Entrepreneurs in Laois with an innovative business idea can now apply for New Frontiers 2013 commencing in July.
MOUNTRATH CS student Jean Kennedy has received a bursary from the dragons on Junior Dragons Den for her product which is a timetable pen.
Almost One third of the working population in Portlaoise faced a commuting time in excess of 30 minutes.
A Laois TD has called on the IDA to include Portlaoise has one of the priority towns for investment along with the Midlands towns of Athlone, Tullamore and Mullingar.
Windfarms in the midlands could lead to major job creation , according to several speakers at a wind energy conference in Tullamore last week.
County hall’s top official has pledged to launch a new action plan for jobs.
One of the best signs of a recovery in the local property market came in the Maldron Hotel recently when local auctioneer, Seamus Browne sold 11 acres of development lands for more than 50% more than it was guiding pre-auction.
HOUSE HOLDERS in Laois now have the option of paying their property tax in weekly instalments through a nationwide network of kiosks.
IFA President John Bryan has urged co-ops, merchants and banks to redouble their efforts over the coming days in supporting farmers who have built up significant bills arising from the fodder crisis.
There goes another myth.
Founded in 1831, the Leinster Express has seen and experienced much history and change.
South Laois Tourism launched two brochures as part of the RTE John Murray Show Walk in Cullahill on Sunday 14th April.
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Weather for Portlaoise
Tuesday 21 May 2013
Temperature: 9 C to 17 C
Wind Speed: 17 mph
Wind direction: West
Temperature: 5 C to 13 C
Wind Speed: 21 mph
Wind direction: North west