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# portlaoise - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

Group fined after travelling 100km to Co Laois beauty spot
# Rock Of Dunamaise
# Rock Of Dunamaise

Group fined after travelling 100km to Co Laois beauty spot

Feb 24th 2021, 8:25 PM 82,974 Views 73 Comments

Gardaí on patrol in Portlaoise found a group that had travelled well outside their 5km to visit the Rock of Dunamaise.

# portlaoise - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise
# Gardaí
# Gardaí

Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise

Feb 7th 2021, 10:12 AM 17,487 Views 56 Comments

A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19

Jan 12th 2021, 7:58 AM 14,975 Views 12 Comments

The prison service is making arrangements for mass testing of prisoners and staff in both locations.

# portlaoise - Friday 8 January, 2021

Man due to appear in court following drone and drugs seizure in Portlaoise
# Courts
# Courts

Man due to appear in court following drone and drugs seizure in Portlaoise

Jan 8th 2021, 10:02 AM 9,463 Views 0 Comments

The man in his 20s was arrested by gardaí on Wednesday.

# portlaoise - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Gardaí arrest man near prison in possession of drone, drugs, and mobile phones
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Gardaí arrest man near prison in possession of drone, drugs, and mobile phones

Jan 7th 2021, 8:35 PM 29,136 Views 22 Comments

Two cars were also seized by investigating gardaí.

# portlaoise - Thursday 22 October, 2020

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'
# AFL Stars
From The42
# AFL Stars

'To leave at a young age to go to the opposite side of the world and succeed, it takes a special person'

Oct 22nd 2020, 6:39 PM 11,452 Views 0 Comments

Former coaches on the rise of the two Irish stars chasing Australian Rules glory on Saturday.

# portlaoise - Thursday 15 October, 2020

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Nurses at Portlaoise hospital raise concerns after Covid outbreak leads to closure of ward

Oct 15th 2020, 5:22 PM 28,376 Views 7 Comments

The medical ward at Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise is no longer accepting new patients.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Fourth resident at Laois nursing home dies after contracting Covid-19
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Fourth resident at Laois nursing home dies after contracting Covid-19

Oct 14th 2020, 4:29 PM 18,185 Views 15 Comments

On Monday, three residents were confirmed to have died at Kilminchy Lodge Nursing Home in Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 8 September, 2020

€80,000 worth of cannabis seized after gardaí searched cars in Kerry and Laois
# Drugs
# Drugs

€80,000 worth of cannabis seized after gardaí searched cars in Kerry and Laois

Sep 8th 2020, 8:37 AM 17,906 Views 0 Comments

Two men have been charged.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown
# Back In Action
From The42
# Back In Action

Reigning senior champions triumph as Laois and Offaly action resumes after lockdown

Aug 25th 2020, 8:29 AM 8,133 Views 1 Comment

Portlaoise and Ferbane amongst the winners as the senior football action returned.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

Man charged following seizure of handgun during search of car in Portlaoise
# Charged
# Charged

Man charged following seizure of handgun during search of car in Portlaoise

Jul 7th 2020, 9:37 PM 15,619 Views 0 Comments

The seizure was made during a search of a car yesterday afternoon.

# portlaoise - Saturday 11 April, 2020

Three people charged after drugs worth €550,000 were seized in Portlaoise
# Court
# Court

Three people charged after drugs worth €550,000 were seized in Portlaoise

Apr 11th 2020, 10:15 AM 24,418 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis and cocaine were seized by gardaí on Wednesday.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Gardaí make three arrests following seizure of €555,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Gardaí make three arrests following seizure of €555,000 worth of cocaine and cannabis

Apr 8th 2020, 8:27 PM 26,979 Views 15 Comments

Officers were responding to reports of suspicious behaviour.

# portlaoise - Monday 10 February, 2020

GAA re-fix football league games for next weekend after Storm Ciara caused postponements
# Rained Off
From The42
# Rained Off

GAA re-fix football league games for next weekend after Storm Ciara caused postponements

Feb 10th 2020, 6:35 PM 3,615 Views 0 Comments

The weather has also caused havoc on the Ulster schools GAA scene.

