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Gardai are investigating after a house was robbed in Portlaoise

Appeal for information after house broken into in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was broken into in Portlaoise. The incident occurred at Castle Avenue in Kilminchy on Tuesday sometime between...

Pike-of-Rushall man hoping to lead Limerick club back to top tier of Irish club...

This Saturday a Laois man will lead a Limerick rugby club into their biggest game of the season - a winner-takes-all promotion-relegation playoff against...

Laois business women and entrepreneurs take ‘Steps to Success’

Nearly 100 Laois business women and entrepreneurs attended the Fuelling Ambition ‘Steps to Success’ Roadshow in Portlaoise earlier this week. The event was organised by...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, April 28, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Patrick (Paddy) Casey Ballymaddock, Stradbally, Laois Peacefully at the Regional Hospital, Portlaoise. Deeply regretted...
The Clough-Ballacolla GAA golf classic is on the horizon

Clough-Ballacolla GAA holding golf classic

Clough/Ballacolla GAA Annual Golf Classic will take place tomorrow in Rathdowney Golf Club. A team of four costs four costs €100 to enter and there...

Emo Court opening hours extended again for summer months

The opening hours at Emo Court, one of Laois's most used public facilities, are to be extended for the summer months. Last year during peak...

Roundup of Thursday’s Division 2 hurling and football action

There were three games down for decision in the Laois Shopping Centre ACFL Division 2 this evening. There was also one game in ACHL...
Our man Noel has broken training down into three key parts

Noel Garvan: Could this be the perfect training mix?

Trying to find the perfect mix when it comes to training can be difficult especially with so many different opinions out there at the...

Some of the talking points as the Laois hurlers get ready for championship action...

Brought to you in association with Hanlon Kitchens The Laois senior hurlers go to Navan on Sunday for a Leinster SHC round robin game against...

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Laois punters will be hoping Oscar Sam jumps to the front this afternoon

Cooper family aiming for Punchestown glory with Oscar Sam

The Cooper family from Camross, who are still celebrating their Grand National success with Our Duke, could be in for another good day today...
Gardai are appealing for witnesses after further burglaries in Ballylinan

Appeal for witnesses after crime spree in Ballylinan

Gardaí are appealing for witnesses after something of a crime spree took place in Ballylinan on Tuesday night. In total, seven cars and one house...

New Portlaoise secondary schools to start advertising for teachers next month

The new Portlaoise secondary schools, Dunamase College and Colaiste Dhun Masc, will be advertising for teachers from next month as they get ready to...
A garda was kicked in the eye at an incident at a checkpoint

Woman arrested after kicking garda in the eye

A woman was arrested after kicking a garda in the face following an incident at a checkpoint on the Dublin Road in Portlaoise last night. The...

Laois construction waste charges are ‘anti-business’

Charges at the construction and demolition (C&D) waste facility in Portlaoise are harming local jobs, Laois County Council has heard. At the council’s monthly meeting,...
Gardai are appealing for information after Mountrath GAA club was broken into

Appeal for information after Mountrath GAA club burgled

Gardái are appealing for information after the shed at Mountrath GAA club was broken into between 10pm Monday night and 8am Tuesday morning. The lock...
Gardaí have made the call to vehicle owners after a number of cars were broken into

Calls not to leave items visible in vehicles after series of break-ins

Gardaí are calling on vehicle owners not to leave items visible in unattended cars after a number of vehicles were broken into in recent...

Some great photos from the Laois Rose event over the years

Brought to you in association with the Manhattan Mixer and Soho late venue The Laois Rose selection night is always one of the social highlights...

Training to start for Portlaoise No Name Club

The Portlaoise No Name Club has moved a step closer to opening with news this week that training is to take place locally. The Portlaoise...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, April 27, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a ainm. Mary Jordan (née Eakins) Derrin, Borris-in-Ossory, Laois / Cashel, Tipperary Jordan (nee Eakins), Derrin,...