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 Brothers and sisters John Paul, Ann-Marie, Bridget(wife), Mary Theresa, and Thomas Delaney, all relatives of William Delaney can be seen close to the rock of Dunamase in Co.Laois Photograph: James Forde/ The Irish Times

“This is the worst thing that could happen to anybody,” said Mary Therese Delaney as she and her family stood at the Garda tape blocking access to the(...)

The remains are carried from St Peter and Paul’s Church, Portlaoise after the funerals of father and son, Vincent and Sully (5) Rossi. Photograph: Colin Keegan/ Collins Dublin

A five-year-old-boy killed alongside his father in a car crash last week was described in his final school report read aloud during his funeral as car(...)

Election is set for Thursday, June 27th at the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise, Co Laois

Three candidates will vie to become the next president of the Irish Cattle & Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA) at a vote next month. Nominations (...)

The Bergfink hammock €24.99 from Jysk

Look of the Danish Just over a week away, the opening of the first Jsyk stores in Naas Retail Park is likely to cause plenty of traffic. The Danish h(...)

In Galway city all family law cases were held on the same day with criminal cases in other courts in the courthouse.

Childcare cases are being heard in overcrowded and “severely overworked” courts alongside criminal cases, in sometimes dilapidated courthouses without(...)

File photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

A search operation is under way for a number of suspected refugees who are believed to have jumped from a lorry in Co Laois on Thursday evening. The(...)

A woman has been arrested after a car allegedly mounted a footpath and drove towards three men in the midlands on Monday.  File photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A woman has been arrested after a car mounted a footpath and allegedly drove towards three men in the midlands on Monday. The woman, who is in her e(...)

Sharon Groarke,  Bernie Kirwan and Catherine Wallace, support nurses at Hope Cancer Support Centre, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Being diagnosed with cancer can be the biggest shock of your life and coping with treatment and recovery is often a lonely journey – even if you are s(...)

An ambulance paramedic was left stranded at a filling station in Co Laois after a disagreement with a colleague who drove off, forcing controllers to (...)

The current chief justice Susan Denham, will retire in August after six years in the role, and 25 years as a judge of the Supreme Court. File  Photograph: Frank Miller

The cabinet has decided that a three-person committee, comprising a lay person, a judge and the Attorney General, will consider who should be appointe(...)

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