# portlaoise - Friday 24 January, 2020

Drugs worth €59,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre
# Khat
# Khat

Drugs worth €59,000 seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Jan 24th 2020, 10:53 PM 18,850 Views 22 Comments

The illegal drugs were concealed in parcels originating in Ethiopia

# portlaoise - Monday 20 January, 2020

Family concerned for welfare of man (27) missing from Laois for four days
# Appeal
# Appeal

Family concerned for welfare of man (27) missing from Laois for four days

Jan 20th 2020, 6:19 PM 31,313 Views 0 Comments

It is believed Helbijs Lejins may be in the Dublin area.

# portlaoise - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Eire Og reach first Leinster club football championship final in 21 years
# Happy Days
From The42
# Happy Days

Eire Og reach first Leinster club football championship final in 21 years

Nov 23rd 2019, 9:06 PM 10,915 Views 8 Comments

They defeated 13-man Portlaoise in MW Hire O’Moore Park this evening.

# portlaoise - Monday 11 November, 2019

'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties'
# Spot Kicks
From The42
# Spot Kicks

'Both teams would have been happy with the replay rather than it be settled on penalties'

Nov 11th 2019, 9:55 PM 23,714 Views 19 Comments

Portlaoise’s Craig Rogers kicked the winning spot kick to book their place in the Leinster SFC semi-finals.

# portlaoise - Monday 26 August, 2019

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change
# An Post
# An Post

Brexit won't affect how you send letters, but your consumer rights for UK purchases may change

Aug 26th 2019, 4:58 PM 13,974 Views 34 Comments

Minister of State Helen McEntee was in Portlaoise Mail Centre today to monitor preparations.

# portlaoise - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Tommy O’Connell scores 1-10 as Cork beat Kilkenny to book All-Ireland U20 final spot
# The Rebel County
From The42
# The Rebel County

Tommy O’Connell scores 1-10 as Cork beat Kilkenny to book All-Ireland U20 final spot

Aug 3rd 2019, 3:49 PM 19,810 Views 37 Comments

Denis Ring’s side will now face Tipperary or Wexford in the first-ever All-Ireland U20 hurling final.

# portlaoise - Sunday 7 July, 2019

As it happened: Meath vs Clare, All-Ireland SFC qualifiers
# Liveblog
From The42
# Liveblog

As it happened: Meath vs Clare, All-Ireland SFC qualifiers

Jul 7th 2019, 2:45 PM 50,525 Views 11 Comments

We went minute-by-minute as Meath and Clare went head-to-head at O’Moore Park.

# portlaoise - Friday 21 June, 2019

Search continues this morning for missing Portlaoise man after two arrested on suspicion of murder
# William Delaney
# William Delaney

Search continues this morning for missing Portlaoise man after two arrested on suspicion of murder

Jun 21st 2019, 11:09 AM 14,992 Views 2 Comments

Gardaí and the Defence Forces are searching an area at the Rock of Dunamase near Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Man (30s) and teenager arrested on suspicion of murder as part of search for missing person
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Man (30s) and teenager arrested on suspicion of murder as part of search for missing person

Jun 20th 2019, 9:18 PM 42,785 Views 6 Comments

A search of an area in Portlaoise is to continue tomorrow with the assistance of the Defence Forces.

# portlaoise - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Cluxton, McCaffrey return as Dublin recall big guns for Louth clash
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Cluxton, McCaffrey return as Dublin recall big guns for Louth clash

May 25th 2019, 2:02 PM 10,026 Views 10 Comments

Darren Gavin is also in line to make his Championship debut after being named in midfield.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Kilo of cannabis seized by gardaí and revenue in Portlaoise searches

Apr 23rd 2019, 6:50 PM 15,335 Views 26 Comments

Three men were arrested.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 27 March, 2019

Search underway for masked gang who left man seriously injured after home break-in
# Laois
# Laois

Search underway for masked gang who left man seriously injured after home break-in

Mar 27th 2019, 4:34 PM 18,858 Views 16 Comments

The gang were armed with screwdrivers and sledgehammers.

# portlaoise - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend
# Mind The Gap
# Mind The Gap

Train disruptions at Kildare-Portlaoise, Belfast, and Pearse Station this weekend

Feb 23rd 2019, 6:00 AM 9,602 Views 9 Comments

There are three separate disruptions to train services this weekend – here’s a run through of what’s planned.

# portlaoise - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Investigation launched after Defence Forces member accidentally discharges weapon at petrol station
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Investigation launched after Defence Forces member accidentally discharges weapon at petrol station

Feb 16th 2019, 2:00 PM 43,211 Views 52 Comments

The incident happened at 9.30pm on Wednesday.

