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#Portlaoise

# portlaoise - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell

May 9th 2015, 11:03 AM 24,350 Views 47 Comments

It’s the second death of a prisoner in 24 hours.

Poll: Do you feel safe in Irish hospitals?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you feel safe in Irish hospitals?

May 9th 2015, 9:24 AM 17,996 Views 89 Comments

The report in Portlaoise has posed some important questions.

# portlaoise - Friday 8 May, 2015

Baby's remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents
# HSE
# HSE

Baby's remains squeezed into tiny box and given to parents

May 8th 2015, 10:04 AM 39,254 Views 83 Comments

The HIQA report into Midland Regional Hospital comes after an RTÉ investigation last year into the deaths of five babies at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Friday 27 March, 2015

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths
# Newborns
# Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

Mar 27th 2015, 8:09 AM 9,125 Views 13 Comments

The new agreement is the first of its kind in Ireland.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

Terrier with cuts and bite marks found 'huddled and shaking' tied to tree
# Recovering
# Recovering

Terrier with cuts and bite marks found 'huddled and shaking' tied to tree

Mar 24th 2015, 8:51 PM 20,611 Views 83 Comments

‘Buzz’ the Staffie was found at an estate in Portlaoise.

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies
# Love Letters
# Love Letters

The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies

Mar 24th 2015, 7:48 AM 7,066 Views 7 Comments

More than 250 adverse findings were discovered in the standards of care at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise - Monday 23 March, 2015

A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe
# They Started It
# They Started It

A report into Portlaoise hospital is being delayed AGAIN as the HSE and HIQA go toe to toe

Mar 23rd 2015, 4:00 PM 14,299 Views 35 Comments

The inquiry came about after a 2014 Prime Time report discovered five newborns had died in very similar circumstances at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Monday 23 February, 2015

Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices
# Job Fairy
# Job Fairy

Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices

Feb 23rd 2015, 12:28 PM 25,963 Views 49 Comments

They will be taken on over the next five years.

# portlaoise - Monday 16 February, 2015

There was one last colourful invasion by the Austin Stacks fans in Portlaoise yesterday
# Rockies Roar
From The42
# Rockies Roar

There was one last colourful invasion by the Austin Stacks fans in Portlaoise yesterday

Feb 16th 2015, 9:13 AM 4,041 Views 2 Comments

Their team were beaten but the supporters were there in numbers.

# portlaoise - Friday 13 February, 2015

Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after 'mass gurrier brawl'
# Trouble Brewing
# Trouble Brewing

Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after 'mass gurrier brawl'

Feb 13th 2015, 7:30 AM 19,404 Views 57 Comments

“Up to 60 people were involved in a wholesale chaotic brawl, fisticuffs and dangerous scenes of violence.”

# portlaoise - Friday 23 January, 2015

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

Jan 23rd 2015, 7:45 PM 32,891 Views 14 Comments

There are significant delays as a result.

# portlaoise - Monday 22 December, 2014

Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled 'food and spices'... a LOT more
# Sniffer Dog
# Sniffer Dog

Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled 'food and spices'... a LOT more

Dec 22nd 2014, 3:37 PM 11,577 Views 27 Comments

She’s a great madra altogether.

# portlaoise - Friday 12 December, 2014

Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Doctors told pregnant woman her baby had died. Two days later they found a heartbeat

Dec 12th 2014, 7:15 AM 226,295 Views 96 Comments

The HSE has apologised and said a full review of the case is under way.

# portlaoise - Friday 5 December, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
# News Wrap
# News Wrap

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Dec 5th 2014, 1:02 PM 6,407 Views 0 Comments

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# portlaoise - Monday 24 November, 2014

Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges
# No-mentum
# No-mentum

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

Nov 24th 2014, 5:27 PM 44,638 Views 124 Comments

There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…

Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway
# Direct Provision
# Direct Provision

Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway

Nov 24th 2014, 8:12 AM 11,838 Views 50 Comments

Monsignor John Byrne called direct provision “an open prison”.

# portlaoise - Sunday 23 November, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Nov 23rd 2014, 8:40 PM 29,755 Views 18 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the cost of water meters, a direct provision priest and unusual robbery in Dublin.

Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre - but he's going anyway
# Asylum Seekers
# Asylum Seekers

Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre - but he's going anyway

Nov 23rd 2014, 4:04 PM 25,215 Views 115 Comments

Equality Minister Aodháin Ó Ríordáin says only a “brave staff member” would stop him.

# portlaoise - Sunday 9 November, 2014

As It Happened: Leinster, Connacht and Ulster Sunday GAA club football action From The42
Live Nov 9th 2014, 2:20 PM

As It Happened: Leinster, Connacht and Ulster Sunday GAA club football action

# portlaoise - Saturday 8 November, 2014

Vincent's, Brigid's, Portlaoise and Ballintubber all chase club football success this weekend
# Club Action
From The42
# Club Action

Vincent's, Brigid's, Portlaoise and Ballintubber all chase club football success this weekend

Nov 8th 2014, 12:50 PM 5,269 Views 2 Comments

The four clubs feature in the fifteen key Gaelic football club games that are on this weekend.

