‘Illegal dumpers are sneaking across the border’

By Carmel Hayes ILLEGAL dumpers are sneaking across the border into Laois to offload their rubbish, according to a local councillor. Cllr Ben Brennan made the claim at a council meeting, as he highlighted a spate of “atrocious” dumping in...

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D-Day looms for this year’s Electric Picnic

By Carmel Hayes THE last day of June is D-Day for a decision on whether Electric Picnic 2021 will go ahead in the last weekend of September. Organisers Festival Republic have applied for a licence to stage the Stradbally event...

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HSE building beside crèche is crawling with rats

  By Carmel Hayes A RAT-INFESTED building beside a Crettyard crèche is causing serious concern for staff, parents and nearby...

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