Saturday, May 25, 2019

Stradbally Town one step away from making Counties Cup history

The local Soccer Season comes to a finale this coming weekend with the final of the John Farrell Combined Counties Cup taking place in...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, May 25, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen Donovan (née Ryan) Liogard, Portlaoise, Laois Donovan (nee Ryan) Liogard, Portlaoise, May 23rd...

Laois footballers help launch National Children’s Hospice week

National Children's Hospice Week runs this week until Sunday May 26, was launched with the help of two Laois footballers earlier this week. Hurlers and...

Fr Paddy: Increasing our Faith

You don’t just wake up one morning, light streaming in from the window, birds fluttering about, and jump from your bed with exuberance declaring,...

Laois senior football team for Leinster quarter-final against Westmeath is announced

The Laois senior football team to face Westmeath in the Leinster quarter-final this Sunday has been named. Manager John Surgue has named four changes from...

Portarlington topple Ballyroan-Abbey and all of tonight’s ACFL results

It was an evening full of league matches across division 1A, 1B and division 2. The upset of the night came from bottom side Arles-Kilcruise...

Laois minor hurlers ease into Leinster quarter-final following big win over Westmeath

Laois 3-30 Westmeath 0-6 Leinster MHC  The Laois minor hurlers have a Leinster championship quarter-final to look forward to after they proved much too strong for...

In Pictures: 29th annual Ballyroan Vintage Rally a huge success

There was a large turnout in the Ballyroan GAA grounds on Sunday afternoon for the popular annual Vintage Rally, now in its 29th year. As...

LIVE BLOG: Follow all the action as Laois minor hurlers bid to reach Leinster...

The Laois minor hurlers take on Westmeath in O'Moore Park this evening bidding to win their fourth game of this year's Leinster championship and...

WATCH: Laois Musical Comedian brilliantly portrays JK Rowling

Irish comedy collective, Club Valentine, have created a hilarious musical number about JK Rowling. Created and performed by the Valentine Boys, made up of Laois...

Wedding bells, voting, the Skies oer Ballyroan and championship countdown

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union A wedding, an election and a Leinster championship football match. This is certainly no ordinary weekend...

All-Ireland German Debating success for Cistercian College Roscrea

For the second time in six years, the students from Cistercian College Roscrea have won the All Ireland German Debating Competition, organised by the...

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Moment in Time: St Aengus host last awards night before the school is demolished

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on May 28 2009, when St Aengus Post Primary School in Mountrath held their last...

Hynes hat-trick sees Granard egde Portlaoise CBS in Leinster U-16 final

Portlaoise CBS 2-13 Cnoc Mhuire Granard 4-13 Top Oil Leinster Schools U-16 Football 'C' Championship Final Portlaoise CBS came out the wrong end of a six...

The Stradbally man who ended Portlaoise’s ten-in-a-row is aiming to make more history this...

Back in 2016, Jody Dillon scored a goal for Stradbally with virtually the final kick of the Laois senior football championship final that ended...

1979 Election Memories: The men in suits, the dealing in Donoghues, and Charlie McDonald...

Forty years ago in 1979 the first ever direct elections to the European Parliament were held in tandem with the local elections on June...

One year on from GDPR – where do we stand now?

There was a sense of urgency around the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) this time last year; almost reminiscent of the Y2K bug preparation. There...

Living with an invisible illness: ‘I feel I have robbed my husband’

Louise Boyle is a Dublin native, putting down roots in Portlaoise with her family almost 20 years ago.  As a person with disabilities, and...

‘I could have been dead’ – Laois footballer O’Reilly relives horror attack

Laois senior footballer Daniel O'Reilly has opened up about the attack which left him fighting for his life last year - and called for...

Range of options available in Anti Wrinkle and Filler Clinic in Portlaoise

The Cedar Clinic on the Mountmellick Road in Portlaoise is a well-established medical centre - but they are always adding new services. In recent times...

What you need to know as Laois minor hurlers aim for Leinster quarter final...

The Laois minor hurlers take on Westmeath in Round 2 of the Leinster championship this evening. Here we guide you through what you need to...

Erkina River Festival set for another successful year

Now in it's 21st year, the Erkina River Festival is back with more events than ever. Taking place on Saturday, June 22, there is an...