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#Portlaoise

# portlaoise - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 18th 2014, 11:15 AM 35,305 Views 22 Comments

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

# portlaoise - Friday 11 April, 2014

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant
# Chemicals
# Chemicals

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant

Apr 11th 2014, 5:39 PM 9,312 Views 17 Comments

John Whelan says the EPA is ‘asleep at the wheel’.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Dublin see off Meath to claim their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years
# Champions
From The42
# Champions

Dublin see off Meath to claim their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:57 PM 7,114 Views 13 Comments

Dessie Farrell’s side advance to face the Ulster champions at the All-Ireland semi-final stage.

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster U21 football final From The42
Live Apr 2nd 2014, 6:30 PM

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster U21 football final

# portlaoise - Friday 28 March, 2014

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway
# Roads
# Roads

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway

Mar 28th 2014, 7:58 AM 9,053 Views 5 Comments

The 47-year-old died in the crash on the M7 outside Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Monday 24 March, 2014

Rescue volunteers "disgusted" over dog abuser's court sentence
# Dog
# Dog

Rescue volunteers "disgusted" over dog abuser's court sentence

Mar 24th 2014, 3:30 PM 20,842 Views 65 Comments

The two young pups were found dumped behind a 10-foot wall last June.

# portlaoise - Friday 21 March, 2014

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Mar 21st 2014, 11:31 AM 5,734 Views 6 Comments

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise - Saturday 15 March, 2014

Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise
# Co Laois
# Co Laois

Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise

Mar 15th 2014, 8:55 PM 37,385 Views 12 Comments

The toddler was struck by a van at St Brigid’s Place just after midday.

# portlaoise - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois
# Roads
# Roads

Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois

Mar 13th 2014, 7:14 PM 35,449 Views 16 Comments

The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene early this morning.

# portlaoise - Monday 10 March, 2014

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise
# Midlands
# Midlands

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise

Mar 10th 2014, 8:58 PM 14,438 Views 23 Comments

It is the second death since the publication of a report into the standard of maternity care at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Thursday 6 March, 2014

Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland's forests and more priorities for 2014
# Oireachtas Agenda
# Oireachtas Agenda

Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland's forests and more priorities for 2014

Mar 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 5,466 Views 1 Comment

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Mar 6th 2014, 6:15 AM 4,425 Views 2 Comments

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# portlaoise - Friday 28 February, 2014

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated

Feb 28th 2014, 9:45 PM 27,474 Views 27 Comments

Minister James Reilly published a report into the Portlaoise perinatal deaths this afternoon.

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

Feb 28th 2014, 8:24 PM 6,007 Views 39 Comments

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths
# Baby Deaths
# Baby Deaths

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

Feb 28th 2014, 4:43 PM 13,790 Views 30 Comments

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# portlaoise - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands
# Investigation
# Investigation

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands

Feb 20th 2014, 10:02 AM 13,584 Views 5 Comments

The men in their 20s were detained as part of an investigation into gangs.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Mum learned about baby's death investigation on RTÉ show

Feb 11th 2014, 10:35 PM 27,264 Views 12 Comments

Prime Time Investigates looked into the deaths of babies at Portlaoise Hospital – the mother of Katelyn discovered that one baby was her daughter Katelyn.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’
# Portlaoise Hospital
# Portlaoise Hospital

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

Feb 5th 2014, 11:40 PM 13,967 Views 31 Comments

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise
# Prime Time
# Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Feb 4th 2014, 11:20 PM 11,845 Views 14 Comments

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

Missing Portlaoise man's body recovered
# Recovered
# Recovered

Missing Portlaoise man's body recovered

Feb 4th 2014, 3:40 PM 14,818 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Bruton had not been seen at his Laois home in almost five days.

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Feb 4th 2014, 9:48 AM 3,014 Views 13 Comments

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

# portlaoise - Sunday 2 February, 2014

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:22 PM 5,570 Views 14 Comments

TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.

