First Place Overall Award went to Portlaoise Men's Shed. Photo Kevin Byrne
Portlaoise active and diverse community is reflected in the annual St Patrick's Day wards which were presented this week in the Dunamaise Arts Centre Portlaoise.
The weather was atrocious on March 17 but that did not deter many local groups from making a big effort.
The winners are as follows:
3rd Place Overall: The Heath GAA
2nd Place Overall Pink Ladies Diesel Run
1st Place Overall Portlaoise Men’s Shed.
Oganiru Noi Igbo
Nigerian Diaspora in Europe Laois Chapter
E-Volution Dance School
Music and Culture
Laois Lithuanian Community
Irish Dancing Buggy School of dancing
Ricky Lawless School of Irish Dance
Scoil Rince Ui Dhuinn
Holy Family Senior School
Irish Girl Guides Portlaoise
1st Laois Portlaoise Scouts
Portlaoise Athletic Football Club
Park Ratheniska GAA
Portlaoise Panthers Basketball Club
Ballyfin Athletics Club
Portlaoise Tidy Towns
Laois Civil Defence