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Clubbing in Borris-in-Ossory, school in Ballyfin and life lessons from Laois...

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...

The Laois Twitter reaction as Ireland take step closer to World Cup qualification

You can't beat a big Ireland soccer match for bringing the country together. And what's better than watching it on the telly than sharing...

Top Tweets and Facebook comments of the week

Why do a big assignment due tomorrow when you could watch Buff Egan make an apple tart on Snapchat I say— Ciarán Fennelly (@mrFennelly)...

Your chance to catch up on the week’s top stories

There was plenty of stories in news and sports this week including €1 million to be given to Laois communities, a father-son duo representing...

Laois Rose Maeve is representing her county in Croke Park

Current Laois Rose Maeve Dunne is now working as an Events Executive in Croke Park. Prior to working in Croke Park, Mountmellick-born Maeve was in...

In Pictures: Young Portlaoise and Portarlington rugby players star at Cistercian Roscrea blitz

On Saturday September 23 rd Cistercian College in Roscrea Co Tipperary held its inaugural U12s Rugby Super Blitz. 26 teams from all over Ireland...

Moment in Time: Kilcavan get the better of St Joseph’s in 2004 junior final

On Saturday evening they'll do battle for the Laois JFC 'A' title - St Joseph's second team taking on a Kilcavan side going for...

21 of the hardiest men to have played football in Laois in the last...

Earlier this year our resident comedian in LaoisToday, Mark Doheny, did one of his light-hearted pieces under the headline '21 things we've learned from...

Revealed: Winner announced of recent LaoisToday competition

And we've had another massive response to a LaoisToday competition. With thanks to Fifty Seven Boutique and Gift Emporium we had a beautiful hamper filled...

From Portlaoise to Portugal – Blind Date set for Irish debut

Are you ready for love? The world’s greatest TV dating show Blind Date has conquered audiences all over the world and will be broadcasting on...

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Moment In Time: Some classic photos from the Macra Na Feirme Awards 2000

We're travelling back in time once again to the Macra Na Feirme awards that took place this time 17 years ago. Alf Harvey's archives never...
Check out the fresh faces here! Portlaoise beat Killeshin-Crettyard in the 2009 Feile football final

Remember the Game: 2009 Feile football win for Portlaoise

Portlaoise 5-12 Killeshin-Crettyard 0-5 Portlaoise thumped Killeshin-Crettyard to win the Feile final in 2009 by 22 points. There were a number of players on show who...

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

Review all the top stories of the week with this handy guide. NEWS A young man was assaulted with a hurl in Portlaoise on Thursday...
The moment it all kicked off

Remembering one of the greatest GAA rows of all time – Laois v Louth...

Ahead of the opening round of the National Football League clash between Laois and Louth, we take a look back at the most famous...

Remember the Game: 2000 Feile football win for Graiguecullen

Graiguecullen 1-7 St Joseph's 0-5 2000 Feile Football Final Graiguecullen captured the first Laois Feile football title of the 21st century following a five point win...
Some of the final boarders all packed up at Knockbeg College on the last day pictured with Fr. MIchael Murphy and Principal Mr. Cyril Hughes. From left, back: Philip Cantwell, Wexford; Andrew O'Regan, Waterford; Pádraig Doyle, Wexford and Liam Gahan, Wexford. Front: Seán Daly, Crettyard; Jonathan Fitzpatrick, Kilkenny; Mark Holt, Wicklow and James Griffin, Tullow. Picture: Alf Harvey.

20 things you’ll remember if you went to Knockbeg College

Knockbeg College boys secondary school has been home to thousands of Laois lads since it first opened in 1793. Originally a boarding school only, it...

The Killeshin community are putting forward THREE contestants for this year’s Laois Rose

Most areas in Laois would be proud if there was one girl from their locality in the Laois Rose selection night but the Killeshin...

Laois Abroad: Watching out for snakes on the sites in Sydney

George Cooper from Coolrain features this week in ‘Laois Abroad’. Son of George and Jane Cooper, he’s the youngest in the family behind sisters...

Moment in Time: Ballyfin do a very fancy dress in 2009

The photographic archives continue to throw up some incredible images and this week we've unearthed some great shots from an event in Ballyfin this...

My Club and I: Will Sherlock (Portlaoise RFC)

With Portlaoise playing Skerries in the second round of the Towns Cup on Sunday, we caught up with Will Sherlock this week for the...

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