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Colin Slevin of Portarlington has been named as the Laois U-17 captain for the year

Laois move into Leinster U-17 quarter final in style

Laois 7-15 Louth 0-3 Leinster U-17 Football Championship Round 1 Laois are into the Leinster U-17 quarter finals following an emphatic victory over Louth in O'Moore...

Minister to visit Eirgrid site in Laois after ‘fraudulent’ claims

The government minister with responsibility for Eirgrid and ESB Networks has said in the Dail that he will visit Coolnabacca, the site of the...

Anger as new constituency to send almost 10,000 Laois voters to Kildare

Almost 10,000 Laois voters are set to be moved to the Kildare South constituency following the recommendations of the Constituency Commission. Laois-Offaly is set to be...
Stephen Maher was the main man for DJ Carey's Carlow IT side

Cruciate curse strikes Laois hurlers as Stephen ‘Picky’ Maher is ruled out

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens The injury list for the Laois senior hurlers just gets longer by the day. Stephen 'Picky' Maher is...
Homeless Laois families will soon be housed in hotels one Councillor has warned

Hotels will be used to house homeless Laois families, Cllr warns

A County Councillor has warned that hotels will soon be used to house homeless Laois families as the housing crisis reaches boiling point. Independent Cllr...
Niall Donoher is fit for selection for Saturday's game against Clare

Donoher boost for Creedon ahead of Clare showdown

The Laois senior footballers have received a boost with the news that Niall Donoher has returned to fitness. The Courtwood man was forced off in...
Laois minor football manager Noel Delaney

U-17 football boss Delaney hoping Laois people get behind his team

Laois U-17 manager Noel Delaney has called on Laois people to get behind his team as they begin their Leinster championship campaign tonight. This is...

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Dora Hickey (née O'Mahony) Hillcrest Corrig, Portarlington, Laois/Broadford, Limerick Peacefully at home, after a...

Siun Lennon: Ranking my top five make up artists in Laois

Make-up and make-up artistry is a booming trend that has taken over Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and everything in between. Makeup looks which were once reserved...

Laois-Offaly constituency to return for next General Election

After just one Dail term, the Laois-Offaly constituency is set to return for the next General Election. The Constituency Commission, set up in 2016 to...

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Large turnout at latest service to remember victims of farm accidents

The annual Ecumenical Embrace Remembrance Service was held in the Church of the Most Holy Rosary in Abbeyleix on Sunday last to remember loved...

Tueday night’s Laois GAA result

It was an unusually quiet evening on the Laois GAA playing pitches with just the one game down for decision. Just the 10 goals scored...

In Pictures: Massive turnout in The Swan to welcome Laois’s new Cathaoirleach

Cllr Padraig Fleming was elected as the new Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council on Monday and his home community in The Swan turned out...
First Dates Ireland are looking for single men for their new series! Do you know any interested Laois lads?

First Dates Ireland looking for single men for new series

Do you know any single Laois lads who are looking for love? Well, First Dates Ireland has just launched an appeal for such men to...
Sean Downey is tackled by David English of Carlow in todays game

Laois hurler named for GAA player of the week

Laois senior hurler Seán Downey has been named the GAA player of the week following an online vote. Ballinakill's Seán Downey and Clough-Ballacolla Lee Cleere...
Portlaoise's Gary Saunders will line up at centre back for the Laois U-17s tomorrow night against Louth

Laois team named for first ever Leinster U-17 championship opener

Laois U-17 football manager Noel Delaney has named his starting team for the county's first ever Leinster U-17 championship match. The side, which will take...

Winner announced in LaoisToday Kelly’s Steakhouse competition

Thanks to the Midlands Park Hotel, we had a wonderful prize to give away - a meal for two to the award-winning Kelly's Steakhouse...

Tributes paid as Cllr Tom Mulhall finishes up in his role as Cathaoirleach

Tributes were paid to Tom Mulhall as he finished up in his role as Cathaoirleach of Laois County Council on Monday afternoon. The Emo man,...

Cost of topping up water in lake in Portlaoise estate would be too high

It would be hard to justify the cost to the taxpayer of filling the lake at Esker Hills housing estate in Portlaoise with water,...
Two table quizzes for Laois soccer clubs

Two Laois soccer clubs holding quizzes to raise funds

Two Laois soccer clubs, Towerhill Rovers and Stradbally Town, are holding table quizzes to raise funds. Towerhill are holding their table quiz on the Friday June...