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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Portarlington

Last month
May 2023
# Local Ties
'Boys from our end would go to Laois pubs and have a bit of banter when Offaly win'
Offaly manager Martin Murphy talks about the excitement of facing neighbours Laois in the Tailteann Cup.
Last year
# dominant display
Dias stars as Kilmacud advance to another Leinster final
Midfielder makes another compelling case for a Dublin recall.
# Progress
Portarlington, The Downs advance to Leinster semi-finals
Newcastle West, meanwhile, secured the Limerick county title.
# Rail Disruption
Irish Rail customers face 'significant disruption' this weekend due to engineering works
It will see lines closed between Portarlington and Limerick Junction, and Dun Laoghaire and Wicklow.
All time
# Last Four
Kilmacud eventually come good to edge past Portarlington and seal Leinster final place
The Dublin champions will play Naas in the final.
# Portarlington
Three men arrested following number of Garda raids in Co Laois
The searches were carried out as part of an investigation into organised crime, drugs and firearms trafficking.
# Portarlington
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
Man (20s) arrested after €161,000 worth of cocaine seized following search of house
Investigations are ongoing.
# Portarlington
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.
Public thanked after teenager missing from Co Laois located
Leanne Cawley was found “safe and well” today.
# Portarlington
Woman killed and two children hospitalised in two-car Laois crash
Two others were also taken to hospital after the collision.
# Delays
Trains not stopping at Portarlington Station due to fire in nearby building
There are currently bus transfers operating between Portarlington and Portlaoise stations.
# Laois
Renewed appeal to help find missing boy
Ronan Quinn was last seen in Portarlington on Monday.
# Laois
Four men arrested after man is stabbed in Portarlington
The men range in age from their 20s to 40s.
# Portarlington
Man in his 20s killed after car hits a wall
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
# have you seen tony?
'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
Two men arrested over 2012 murder of Gerard Eglington in Laois
The 27-year-old was shot in the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate.
# Workplace Deaths
Garda investigation launched after man in his 50s dies in workplace incident
He was pronounced dead at the scene shortly before 10am.
# Missing
Gardaí appeal for help to find Laois man Tony Egan
Tony Egan was last seen on Monday night.
# Settlement
Girl given €25,000 after being knocked down while chasing her dog
The girl had been visiting family friends.
# Laois
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.
# Portlaoise
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
Man arrested for drink-driving after Garda car is rammed at a checkpoint
Both have been released from hospital.
# one of those days
Lorry tries to make it under low bridge: Doesn't make it
The incident happend this morning in Portarlington, Co Laois.
# no-mentum
Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges
There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…
# kaboom
This Laois kebab shop just won the 'best pun' contest without even trying
*spontaneous applause*
# Laois
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
The body of missing woman Carmel Tynan has been found
Carmel had been missing from Portarlington since Sunday.
# moving on up
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
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.
# Drug Crime
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
Man due in court over murder of Latvian national
Another man arrested in connection with the death has been released without charge.
# Death
Two arrested after body found in Laois
The body of a 26-year-old man was found yesterday evening.
# Laois
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.
# Jobswatch
75 new regional jobs created through reward scheme
The new jobs will be made by three companies across Portarlington, Kinvara and Co. Longford.
# Irish Rail
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.
# Irish Rail
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.
# Missing
Gardaí find body of missing 17-year-old Quey Laurence
The Portarlington teenager’s remains were recovered from a river in Ferbane this afternoon.
# Gangland
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.
# Shooting
Appeal for information about murder of Gerard Eglington in Portarlington
The 27-year-old was shot in the Kilnacourt Woods housing estate this morning.