Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Portlaoise College holding 80’s night in aid of Parent’s Council

This is set to be great craic. The Parents Council in Portlaoise College are hosting an 80s night in Humes in Portlaoise on Saturday April...
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Portlaoise Hospital Action group unveils election campaign

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union The committee of the group which have been set up to save Portlaoise Hospital from...

Portlaoise residents are extremely concerned about new waste plant, say local councillors

Portlaoise residents are 'extremely concerned' about the proposed 'waste to gas' plant at Coolnamona, say local councillors. Speaking at the Portlaoise municipal district meeting on...

WATCH: Laois woman recalls 1985 ‘Moving Statue’ phenomenon in RTE programme

Back in the summer of 1985, Ireland was frantic with religious apparitions popping up all over the country causing an absolute frenzy The series of...

Your guide to the Laois minor footballers Leinster championship opener v Carlow

The Laois minor footballers take on Carlow in Round 1 of the Leinster championship this evening. Here we guide you through what you need to...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

It's another busy week of local GAA action - with both the county minor hurling and football teams beginning their Leinster championship as well...

Election Diary: Council-run bin collection, posters and flood relief works

Brought to you in association with People First Credit Union Re-establishing council-run bin collections Independent local election candidate Brian Furlong has called for the re-establishment of...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Louise (Lucy) Hillard Graigueafulla, Clonaslee, Laois / Santry, Dublin Louise (Lucy) Hilliard Graigueafulla, Clonaslee...

Portarlington Further Education Open Morning on Friday, May 3

Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre are holding an Open Morning on 9.30am to 12.30pm on Friday, May 3. Full-time QQI Courses and part-time...

Discover the possibilities at Abbeyleix Further Education Open Day

Abbeyleix Further Education and Training Centre are holding an Open Day on Thursday, May 2, from 10am to 1pm. Discover the possibilities by meeting our staff...

In Pictures: ‘The Voice’ goes down a treat for Portlaoise Panthers

Portlaoise Panthers fundraising event The Voice drew a large attendance to The Midlands Park Hotel on Sunday night. The event featured 15 local contestants supported...

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...

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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...

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...