# portlaoise - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations
# Babies
# Babies

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations

Feb 1st 2014, 12:02 PM 8,785 Views 3 Comments

The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Friday 31 January, 2014

Man dies after van collides with wall
# Portlaoise
# Portlaoise

Man dies after van collides with wall

Jan 31st 2014, 11:06 PM 17,222 Views 4 Comments

A passenger in the van was brought to hospital with injuries described as ‘not serious’.

Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know

Jan 31st 2014, 6:31 AM 33,604 Views 45 Comments

The programme investigated the deaths of four babies at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Thursday 30 January, 2014

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital
# Waiting Lists
# Waiting Lists

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital

Jan 30th 2014, 3:11 PM 7,627 Views 49 Comments

The Health Minister also said that he went into politics “to fix the health system”.

Calls for an independent inquiry into maternity care at Portlaoise hospital
# Rte Investigation
# Rte Investigation

Calls for an independent inquiry into maternity care at Portlaoise hospital

Jan 30th 2014, 12:14 PM 5,579 Views 13 Comments

Patient Focus is calling on the Minister for Health and Children to consider as a matter of urgency the need for a wider review of other maternity units also.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated
# Fatal Failures
# Fatal Failures

Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated

Jan 29th 2014, 6:55 PM 20,936 Views 56 Comments

The RTÉ Investigations Unit found that bereaved families were not told that investigations had taken place into their babies’ deaths.

# portlaoise - Monday 9 December, 2013

5 Talking Points as St Vincent's win Leinster title against Portlaoise
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

5 Talking Points as St Vincent's win Leinster title against Portlaoise

Dec 9th 2013, 4:45 PM 3,174 Views 2 Comments

The Dublin champions won out at O’Connor Park in Tullamore yesterday.

What did the St Vincent's and Portlaoise managers make of yesterday's Leinster final?
# Gaffers
From The42
# Gaffers

What did the St Vincent's and Portlaoise managers make of yesterday's Leinster final?

Dec 9th 2013, 7:45 AM 2,574 Views 0 Comments

Tommy Conroy and Mick Lillis gave their views on the clash at O’Connor Park.

# portlaoise - Sunday 8 December, 2013

St Vincent's are crowned Leinster senior club champions after six-goal thriller
# Winter Winners
From The42
# Winter Winners

St Vincent's are crowned Leinster senior club champions after six-goal thriller

Dec 8th 2013, 4:21 PM 12,817 Views 2 Comments

Tomás Quinn and Diarmuid Connolly hit the vital points as the Dublin side defeated Portlaoise.

As it happened: St Vincent's v Portlaoise, AIB Leinster senior football club final From The42
Live Dec 8th 2013, 1:28 PM

As it happened: St Vincent's v Portlaoise, AIB Leinster senior football club final

# portlaoise - Monday 25 November, 2013

6 Talking Points from the weekend's Gaelic football club action
# Comment
From The42
# Comment

6 Talking Points from the weekend's Gaelic football club action

Nov 25th 2013, 4:35 PM 2,704 Views 0 Comments

Castlebar Mitchels, St Vincent’s and Portlaoise all celebrated victory in the AIB provincial club football championships yesterday.

# portlaoise - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Portlaoise return to Leinster final after semi-final win over Moorefield
# Qualify
From The42
# Qualify

Portlaoise return to Leinster final after semi-final win over Moorefield

Nov 24th 2013, 4:35 PM 4,115 Views 2 Comments

The Laois champions were victorious in O’Moore Park today.

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker From The42
Live Nov 24th 2013, 1:30 PM

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker

# portlaoise - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Portlaoise to face Moorefield in Leinster football semi-final
# Qualify
From The42
# Qualify

Portlaoise to face Moorefield in Leinster football semi-final

Nov 17th 2013, 4:45 PM 3,556 Views 3 Comments

The Laois champions needed extra-time before winning today’s quarter-final in Longford.