Portlaoise


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Portlaoise

(ˌpɔːtˈliːʃə)
n
(Placename) a town in central Republic of Ireland, county town of Laois: site of a top-security prison. Pop: 12 127 (2002)
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GANGSTER "Fat" Freddie Thompson has brought a High Court challenge over what he claims is the "extremely oppressive" regime at Portlaoise.
Leinster Club SFC semi-final Portlaoise (Laois) v Emmet Og Killoe (Longford) Portlaoise, kick-off 2.30pm BY PAUL KEANE EMMET Og Killoe's bid for a historic AIB Leinster club final place could rest on the fitness of star man Michael Quinn.
Tommy Thompson, 59, originally from Yorkshire, worked as a plasterer in Portlaoise, Co Laois, before his disappearance on April 21.
Officers raided a house in Portlaoise where they discovered a cocaine-mixing factory with 15 kilograms of cocaine and a quantity of mixing agents.
They are being quizzed over the disappearance of William Delaney, from the Fieldbrook estate in Portlaoise, Co Laois.
GAA: Leinster club senior football championship, quarter-final Portlaoise v St Vincent's Today, kick-off 2.30pm
The driver, Matthew Peters, and his young girlfriend Aoife Carroll died along with their friend Ray Cuddy after they collided with a silage truck on the way into a nightclub in Portlaoise.
GAA: Leinster club senior football championship, quarter-final Portlaoise v St Vincent's Today, kick-off 2.30pm BY PAUL KEANE TOMMY CONROY knows one piece of Leinster club championship is guaranteed this afternoon - when two managers with the same name face up.
THREE members of a family were involved in the escape of a prisoner who had been taken to hospital from Portlaoise Prison four years ago, a court heard yesterday.