Laois Student Attends First Day At IT Sligo

Rebecca McNamara from Portlaoise, joined over 1000 first year students at IT Sligo for Induction Day on Tuesday 11th September 2018. The Institute of Technology Sligo, holds an Induction for all its first years to help them make the transition from second level to third level education.  They also give advice and support to those […]

Revenue seize cannabis infused ‘jelly sweets’ and herbal cannabis in Portlaoise and contraband cigarettes in North Tipperary

In three separate operations Revenue officers seized 2kg of cannabis infused ‘jelly sweets’, 650g of herbal cannabis and 50,000 contraband cigarettes. Today (09/07/2018), as a result of routine operations, Revenue officers at Portlaoise Mail Centre seized 2kg of cannabis infused ‘jelly sweets’ along with 50 grams of herbal cannabis. The illegal drugs were discovered, with […]

Enterprise Ireland’s Brexit Advisory Clinic, Portlaoise

Enterprise Ireland is running a series of nationwide Brexit Advisory Clinics, the next of which will take place in Portlaoise on Thursday, 22nd February.   The purpose of the clinic is to support companies affected by Brexit in Laois and the surrounding areas to take immediate action to address their exposure. The clinic aims to strengthen […]

Midlands Networking within Industry – Laois and Offaly Breakfast Meetings

The Midlands Regional Skills Manager Lorraine Danaher and Dermot O Neill from Irish Centre for Business Excellence (ICBE) will host a Networking within Industry Event in both Laois and Offaly as follows: –          Laois on the 10th February in The Killeshin Hotel & Leisure Club, Portlaoise. –          Offaly on the 17th February in The Tullamore […]

Portlaoise Students to represent Laois at the Student Enterprise Awards in Croke Park

LAOIS LADIES LOVE ENTERPRISING   Four business shrewd girls from Scoil Chríost Rí, Portlaoise have been chosen to represent Laois at the Student Enterprise Awards in Croke Park with their product ‘MASTERGUARD’. Maeve Mannion, Saoirse Dunne, Elaine Dunne and Alice Keane came out on top from 33 impressive business projects exhibited at the Laois Student […]

George Hook Leads Debate on Growing Old in Ireland – Portlaoise Event Announced

“By 2021 there will 800,000 people over the age of 65 in Ireland. Are we minding an ageing population?” Newstalk Broadcaster George Hook was speaking at the launch of An EngAGEment with Bluebird Care which comes to Portloaise and Killarney later this month. The event will debate growing old in Ireland and the concerns of […]

Killehsin Hotel, Portlaoise is announced in Ireland’s Top ten Green Hotels

Ireland’s top ten Green Hotels, as verified by The Green Hospitality Programme, were announced at the ‘Responsible Tourism Conference’ which took place in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane in Dublin.   Based on 2013 environmental benchmark figures produced by hotels, The Green Hospitality Programme has produced its first league table listing for the Greenest […]

Portlaoise House shortlisted in RIAI Irish Architecture Awards 2013

Hillside House in Portlaoise, Co. Laois designed by Architecture 53seven & Adrian Hill Architects isshortlisted in this year’s Irish Architecture Awards, which was recently announced by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland (RIAI). Now in its sixth year, the popular Public Choice Award gives the Laois public the opportunity to have their say […]

A Taste of Portlaoise at ‘Flavours’ Event in London

Tourism organisations from around the island of Ireland – including the Killeshin Hotel – travelled to London recently to participate in Flavours of Ireland 2012. The B2B tourism workshop, organised by Tourism Ireland, saw 100 representatives of the top GB-based inbound tour operators come together to do business with 40 Irish tourism organisations.   Now […]

Portlaoise Rugby Club News

Portlaoise Rugby Club :   Week 15  –   15th Apr 2012   This Weekend Results :   Home Team Score Away Team Score  Portlaoise Ladies   26 Galbally   5         This Weeks Matches   Ladies League Sunday 22nd April: Portlaoise Ladies are away to Young Munster in the final match of their League. […]

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