The Sunday Interview: Steeped in political history, Padraig Fleming is set...

Cllr Padraig Fleming will reach the pinnacle of local politics when he is elected chairman of Laois County Council on Monday. With his own Fianna...

With only four ambulances in Laois (compared to nine in Offaly), calls are being...

Laois Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley is calling for increased resources for the Ambulance Services in Laois. He was reacting to the disclosure that...
Laois Red Cross aiming to break Guinness World Record

Camross World Record attempt to raise funds for Red Cross

Members of the Laois Red Cross are hoping to make a World Record next Saturday at an event in Camross. As part of the Red...

Exciting line-up of entertainment and heritage events for Old Fort Festival

The Old Fort Festival, which takes place this weekend, promises to be an exciting mix of family fun and late night entertainment. The weekend will...

Laois girl to represent Ireland in Tokyo art exhibiton

Seventeen year old Lucy Deegan from Luggacurran will be representing Ireland when she attends a major exhibition in Tokyo at which her top prize-winning...

Popular Laois soap business in a change of a hands

Don’t get yourself into a lather, but, Rose & Alice soaps is changing hands. Happily though they are remaining in Laois and staying in...
Cllr Paschal McEvoy has called for the speed van in Stradbally to go

No new roundabout for Stradbally amid calls for speed van to go

There will be no new roundabout built in Stradbally, Transport Infrastructure Ireland has indicated. The government body was requested to construct one on the N80...

Rathdowney to get new road markings as extra lighting sought

Road marking at Dunnes Stores in Rathdowney are to be restored by Laois County Council, Cllr Brendan Phelan had a motion before the Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...
Traffic will ease for Portlaoise people

Council gets go-ahead for land CPOs for Timahoe link road

A significant step has been taken towards the provision of a major piece of road infrastructure in Portlaoise, it has been announced. At the Portlaoise...
Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Appeal for information following burglary in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was burgled in Portlaoise. The incident occurred sometime between 3pm and 8pm on Sunday. A woman returned to...

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Gardai are appealing for information following the robbery at a house in Portlaoise

Appeal for information following burglary in Portlaoise

Gardaí are appealing for information after a house was burgled in Portlaoise. The incident occurred sometime between 3pm and 8pm on Sunday. A woman returned to...
The East End Hotel in Portarlington is re-opening

Jobs boost for Portarlington following hotel re-opening

The East End Hotel is officially re-opening in Portarlington tomorrow. 12 new jobs will be created in the town as the hotel is relaunched under...

Your recent local news from the Timahoe community

Thanks to Roghan Headen for sending the Timahoe community notes our way. If you would like to see your community notes feature on LaoisToday.ie then...

Abbeyleix school honoured for health initiative

Abbeyleix South National School received a Flag for their Involvement in The HSE’s Health Promoting School Initiative. Abbeyleix South National School decided to become involved...
Maeve Dunne Laois Rose has become an ambassador for GROW

Laois Rose becomes GROW mental health ambassador

Laois Rose Maeve Dunne is joining GROW to highlight mental health awareness and re-establish a GROW mental health support group in Mountmellick. The 27-year-old, who...
Cllr John Moran was at the centre of controversy this afternoon

Controversy as Cllr Moran elected municipal chair

There was controversy at this afternoon's Graiguecullen-Portarlington Municipal District meeting following the election of Cllr John Moran as chairman for the next year. At the...

Laois Shopping Centre manager scoops silverware

Laois Shopping Centre manager Kevin Doyle has finished second in the Manager of the Year at the Sceptre Awards 2017. The Sceptre Awards recognise the...

Proposed speed limit increase at Rossleighan labelled ‘total madness’

A proposal to increase the speed limit along the Mountemellick Road at Rossleighan soccer ground in Portlaoise has been labelled “total madness”. Today’s meeting of...

Major roadworks for Portlaoise town centre

Summer roadworks are on the way for lower Main Street in Portlaoise. Major roadworks are to be carried out on Lower Main Street in Portlaoise...

RTS action group calls for scrapping of EirGrid substation

An emergency meeting of the Ratheniska Timahoe Spink (RTS) Substation Action Group is to be held on Thursday night as the group seeks planning...

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