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# portarlington - Monday 27 July, 2020

Man (20s) charged after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house

The seizure was made following a search of a house in the Patrick Street area of Portarlington on Saturday.

# portarlington - Sunday 26 July, 2020

# portarlington - Wednesday 8 July, 2020

Firearms and suspected cocaine seized after being found at wasteland in Co Laois

A search was carried out in the area at 1pm today as part of an intelligence led operation.

# portarlington - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located

Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.

# portarlington - Sunday 7 July, 2019

Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash

Two others were also taken to hospital after the collision.

# portarlington - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building

There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.

# portarlington - Friday 1 June, 2018

Renewed appeal to help find missing boy

Ronan Quinn was last seen in Portarlington on Monday.

# portarlington - Friday 16 February, 2018

Four men arrested after man is stabbed in Portarlington

The men range in age from their 20s to 40s.

# portarlington - Monday 7 August, 2017

Man in his 20s killed after car hits a wall

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

# portarlington - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

'I just want to find Tony. I'm brokenhearted': Mother's plea for missing son

Tony Egan was last seen in Portarlington, Laois, on 19 September.

# portarlington - Monday 7 November, 2016

Two men arrested over 2012 murder of Gerard Eglington in Laois

The 27-year-old was shot in the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate.

# portarlington - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Garda investigation launched after man in his 50s dies in workplace incident

He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 10am.

# portarlington - Thursday 22 September, 2016

Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan

Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.

# portarlington - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog

The girl had been visiting family friends.

# portarlington - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Man convicted of killing housemate 'who failed to bring home ribs from the butcher'

Lithuanian Deivydas Zigelis stabbed his flatmate Alexander Karpovs when he returned from the butcher empty-handed.

# portarlington - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Mother of boy (4) killed by drunk driver says, "We will always wonder how life would have been"

Gillian Treacy was seriously injured in the crash Ballymorris, outside Portarlington in Co Laois.

# portarlington - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

Man arrested for drink-driving after Garda car is rammed at a checkpoint

Both have been released from hospital.

# portarlington - Friday 6 March, 2015

Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it

The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# portarlington - Monday 24 November, 2014

Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges

There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…

# portarlington - Friday 7 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Laois kebab shop just won the 'best pun' contest without even trying Kaboom

# portarlington - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Disused Avon factory in Portarlington destroyed by massive blaze

It was previously feared that a fire at the site would require the town to be evacuated.

# portarlington - Monday 4 August, 2014

The body of missing woman Carmel Tynan has been found

Carmel had been missing from Portarlington since Sunday.

# portarlington - Saturday 31 May, 2014

The Data Protection Commissioner is getting a new office, but keeping the one beside a convenience store in Laois

The DPC is to open a new sub office in Dublin following Cabinet agreement this week.

# portarlington - Friday 18 April, 2014

Boy (4) dies after collision in which three others injured

A man in a second car was arrested after the incident and has been released without charge.

# portarlington - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Woman arrested following seizure of heroin and cannabis worth €13,000

The 29-year-old was arrested at the scene of the planned search.

# portarlington - Monday 17 February, 2014

Man due in court over murder of Latvian national

Another man arrested in connection with the death has been released without charge.

# portarlington - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Two arrested after body found in Laois

The body of a 26-year-old man was found yesterday evening.

# portarlington - Thursday 16 January, 2014

One arrest after cannabis seizure worth €100,000

A man in his 30s was arrested following the planned search at a premises in Portarlington, Co Laois.

# portarlington - Friday 19 July, 2013

75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme

The new jobs will be made by three companies across Portarlington, Kinvara and Co. Longford.

# portarlington - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Irish Rail's says new timetables will cut some journeys by up to 25 minutes

Timetable changes on intercity services to Dublin have come into effect from today but some services have been cut.

# portarlington - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Iarnród Éireann makes route changes for 2013

Making journey times up to 13 minutes faster, increasing services on Galway, Westport and Portlaoise routes and cancelling poorly demanded services.

# portarlington - Monday 5 November, 2012

Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence

The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.

# portarlington - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Perpetrators of 'barbaric' gangland killings lack 'humanity or decency' - Shatter

The Justice Minister has said the “evil perpetrators have absolute no respect for human life” following the death of two men in Laois and Dublin. Both were shot in front of their children.

# portarlington - Monday 24 September, 2012

Appeal for information about murder of Gerard Eglington in Portarlington

The 27-year-old was shot in the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate this morning.

Man killed in morning shooting in Portarlington

The man, aged in his 20s, was shot in a housing estate at about 8:30am this morning.

# portarlington - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash Tragedy This post contains images

Hundreds mourn three brothers killed in Offaly crash

The funeral mass for David, Darren and Ryan Doyle took place yesterday afternoon.

# portarlington - Friday 2 September, 2011

Two arrests after cannabis seizure worth €400,000

Two men are due to appear before court this morning.