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Friday 27 January 2023 Dublin: 4°C

# Portlaoise

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2022
# Operation Thor
Three men arrested as gardaí recover suspected stolen property including chain saw and quad
Gardaí recovered the goods after a van was stopped and searched in Portlaoise yesterday.
# One step away
The Wolf of Portlaoise: Zach Tuohy is an Irish sporting story that needs to be savoured
Zach Tuohy plays his 250th AFL game in the Grand Final on Saturday.
# Laois
Three men to appear in court after gardaí seize drugs worth €90,000 in Portlaoise
The men, two aged in their late teens and one aged in his early 20s, were arrested on Tuesday night.
All time
# Gardaí
Gardaí appeal for witnesses to Portlaoise assault that put man in hospital
The man’s condition is described as serious but stable.
# Portlaoise
Man charged over €120,000 cocaine seizure in Laois
The man was arrested on Saturday following the stop and search of a vehicle.
# Portlaoise
Man arrested by gardaí investigating disappearance of William Delaney has been released
Gardaí have been assisted by the Defence Forces in searches for the missing man.
# Charged
Man arrested after hijacking car and threatening driver with knife
The man demanded to be driven to Portlaoise.
# william delaney
Gardaí renew appeal for man missing from Portlaoise since January 2019
William Delaney was reported missing from Portlaoise on Wednesday, 31 January 2019.
# Rock of Dunamaise
Group fined after travelling 100km to Co Laois beauty spot
Gardaí on patrol in Portlaoise found a group that had travelled well outside their 5km to visit the Rock of Dunamaise.
# Gardaí
Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.
# Coronavirus
Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19
The prison service is making arrangements for mass testing of prisoners and staff in both locations.
# Courts
Man due to appear in court following drone and drugs seizure in Portlaoise
The man in his 20s was arrested by gardaí on Wednesday.
# Portlaoise
Gardaí arrest man near prison in possession of drone, drugs, and mobile phones
Two cars were also seized by investigating gardaí.
# AFL Stars
'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.
# Coronavirus
Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward
The medical ward at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is no longer accepting new patients.
# Coronavirus
Fourth resident at Laois nursing home dies after contracting Covid-19
On Monday, three residents were confirmed to have died at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home in Portlaoise.
# Drugs
€80,000 worth of cannabis seized after gardaí searched cars in Kerry and Laois
Two men have been charged.
# Back in action
Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown
Portlaoise and Ferbane amongst the winners as the senior football action returned.
# Charged
Man charged following seizure of handgun during search of car in Portlaoise
The seizure was made during a search of a car yesterday afternoon.
# Court
Three people charged after drugs worth €550,000 were seized in Portlaoise
Cannabis and cocaine were seized by gardaí on Wednesday.
# Portlaoise
Gardaí make three arrests following seizure of €555,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis
Officers were responding to reports of suspicious behaviour.
# Rained Off
GAA re-fix football league games for next weekend after Storm Ciara caused postponements
The weather has also caused havoc on the Ulster schools GAA scene.
# khat
Drugs worth €59,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre
The illegal drugs were concealed in parcels originating in Ethiopia
# appeal
Family concerned for welfare of man (27) missing from Laois for four days
It is believed Helbijs Lejins may be in the Dublin area.
# Happy Days
Eire Og reach first Leinster club football championship final in 21 years
They defeated 13-man Portlaoise in MW Hire O’Moore Park this evening.
# Spot kicks
'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties'
Portlaoise’s Craig Rogers kicked the winning spot kick to book their place in the Leinster SFC semi-finals.
# An Post
Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change
Minister of State Helen McEntee was in Portlaoise Mail Centre today to monitor preparations.
# the rebel county
Tommy O’Connell scores 1-10 as Cork beat Kilkenny to book All-Ireland U20 final spot
Denis Ring’s side will now face Tipperary or Wexford in the first-ever All-Ireland U20 hurling final.
AS IT HAPPENED
Meath vs Clare, All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
We went minute-by-minute as Meath and Clare went head-to-head at O’Moore Park.
# william delaney
Search continues this morning for missing Portlaoise man after two arrested on suspicion of murder
Gardaí and the Defence Forces are searching an area at the Rock of Dunamase near Portlaoise.
# Portlaoise
Man (30s) and teenager arrested on suspicion of murder as part of search for missing person
A search of an area in Portlaoise is to continue tomorrow with the assistance of the Defence Forces.
# Team news
Cluxton, McCaffrey return as Dublin recall big guns for Louth clash
Darren Gavin is also in line to make his Championship debut after being named in midfield.
# Portlaoise
Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches
Three men were arrested.
# Laois
Search underway for masked gang who left man seriously injured after home break-in
The gang were armed with screwdrivers and sledgehammers.
# mind the gap
Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.
# Portlaoise
Investigation launched after Defence Forces member accidentally discharges weapon at petrol station
The incident happened at 9.30pm on Wednesday.
# Worlds Apart
'We'll pay them the respect they deserve' - David vs Goliath in Leinster senior final
Crokes defeated Portlaoise in yesterday’s semi-final.
# Narrow win
Portlaoise have stoppage-time penalty saved as Kilmacud advance to first Leinster final since 2010
The Dublin champions will face Longford’s Mullinalaghta in the Leinster club SFC final.
# rolling back the years
Eddie Brennan's 1-1 helps Graigue-Ballycallan into Leinster intermediate club final
The 40-year-old new Laois hurling manager is still going strong with his club.
# eastern promise
'It would have tainted it a bit getting knocked out first round in Leinster after winning the Dublin championship'
Paul Mannion and Kilmacud are aiming to make their mark in Leinster.