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Legendary multiple winning Eurovision singer coming to Electric Picnic

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois Hold Me Now!! Johnny Logan is coming to the Electric Picnic Throwback stage. Logan won the Eurovision twice for...

Chris Conway on ‘Gaels’ teams, challenging Portlaoise and how a move to make one...

Brought to you in association with Finline Furniture Former Laois footballer and long-serving Arles-Kilcruise star Chris Conway has said he is not a fan of...

A historic Laois school needs your help to find photos for reunion book

This historic Laois school is planning a reunion, but they need your help in resurrecting photos which show the full picture of its history...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Thomas (Tom) Brennan Doonane, Crettyard, Laois / Carlow Thomas (Tom) Brennan, of “St. Joseph’s”,...

Portlaoise’s Mothers and Others team going from strength to strength

For an Organisation only formed a few years ago, The Gaelic Mothers and Others has made its mark in the G.A.A. world. Portlaoise's Mothers and...

Laois Rose Grainne shines on stage at Rose of Tralee

For the first time since 2014, a Laois Rose made it to the Dome in Tralee - with Grainne Hogan from Camross representing the...

All of Monday’s Laois GAA results as Rosenallis reach another final

Rosenallis GAA club have another county final to look forward to after their junior football team got the better of Arles-Kilcruise in the Laois...

In Pictures: Very successful launch of Timahoe Conservation Plan

The Timahoe Conservation Plan launched Sunday August 19 as a part of Laois Heritage Week. Historian Tom Nelligan of The Standing Stone launched the plan on the...

Portlaoise Musical Society celebrating 20 years with Anniversary Concert

Portlaoise Musical Society are gearing up to celebrate two decades of beautiful sounds as they present their 20th Anniversary Concert at the Dunamaise Arts...

Our hurling Team of the Week following a defining period of games

Brought to you in association with Oxley Electrical and Security Ltd The hurling championships kicked up a gear at the weekend with some clubs reaching...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as attention switches back to football

  MONDAY AUGUST 20 Laois Shopping Centre JFC “B” Semi Final (Extra time if necessary) Arles Kilcruise v Rosenallis in Stradbally 7.15pm Laois Shopping Centre JFC “C” Quarter...
House Prices are on the rise

Cost of houses in the Midlands growing faster than national average

House prices in the Midlands are growing faster than the national average. According to the CSO’s Residential Property Price Index – the cost of buying...

Laois Rose Grainne set to be on TV tonight

It is an exciting time for everyone involved in the Laois Rose and tonight all of the hard work will come to fruition. Killinure native...

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Martley’s Bus and Coach Hire all set for new school and college term

Whether we like it or not, the countdown is well and truly on to the new school and college terms. As ever, there's an amount...

Weather guru predicts Electric Picnic scorcher

Brought to you in association with Expert Laois We really, really, really, really hope this is right. The Electric Picnic is less than two weeks away...

Isabel Dwyer: Mozambique trip shows that a lot can be said without saying a...

There are thousands of languages in the world but spending time in Mozambique taught me that some things transcend speech. Just over a month ago,...

“I would hope that Pope Francis will make a very bold gesture to the...

As a guest on LaoisToday's latest Unlaois'd podcast, Father Paddy Byrne spoke about his hopes that Pope Francis would address victims of abuse and...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, August 20, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. John (Jack) Ryan Churchfield Hights, Castletown, Laois/Rathdowney, Laois John (Jack) Ryan, Churchfield Hights, Castletown,...
The Midlands face Donegal in the Kennedy Cup this evening

All of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures as local season gathers pace

The local soccer season moves into its third round this weekend and we have all of the CCFL Fixtures listed below. FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 Division 1 Clonaslee...
The Midlands face Donegal in the Kennedy Cup this evening

All of this weekend’s CCFL results as Stradbally and Portlaoise Shamrocks book cup final...

The CCFL soccer season is up and running and there was a busy schedule of games over the weekend. Mountmellick Utd were beaten 4-3 by...

The Laois Twitter reaction as Limerick claim thrilling All Ireland hurling success

Limerick GAA supporters have known no end of heartache since their last All Ireland final success in 1973. With the exception of Waterford, no other...

Leaving Cert results, vandalism at AFC grounds and a World Title campaign – Here’s...

Our top stories this week explore leaving cert success, the future of tourism in Laois and a development in a 20 year investigation. Here’s our...

Moment in Time: Graiguecullen Family Fun Day in 2010

From the middle of August the countdown to 'Back to School' is well and truly on. But it's still an important time to enjoy the...