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All the results and some great pictures as Laois Ploughing celebrates 50 years

Laois ploughing celebrated its 50th Laois County Ploughing match in style over the weekend. OPEN INTERMEDIATE CONVENTIONAL 1st - Billy Donnelly 2nd - Martin Reilly 3rd - David...

50 years going strong – Laois ploughing celebrates significant milestone

This weekend marks a very special occasion for Laois Ploughing marks its 50th anniversary. Macra Na Feirme held ploughing competitions in Laois in the sixties...

‘A huge amount of untapped potential in Irish farming’, Laois farmers are told

Laois farmers were encouraged to explore all the opportunities available to them at an ‘Expand your Horizons’ event on Monday night, organized by Teagasc...

Farm machinery show in Punchestown always a big hit

Always a firm favourite with local farmers, the FTMA farm machinery show in Punchestown at the moment is running until tomorrow, Saturday, February 11. While...

Stephen Dowling: Spring calving now in full swing

Firstly, I would like to thank LaoisToday, who have asked me to be a regular contributor as a columnist. Each fortnight I will focus...

Portlaoise and District get ploughing season underway

The ploughing season is well and truly underway and the Portlaoise and District Association held their match in Rathleague on Saturday last. It was held...

IFA President Joe Healy addresses Laois AGM

Over 120 local farmers attended the Laois IFA AGM on Monday night in the Abbeyleix Manor Hotel. IFA President Joe Healy was guest speaker -...

Moment in Time: Ploughing in Ballylinan in 2008

With the Portlaoise and District Ploughing Association holding their annual match this Saturday we've dipped into the archives once again to bring up some...
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