Meet the Laois man with the cool job behind-the-scenes with the...

The first test between the British and Irish Lions and New Zealand on Saturday morning will be one of the biggest global sporting events...
Robbie Dowling was in fine form for The Heath last night in their win over Arles-Killeen

Strong second half sees The Heath relegate Arles-Killeen

The Heath 1-14 Arles-Killeen 0-10 ACFL Division 1A The Heath produced a strong second half performance to end any outside chance that they would be relegated...

With only four ambulances in Laois (compared to nine in Offaly), calls are being...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for increased resources for the Ambulance Services in Laois. He was reacting to the disclosure that...
The new Laois Republic of Ireland Supporters Club has been launched

Republic of Ireland Laois Supporters Club launched

A Republic of Ireland Supporters Club in Laois has been launched. A number of staunch soccer people in the county have come together to form...
Laois Red Cross aiming to break Guinness World Record

Camross World Record attempt to raise funds for Red Cross

Members of the Laois Red Cross are hoping to make a World Record next Saturday at an event in Camross. As part of the Red...
Muireann ni Chonaill ( Arts Officer, Laois Co. Council ), Clr. Tom Mulhall ( Cathaoirleach, Laois Co. Council) and Artist- John Keating , pictured with participants

In Pictures: Large turnout at Laois Arthouse exhibition

There was a big turnout at a recent Laois Arthouse exhibition. The main attraction was the exhibition of work from 'Painting, and Drawing in Light,...

Exciting line-up of entertainment and heritage events for Old Fort Festival

The Old Fort Festival, which takes place this weekend, promises to be an exciting mix of family fun and late night entertainment. The weekend will...

Laois athlete to represent Leinster at Tailteann games

Eoin Keenan is having a roller coaster season in Track & Field Athletics this year. The sixteen year old 6’3” Emo Rath Athlete set...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 23, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Gemma Bergin (née Bergin) Garron, Ballybrophy, Laois Bergin, Gemma (née Bergin), Scarbhóg, Garron, Ballybrophy,...
In 2015, the Laois manager was Seamus Plunkett but we want to know can you name the players that played against Carlow?

Can you name the Laois team from our last clash with Carlow?

The last time Laois and Carlow met in the hurling championship was in the Leinster Round Robin in 2015. Back then, Cheddar Plunkett's Laois were...

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Here are all the Laois GAA results from tonight's games

All tonight’s Laois GAA results following a bumper night of action

There was a number of games down for decision across the various Laois GAA leagues this evening with significant results at both ends of...

Laois girl to represent Ireland in Tokyo art exhibiton

Seventeen year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning...

Popular Laois soap business in a change of a hands

Don’t get yourself into a lather, but, Rose & Alice soaps is changing hands. Happily though they are remaining in Laois and staying in...

Ballyroan runner answers Ireland’s call

Cian McDonald from Ballyroan-Abbeyleix and District AC will be competing for Ireland this Saturday in Gagliano del Capo Italy. He will be running the youth...
Monasterevan GAA team come together to save captain's turf

WATCH: GAA team come together to save captain’s turf

Turf season is in full swing - but having a broken leg makes saving it a little difficult. Monasterevan senior football captain Paul Kelly broke...
The Portlaoise team who were crowned U-14 Feile champions this afternoon

Three Laois teams head to Ulster in search of Feile glory

Two Laois football clubs and one Laois Ladies football team are heading to Ulster tomorrow to begin their quests for Feile glory. This fantastic event will...
Cllr Paschal McEvoy has called for the speed van in Stradbally to go

No new roundabout for Stradbally amid calls for speed van to go

There will be no new roundabout built in Stradbally, Transport Infrastructure Ireland has indicated. The government body was requested to construct one on the N80...

Rathdowney to get new road markings as extra lighting sought

Road marking at Dunnes Stores in Rathdowney are to be restored by Laois County Council, Cllr Brendan Phelan had a motion before the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...
Traffic will ease for Portlaoise people

Council gets go-ahead for land CPOs for Timahoe link road

A significant step has been taken towards the provision of a major piece of road infrastructure in Portlaoise, it has been announced. At the Portlaoise...
Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Appeal for information following burglary in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was burgled in Portlaoise. The incident occurred sometime between 3pm and 8pm on Sunday. A woman returned to...