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Saturday, October 16, 2021

Fr Paddy: Nine principles for building solid foundations

One key biblical image is that of building solid foundations, making a dramatic distinction between building on rock as opposed to on sand (Matthew...
Grand Canal

Laois TD and Councillor call for ‘action to be taken on Grand Canal’

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley and Cllr Aidan Mullins are calling on Waterways Ireland to carry out works essential works on the River Barrow. Water...

Previewing all of Saturday’s Laois GAA action with Junior and Senior knock-out games down...

Portarlington v Stradbally Laois SFC Quarter Final – In O’Moore Park at 7pm The quarter finals of the Laois Senior football championship gets underway this evening. The...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, October 16, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Conor Montague Limetree, Woodbrook, Portarlington, Laois Unexpectedly. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents Sean and Mary, adoring...
Ballylinan's Gary Walsh has suffered a cruciate knee injury and will miss tonight's game against Portarlington

Walsh the hero as Ballylinan strike in injury time to save themselves and relegate...

Ballylinan 2-14 The Heath 1-16 Laois SFC Relegation Final Ballylinan are a Senior team for another year after Gary Walsh struck in the final second of...
Laois SFC Live Blog

LIVE BLOG: Follow all of the action from the Laois SFC Relegation Final between...

One of the most important games of the season takes place this evening in O'Moore Park with the meeting of Ballylinan and The Heath...

Businesses and farmers in Laois advised to consider €330m Brexit loan scheme

Minister of State Martin Heydon has advised SMEs and farmers in Laois that a €300m Brexit loan scheme has opened for applications today. The Brexit...
Conor Montague (2)

Deep sadness in Laois community as ‘larger than life character’ sadly passes away

There is deep sadness in Emo and the surrounding areas this week following the passing of Conor Montague. From Limetree, Woodbrook, Portarlington, Conor passed away...

In Pictures: Great success for St Abban’s at Laois Cross Country Championships

The Laois Cross Country Championships was held over the last two weekends in different locations on opposite sides of the county. Day 1 of the...
Martin Bergin

Laois vintage club set for first ever memorial run for much loved late member

The first ever Martin Bergin Memorial Run will be held by Camross Vintage Club October 24. Mr Bergin, a Camross native and founding member of...
People's Park Portarlington

Effigy of British soldier that was erected in Laois park moved to Carlow Museum

The effigy of Robert Hartpole, which was erected in the People's Park in Portarlington, was removed this week and relocated to Carlow Museum where...
Mountmellick Timahoe 2004

County Final Memory: Timahoe get the better of Mountmellick in 2004 intermediate final

Timahoe 0-10 Mountmellick 0-8 2004 Laois IFC Final Mountmellick and Timahoe meet in the Laois IFC semi-final this coming Sunday with both clubs trying to make...

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Survival on the line as Ballylinan and The Heath clash in SFC relegation playoff

Ballylinan v The Heath Laois SFC Relegation Final – In O'Moore Park at 7.30pm It is yet another final that nobody wants to be in –...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, October 15, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Conor Montague Limetree, Woodbrook, Portarlington, Laois Unexpectedly. Sadly missed by his heartbroken parents Sean and Mary, adoring...

Laois TD blasts Budget 2022 as only for ‘landlords, developers and speculators’

Laois TD Brian Stanley has blasted Budget 2022 as being only good for 'landlords, developers and speculators'. The Sinn Fein Deputy said that people wanted...
Geashill land

Local 32-acre farm sells for €300,000 at auction

A 32-acre farm in Geashill between Portarlington and Tullamore sold for €300,000 - or €9,400 per acre - at auction this week. The vendors were...

A chance encounter with ‘Rainbow People’ the inspiration for Laois author’s first ever children’s...

A chance encounter with Rainbow People almost 30 years ago is the inspiration for a new book for children. ‘The Last Beekeeper’ by Johnny Renko,...

Company with Laois operations wins €3 million Aldi contract to supply logs and kindling

A company who has a base in Laois has a won a contract with Aldi to supply logs and kindlin worth €3 million. Boulta Agri...
Laois Hospice St Colman's NS

Laois school raises €1,300 for Laois Hospice in memory of late caretaker

A Laois primary school raised €1,362.18 for Laois Hospice in memory of their late caretaker. St Colman's National School held a coffee morning and no...
Ballybrophy Train Station

Laois train station set for carpark expansion following County Council green light

A Laois train station is set for a major expansion after planning permission was granted by Laois County Council. Ballybrophy Train Station, located between Borris-In-Ossory...
Solas Portarlington

SOLAS Farmers’ market continues this weekend with extended opening hours

The SOLAS farmers’ market in Portarlington continues this weekend with its’ extended opening hours from 10am–3pm. David Maher of SOLAS explains: "We had 27 different...

In Pictures: Two arrests made plus cash, drugs and fireworks seized following Laois Gardai...

Cash, drugs and fireworks were seized following a raid in Laois yesterday. The seizure happened following the search of a premises in Mountmellick. A number of...