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# portarlington - Saturday 18 December, 2021

Kilmacud eventually come good to edge past Portarlington and seal Leinster final place
# Last Four
From The42
# Last Four

Kilmacud eventually come good to edge past Portarlington and seal Leinster final place

Dec 18th 2021, 7:18 PM 10,059 Views 3 Comments

The Dublin champions will play Naas in the final.

# portarlington - Thursday 4 March, 2021

Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois

Mar 4th 2021, 7:42 AM 21,725 Views 0 Comments

The searches were carried out as part of an investigation into organised crime, drugs and firearms trafficking.

# portarlington - Monday 27 July, 2020

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 27th 2020, 7:22 AM 10,096 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington on Saturday.

# portarlington - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

Jul 26th 2020, 10:27 AM 18,758 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# portarlington - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Firearms and suspected cocaine seized after being found at wasteland in Co Laois
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Firearms and suspected cocaine seized after being found at wasteland in Co Laois

Jul 8th 2020, 8:10 PM 14,519 Views 7 Comments

A search was carried out in the area at 1pm today as part of an intelligence led operation.

# portarlington - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located
# LEANNE CAWLEY
# LEANNE CAWLEY

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:43 PM 38,024 Views 7 Comments

Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.

# portarlington - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash

Jul 7th 2019, 3:29 PM 36,293 Views 3 Comments

Two others were also taken to hospital after the collision.

# portarlington - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building
# Delays
# Delays

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

Mar 19th 2019, 6:02 PM 13,866 Views 2 Comments

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

# portarlington - Friday 1 June, 2018

Renewed appeal to help find missing boy
# Laois
# Laois

Renewed appeal to help find missing boy

Jun 1st 2018, 9:30 PM 18,017 Views 8 Comments

Ronan Quinn was last seen in Portarlington on Monday.

# portarlington - Friday 16 February, 2018

Four men arrested after man is stabbed in Portarlington
# Laois
# Laois

Four men arrested after man is stabbed in Portarlington

Feb 16th 2018, 2:42 PM 19,390 Views 6 Comments

The men range in age from their 20s to 40s.

# portarlington - Monday 7 August, 2017

Man in his 20s killed after car hits a wall
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man in his 20s killed after car hits a wall

Aug 7th 2017, 8:23 AM 21,558 Views 2 Comments

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# portarlington - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'I just want to find Tony. I'm brokenhearted': Mother's plea for missing son
# Have You Seen Tony?
# Have You Seen Tony?

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

Dec 20th 2016, 8:00 AM 29,111 Views 4 Comments

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

# portarlington - Monday 7 November, 2016

Two men arrested over 2012 murder of Gerard Eglington in Laois
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Two men arrested over 2012 murder of Gerard Eglington in Laois

Nov 7th 2016, 4:35 PM 11,719 Views 19 Comments

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

# portarlington - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

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

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

Oct 19th 2016, 3:36 PM 19,129 Views 2 Comments

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

# portarlington - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan

Sep 22nd 2016, 2:31 PM 16,691 Views 4 Comments

Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.

# portarlington - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog
# Settlement
# Settlement

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog

Jul 5th 2016, 3:27 PM 34,704 Views 101 Comments

The girl had been visiting family friends.

# portarlington - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Man convicted of killing housemate 'who failed to bring home ribs from the butcher'
# Laois
# Laois

Man convicted of killing housemate 'who failed to bring home ribs from the butcher'

Jun 21st 2016, 5:26 PM 22,542 Views 0 Comments

Lithuanian Deivydas Zigelis stabbed his flatmate Alexander Karpovs when he returned from the butcher empty-handed.

# portarlington - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Mother of boy (4) killed by drunk driver says, "We will always wonder how life would have been"
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Mother of boy (4) killed by drunk driver says, "We will always wonder how life would have been"

Oct 27th 2015, 8:06 PM 29,964 Views 43 Comments

Gillian Treacy was seriously injured in the crash Ballymorris, outside Portarlington in Co Laois.

# portarlington - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Man arrested for drink-driving after Garda car is rammed at a checkpoint
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man arrested for drink-driving after Garda car is rammed at a checkpoint

Sep 9th 2015, 8:07 PM 17,960 Views 11 Comments

Both have been released from hospital.

