Monday, April 22, 2019

Stellar second half sees Camross earn place at All-Ireland Feile

Camross 2-2 Naomh Éamann 0-4 Feile Camogie Division 2 Final This year's division 2 Feile final was a replay of last year's U14 'B' final clash...

Horses with Laois connections feature in Irish Grand National

Ruby Walsh and Willie Mullins are celebrating Grand National success this afternoon after favourite Burrows Saint galloped to victory in Fairyhouse. However, two horses with...

Glory for The Harps as they claim Laois Camogie Feile crown

The Harps 0-5 O’Moores 0-0 Feile Camogie Division 1 Final This clash of the titans could not have been more anticipated as the last year's two...

Minor boss Phelan hoping to build ‘positivity around Laois football’ ahead of championship opener

Laois minor football boss Donncha Phelan is hoping his young side can build on the 'positivity surrounding Laois football' at present when they take...

Laois minor football team named for championship opener against Carlow

Laois minor football boss Donncha Phelan has named his starting team to face Carlow in Round 1 of the Leinster minor football championship. The starting...

1985 Election Memories: A Fianna Fáil landslide, first woman elected, some big casualties, and...

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The local elections of 1985 in Laois were the most significant and dramatic in more...

Gardai appealing for information following dangerous driving incident in Portarlington

Gardaí in Portlaoise are appealing to the public who may have witnessed an incident involving a motorcyclist in Portarlington on Easter Sunday evening. Gardaí are...

My Club and I: Jo Prior (The Harps camogie club)

Jo Prior is a well-respected member of The Harps camogie club, from her All-Ireland days to games down in Cullohill. In this week's My Club...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 22, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Joe Rigney Leamonaghan, Ballycumber, Offaly / Mountmellick, Laois Joe died on April 21st 2019,...

Extra funding sought for five areas in Laois

A letter requesting funding under the Clár Programme for five areas in Laois has been sent to the Department of Rural and Community Development. Ballyroan,...

The ongoing battle of living with an invisible illness

Louise Boyle is a Dublin native, putting down roots in Portlaoise with her family almost 20 years ago.  As a person with disabilities, and...

Moment in Time: Laois ICA Fashion Show wows the crowds in 2005

These ladies certainly knew how to put on a good show. The Laois Federation ICA modeled a Spring collection in April 2005, much to the...

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Property Watch: Houses in Laois for sale at around €300,000

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

Shield glory for Crettyard, Stradbally Town reach cup final and all the soccer results

In glorious conditions this Sunday, a number of Laois teams were involved in action across the province. Crettyard United claimed silverware against Graiguecullen outfit St...

Snoop Dog in Portlaoise, photography for boyfriends and the Blue Bridge – It’s our...

Our Tweets of the Week have thrown up some real gems. Ariana grande makes music for girls who cry because they cheated on their boyfriends...

Clooney in Laois, Rose of Tralee winner and Hen outfits – it’s our top...

NEWS Internationally renowned American actor visits Laois George Clooney graced us with his presence at the weekend.  Laois minor footballers announce panel, captain and vice-captain Laois minor football...

Laois pastry chef is organising yummy fundraiser for Irish charity in the Philippines

Guaranteed tasty treats and helping a charity all in one - what's not to like? Laois woman Ciara O'Keeffe has made a name for herself...

All the recent job vacancies 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...

In Pictures: Laois woman’s World War II memoir is returned to Belgium

The hand written account of a Vicarstown woman’s experience in occupied Belgium during World War II has been returned to Belgium by her grand...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, April 22, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Sheila McEvoy (née Taylor) Cork Rd, Durrow, Laois Peacefully, in the loving care of...
Laois County Council has approved the plan

Mounting concerns over road safety at schools

Portlaoise councillors have spelled out in no uncertain terms to local authority officials their growing concerns about road safety and traffic management in the...

Lecture planned to explore the Laois link to Henry Grattan

Though Henry Grattan’s name is undoubtedly familiar to most Irish people, often because it is associated with the name of a street in a...