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# laois - Yesterday’s News

National Ploughing Championships cancelled for second year due to pandemic fears
# The Ploughing
# The Ploughing

National Ploughing Championships cancelled for second year due to pandemic fears

14 hours ago 8,277 Views 14 Comments

It is the second year the event has been cancelled due to Covid-19.

# laois - Saturday 8 May, 2021

Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash
# Lovely Hurling
From The42
# Lovely Hurling

Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash

May 8th 2021, 11:33 AM 9,370 Views 1 Comment

Best known as a forward, Seamus Casey starts in goal for Wexford, with Mark Fanning on the bench.

# laois - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after fatal crash in Laois
# Laois
# Laois

Gardaí appeal for witnesses after fatal crash in Laois

Apr 28th 2021, 6:05 PM 21,591 Views 0 Comments

The crash happened this afternoon.

# laois - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Government condemns 'irresponsible and reckless' wildfires in Wicklow and Laois
# Wicklow
# Wicklow

Government condemns 'irresponsible and reckless' wildfires in Wicklow and Laois

Mar 9th 2021, 11:22 AM 16,130 Views 18 Comments

The blazes broke out on Saturday night with fire crews tackling the fires throughout the weekend.

# laois - 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 17,609 Views 56 Comments

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

# laois - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Ex-Waterford boss McGrath to stay in Laois minor role for 2021
# Management Team
From The42
# Management Team

Ex-Waterford boss McGrath to stay in Laois minor role for 2021

Jan 26th 2021, 4:04 PM 3,761 Views 0 Comments

He will assist former Dublin hurler Declan Qualter, who has been named manager.

# laois - Tuesday 24 November, 2020

Laois GAA 'disappointed' as Eddie Brennan steps down as senior hurling boss
# Decision
From The42
# Decision

Laois GAA 'disappointed' as Eddie Brennan steps down as senior hurling boss

Nov 24th 2020, 12:41 PM 19,754 Views 29 Comments

The Kilkenny man confirmed today that he is moving on from the role after two seasons in charge.

# laois - Wednesday 23 September, 2020

Gardaí make more arrests in €50k Laois money laundering probe
# Arrests
# Arrests

Gardaí make more arrests in €50k Laois money laundering probe

Sep 23rd 2020, 3:43 PM 21,428 Views 4 Comments

The cash was seized in April of this year.

# laois - Sunday 13 September, 2020

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star
# Zach Tuohy
From The42
# Zach Tuohy

'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star

Sep 13th 2020, 8:00 AM 38,083 Views 2 Comments

On Friday, Zach Tuohy became the second Irish player after Jim Stynes to reach the 200 appearance mark in the AFL.

# laois - 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 8,144 Views 1 Comment

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

# laois - Monday 24 August, 2020

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP
# PUP
# PUP

Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP

Aug 24th 2020, 10:18 PM 18,221 Views 7 Comments

The number of those in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment nationwide has reduced to 232,400.

# laois - Friday 21 August, 2020

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly
# Covid19
# Covid19

Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly

Aug 21st 2020, 5:10 PM 68,895 Views 95 Comments

Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare
# LOKdown
# LOKdown

Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare

Aug 21st 2020, 8:47 AM 34,382 Views 64 Comments

A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.

# laois - Friday 14 August, 2020

New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government
# Support
# Support

New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government

Aug 14th 2020, 8:15 PM 16,623 Views 21 Comments

The measures were announced this evening.

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield

Aug 14th 2020, 4:15 PM 59,675 Views 42 Comments

A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.

# laois - Sunday 9 August, 2020

O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday
# Co Kildare
# Co Kildare

O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday

Aug 9th 2020, 12:45 PM 52,080 Views 60 Comments

“In all cases, the level of asymptomatic infectivity appears to be very high,”O’Brien Fine Foods said in a statement.

# laois - Saturday 8 August, 2020

Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions

Aug 8th 2020, 12:02 PM 65,019 Views 115 Comments

The new restrictions came into effect in Kildare, Offaly and Laois from midnight.

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters
# Restrictions
# Restrictions

Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters

Aug 8th 2020, 8:00 AM 28,557 Views 34 Comments

The recent increase in cases in Ireland is largely associated with clusters in three counties.

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown

Aug 8th 2020, 6:10 AM 63,737 Views 127 Comments

Local TDs have been reacting to the latest restrictions imposed on Laois. Offaly and Kildare.

# laois - Friday 7 August, 2020

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois
# Development
From The42
# Development

GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois

Aug 7th 2020, 9:46 PM 9,042 Views 8 Comments

The Football Association of Ireland have made a similar announcement.

Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
# Testing
# Testing

Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 7:20 PM 51,371 Views 76 Comments

The meat industry today said there have been a high proportion of asymptomatic positive cases among workers.

New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight
# Regional Restrictions
# Regional Restrictions

New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 6:23 PM 398,360 Views 291 Comments

The Government announced the measures on the back of NPHET advice following a spike in cases in recent days.

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
# Nphet
# Nphet

'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly

Updated Aug 7th 2020, 9:09 AM 128,826 Views 209 Comments

The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.

