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

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...

VIDEO: Laois girl stars in First Dates

A Portlaoise girl will appear on RTE's First Dates programme tonight (Thursday). Mary Doyle, who is a well-known local scratch handicap golfer, at least shares...

You might remember some of these things if you went to school in Ballyfin...

Did you go to school in Ballyfin College, long before it was one of the top hotels in the world? Well, if you did, you’re...

Remember the Game: When Laois beat Kilkenny in a Walsh Cup classic

Laois 1-17 Kilkenny 1-16 2010 Walsh Cup Shield Semi-final It’s not often that the Laois hurlers beat Kilkenny so this week we’re going back to a...

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...

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...

Elaine in Spain: Enjoying every minute of my first month in Pamplona

About one year ago I made the decision to spend a semester abroad in Pamplona, Spain, as part of the Erasmus+ programme. This involves studying...
Lee pictured with supporter Sean Molloy after last season's league win

My Club and I: Lee Salter (Crettyard United)

Lee Salter is the subject of this week’s ‘My Club and I’ interview. Lee is a player with Crettyard United soccer club who scored a...

Our Wedding Story: Mary Gallagher and Liam Phelan

Portlaoise couple Mary Gallagher and Liam Phelan - who tied the knot on August 19 last year - are the first to feature on...

Never forgetting Lithuania but making home in Laois

The first person to feature in our ‘New to the Area’ interview is Gintautas Cepaitis from Lithuania. Originally from Siauliai in Northern Lithuania, Ginte (for...

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You might remember some of these things if you went to school in Ballyfin...

Did you go to school in Ballyfin College, long before it was one of the top hotels in the world? Well, if you did, you’re...
Lee pictured with supporter Sean Molloy after last season's league win

My Club and I: Lee Salter (Crettyard United)

Lee Salter is the subject of this week’s ‘My Club and I’ interview. Lee is a player with Crettyard United soccer club who scored a...

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...

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...

You might remember some of these things if you went to school in Ballyfin...

Did you go to school in Ballyfin College, long before it was one of the top hotels in the world? Well, if you did, you’re...

Never forgetting Lithuania but making home in Laois

The first person to feature in our ‘New to the Area’ interview is Gintautas Cepaitis from Lithuania. Originally from Siauliai in Northern Lithuania, Ginte (for...
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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: 1999 Laois U-21 football final

1999 Laois U-21 Football Final Portlaoise 3-6 Crettyard Gaels 0-9 The U-21 club football championship is just meant to be played in horrible weather in the...

Elaine in Spain: Enjoying every minute of my first month in Pamplona

About one year ago I made the decision to spend a semester abroad in Pamplona, Spain, as part of the Erasmus+ programme. This involves studying...

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