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News Ireland Laois: Dublin share the scores around as they cruise past Laois

Published on: Thursday 09 January 2020
Dublin share the scores around as they cruise past Laois
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/dublin-share-the-scores-around-as-they-cruise-past-laois-1.4135329

Victory over Laois was slight revenge for last summer’s All-Ireland preliminary quarter-final loss and tees up a clash with Galway back at Parnell Park on Sunday. Dublin were never troubled and led ...

News Ireland Laois: Report: Ireland has fifth highest number of billionaires per capita

Published on: Sunday 19 January 2020
Report: Ireland has fifth highest number of billionaires per capita
News source: https://laois-nationalist.ie/2020/01/20/report-ireland-has-fifth-highest-number-of-billionaires-per-capita/

Ireland has the fifth highest number of billionaires per capita, according to a report by Oxfam. Ireland’s tally of 17 billionaires is “disproportionately high”, the charity says as only Hong Kong, ...

News Ireland Laois: Laois left in chaos as camogie side is withdrawn from 2020 competitions due to 'unavailability of players'

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Laois left in chaos as camogie side is withdrawn from 2020 competitions due to 'unavailability of players'
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/camogie/laois-left-in-chaos-as-camogie-side-is-withdrawn-from-2020-competitions-due-to-unavailability-of-players-38841358.html?token=-153091218

... revealed that they will be unable to field an adult team for 2020 due to "unavailability of players" Laois – who won the 2015 All-Ireland junior camogie crown – had been on an upward curve in ...

News Ireland Laois: Most expensive streets in the nation revealed

Published on: Sunday 15 December 2019
Most expensive streets in the nation revealed
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/most-expensive-streets-in-the-nation-revealed-970583.html

The most expensive listing was the €20m Abbeyleix Estate in Co Laois. The 18th-century estate was recently restored and has 1,000 acres of grounds, including walled gardens, farmland and ancient ...

News Ireland Laois: Early Murray and Bergin strikes set the tone as Laois dominate Carlow

Published on: Sunday 15 December 2019
Early Murray and Bergin strikes set the tone as Laois dominate Carlow
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/early-murray-and-bergin-strikes-set-the-tone-as-laois-dominate-carlow-38787685.html

Laois – E Rowland; L Senior, M Whelan ... Michael Verney Anyone expecting Tipperary to rest on their laurels as All-Ireland champions would have received a rude awakening had they braved the cold to ...

News Ireland Laois: Bank of Ireland opposes Personal Insolvency Arrangement for woman who owes around €600k

Published on: Friday 18 October 2019
Bank of Ireland opposes Personal Insolvency Arrangement for woman who owes around €600k
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/bank-of-ireland-opposes-personal-insolvency-arrangement-for-woman-who-owes-around-600k-958222.html

The application is by Rebecca Forde Egan, from Ballymorris, Portarlington, Co. Laois, who has debts of approximately €600,000. The proposed PIA would result in approximately €200,000 of that debt ...

News Ireland Laois: Former Limerick manager joins Mike Quirke's Laois backroom team

Published on: Tuesday 15 October 2019
Former Limerick manager joins Mike Quirke's Laois backroom team
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/sport/gaa/former-limerick-manager-joins-mike-quirkes-laois-backroom-team-957304.html

New Laois football manager Mike Quirke has brought in former Limerick ... He later turned to management, Limerick’s run to the 2011 All-Ireland SFC quarter-final being the standout achievement of his ...

News Ireland Laois: Jack Carty starts for Ireland; Tipperary dominate All Star nominations

Published on: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Jack Carty starts for Ireland; Tipperary dominate All Star nominations
News source: https://www.irishtimes.com/sport/jack-carty-starts-for-ireland-tipperary-dominate-all-star-nominations-1.4031061

A year after receiving a single nomination and no winners, All-Ireland champions Tipperary have 11 names on the shortlist of 45 players in line for a 2019 hurling All-Star award. Laois are also duly ...

News Ireland Laois: Growing Up With Ireland: New book looks back at a different country

Published on: Monday 30 September 2019
Growing Up With Ireland: New book looks back at a different country
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/lifestyle/features/growing-up-with-ireland-new-book-looks-back-at-a-different-country-954024.html

I travelled around Ireland meeting our nonogenarians ... Siblings Kevin and Sr Márie Kealy lived in a ‘rambling house’ in Wolf Hill, Co Laois, where the neighbours gathered to tell tall tales around ...

News Ireland Laois: ‘Boris Johnson in public toilet’ wows scarecrow festival visitors in Laois

Published on: Sunday 28 July 2019
‘Boris Johnson in public toilet’ wows scarecrow festival visitors in Laois
News source: https://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/discover/boris-johnson-in-public-toilet-wows-scarecrow-festival-visitors-in-laois-939942.html

A scarecrow depicting Boris Johnson in a public toilet has gone on display in Co Laois. Durrow Scarecrow Festival is known ... depiction of the Pope in his popemobile ahead of his visit to Ireland won ...

News Ireland Laois: Laois' Anna Healy remains upbeat despite doom and gloom

Published on: Friday 26 July 2019
Laois' Anna Healy remains upbeat despite doom and gloom
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2019/0726/1065434-laois-healy-remains-upbeat-despite-doom-and-gloom/

There have been plenty of positive days for the Laois footballers in the past, with All-Ireland final appearances and their memorable 2001 senior triumph, but Sunday's TG4 Intermediate championship clash against Wexford is arguably as important as any of them.

News Ireland Laois: Brennan eyeing Liam MacCarthy Cup return with Laois

Published on: Tuesday 07 May 2019
News source: https://www.rte.ie/sport/gaa/2019/0508/1048175-brennan-maccarthy-laois/

Eddie Brennan admits that taking over as Laois manager was an eye-opener - but now he’s got his sights firmly set on getting back into the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship. Brennan enjoyed a ...

News Ireland Laois: King return a 'massive boost' as Laois eye redemption

Published on: Thursday 09 May 2019
News source: https://www.independent.ie/sport/gaelic-games/hurling/king-return-a-massive-boost-as-laois-eye-redemption-38097801.html

Things didn't go to plan for Laois in last year's Joe McDonagh Cup as they flirted ... reaching the quarter-finals of the league - albeit shipping a heavy defeat to All-Ireland champions Limerick - ...

News Ireland Laois: One of Ireland’s most prolific grow house gangs targeted by Criminal Assets Bureau who swooped on two properties in Dublin

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.thesun.ie/news/4101788/grow-house-gangs-targeted-criminal-assets-bureau/

As part of the crackdown on grow house gangs operating in rural parts of Ireland, CAB also searched a Co Laois legal firm and an accountants office in Dublin. The gang are suspected of drugs ...

News Ireland Laois: Top hidden beauty spots in Ireland

Published on: Wednesday 15 May 2019
News source: https://www.irishcentral.com/travel/best-of-ireland/hidden-beauty-spots-ireland

One of the great natural assets of County Laois in the Irish midlands is the Slieve Bloom Mountains, which also touch surrounding counties such as Offaly. They are without a doubt one of Ireland's ...