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Caution advised as one road closed and obstructions expected

All major roads in Laois are now deemed passable with the Mountmellick to Ballyfin Road expected to be re-open later this evening. Over 200 calls...
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Ophelia doesn’t deter criminals in Laois as Gardaí launch appeal after robbery

Despite the fact that Ireland was gripped by the worst storm to hit us in decades yesterday, crimes were still committed. Gardaí are appealing for...

Portarlington Area Plan public meeting on Wednesday

Members of the public are being urged to come to a public meeting on the Local Area Plan for Portarlington 2018 - 2014. The open...

Portarlington Lions Club grateful for help after man airlifted to hospital

A man who had to be airlifted from the Portarlington Lions Club Hunt recently was recovering in hospital over the weekend. Over 80 horses and...
Conor Boyle was thrilled as Portlaoise reclaimed the Jack Delaney Cup

Portlaoise captain Conor Boyle delighted to win Jack back

Portlaoise's Conor Boyle became the tenth captain from the Town to lift the Jack Delaney Cup in the last eleven years on Sunday. But just...
Colin Conroy has been selected on the Republic of Ireland U-15 squad

Former Portlaoise AFC player named in Ireland U-15 squad

A former Portlaoise AFC soccer player has been named in the Republic of Ireland U-15 squad. Colin Conroy, who now plays for St Kevin's Boys...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Martin Byrne Balbriggan, Dublin / Ashbourne, Meath / Maganey, Laois Martin Byrne died...

These are the Laois roads most affected by Storm Ophelia

The Laois Crisis Management Team - which comprises the County Council, An Garda Siochana and the HSE - have issued an update on the...

Laois pensioner ‘tormented’ over missing Jack Russell

A former Laois footballer in his 80s is desperate to be reunited with his beloved Jack Russell who ran away from a GAA field...

Breaking: 34 roads now blocked across Laois

A total of 34 roads are now blocked across Laois, it has been confirmed in the latest Crisis Management Team update. Dangerous conditions still prevail...

‘Prepare to be without power for a number of days’

ESB are advising people who have been hit by a power outage that they may be without power for "a number of days". In a...

No school again tomorrow, according to reports

ALL schools in the country are to remain closed agains on Tuesday, according to a report on Independent.ie just published now. Kevin Doyle has repoted...

19 roads blocked, 24 fallen trees and a car crash in Monasterevin

There has been another update from various bodies in Laois dealing with the effects of Ex Hurrican Ophelia which is currently battering the county...

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Road closures, power outages and a tree falling on a car – Ophelia update...

Laois County Council and An Garda Siochana Crisis Management Team have issued an update this lunch time as Ex Hurricane Ophelia is inflicting serious...

LIVE: Ex Hurricane Ophelia has hit Laois and it’s beginning to do some damage

Power is out in a number of areas of the county this lunch time as Ex Hurricane Ophelia is making its presence felt. Electricity is...

Clubbing in Borris-in-Ossory, school in Ballyfin and life lessons from Laois hurling – it’s...

Castletown man Mark Doheny is the resident LaoisToday comedian (well, the main one anyway) and he's come up with some classic pieces for the...

In Pictures: No luck for Ballylinan as Portlaoise crowned champions again

The weather failed to dampen the enthusiasm at the Laois senior football final on Sunday as a good crowd showed up in O'Moore Park...

In Pictures: Hundreds of balloons released in Clonaslee VS for Mental Health Week

A mass of orange balloons took over the basketball courts in Clonaslee VS for Mental Health Week on Friday last. Students were encouraged to write...

PE association gather in Portlaoise and honour retiring Critchley

The Physical Education Association of Ireland (PEAI) held their annual conference on Friday night in the Killeshin Hotel with their practical workshops on Saturday...

Camross claim yet another county title as U-16 camogie team crowned champions

Camross 4-6 St Brigid's 1-7 Laois U-16 Camogie Final Two brilliant goals in the first five minutes helped Camross to the Laois U-16 camogie title in...

Brilliant Bruno celebrates 13th Laois senior medal

Brian 'Bruno' McCormack claimed his 13th Laois SFC winners medal in O'Moore Park yesterday afternoon. It is a truly remarkable achievement and one which will...
the MSL U-15 ETP squad has been named

Portlaoise Shamrocks and O’Moore’s remain in touch at the top

Portlaoise Shamrocks are in fourth place but just two points off the top in a competitive Division 1 of the CCFL following Sunday's amazing...

In Pictures: Busy day of cross country championships in Abbeyleix

All roads led to Abbeyleix last Sunday for the second day of cross country racing, at the 2017 Downey’s Nissan/Laois Athletics Intermediate Championships. As well...