# laois - Thursday 6 August, 2020

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases
# Three Counties
# Three Counties

People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases

Updated Aug 6th 2020, 8:26 PM 89,356 Views 124 Comments

The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.

# laois - 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 18,684 Views 7 Comments

Investigations are ongoing.

# laois - Wednesday 1 July, 2020

Four men arrested after €3.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Co Laois
# Raheen
# Raheen

Four men arrested after €3.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Co Laois

Jul 1st 2020, 7:46 PM 27,905 Views 51 Comments

A substantial quantity of suspected cannabis herb and products were seized following the search of a vehicle in Raheen.

# laois - Wednesday 6 May, 2020

Man dies after 'freak accident' involving mower at Laois golf club
# Mountrath Golf Club
# Mountrath Golf Club

Man dies after 'freak accident' involving mower at Laois golf club

May 6th 2020, 12:17 PM 51,769 Views 6 Comments

An investigation has been launched by the Health and Safety Authority.

# laois - Saturday 25 April, 2020

Gardaí seize 62 kilos of cannabis worth €1.24 million in Laois ditch
# Laois
# Laois

Gardaí seize 62 kilos of cannabis worth €1.24 million in Laois ditch

Apr 25th 2020, 9:49 AM 51,375 Views 96 Comments

The seizure happened yesterday.

# laois - 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 24,439 Views 0 Comments

Cannabis and cocaine were seized by gardaí on Wednesday.

# laois - Monday 6 April, 2020

€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois
# Garda Operation
# Garda Operation

€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois

Apr 6th 2020, 10:45 PM 33,489 Views 0 Comments

The women were arrested after their car was stopped on the M7 motorway this afternoon.

# laois - Saturday 29 February, 2020

Ballyhale youngster Cody set for first senior start and All-Star returns - Kilkenny name team to face Laois
# Cats Call
From The42
# Cats Call

Ballyhale youngster Cody set for first senior start and All-Star returns - Kilkenny name team to face Laois

Feb 29th 2020, 12:24 AM 13,581 Views 3 Comments

Six changes for Brian Cody’s Cats.

# laois - Monday 17 February, 2020

Laois U20s edge Westmeath in dramatic penalty shoot-out
# ON THE SPOT
From The42
# ON THE SPOT

Laois U20s edge Westmeath in dramatic penalty shoot-out

Feb 17th 2020, 10:20 PM 4,694 Views 1 Comment

The O’Moore county have set up a Leinster semi-final with Kildare.

# laois - Sunday 16 February, 2020

Clare maintain winning start as Tony Kelly and super sub Shanagher lead the scoring against Laois
# Raise The Banner
From The42
# Raise The Banner

Clare maintain winning start as Tony Kelly and super sub Shanagher lead the scoring against Laois

Feb 16th 2020, 5:43 PM 7,193 Views 7 Comments

Brian Lohan’s Banner side went three from three in Ennis.

Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions
# Weathering Storm Dennis
From The42
# Weathering Storm Dennis

Three-goal Cavan seal big win over Laois, as Offaly and Wicklow also triumph in difficult conditions

Feb 16th 2020, 4:37 PM 7,728 Views 0 Comments

There were three rescheduled National Football League fixtures down for decision this afternoon.

# laois - Saturday 15 February, 2020

Callanan to make first league start for Tipp while Dublin and Waterford also ring the changes
# Team News
From The42
# Team News

Callanan to make first league start for Tipp while Dublin and Waterford also ring the changes

Feb 15th 2020, 10:27 AM 8,053 Views 6 Comments

There’s plenty of inter-county hurling action this weekend.

# laois - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

Helping a four-time All-Ireland winner adapt to manager role and the Kerry job 'I couldn't turn down'
# A Friend Indeed
From The42
# A Friend Indeed

Helping a four-time All-Ireland winner adapt to manager role and the Kerry job 'I couldn't turn down'

Feb 4th 2020, 7:49 PM 9,576 Views 0 Comments

Mike Quirke spoke to John Sugrue after replacing his fellow Kingdom native as the new Laois boss.

# laois - Tuesday 28 January, 2020

Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved
# White Smoke
From The42
# White Smoke

Laois to field camogie team in 2020 after 'unavailability of players' situation resolved

Jan 28th 2020, 4:57 PM 4,375 Views 1 Comment

Good news for the 2015 All-Ireland Premier Junior champions.

# laois - Sunday 26 January, 2020

Late drama with two Laois goals grabbing draw as Roscommon let lead slip
# Share Of The Spoils
From The42
# Share Of The Spoils

Late drama with two Laois goals grabbing draw as Roscommon let lead slip

Jan 26th 2020, 5:01 PM 6,799 Views 1 Comment

Evan O’Carroll and Kieran Lillis netted late on at Dr Hyde Park.

# laois - 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 31,324 Views 0 Comments

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

# laois - Wednesday 8 January, 2020

Camogie Association intervene in bid to keep Laois in 2020 adult competitions
# Update
From The42
# Update

Camogie Association intervene in bid to keep Laois in 2020 adult competitions

Jan 8th 2020, 5:57 PM 5,242 Views 1 Comment

Laois Camogie announced yesterday that the county would not field for the 2020 inter-county season due to ‘unavailability of players’.

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