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Monday, November 30, 2020

Laois soccer club and special needs school to benefit from lease of County Council...

A Laois soccer club and a special needs school are to benefit from the leasing of lands owned by Laois County Council to them. For...

County Council sell land to air industry company who plan expansion in Laois

Laois County Council has approved the sale of 1.56 hectares of land to a company who are planning an expansion. AuBren have purchased the site...

‘Wholly inappropriate’ but key Sinn Féin TD rules out further action in relation to...

One of Sinn Féin's most high-profile TDs has described Brian Stanley's tweet in relation to the IRA attacks on the British army as "wholly...

Laois ladies footballers retain services of management team for 2021 season

The Laois Ladies have retained the services of their outgoing management team for the 2021 season. Arles-Killeen native Donie Brennan will remain in charge of...

The ‘surreal experience’ of winning an election during lockdown

When you think of elections and the subsequent count, it's usually the happy scenes of celebration that come to mind first. But for Mark Wall,...

The new face seeking to win a place on the Laois GAA County Board

It looks certain that we're going to have a contest at the Laois GAA Convention which is set to take place remotely on Monday,...

‘Let the kids play’ – Midlands League secretary pens open letter to FAI and...

The secretary of the Midland Schoolboys League, the governing body for juvenile soccer in Laois, has penned an open letter to the FAI and...

Laois GAA TV proves a huge success as profit of almost €55,000

The Laois GAA TV service, which allowed supporters to subscribe to watch matches that were played behind closed doors, brought in a profit of...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 30, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Betty Mahon Bauteogue, Stradbally, Laois Beloved sister of Patricia (Mc Carthy) and John. Deeply...

Laois TD apologises for ‘inappropriate’ Tweet as DUP leader Foster hits out

Laois TD Brian Stanley has issued an apology over a Tweet he posted - which he has since deleted. On Saturday, the Sinn Fein Deputy...

Moment in Time: Some brilliant photos from the 2005 Laois GAA awards

Whatever about there being Laois GAA awards for the 2020 season, it's unlikely there will be an awards night. It has become a staple of...

Coronavirus: 2 more deaths and 299 new cases

A further 299 confirmed cases of Coronavirus and two new deaths have been announced by the health authorities this evening. There were four new cases...

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Fr Paddy – Advent, a time to hope

Current restrictions are about to lift. Whilst we continue to live in this time of pandemic, I’m really looking forward to the resumption of...

Peavoy Financial Planning: Increase your family balance sheet

For those of you who are registered to use the Revenue On-line Service (ROS), the extended Pay and File deadline for on-line tax returns...

Portlaoise-based designer on leaving Poland, calling Laois home and spotting her design at Wimbledon

I've always been in awe of those with creative talent where beautiful images seem to appear effortlessly on paper, canvas or in the case...

Property Watch: Five Laois properties for sale within easy access to Carlow town

When a big town is located right on a county boundary it can lead to all sorts of identity issues. Such is the case with...

From Con Houlihan to Flight of the Conchords – ‘huge amount of characters after...

When a pub on the main street of the county town has been in the same family since the 1860s, it's bound to have...

Whenever it happens a famine will be ended in the 2020 Laois senior football...

On Monday night just gone, the draws for the Laois senior football championship semi-finals were made pitting favourites Portarlington against Ballyfin and Emo against...

All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

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

Remembering an incredible All Ireland track and field success and respect for long-distance runners

The loneliness of the long distance runner has been documented in many ways and a former Laois football captain has described how one of...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 29, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Kathleen Keenan (née Costello) Derrylea, Monasterevin, Kildare/Laois/Offaly Beloved wife of the late Mick and...

UPDATED: Live animal charity crib set to open in Portlaoise on Tuesday

A live animal charity crib is set to officially open in Portlaoise on Tuesday, December 1. The crib was originally scheduled to be officially opened...