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Sunday 29 January 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Laois

All time
# sweet sixteen
Stunning second half sees Westmeath thump dismal Laois by 16 points
Goals from Lorcan Dolan, Denis Corroon and David Lynch send Westmeath through to the Leinster semi-finals.
# GAA Wrap
68 scores as Laois defeat Westmeath in Leinster U20 thriller and Limerick senior club draws made
There were also U20 hurling wins tonight for Antrim and Kildare.
High-scoring Wexford hit five goals in Laois thrashing
It was one-way traffic in Nowlan Park.
# Looking Back
'I was seven years old, my Mam had died earlier that year. It was really tough and the Laois ladies became a second family to me'
Mo Nerney was the team mascot when Laois won the All-Ireland title for the only time in 2001. Now, she is a key player as they bid to win the Division 3 league title next week.
# Portlaoise
Man charged over €120,000 cocaine seizure in Laois
The man was arrested on Saturday following the stop and search of a vehicle.
# Job Done
Kilkenny make it four wins from four to secure top spot in Division 1B
Brian Cody’s side saw off Laois at UPMC Nowlan Park.
# Lilywhites
Kildare claim 13-point win to set up promotion tie with Meath in race for Division 1
Down defeated Westmeath 0-13 to 1-9 in their Division 2 North game.
# Rebels Return
Boost for Cork with win as first-half goals key and Laois suffer second loss
Sean White and Ruairi Deane both hit the net in the opening half in Portlaoise.
# Teamsheet
Cork bring in experienced duo to full-forward line for away clash with Laois
Portlaoise hosts Saturday night’s game.
# the ploughing
Trade exhibition at National Ploughing Championships cancelled due to pandemic fears
The exhibition was due to take place from 15 to 18 September in Ratheniska, Co Laois.
# Lovely Hurling
Davy Fitz and Cheddar Plunkett name sides for tomorrow's Wexford-Laois clash
Best known as a forward, Seamus Casey starts in goal for Wexford, with Mark Fanning on the bench.
# Laois
Gardaí appeal for witnesses after fatal crash in Laois
The crash happened this afternoon.
# Wicklow
Government condemns 'irresponsible and reckless' wildfires in Wicklow and Laois
The blazes broke out on Saturday night with fire crews tackling the fires throughout the weekend.
# Gardaí
Drugs worth €187k seized after gardaí raid property in Portlaoise
A man in his 40s was arrested at the scene.
# management team
Ex-Waterford boss McGrath to stay in Laois minor role for 2021
He will assist former Dublin hurler Declan Qualter, who has been named manager.
# decision
Laois GAA 'disappointed' as Eddie Brennan steps down as senior hurling boss
The Kilkenny man confirmed today that he is moving on from the role after two seasons in charge.
# Arrests
Gardaí make more arrests in €50k Laois money laundering probe
The cash was seized in April of this year.
# Zach Tuohy
'From a young age, he was just gifted at everything he did' - Laois roots to Australian sporting star
On Friday, Zach Tuohy became the second Irish player after Jim Stynes to reach the 200 appearance mark in the AFL.
# 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.
# PUP
Kildare, Laois and Offaly see small increase in people availing of PUP
The number of those in receipt of the Pandemic Unemployment Payment nationwide has reduced to 232,400.
# covid19
Restrictions to remain in place in Kildare for two weeks but lifted for Laois and Offaly
Over the last 14 days 455 cases had been reported in Kildare, 81 in Offaly and 41 in Laois.
# LOKdown
Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare
A decision on whether to extend the regional lockdown is expected to be made by the government later today.
# Support
New financial support package for Kildare, Laois and Offaly unveiled by Government
The measures were announced this evening.
# Covid-19
What the latest figures tell us about cases in LOKdown counties - and new, smaller clusters further afield
A number of counties are experiencing new outbreaks, but smaller in scale compared to the counties where restrictions are in place.
# Co Kildare
O’Brien Fine Foods says its Timahoe factory has been closed since Wednesday
“In all cases, the level of asymptomatic infectivity appears to be very high,”O’Brien Fine Foods said in a statement.
# Coronavirus
Gardaí begin conducting checkpoints in three counties affected by new restrictions
The new restrictions came into effect in Kildare, Offaly and Laois from midnight.
# restrictions
Explainer: How other countries have managed local lockdowns after Covid-19 clusters
The recent increase in cases in Ireland is largely associated with clusters in three counties.
# Covid-19
'High degree of anger': Concerns over compliance as 'arbitrary' county boundaries used to impose local lockdown
Local TDs have been reacting to the latest restrictions imposed on Laois. Offaly and Kildare.
# Development
GAA announce cessation of activity in Kildare, Offaly and Laois
The Football Association of Ireland have made a similar announcement.
# Testing
Donnelly agrees there should be reform in workplace practices after latest outbreaks in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
The meat industry today said there have been a high proportion of asymptomatic positive cases among workers.
# regional restrictions
New Covid-19 restrictions for Kildare, Laois and Offaly to kick in from midnight
The Government announced the measures on the back of NPHET advice following a spike in cases in recent days.
# nphet
'A calamity for the country': NPHET won't rule out regional lockdown in Kildare, Laois and Offaly
The outbreak is largely associated with meat processing factories.
# Three counties
People in Kildare, Laois and Offaly warned about 'significant' rise in cases
The Acting Chief Medical Officer called on people in the three counties to be particularly cautious.
# Portarlington
Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
Investigations are ongoing.
# raheen
Four men arrested after €3.9 million worth of cannabis seized in Co Laois
A substantial quantity of suspected cannabis herb and products were seized following the search of a vehicle in Raheen.
# Mountrath Golf Club
Man dies after 'freak accident' involving mower at Laois golf club
An investigation has been launched by the Health and Safety Authority.
# Laois
Gardaí seize 62 kilos of cannabis worth €1.24 million in Laois ditch
The seizure happened yesterday.
# Court
Three people charged after drugs worth €550,000 were seized in Portlaoise
Cannabis and cocaine were seized by gardaí on Wednesday.
# Garda Operation
€50,000 cash seized as two women arrested on suspicion of money laundering in Laois
The women were arrested after their car was stopped on the M7 motorway this afternoon.
# Cats Call
Ballyhale youngster Cody set for first senior start and All-Star returns - Kilkenny name team to face Laois
Six changes for Brian Cody’s Cats.