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Portlaoise

# portlaoise - Friday 11 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant Chemicals

EPA accused by Senator of not acting on carcinogens released from Portlaoise plant

John Whelan says the EPA is ‘asleep at the wheel’.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Dublin see off Meath to claim their fourth Leinster U21 title in six years

Dessie Farrell’s side advance to face the Ulster champions at the All-Ireland semi-final stage.

As it happened: Dublin v Meath, Leinster U21 football final

There’s silverware up for grabs tonight in O’Moore Park. Follow the action here.

# portlaoise - Friday 28 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway Roads

Man dies in single vehicle crash on Laois motorway

The 47-year-old died in the crash on the M7 outside Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Monday 24 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence Dog

Rescue volunteers “disgusted” over dog abuser’s court sentence

The two young pups were found dumped behind a 10-foot wall last June.

# portlaoise - Friday 21 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise Baby Deaths

HIQA to investigate extent of serious adverse incidents at Portlaoise

Dr James Reilly requested the watchdog to examine the “safety, quality and standards of services” following the deaths of a number of babies at Portlaoise Hospital.

# portlaoise - Saturday 15 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise Co Laois

Little girl (3) killed after being hit by van in Portlaoise

The toddler was struck by a van at St Brigid’s Place just after midday.

# portlaoise - Thursday 13 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois Roads

Paramedic dies after 4x4 crashes into pole in Laois

The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene early this morning.

# portlaoise - Monday 10 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise Midlands

HSE investigates the death of another baby at Portlaoise

It is the second death since the publication of a report into the standard of maternity care at the hospital.

# portlaoise - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland’s forests and more priorities for 2014 Oireachtas Agenda

Portlaoise baby deaths, Ireland’s forests and more priorities for 2014

Everything happening in Leinster House today.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning, need the news as you start your day? It’s all here.

From TheJournal.ie TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths Portlaoise

TDs and Senators to question chief medical officer on Portlaoise baby deaths

Tony Holohan is to appear before the committee this morning. He published a review of the situation last month.

# portlaoise - Friday 28 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated Baby Deaths

Death of another baby at Portlaoise being investigated

Minister James Reilly published a report into the Portlaoise perinatal deaths this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system Portlaoise

Kenny: No family should have to fight for truth in our health system

The Taoiseach was responding to the publication of a damning report today examining the deaths of four babies at Portlaoise Regional Hospital.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Friday Take Five

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths Baby Deaths

HSE replaces management at Portlaoise hospital in response to baby deaths

The Irish Nurses and Midwives Organisation said today that a staffing deficit in the hospital’s maternity unit means employees are facing double the workload.

# portlaoise - Thursday 20 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands Investigation

Two arrested in organised crime sting in the midlands

The men in their 20s were detained as part of an investigation into gangs.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Mum learned about baby’s death investigation on RTÉ show Fatal Failures

Mum learned about baby’s death investigation on RTÉ show

Prime Time Investigates looked into the deaths of babies at Portlaoise Hospital – the mother of Katelyn discovered that one baby was her daughter Katelyn.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’ Portlaoise Hospital

‘Concerns will be addressed in full’: Emotional Reilly says baby deaths are ‘disturbing’

The Minister for Health appeared close to tears in the Dáil earlier.

# portlaoise - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise Prime Time

‘We will get all the answers’ – Reilly says HIQA will review death of babies in Portlaoise

Reilly was speaking after one family, whose tragic story was outlined in a Prime Time special last week, met with members of the Oireachtas earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie Missing Portlaoise man’s body recovered Recovered

Missing Portlaoise man’s body recovered

Patrick Bruton had not been seen at his Laois home in almost five days.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry Portlaoise

Taoiseach: Independent report into baby deaths would only happen after HSE inquiry

Health Minister James Reilly has ordered a HSE investigation, but there have been calls to have health watchdog HIQA brought in straight away

# portlaoise - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise Fatal Failures

TDs call special private meeting to talk about baby deaths at Portlaoise

TD Jerry Buttimer said the families involved deserve a “full and frank explanation”.

# portlaoise - Saturday 1 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations Babies

Concerned parents turn to helpline after Portlaoise Hospital revelations

The helpline is open this weekend following an investigation into the deaths of four babies over six years at the hospital.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

January is (finally!) over. Here are the nine things you need to know as your weekend – and February – begins.

# portlaoise - Friday 31 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after van collides with wall Portlaoise

Man dies after van collides with wall

A passenger in the van was brought to hospital with injuries described as ‘not serious’.

From TheJournal.ie Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know.. Fatal Failures

Missed the Prime Time investigation last night? Here’s what you need to know..

The programme investigated the deaths of four babies at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise.

# portlaoise - Thursday 30 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital Waiting Lists

Health Minister calls for report into the death of babies at Portlaoise hospital

The Health Minister also said that he went into politics “to fix the health system”.

From TheJournal.ie Calls for an independent inquiry into maternity care at Portlaoise hospital Rte Investigation

Calls for an independent inquiry into maternity care at Portlaoise hospital

Patient Focus is calling on the Minister for Health and Children to consider as a matter of urgency the need for a wider review of other maternity units also.

# portlaoise - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated Fatal Failures

Deaths of babies at maternity units investigated

The RTÉ Investigations Unit found that bereaved families were not told that investigations had taken place into their babies’ deaths.

# portlaoise - Monday 9 December, 2013

5 Talking Points as St Vincent’s win Leinster title against Portlaoise

The Dublin champions won out at O’Connor Park in Tullamore yesterday.

What did the St Vincent’s and Portlaoise managers make of yesterday’s Leinster final?

Tommy Conroy and Mick Lillis gave their views on the clash at O’Connor Park.

# portlaoise - Sunday 8 December, 2013

St Vincent’s are crowned Leinster senior club champions after six-goal thriller

Tomás Quinn and Diarmuid Connolly hit the vital points as the Dublin side defeated Portlaoise.

As it happened: St Vincent’s v Portlaoise, AIB Leinster senior football club final

Who would claim the last senior provincial club title of the year?

# portlaoise - Monday 25 November, 2013

6 Talking Points from the weekend’s Gaelic football club action

Castlebar Mitchels, St Vincent’s and Portlaoise all celebrated victory in the AIB provincial club football championships yesterday.

# portlaoise - Sunday 24 November, 2013

Portlaoise return to Leinster final after semi-final win over Moorefield

The Laois champions were victorious in O’Moore Park today.

As it happened: Sunday GAA club match tracker

It was an important day in the AIB provincial club championships.

# portlaoise - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Portlaoise to face Moorefield in Leinster football semi-final

The Laois champions needed extra-time before winning today’s quarter-final in Longford.

# portlaoise - Sunday 10 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Search called off for missing man in Portlaoise Missing

Search called off for missing man in Portlaoise

Shane Finan had been missing since Thursday.

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