Revenue seize €59k of KHAT in Laois
Drugs worth around €59,000 have been seized in Co. Laois.
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Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized over 7kg of herbal cannabis.
Tue, 16 Oct, 2018
Drugs worth €249,000 have been seized at Portlaoise Mail Centre by Revenue officers.
Wed, 03 Oct, 2018
A US-based company has announced the creation of 30 new jobs for the midlands.
Tue, 10 Jul, 2018
The HSE has apologised in the High Court for failings in relation to the care provided at Midland Regional Hospital, Portlaoise eleven years ago when a baby girl died.
Thu, 26 Apr, 2018
The optimist in “Sos” Dowling doesn’t need any invitation to draw parallels between the Leinster club title he led Moorefield to in 2006 and what he hopes will be their second crown tomorrow afternoon.
Sat, 09 Dec, 2017
Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan has promised thousands of protestors that he will 'fight for Portlaoise Hospital'.
Sun, 03 Dec, 2017
Gardai are investigating an incident earlier today in which a woman jumped from a moving car in which she was being held against her will.
Thu, 01 Jun, 2017
Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre have seized approximately 7.5kg of herbal cannabis from two separate parcels.
Fri, 26 May, 2017
A man in his 30s from Portlaoise has died in Portugal.
Tue, 23 May, 2017
Special Correspondentsays that all Portlaoise Hospital needed to get preferential treatment was to have been to be located in the Taoiseach’s constituency.
Tue, 25 Apr, 2017
A fifth and final new home will join the cast of Gogglebox Ireland this week.
Tue, 07 Mar, 2017
Get ready for some new faces on Gogglebox.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
Portlaoise residents are expressing their concerns over the future of the Midlands Regional Hospital there after HIQA's latest report saying significant's risks remain.
Mon, 05 Dec, 2016
A Laois family made the short trip to Dublin today to collect €500,000 from Lotto HQ.
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
More than 1,000 people attended a meeting yesterday amid speculation that the emergency department in Portlaoise Hospital may be downgraded.
Tue, 21 Jun, 2016
Gardaí in Portlaoise have said they are investigating after a man in his 30s was seriously injured on Coote Street in the early hours.
Tue, 10 May, 2016
Three prison officers are awaiting the results of HIV tests after being bitten by a convicted rapist in Midlands Prison, Portlaoise.
Wed, 04 May, 2016
Dublin’s Ballyboden St Enda’s claimed the club’s first ever Leinster senior club football title this afternoon.
Sun, 06 Dec, 2015
Portlaoise qualified for a third Leinster club football final in four seasons courtesy of a superb display against Longford champions Emmet Og on home turf on Sunday afternoon.
Sun, 22 Nov, 2015
A new political group called Protect Rural Ireland is holding its first canvas today in Portlaoise.
Sat, 31 Oct, 2015
A report into the death of baby Mark Molloy at Portlaoise Hospital in January 2012 has found two main care delivery issues in his death.
Thu, 22 Oct, 2015
A HSE review into maternity services at Portlaoise, University Hospital Limerick and the Midland Regional Hospital has recommended a full review of nine out of 28 cases.
Mon, 22 Jun, 2015
The HSE is only acting now to ensure that complex surgery no longer takes place at the Midland Regional Hospital, despite saying years ago that surgical services at the hospital should cease, it has emerged.
Thu, 04 Jun, 2015
All complex surgery is being moved away from Portlaoise hospital and emergency department hours are being reduced to a daytime-only service.
Wed, 03 Jun, 2015
The Midlands is to get an employment boost with the creation of 50 jobs by a locally-based engineering and manufacturing firm.
Mon, 01 Jun, 2015
A woman whose baby was one of those who died at the Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise is praising the Health Minister.
Fri, 22 May, 2015
A mother who's baby girl died at Portlaoise hospital has said that current HSE management cannot be trusted to implement the changes required from a HIQA investigation into the maternity unit there.
Tue, 19 May, 2015
Parents of babies who died at the controversy-hit Midlands hospital in Portlaoise were not dealt with honestly, the Health minister has said.
Sun, 17 May, 2015
Parents of babies who died at the Midland Regional Hospital in Portlaoise told Health Minister Leo Varadkar last night they hoped the culture of cover-up in medical institutions had ended.
Thu, 14 May, 2015
Bereaved parents who attended a meeting in Portlaoise with the Health Minister have said that the stories they heard are horrific and tragic.
Wed, 13 May, 2015
A woman whose baby died at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise has described the moment her baby’s body was brought to her in a tin box.
Tue, 12 May, 2015
A prisoner has died after being found unresponsive in the Midlands Prison this morning.
Sat, 09 May, 2015
The Coombe Hospital in Dublin is to take over the running of maternity services at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.
Thu, 26 Mar, 2015
The HSE has published its correspondence with the health watchdog on a draft report into the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise hospital.
Tue, 24 Mar, 2015
This is one odd honeymoon.
Thu, 29 May, 2014
There is “no strong evidence” the drugs problem in Irish prisons is reducing, despite the massive security infrastructure put in place, according to a new report.
Fri, 11 Apr, 2014
A report published eight years ago about the future of our maternity services recommended that the midlands hospital at the centre of four controversial baby deaths be brought within the governance of the Coombe — but this was not acted upon at the time.
Wed, 12 Mar, 2014