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Almost €9k raised in bid to bring tragic Portlaoise man home

Almost €9,000 has been raised to bring tragic Daryl Dargan home from Portugal. The 30-year-old was on a stag party with a group of friends...

HSE report highlights improvements at Portlaoise hospital

A total of 107 complaints from maternity patients of the hospital in Portlaoise were examined as part of a clinical review, which identifies 28...

Bankz in Portlaoise are looking for a Beauty Therapist

Bankz Hair and Beauty Salon in Portlaoise are looking to hire a Senior Beauty Therapist for full-time hours with an immediate start. The role is...

Portlaoise man (30) dies tragically in Portugal

A young Portlaoise man who died tragically in Portugal has been named locally as Daryl Dargan. The 30-year-old was on a stag party with a...

Stephen Dowling: What you need to consider if you AI your dairy herd

With the AI season firmly upon us, it is time to consider the breeding opportunities that DIY AI can bring to the farmer’s herd. The...

Talking points as Laois see off Longford and set sights on Kildare

After a miserable league campaign that ended with relegation to Division 4 of the National Football League, Laois entertained Longford on Sunday. For the first...
A brilliant day of entertainment at the Dunamaise Arts centre

High quality theatre event a success in Dunamaise

The Laois Youth Theatre junior and senior groups hosted a thoroughly enjoyable afternoon of theatre in the Dunamaise Arts Centre last Sunday. A large number...
Neil Foyle, Laois manager Eamonn Kelly and Matthew Whelan at the launch of the Borris-Kilcotton Road Hurling tournament

Borris-Kilcotton gearing up for Road Hurling tournament

"Hurlers young and old, get off the ditch and on the road!" is the excellent tag line for Borris-Kilcotton's inaugural Road Hurling tournament. On Sunday...

16 things to keep in mind as Silage Season is upon us

With Silage Season fast approaching, here are the most common occurrences experienced on our typical Irish farm and some advice for the farmers, their wives...
Paul Kingston celebrates with Pádraig McMahon after the first Laois goal

Kingston nominated for GAA player of the week

Brought to you in association with DS Sports Laois forward Paul Kingston has been nominated for the GAA.ie Player of the Week award. The Arles-Killeen ace...

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The Cumann na mBunscol final fixtures are here

Cumann na mBunscol hurling and camogie finals fixtures announced

The crescendo of hurling and camogie in primary schools is almost upon us with the Cumann na mBunscol finals set to begin tomorrow. Following weeks...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Oliver Doran Campclone, Ballyfin, Laois Died peacefully after a short illness surrounded by his...
Midlands Prison the scene of a mass brawl according to reports

Reports say Portlaoise prison locked down after brawl

Up to 60 inmates and six prisoner officers were involved in a brawl at the Midlands Prison, Portlaoise, it has been reported. According to the Irish...
Nicole with Clr. Eddie Fitzpatrick, Cathaoirleach, Offaly and Clr. Tom Mulhall, Cathaoirleach, Laois

In pictures: Civic reception for Nicole Turner

Portarlington swimmer Nicole Turner was honoured with a Civic Reception in Laois County Council on Thursday – where glowing tributes were paid to her...

Here are Monday’s Laois GAA results

The minor footballers of Ballyroan-Abbey and the minor hurlers from The Harps have league finals to look forward to following tonight's Laois GAA action.   Laois...
Gardai are appealing for information as they believe the two burglaries are linked

Man arrested after car hi-jacking in Portarlington

A man in his 30s was arrested after hi-jacking a car and threatening a local woman with a screwdriver at Lidl in Portarlington last week. A...
Gardai are appealing for information after a robbery at Cul na Mona

Gardai meet severe resistance as stolen caravan is recovered

Gardai met severe resistance and violence at Clonrooske in Portlaoise last week as they recovered a caravan stolen from Crettyard a couple of days...

Jack Nolan: What a refreshing display with so much to admire

A refreshing first round victory, for a change, was more than welcome and coming just a few weeks after relegation to the bottom tier...

Winners announced for LaoisToday BARE in the Woods ticket giveaway

Thanks to our friends behind the wonderfully successful BARE in the Woods festival, LaoisToday had three weekend tickets to give away to this year's...

Here are all of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

MONDAY, MAY 22 First-named team have home advantage unless stated otherwise Laois Shopping Centre Minor Football League Semi Final (Extra time if necessary) Ballyroan Abbey Gaels V Portlaoise...