# portarlington - Friday 6 March, 2015

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it
# One Of Those Days
# One Of Those Days

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it

Mar 6th 2015, 9:25 AM 38,146 Views 71 Comments

The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# portarlington - Monday 24 November, 2014

Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges
# No-mentum
# No-mentum

Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges

Nov 24th 2014, 5:27 PM 44,633 Views 123 Comments

There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…

# portarlington - Friday 7 November, 2014

This Laois kebab shop just won the 'best pun' contest without even trying
# Kaboom
From The Daily Edge
# Kaboom

This Laois kebab shop just won the 'best pun' contest without even trying

Nov 7th 2014, 10:03 AM 8,934 Views 2 Comments

*spontaneous applause*

# portarlington - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Disused Avon factory in Portarlington destroyed by massive blaze
# Laois
# Laois

Disused Avon factory in Portarlington destroyed by massive blaze

Sep 3rd 2014, 9:26 AM 10,884 Views 17 Comments

It was previously feared that a fire at the site would require the town to be evacuated.

# portarlington - Monday 4 August, 2014

The body of missing woman Carmel Tynan has been found
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

The body of missing woman Carmel Tynan has been found

Aug 4th 2014, 5:14 PM 26,130 Views 7 Comments

Carmel had been missing from Portarlington since Sunday.

# portarlington - Saturday 31 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois
# Moving On Up
# Moving On Up

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois

May 31st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,283 Views 29 Comments

The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.

# portarlington - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 18th 2014, 11:15 AM 35,300 Views 22 Comments

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

# portarlington - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000
# Drug Crime
# Drug Crime

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

Apr 2nd 2014, 5:48 PM 11,384 Views 12 Comments

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

# portarlington - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man due in court over murder of Latvian national
# Portarlington
# Portarlington

Man due in court over murder of Latvian national

Feb 17th 2014, 3:25 PM 8,258 Views 0 Comments

Another man arrested in connection with the death has been released without charge.

# portarlington - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Two arrested after body found in Laois
# Death
# Death

Two arrested after body found in Laois

Feb 16th 2014, 7:15 AM 15,633 Views 8 Comments

The body of a 26-year-old man was found yesterday evening.

# portarlington - Thursday 16 January, 2014

One arrest after cannabis seizure worth €100,000
# Laois
# Laois

One arrest after cannabis seizure worth €100,000

Jan 16th 2014, 7:40 AM 6,212 Views 31 Comments

A man in his 30s was arrested following the planned search at a premises in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# portarlington - Friday 19 July, 2013

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme

Jul 19th 2013, 11:07 AM 4,809 Views 5 Comments

The new jobs will be made by three companies across Portarlington, Kinvara and Co. Longford.

# portarlington - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes

Jan 20th 2013, 3:33 PM 17,324 Views 24 Comments

Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.

# portarlington - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013
# Irish Rail
# Irish Rail

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013

Nov 29th 2012, 8:30 PM 18,540 Views 48 Comments

Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.

# portarlington - Monday 5 November, 2012

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence
# Missing
# Missing

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence

Nov 5th 2012, 4:51 PM 29,676 Views 24 Comments

The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.

# portarlington - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Perpetrators of 'barbaric' gangland killings lack 'humanity or decency' - Shatter
# Gangland
# Gangland

Perpetrators of 'barbaric' gangland killings lack 'humanity or decency' - Shatter

Sep 25th 2012, 10:05 AM 7,281 Views 92 Comments

The Justice Minister has said the “evil perpetrators have absolute no respect for human life” following the death of two men in Laois and Dublin. Both were shot in front of their children.

# portarlington - Monday 24 September, 2012

Appeal for information about murder of Gerard Eglington in Portarlington
# Shooting
# Shooting

Appeal for information about murder of Gerard Eglington in Portarlington

Sep 24th 2012, 8:45 PM 10,762 Views 15 Comments

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

Man killed in morning shooting in Portarlington
# Laois
# Laois

Man killed in morning shooting in Portarlington

Sep 24th 2012, 10:37 AM 11,571 Views 6 Comments

The man, aged in his 20s, was shot in a housing estate at about 8:30am this morning.

# portarlington - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash

Aug 16th 2012, 7:29 AM 12,866 Views 38 Comments

The funeral mass for David, Darren and Ryan Doyle took place yesterday afternoon.

# portarlington - Friday 2 September, 2011

Two arrests after cannabis seizure worth €400,000
# Drug Seizure
# Drug Seizure

Two arrests after cannabis seizure worth €400,000

Sep 2nd 2011, 9:20 AM 810 Views 17 Comments

Two men are due to appear before court this morning.