# portlaoise - Friday 7 November, 2014

'Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe'
# Patient Safety
# Patient Safety

'Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe'

Nov 7th 2014, 7:30 PM 5,578 Views 24 Comments

Leo Varadkar said progress is being made on implementing the recommendations from the Portlaoise report.

# portlaoise - Monday 3 November, 2014

Zach Tuohy back from Oz for Portlaoise’s clash with St Vincent’s
# Coming Home
From The42
# Coming Home

Zach Tuohy back from Oz for Portlaoise’s clash with St Vincent’s

Nov 3rd 2014, 4:02 PM 11,410 Views 10 Comments

The Aussie Rules star will help Portlaoise against the All-Ireland champions this Sunday.

# portlaoise - Sunday 19 October, 2014

James O'Donoghue's Legion lose to Dr Crokes as Portlaoise complete eight-in-a-row
# Feat
From The42
# Feat

James O'Donoghue's Legion lose to Dr Crokes as Portlaoise complete eight-in-a-row

Oct 19th 2014, 7:21 PM 9,296 Views 9 Comments

Elsewhere, The Nire also won their seventh Waterford SFC title today.

# portlaoise - Friday 10 October, 2014

Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital

Oct 10th 2014, 10:15 PM 16,421 Views 38 Comments

The breach in recommended practice took place at a hospital in Laois.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned
# ISPCA
# ISPCA

'Barbaric': Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

Sep 24th 2014, 5:36 PM 12,891 Views 27 Comments

The ISPCA is appealing for information in relation to an injured puppy found in Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's how you can try to get it back
# Lost And Found
From The Daily Edge
# Lost And Found

Lost something at Electric Picnic? Here's how you can try to get it back

Sep 2nd 2014, 1:04 PM 21,016 Views 18 Comments

Phones, wallets, passports, bags. Let’s get reuniting!

# portlaoise - Tuesday 12 August, 2014

Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final
# WRWC
From The42
# WRWC

Ireland wing Miller hoping to spark back three for World Cup semi-final

Aug 12th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,886 Views 16 Comments

The former Laois footballer says the range of sports she has played is of great benefit.

# portlaoise - Friday 25 July, 2014

Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois
# Crash
# Crash

Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois

Jul 25th 2014, 8:46 AM 13,429 Views 36 Comments

A van and motorbike collided at around 6am this morning.

# portlaoise - Thursday 24 July, 2014

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland - did you see it?
# Collision
# Collision

The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland - did you see it?

Jul 24th 2014, 6:25 PM 36,023 Views 40 Comments

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Gardaí injured after patrol car 'rammed' in Portlaoise, four men arrested
# Gsoc
# Gsoc

Gardaí injured after patrol car 'rammed' in Portlaoise, four men arrested

Jul 23rd 2014, 5:43 PM 14,467 Views 53 Comments

GSOC have been informed and are sending a team of investigators to the scene.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance
# Wind Farms
# Wind Farms

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,763 Views 39 Comments

People Over Wind want to launch a legal challenge to An Bord Pleanála’s granting of planning permission for the Cullenagh Wind Farm project.

# portlaoise - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Tipperary advance to round 4 after stunning victory over Laois
# Report
From The42
# Report

Tipperary advance to round 4 after stunning victory over Laois

Jul 12th 2014, 8:25 PM 10,791 Views 5 Comments

The hosts overturned a ten-point deficit to level matters in the 63rd minute.

# portlaoise - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader

Jun 21st 2014, 8:40 PM 6,662 Views 68 Comments

She said the widening gap between the rich and the poor needs to be tackled.

Kilkenny to meet Dublin in Leinster minor hurling final after overcoming Laois
# Success
From The42
# Success

Kilkenny to meet Dublin in Leinster minor hurling final after overcoming Laois

Jun 21st 2014, 8:34 PM 5,100 Views 2 Comments

The Cats now have a chance to avenge the defeat they suffered by 11 points earlier this season against Dublin.

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 8,312 Views 71 Comments

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

# portlaoise - Thursday 29 May, 2014

9 things we now know about Kim and Kanye's Irish honeymoon
# Kimye
From The Daily Edge
# Kimye

9 things we now know about Kim and Kanye's Irish honeymoon

May 29th 2014, 9:29 AM 17,245 Views 3 Comments

Where to next?

# portlaoise - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

Are Kimye in Portlaoise? Twitter seems to think so
# Kimyewatch
From The Daily Edge
# Kimyewatch

Are Kimye in Portlaoise? Twitter seems to think so

May 28th 2014, 8:58 PM 4,507 Views 2 Comments

They COULD be.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out
# Irish Prison Service
# Irish Prison Service

More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out

May 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 9,484 Views 95 Comments

A further 261 are held in solitary confinement, some for 23 hours a day.

# portlaoise - Friday 25 April, 2014

Young children climb out house window, found at nearby garage
# Morning Wander
# Morning Wander

Young children climb out house window, found at nearby garage

Apr 25th 2014, 10:40 AM 21,751 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí say the children were safe and sound and returned to their parents.

# portlaoise - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback
# Match Report
From The42
# Match Report

Roscommon take place in All-Ireland final, staying cool to withstand late Cork comeback

Apr 19th 2014, 4:36 PM 10,235 Views 10 Comments

Roscommon produced a mature display of attacking football to take their place in the under-21 All-Ireland final.