County Laois

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Gendered toilets and PE and the misuse of pronouns are among issues raised by transgender activists. Photograph: iStock

Rural schools could be places of welcome and sanctuary for young transgender people and yet they present these students with some of the greatest chal(...)

Mary Quinlan: “I was a hill walker and a great camogie player, but I always suffered from breathlessness.”

Mary Quinlan didn’t realise she had a rare genetic disorder, hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia, until her older brother accidently discovered he h(...)

Grand Parade, a new 4.3 per cent session IPA made by Wexford’s YellowBelly and Cork’s Rising Sons and Wolf Racer, made by Wicklow Wolf and  Scotland’s Fierce Beer

Craft brewers love their collaborations and 2019 will see plenty more of them, if the number already on the shelves is anything to go by. Collaboratio(...)

Mary McKenna: “Somebody said to me ‘you don’t make money for the first three years’ and I said ‘who made up that rule’.”  Photograph: Cyril Byrne

On the back wall of Mary McKenna’s office hangs a Ten Commandments-type edict – a poster with the guidelines by which she runs her business. Instead o(...)

Donnchadh Gibson (4).

The 21 Faces campaign has a very simple goal – to celebrate the uniqueness of children with Down syndrome. Now in its third year, the campaign – whic(...)

I recently made the mistake of smugly pointing out to an old, non-gardening friend of mine that her summer window box could, with just a little TLC, b(...)

NBRU general secretary Dermot O’Leary said the union was concerned that members working on the Kildare routes for Bus Éireann would not be forced to move “to an inferior employer”.

The National Bus and Rail Union (NBRU) has warned of “potential industrial flashpoints” after State-owned Bus Éireann lost the rights to operate Kilda(...)

At last, in 2017, what is possibly the most-hyped car of the decade (century, even?) arrived in Ireland as Tesla opened its first dealership (in Sandy(...)

Anyone who may have witnessed unusual activity in the area  should contact Portlaoise Garda station on 057-8674100, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666 111 or any Garda station. Photograph: The Irish Times

Gardaí are investigating after a man was assaulted and locked in the boot of his car by at least three men in Co Laois on Tuesday. The incident occu(...)

Co Laois, Ireland Connaughton Auctioneers is seeking €99,950 for the two-bedroom house, above, in need of renovation in Castletown, Ballylynan, (...)

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