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It’s Mother’s Day so here are some great pics of Laois...

You can't escape it no matter where you go. Today is Mother's Day and you'll be getting constant reminders of that fact everywhere you turn. We're...
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It’s been another hectic week here in the O’Moore County but now that we’ve reached the weekend, it’s time to take stock on all...
Having something green to put on your head is always very important on St Patrick's Day

22 pointers to help you get through St Patrick’s Day

Whether you love it or hate it, it's hard to avoid St Patrick's Day. We're a helpful bunch here in LaoisToday so we've compiled a...
Some cool looking dudes (and dudettes) in the Portlaoise St Patrick's Day parade in 2000

Moment in Time: Portlaoise St Patrick’s Day parade in the year 2000

It's not today nor yesterday, times were different then. So goes the opening line of a catchy Saw Doctors song. This year we're bringing you...
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Here at LaoisToday, we love to hear from you, our readers, about what you think of our stories. So, in order to honour the good...
The Moran family went down a storm on Twitter last night

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

It was another busy week in LaoisToday and once again we were delighted to bring you some great local stories. Whether it's serious news, local...
Abbeyleix native Mark O'Brien presents an Irish radio show called 'Ceol agus Craic' along with his good friend Ken Tracy from Sligo every Saturday morning in Toronto

Laois Abroad: Meet the man living in Canada but keeping Abbeyleix very close to...

Abbeyleix man Mark O’Brien is this week’s ‘Laois Abroad’ interview. Mark went to primary school in Abbeyleix and then to the Salesian College in...

Our Wedding Story: Chantelle Murphy and Rory Coss

Working in The Blow Dry Parlour in Portlaoise, you’d be forgiven for thinking that getting glammed up for her big day would release Chantelle...
Colm Coss is the subject of this weeks' Saturday Sports Interview

Saturday Sports Interview: Mountmellick man Coss hoping to lead Athlone Town back to the...

Colm Coss is a name primarily known in these parts for being a very good Mountmellick and Laois Gaelic footballer. However, for the last year, the...
Mark McDonald in action for Raheen FC

My Club and I: Mark McDonald (Raheen FC)

Mark McDonald is the subject of this week’s ‘My Club and I’ interview. The Raheen FC soccer player has been the rock at the heart of...

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Laois Abroad: All the way from Timahoe to Cape Town

Anne-Marie van der Merwe from Timahoe is now living in Cape Town in South Africa. Oldest daughter of Mark and Betty Delaney she spent...
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...
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LaoisToday.ie goes live and celebrates with tea and cake!

And … we’re up and running at last! LaoisToday.ie - an exciting new quality, lively, fun, multimedia news service for the Laois community at home...

Remember the Game: The Portlaoise AFC ‘B’ team from 17 years ago

Our 'Remember the Game' series is proving to be a very popular weekly slot. Last week we told the story of a Laois hurling win...

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...
Abbeyleix native Mark O'Brien presents an Irish radio show called 'Ceol agus Craic' along with his good friend Ken Tracy from Sligo every Saturday morning in Toronto

Laois Abroad: Meet the man living in Canada but keeping Abbeyleix very close to...

Abbeyleix man Mark O’Brien is this week’s ‘Laois Abroad’ interview. Mark went to primary school in Abbeyleix and then to the Salesian College in...
If you avoid shopping in Penneys, then you could be guilty of having Notions

Mark Doheny: 10 things that show you have NOTIONS

Nobody likes people with notions. So to help you avoid becoming unpopular we've compiled a handy list. Avoid doing these things and people won't...

Laois Abroad: The Killenard man on a Chinese billboard

Daragh Meredith (28) is from Killenard, where he attended the local primary school before going to Colaiste Iosagain in Portarlington and to third level...

Moment in Time: A day in school in Camross in 2001

These old school photographs never fail to disappoint and Alf Harvey's trip to Camross NS in March 2001 yielded some wonderful images. Smiling faces, games...

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