# portlaoise - Monday 26 November, 2018

'We'll pay them the respect they deserve' - David vs Goliath in Leinster senior final
# Worlds Apart
From The42
# Worlds Apart

'We'll pay them the respect they deserve' - David vs Goliath in Leinster senior final

Nov 26th 2018, 10:43 AM 5,338 Views 0 Comments

Crokes defeated Portlaoise in yesterday’s semi-final.

# portlaoise - Sunday 25 November, 2018

Portlaoise have stoppage-time penalty saved as Kilmacud advance to first Leinster final since 2010
# Narrow Win
From The42
# Narrow Win

Portlaoise have stoppage-time penalty saved as Kilmacud advance to first Leinster final since 2010

Nov 25th 2018, 3:39 PM 13,425 Views 2 Comments

The Dublin champions will face Longford’s Mullinalaghta in the Leinster club SFC final.

# portlaoise - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Eddie Brennan's 1-1 helps Graigue-Ballycallan into Leinster intermediate club final
# Rolling Back The Years
From The42
# Rolling Back The Years

Eddie Brennan's 1-1 helps Graigue-Ballycallan into Leinster intermediate club final

Nov 17th 2018, 3:11 PM 8,241 Views 0 Comments

The 40-year-old new Laois hurling manager is still going strong with his club.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'It would have tainted it a bit getting knocked out first round in Leinster after winning the Dublin championship'
# Eastern Promise
From The42
# Eastern Promise

'It would have tainted it a bit getting knocked out first round in Leinster after winning the Dublin championship'

Nov 13th 2018, 4:55 PM 4,948 Views 1 Comment

Paul Mannion and Kilmacud are aiming to make their mark in Leinster.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 26 September, 2018

Gardaí investigating incident in which man was seen masturbating outside Laois school
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Gardaí investigating incident in which man was seen masturbating outside Laois school

Sep 26th 2018, 7:56 PM 45,053 Views 36 Comments

The incident happened when the school was finishing up for the day.

# portlaoise - Monday 16 July, 2018

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named
# Joshua Osahon
# Joshua Osahon

Irish teen who drowned tragically in Spanish lake named

Jul 16th 2018, 2:02 PM 40,592 Views 4 Comments

Joshua Osahon from Portlaoise lost his life after going swimming in a lake in central Spain on Saturday afternoon.

# portlaoise - Thursday 5 July, 2018

'We are very concerned': Appeal to trace man who left hospital in Portlaoise three months ago
# Rafal Filipowicz
# Rafal Filipowicz

'We are very concerned': Appeal to trace man who left hospital in Portlaoise three months ago

Jul 5th 2018, 10:50 AM 17,114 Views 9 Comments

Rafal Filipowicz left Portlaoise General Hospital at around 8.09am on 16 March and has not been seen since.

# portlaoise - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'
# Column
# Column

'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'

Jun 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,726 Views 20 Comments

I think some people baulk a little when they hear reports of major improvements being made to prison conditions, and of resources being spent on education and training, writes Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Working at Liverpool and Sunderland, a return to Ireland and facing Dublin in a first Leinster final
# Prodigal Son Returns
From The42
# Prodigal Son Returns

Working at Liverpool and Sunderland, a return to Ireland and facing Dublin in a first Leinster final

Updated Jun 19th 2018, 3:00 PM 22,060 Views 2 Comments

Next Sunday is an occasion to savour for Portlaoise native Brian Glynn.

# portlaoise - Friday 30 March, 2018

Appeal to help find man last seen near Midland Regional Hospital
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Appeal to help find man last seen near Midland Regional Hospital

Mar 30th 2018, 4:25 PM 18,650 Views 0 Comments

The 30-year-old was last seen on 21 March.

# portlaoise - Monday 5 March, 2018

Cannabis worth €230,000 found in wicker box and toys at Portlaoise Mail Centre
# Seized
# Seized

Cannabis worth €230,000 found in wicker box and toys at Portlaoise Mail Centre

Mar 5th 2018, 10:00 PM 17,447 Views 25 Comments

The drugs were found with the help of detector dog Stella.

# portlaoise - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Connolly nets twice as Nemo see off Slaughtneil after extra-time to reach All-Ireland decider
# Croker Calling
From The42
# Croker Calling

Connolly nets twice as Nemo see off Slaughtneil after extra-time to reach All-Ireland decider

Feb 24th 2018, 6:27 PM 13,904 Views 7 Comments

Corofin now await the Cork champions in the final.

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