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Laois to receive €4.2 million investment from Transport Infrastructure Ireland for road improvements

€4,291,949 has been allocated to Laois under the Transport Infrastructure Ireland (TII) National Roads and Greenways Allocations for 2024. Priority criteria for allocation includes the...

South-Leinster Colleges JFC ‘A’: O’Dwyer and Byrne on fire as Knockbeg defeat Athy to...

Knockbeg College 3-15 Ardscoil Athy 1-12  South Leinster Colleges JFC 'A' Semi Final  Knockbeg College are through to the the South Leinster 'A' football championship final...
Irish Angus Beef Competition

Three Laois students set for Croke Park for semi finals of Irish Angus Schools...

Three Laois students will be in Croke Park next month to take part in the semi finals of the Irish Angus Schools Competition. Aoibhe Foyle,...
Rathmore Road Footpath

‘Do they want the Guinness Storehouse or a zoo?’ – Councillors fume over reason...

Laois County Councillors were deeply unhappy following a reply to a motion calling for the construction of a footpath to connect the Rathmore Road...

Local Councillor calls for review into ‘ongoing problems entering and exiting’ Portlaoise estate

A local County Councillor has called for a review of the entrance to Kylebrook Estate on the Abbeyleix Road and the "ongoing problems entering...
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In Pictures: All smiles as Camross GAA host juvenile presentation night

It was standing room only in Camross Community Hall on Sunday evening as Camross GAA's annual juvenile presentation night took place. The 2024 season will...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 22, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mattie Byrne Patrick Street, Mountrath, Laois Mattie Byrne, Patrick Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 19th February 2024,...

In Pictures: 20th National Athletics Title for Buggy while Kealy claims her first

The National Athletics Championships took place over the weekend and once again St Abban’s AC athletes were to the fore across the jumps and...
Stradbally Fire Station

New fire station on the way to Stradbally as contract signed with contractor

Laois County Council has signed a contract with NODE Architecture for the design and delivery of a new Fire Station in Stradbally. The contract follows...
Caroline Dwane-Stanley Laois County Council

List of improvement measures announced for Knockmay area of Portlaoise

Laois County council have revealed a list of improvement measures currently being undertaken in the Knockmay area of Portlaoise. These measures include a Community Involvement...

‘Long-awaited’ legislation to allow CCTV use to combat illegal dumping of waste is ‘on...

"Long-awaited" legislation to allow County Councils to use CCTV cameras to combat illegal dumping of waste in local areas is "on the way" according...

Laois aunt and niece join forces to ‘get the chop’ for three wonderful charities

A Laois aunt and niece have joined forces to raise money for the Irish Cancer Society, Irish Wildlife Trust and The Rapunzel Foundation. Laura Gorman...

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‘Mountrath Unlocked’ – ‘A story of hope, compassion, and community spirit within a small,...

Independent filmmaker, Maurice O'Carroll has finally made his Laois-based movie available for the public. 'Mountrath Unlocked' was filmed and produced during the COVID lockdown before...

Three Laois senior county teams in action this weekend as GAA season begins to...

Three Laois senior county teams are in action this weekend in their National League campaigns. The Laois hurlers are first into action when they face...

Laois grower named overall Tirlán Quality Grain Award Winner

Champion food grade oats growers, John and Ann Deering and their son, Mark, have won the coveted overall Tirlán Quality Grain Award for 2023. They...

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Noel Devoy Kilmurry, Stradbally, Laois Noel passed away peacefully in the Midlands Regional Hospital Portlaoise in his...

Rugby: Brilliant weekend for Portlaoise RFC as seniors, U-18s and U-16s all win

Portlaoise 38 Garda Westmanstown 7 Leinster Rugby League Division 2B Portlaoise continued the recent good run with one of their best performance of the season in...

All-Ireland champions again! Magical McEvoy leads heroic Heywood to U-19 ‘B’ glory

Heywood CS 48 Mercy Mounthawk Tralee 31  All-Ireland U-19 'B' Basketball School's League Final  Heywood Community School have been crowned All-Ireland U-19 Girls Basketball League champions...

Laois TD calls for TV license fee to be replaced and says current system...

Local Sinn Féin TD Brian Stanley says that the current TV license system is not working, with over 350,000 households not paying. Deputy Stanley is...

‘The strength of our community lies in its shared love for animals’ – LSPCA...

The Laois Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (LSPCA) are making an urgent call for community support following their temporary pausing of...

Calls made for new welcome signs at Killasmeestia ‘to reflect the history of the...

The small village of Killasmeestia - located about halfway between Borris-in-Ossory and Rathdowney - could be in line for new welcome signs if local...

LaoisToday Podcast: We chat to the producer behind the Runaway Joe series – and...

A rural area of Laois is at the very centre of a gripping RTE podcast that tells the story of Joe Maloney, the man...