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Laois Food businesses to receive new training

Up to thirty food businesses in Laois will be able to receive specialist training and mentoring to help develop their business this September. 'Connect 2...

In Pictures: Family Fun Day in Borris-in-Ossory

There was a great turn out for the family fun day in Borris-in-Ossory on Saturday afternoon. There was a wide variety of activities for families,...
Re-enactment of a battle

Rathdowney war hero will be remembered at historical re-enactment

Bob's Bar Durrow and Durrow High Nelly Club are hosting a re-enactment of the Third Battle of Ypres on Sunday 20 August. During this historic...
The Portarlington minor team who beat Portlaoise tonight

Minor Football Round-Up: Wins for Portarlington, St Joseph’s and Emo-Courtwood-The Rock

The last ever Laois minor football championship began tonight with three games down for decision. The fourth quarter final, due to be played between Sarsfields...
All of tonight's Laois GAA results

All Monday night’s Laois GAA results

It was an extremely busy night of GAA in Laois. The minor football championships begun while the group stages of the U-14 championships came to...
Gardaí have closed the N80 at Mountmellick following the incident

Social media sale turned into robbery in Portlaoise estate

A man was robbed in Portlaoise over the weekend when he went to a meeting point to exchange a sale of goods that had...

A MUST-WATCH: Music Generation Laois perform beautiful rendition of Carrick-a-Rede

Music Generation Laois performed a beautiful rendition of Carrick -a-Rede in Kavanagh's Bar & Venue last Saturday night. The young trad group performed the Cathie...

Planning permission granted for new St Francis school building

Planning permission has been granted for the new St Francis School transfer and build on the site of the old St. Paul's Primary School,...

Minister Charlie Flanagan welcomes Minister Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran to Laois

Minister of State for the Office of Public Works (OPW) and Flood Relief Kevin Moran visited heritage sites around Laois today, including EMo Court...

Laois athletes in the medals at All Ireland Track & Field finals

A number of Laois athletes were among the medals at the All Ireland senior Track & Field finals in Santry on Sunday. Paul Byrne from...

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WATCH: Laois GAA TV ready to launch with highlights of club action

Laois GAA is taking another step into the digital world with Laois GAA TV set to launch in the coming weeks - with highlights...

In Pictures: Wonderful images from the Ossory Show

It's one of the longest-running agricultural shows in the country, going as it has been since 1898. And yesterday the crowds turned up in large...

3,500 homes without water following pump failure

Around 3,500 homes in the Rathdowney area are without water this morning. Irish Water says homes in the Rathdowney and Galmoy areas lost their supply...
Gardai are seeking the public's assistance following the assault

Thieves steal alcohol from Rathdowney Supervalu

Brazen thieves filled a trolley with alcohol at Supervalu in Rathdowney and left without paying over the weekend. The goods taken were described as a...

From Cullahill to Wolfhill and Ballacolla to Stradbally, the Laois Walks Festival is into...

Good weather (for the most part), good company and beautiful scenic locations, the Laois Walks Festival takes in every part of our wonderful county...

In Pictures: All Fun and Games at Emo’s Family Fun Day

There was a big crowd and a great sense of fun at Emo GAA on Sunday afternoon for their Family Fun Day. With lots of...
Conor Boyle was on the scoresheet for Portlaoise tonight against The Heath

Eight Laois football championship ties to really look forward to

The Laois football championships get underway this week from Junior 'A' up to senior and there's also a full round of minor games. Yep,...

The search is on for Laois’s hottest men

Forget Tinder - this can be your ultimate guide to the hottest Laois men. For this list, we have brought in outsiders to judge (so...

Our hurling ‘Team of the Week’ after a busy weekend of action

It was a tough job picking our second Team of the Week but it here it goes. Honourable mentions to James Ryan and Paddy Purcell...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 24, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Niall Farrell Portarlington, Laois/Raheny, Dublin Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of...