Monday, June 17, 2019

U2 frontman makes surprise appearance in Laois cafe

Well that is certainly something else. Hearts were sent fluttering in Durrow this afternoon as one of the world's most famous musicians dropped in for...

Gardai launch appeal after knife-wielding teenager charged with attempted robbery in Laois

Gardai are appealing for members of the public to provide information to them after a teenager was charged with attempted robbery following two incidents...

Appeal for municipal chair to be offered around, best wishes to departing councillor and...

The Portlaoise Municipal District AGM took place in Laois County Council on Monday morning and while there was a general feel-good atmosphere as the...

In Pictures: Laois Walks Festival gearing up for 18th year

The annual Laois Walks Festival will kick off on Monday the 1st of July with a walk around the picturesque Abbeyleix Killamuck Bog. Now in...

Chairmen and vice-chairs elected at first Council meetings of local areas

Three new chairmen and vice-chairpersons have been elected this morning as the three local areas of Laois County Council met for the first time...

Our tribute to the late Philomena Lynott as she is laid to rest

Thin Lizzy fans and a lot of people across all walks of life in Ireland were saddened to hear of the passing of Philomena...

Frustration expressed over delay in new school building for Portarlington

Local TD Fiona O'Loughlin has expressed her frustration over what she says is the lack of progress being made for the new school building...

New faces impress manager Brennan as Laois remain unbeaten in Joe McDonagh Cup

Brought to you in association with Paddy O’s Cereals As the Laois senior hurlers pulled out a draw against Westmeath after a last gasp free...

The Heath book their place in All-Ireland semi finals

The Heath senior men’s rounders team booked their place in the All-Ireland semi finals after beating Glynn/Barntown of Wexford in a thriller in Carlow...

HeyDay Studios – specialising in high quality photography and art – set to be...

HeyDay Studios, set up by Ciara Drennan and Pauline McEvoy, are preparing for their official launch this coming Friday. And to highlight the occasion Ciara...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 17, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joan Greene The Orchard, Stradbally, Laois Joan passed away peacefully on 15th June surrounded...

Renowned psychologist speaks about UCC courses available in Portlaoise

Dr Tony Humphreys is a renowned psychologist and author, lecturer and columnist who heads up in University College Cork that can now be studied...

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Join The Heritage for an evening of bubbles, pampering and skincare treats

Join The Heritage for an evening of bubbles, pampering and skincare treats with the VOYA Summer Spa Evening on Thursday, June 27. Bright and balmy...

Portarlington Further Education information evening on Thursday, June 27

There's a range of course options availabe in Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre - and they're holding an information evening on Thursday, June 27,...

Good news for Laois commuters as part of new motorway set to fully open...

This will be certainly be welcome news for the thousands of Laois commuters who make the daily trip to work between here and Dublin...

Xtra-Vision memories, Love Island’s Maura and Electric Picnic antics – it’s our Tweets of...

After a brief sabbatical, our Tweets of the Week are back. They are here and once again they do not disappoint: Do u ever just miss...

Moment in Time: Huge turnout for the Festival of the Mountain in 2005

Following the announcement that one of Laois's oldest festivals, the Festival of the Mountain, has been cancelled for this year, this week's Moment in Time...

Property Watch: Rural houses for sale for around or below €300,000 around Laois

On this week’s Property Watch, we are looking at houses which can be bought at the higher end of the market in rural areas,...

Portlaoise Musical Society win best overall show for the first ever time at prestigious...

What a night for the Portlaoise Musical Society and their show 'Titanic - The Musical'. They picked up the top award for 'Best Overall Show'...

Laois Hurling Memories: All Ireland ‘B’ glory in 2002 brings curtain down on eventful...

Brought to you in association with Paddy O's Cereals The Laois hurlers will bid for Joe McDonagh Cup glory at the end of June in...

Laois town features a huge transformation, litter and a lack of services – it’s...

NEWS Dirty protest Around 50 inmates engaged in a ‘dirty protest’ in Midlands Prison Portlaoise last week Portlaoise and litter Portlaoise rose to its best ever anti-litter league...

Jobs in Laois: All the recent jobs in Laois as advertised on LaoisToday

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 LaoisToday in...