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Portlaoise Fianna Fail select three candidates for Local Election

Tonight saw the Fianna Fail selection convention for the local election area of Portlaoise. And there was something of an upset as sitting Cllr Pauline...

In Pictures: Graiguecullen GAA’s I’m A Celebrity fundraiser a huge success

I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here began in Australia last night as Harry Redknapp and co settled into life in the...

Obama Plaza style development outside Portlaoise set to open by ‘June or July’

The man behind the Barack Obama style development planned for Portlaoise says he believes the plaza could be operational by 'June or July of...

JOB VACANCY: Beechfield Healthcare in Portlaoise are looking for a Marketing Assistant

Due to continued growth, Beechfield Healthcare are looking to fill the role of Marketing Assistant in their Portlaoise Office. The individual will provide marketing...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures with massive games for Portlaoise and Courtwood...

The GAA season continues at pace this weekend with several finals and big Leinster championship games down for decision. Abbeyleix and Clonaslee-St Manman's will battle...

Peavoy Financial Planning: Leaving Service Options for your Pension

If you have a pension from a previous employment and have not done anything about it for a while, it is good advice to make...

Six more Laois students awarded for stellar Leaving Cert results in UCD

Last week, we brought you the news that three young girls from Stradbally had received awards from University College Dublin for their outstanding Leaving...

Munnelly’s South Africa defeat Phelan brother’s Cambodia to win Asian Games

The Asian Games concluded yesterday and there was a very strong Laois connection in the Junior football final. South Africa clashed with Cambodia in the...

Six candidates in the mix for Fianna Fail Local Election Convention in Portlaoise

2019 will see the first election in the history of LaoisToday and the runners and riders are coming more into focus across the parties...

All of this week’s fixtures as busy soccer season continues

The local soccer season continues at full steam this coming weekend as the clubs return to league action. The big local game is the clash...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 19, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fint Coffey New row, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of his family...

Property Watch: Houses for sale around Portlaoise for under €120,000

If you're looking for a property while on a budget, you're in luck. Here are five lovely houses around Portlaoise town for sale between €100,000...

Laois family go through to the semi-finals of Ireland’s Fittest Family

After two amazing challenges, the McDonald family from Ballyroan have gone through to the semi-finals of the hugely popular Ireland’s Fittest Family. Indeed, father Martin...

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It was a dramatic day of local soccer action with the opening round of the Paddy Cotter Cup seeing a number of tight clashes,...

Local theatre group looking for new members for upcoming show

The Little Bog Theatre are back and ready to put on a bigger and better show than ever before... and they're looking for new...

Incredible Portlaoise rugby player earns her first cap for Ireland

The result may not have gone Ireland's way as they lost 19-10 to the USA but it has certainly been a remarkable day for...

Moment in Time: Ratheniska host huge table quiz in 2005

Can you spot any faces you know among the crowd? Huge numbers of then primary school pupils turned out to the Ratheniska table quiz from...

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Jobs in Laois: All of the recent job vacancies

There is a number of jobs in Laois being advertised on LaoisToday at the moment. Below we have listed all of the roles advertised on...

Laois Abroad: Meet the Graiguecullen man living in Canada for 29 years

Bob Wynne moved to Canada a little under 30 years ago and has enjoyed life in Ontario ever since. The Graiguecullen man spoke to us...

Remember the Game: Late Delaney goal sees the Gaels topple the Town

Stradbally Parish Gaels 2-6 Portlaoise 1-7 Laois U-21 FC Quarter Final Replay 2008 A Portlaoise U-21 team with Zach Tuohy, Kieran Lillis, Conor Boyle, Brian Glynn...

Safety issues and lack of parking outside Laois secondary school seen as major issue

Safety concerns and a lack of parking have been raised over pedestrian safety outside of a local secondary school at the latest Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick Municipal...

Road repairs and flooding problems to be resolved in Clonaslee and Rosenallis

A number of road repairs and flooding issues in Rosenallis and Clonaslee were raised at the latest Borris-in-Ossory/Mountmellick municipal district meeting. Councillor Paddy Bracken issued...