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Moment in Time: The Timahoe Round Tower Festival in 2003

Timahoe have a busy few days this weekend as the village holds their annual Medley Day this weekend which incorporates a photographic display titled...

First Laois Rose remembers ‘magical’ 2004 experience

Brought to you in association with Manhattan Mixer Anne Marie Hogan was crowned the first Laois Rose in 2004. Thirteen years on, Anne Marie is still...

Moment In Time: Some classic images from the Leaving Cert Results day in 2000

As the Leaving Cert results are just around the corner, we thought we'd take a look back and share a laugh or two by...

LISTEN: LaoisToday boss defends Laois accent on national radio after ‘least sexy in Ireland’...

There was shock and outrage in the LaoisToday office on Tuesday morning as it was revealed that the Laois accent was the least sexy...

Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the week

Another busy week on social media. We pick out some of the best local comments across Facebook and Twitter - and there really are some...

It’s Saturday – so here are the week’s top stories

NEWS There was a great reaction to the news that two 90s supergroups would be performing at the Electric Picnic. Tradegy struck as a...
Maeve Dunne Laois Rose has become an ambassador for GROW

Laois Rose Maeve to highlight positive mental health at Rose Festival

Laois Rose Maeve Dunne is supporting the mental health charity GROW at this year's Rose of Tralee Festival in Kerry. The Mountmellick native hopes to...
Maeve Dunne Laois Rose has become an ambassador for GROW

Laois Rose Maeve Dunne all set as the countdown to Tralee continues

Brought to you in association with Manhattan Mixer Maeve Dunne became Laois Rose 2017 just over four months ago. Since then, the first Laois Rose...

REVEALED: Laois’s Hottest Men – numbers 10 to 1

So here it is. The top dog. The full monty. After many hours of deliberation we give you LaoisToday's 10 hottest men in Laois. The...

New to the Area: From Pakistan to Portlaoise

In our New to the Area series, we focus on people who have come from abroad to make Laois their home. We will be interviewing...

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Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the week

Between the funny, outrageous, well-thought and charming, these are our top Tweets and Facebook comments of the week. Father Paddy Byrne gave thoughts and prayers...

Moment in Time: The Timahoe Round Tower Festival in 2003

Timahoe have a busy few days this weekend as the village holds their annual Medley Day this weekend which incorporates a photographic display titled...

My Club and I: Maeve O’Sullivan (Portlaoise Panthers)

Maeve O'Sullivan is the subject of this week's 'My Club and I' interview. Maeve is a player, a coach and PRO with the Portlaoise...

Laois Abroad: San Francisco is 6000 miles away but Portarlington will always be home

Mary Rogers (nee Maher) from Portarlington is the latest to feature in our Laois Abroad piece.  She has been living in San Franciso for a...

Looking Back: Who fears to speak of ’86?

It will never be forgotten. No matter what happens on Saturday evening, no matter what way this year plays out for Laois or what...
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It's been another hectic week here in the O'Moore County but now that we've reached Friday and the weekend is almost upon us, it's...

Remember the Game: Ballyfin College and Heywood CS in January 2000

The first game in our ‘Remember the Game’ series is the South Leinster Colleges JFC ‘B’ final - an all-Laois affair in O’Moore Park...

The 11 stages of every GAA club player’s life and career

We're heading towards peak GAA championship season, a time when all sense of reason goes out the window. Everything comes second to a championship...

Moment in Time: Stradbally gets its first ATM in 2003

You can't beat a bit of a shindig, a bit of razzamatazz. In 2003 Simpson's Gala shop in Stradbally was celebrating five years in business....

12 reasons we can’t get enough of Love Island 2017

Love Island finishes this Monday night and the ITV (and 3e) programme has grabbed the attention of people all over these isles (and probably...

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