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#Portlaoise

# portlaoise - Friday 27 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths Newborns

Coombe to oversee maternity services at Portlaoise Hospital following deaths

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

# portlaoise - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Terrier with cuts and bite marks found ‘huddled and shaking’ tied to tree Recovering

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

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

From TheJournal.ie The HSE has published five letters it sent to health watchdog as hospital fight intensifies Love Letters

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

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

# portlaoise - Monday 23 March, 2015

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices Job Fairy

Looking for work? ESB is hiring 300 apprentices

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 This post contains videos

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 13 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after ‘mass gurrier brawl’ Trouble Brewing

Calls for Portlaoise Courthouse to be moved after ‘mass gurrier brawl’

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

# portlaoise - Friday 23 January, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise Emergency Services

Person struck by train between Portarlington and Portlaoise

There are significant delays as a result.

# portlaoise - Monday 22 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Stella strikes again: More cannabis found labelled ‘food and spices’… a LOT more Sniffer Dog This post contains images

# portlaoise - Friday 12 December, 2014

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

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 5 December, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Today’s top stories in 6 seconds News Wrap

Today’s top stories in 6 seconds

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

# portlaoise - Monday 24 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Yet another County Council has passed a motion to abolish water charges No-mentum

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

There was only one dissenting voice in the chamber…

From TheJournal.ie Priest told to stay away from direct provision centre says he will go anyway Direct Provision

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

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

# portlaoise - Sunday 23 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre – but he’s going anyway Asylum Seekers

Parish priest banned from visiting direct provision centre – but he’s going anyway

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

We’re following the action that’s going on all around the country.

# portlaoise - Saturday 8 November, 2014

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 7 November, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Tragic cases like Savita Halappanavar make us strive to ensure our health service is safe’ Patient Safety

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

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

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 10 October, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital Mental Health

Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital

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

# portlaoise - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Barbaric’: Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned ISPCA

‘Barbaric’: Puppy had tail cut off before being abandoned

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

# portlaoise - Tuesday 2 September, 2014

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

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

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 25 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois Crash

Two dead after van and motorbike collide on N80 in Laois

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

# portlaoise - Thursday 24 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The BMW that rammed Garda car was spotted all over Ireland – did you see it? Collision This post contains images

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

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí injured after patrol car ‘rammed’ in Portlaoise, four men arrested Gsoc

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

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

# portlaoise - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance Wind Farms

Laois group raises €40k for wind farm resistance

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

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

# portlaoise - Saturday 21 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Joan Burton says she has the passion needed to be the next Labour leader Leadership Battle

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Alex White says it’s time to tell the IMF that ‘enough is enough’ Leadership Battle

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

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

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

# portlaoise - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

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

# portlaoise - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

From TheJournal.ie More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out Irish Prison Service

More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out

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

# portlaoise - Friday 25 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Young children climb out house window, found at nearby garage Morning Wander

Young children climb out house window, found at nearby garage

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

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

# portlaoise - Friday 18 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Boy (4) dies after collision in which three others injured 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.

# portlaoise - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant Chemicals

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

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

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

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