July is the most dangerous month of the year for farm fatalities, which are continuing to rise overall, according to Teagasc.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
More than 300 people attended two Teagasc organised conifer timber marketing events in Charleville, Co Cork, and Abbeyleix, Co Laois, in recent weeks.
Sun, 23 Jun, 2019
GROWING up in Currabinny, each neighbour seemed to have a thing that they made or grew which they shared with everyone else. This community spirit of sharing the ingredients to make good food but also the food itself would eventually inspire us to sell at markets, do food demos and write a cookbook.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
An Irishman who was instrumental in bringing Hollywood actor George Clooney to Ireland for the first time claims his business has been the target of hackers since the actor’s visit.
Sun, 19 May, 2019
A horse rider who sued a hunt club after she suffered a back injury when she jumped an obstacle while on a fox hunt and her horse rolled on top of her has lost her High Court action.
Fri, 17 May, 2019
Hollywood actor George Clooney has revealed he and his wife, Amal, spent Easter Sunday with U2’s frontman Bono at his home in Dublin.
Wed, 08 May, 2019
Hollywood actor George Clooney plans to return to Ireland next year following a brief visit to meet his cousins over the Easter break.
Mon, 22 Apr, 2019
Hollywood A-lister George Clooney along with his wife Amal and two children spent several days of Easter in Laois getting to know his Irish cousins.
Sun, 21 Apr, 2019
It can be hard to swallow when you have Parkinson’s disease, writes
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
We were on our way to Ennistymon to eat at Little Fox, a newly opened, super cool café on a corner of Main Street.
Sat, 01 Sep, 2018
Two men have been arrested after a drugs seizure in Laois.
Fri, 17 Aug, 2018
Fri, 19 Jan, 2018
A 31-year-old man made a string of apologies when charged over a crime spree in Co Laois after a petrol station was raided, a woman’s life threatened, a gun fired and a van hijacked.
Fri, 25 Aug, 2017
A man is being treated in hospital after an armed robbery and hiijacking at a petrol station in Co Laois overnight.
Sat, 19 Aug, 2017
It’s another chapter in the success story of Chapter One, with the fine dining Dublin venue voted the best restaurant in Ireland for the ninth time by the Restaurant Association of Ireland.
Wed, 10 May, 2017
Gardaí in Co Laois have seized a quantity of cocaine with an estimated street value of up to €35,000.
Sat, 28 Jan, 2017
A 38-year-old pedestrian has died following a crash in County Laois.
Sun, 22 Jan, 2017
Mon, 21 Nov, 2016
Mon, 14 Nov, 2016
Love in a hopeless place!
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
Thu, 08 Sep, 2016
The use of local “spotters” is widespread among criminal gangs targeting farmyards for valuable equipment and machinery, a specialist detective has said.
Tue, 23 Aug, 2016
There were double celebrations for one midlands family when Alan Hand and his daughter Siobhán got their exam results.
Thu, 18 Aug, 2016
With three children on the autistic spectrum, Mary and Michael Dunne would rather not have to spend so much time and energy battling officialdom, writes
Mon, 20 Jun, 2016
Motorsport Ireland chief executive Alex Sinclair is confident that a ruling from the European Court of Justice - which has the potential to have detrimental effects for motorsport across the EU - will be amended.
Fri, 03 Jun, 2016
International drinks group Quintessential Brands is set to follow up its newly announced purchase of the Dublin Whiskey Company with a further acquisition in the coming weeks.
Tue, 22 Mar, 2016
Fri, 11 Mar, 2016
A passion for motorsport engendered by rally icon Billy Coleman has inspired Cork native John Campion to assist a group of young talented drivers.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Thu, 01 Oct, 2015
Christy Walsh has always known the spice of contrast, different strokes for different places.
Sat, 05 Sep, 2015
Thu, 03 Sep, 2015
Thu, 27 Aug, 2015
On day three of our special report on rural Ireland, Michael Clifford visits.
Wed, 12 Aug, 2015
Thu, 23 Jul, 2015
The death of young people “robs us of all of our tomorrows”, a parish priest said yesterday.
Tue, 14 Jul, 2015
A Co Laois community is grief-stricken after three friends from the locality died in a horror crash over the weekend.
Mon, 13 Jul, 2015
The community of Rathdowney, Co. Laois, is said to be in shock today after a crash claimed the lives of three people in the early hours of this morning.
Sun, 12 Jul, 2015
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
Thu, 18 Jun, 2015
TWO roads diverged in a yellow wood/... I took the one less traveled by/And that has made all the difference.
Mon, 08 Jun, 2015
Donagh Kelly - the dominant driver in the Triton Showers National Rally Championship - will again be the one to beat in Sunday’s fourth round Circuit of Munster Rally.
Fri, 29 May, 2015
he Vesey, or DeVesci, family owned estates of many thousands of acres in Irish counties, from Cork to Laois (where they had over 15,000 acres), and back in the 1800s they owned a swathe of land in Cork’s harbour area, between Monkstown and Passage West.
Sat, 04 Apr, 2015