up on the day’s main stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

# abbeyleix - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks
# HSE
# HSE

HSE announces second Laois nursing unit closure in two weeks

Nov 16th 2011, 11:09 AM 1,257 Views 4 Comments

St Brigid’s Hospital – a 28-bed unit in Shane, Portlaoise – will be closed, just two weeks after a unit in Abbeyleix was shut.

# abbeyleix - Friday 11 November, 2011

Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

Daily Fix: Friday

Nov 11th 2011, 8:00 PM 1,016 Views 0 Comments

A round up of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed.

'Shocked' residents battle to save Abbeyleix nursing unit from closure
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

'Shocked' residents battle to save Abbeyleix nursing unit from closure

Nov 11th 2011, 1:04 PM 807 Views 21 Comments

Closing the unit down will unfairly target its vulnerable and elderly residents, leaders of the campaign told TheJournal.ie.

# abbeyleix - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Local TD slams 'eviction' of patients as Abbeyleix nursing unit closes
# Abbeyleix
# Abbeyleix

Local TD slams 'eviction' of patients as Abbeyleix nursing unit closes

Nov 3rd 2011, 10:17 AM 459 Views 7 Comments

Fianna Fáil’s Seán Fleming said the move was “uncaring and insensitive”, and will not deliver significant savings for the HSE.

# abbeyleix - Wednesday 2 November, 2011

Abbeyleix Community Nursing Unit to close
# Closure
# Closure

Abbeyleix Community Nursing Unit to close

Nov 2nd 2011, 6:09 PM 442 Views 8 Comments

The HSE said the decision was taken as a safe service could not be guaranteed in the face of budget cuts.

# abbeyleix - Monday 31 October, 2011

Man seriously injured in Laois assault
# Appeal
# Appeal

Man seriously injured in Laois assault

Oct 31st 2011, 6:49 PM 773 Views 5 Comments

Gardaí in Abbeyleix are seeking the public’s assistance in relation to a serious assault that occurred on Sunday morning.

# abbeyleix - Tuesday 31 May, 2011

Abbeyleix café helps ease bus delay with free hot drinks
# Tea Break
From The Daily Edge
# Tea Break

Abbeyleix café helps ease bus delay with free hot drinks

May 31st 2011, 6:27 PM 1,189 Views 0 Comments

Bus driver Francis Donoher says he was taken aback at the generosity of the cafe which gave him and his passengers free tea, coffee and hot chocolate as they waited for the road to clear.