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The Irish question for the new secondary school in Portlaoise

Dunamase College - the new secondary school that will open in Portlaoise in September - will offer students the opportunity to learn through Irish...

VIDEO: Watch the great scenes in Vicarstown as Operation Transformation concludes

There was almost 200 runners in Vicarstown on Saturday morning as the weekly parkrun co-incided with the finale of the local Operation Transformation programme. And...
4th class student Lauren Rowan, mam Alice and grandmother Alice with Moya Doherty

Some great pics from Moya Doherty’s visit to The Swan NS

The pupils and teachers at The Swan NS were treated to a brilliant day last Friday when one of Ireland's richest women paid them...

Cistercian Roscrea parents begin campaign to save school from closing

The Parents Association of Cistercian College Roscrea have wasted little time in calling a meeting in an effort to prevent the school from closing...

Check out these photos of today’s Operation Transformation finale in Vicarstown

Over 200 people turned out in Vicarstown this morning for the finale of the Community Sports Hub Operation Transformation programme. As well as the regular...
Mrs Liz Kennedy and Moya Doherty with 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th class from The Swan NS

The Swan NS enjoy a visit from millionaire business woman

Moya Doherty, the woman behind Riverdance, paid a special visit to a Laois school yesterday morning. The Irish entrepreneur, believed to be one of the...

Pressure on department to source site for new Portlaoise secondary school

Prospective parents, students and teachers were in attendance at a packed information night on Thursday for Dunamase College, the new secondary school set to open...

Two Laois groups through to national trad music final

Two groups from Laois have made it through to the national final of Siansa Gael Linn 2017, one of the country’s most prestigious competitions...

Recognition for Ballaghmore Gaelscoil’s young actors

Over 300 young feet tread the boards of the Mullingar Arts Centre during the annual extravaganza of music and drama, Coirm Gael Linn 2017,...
Dramatic moment Stradbally grenade is exploded

WATCH: Grenade detonated safely at Stradbally Hall

A grenade that was discovered at a house in Stradbally yesterday has been safely destroyed by the army bomb disposal unit. The owner of the...
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