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County Laois
Tuesday, July 5, 2022

In Pictures: Couch to 50km Cycle a huge success for Laois Cycling Club

Around 20 people who had little previous cycling experience completed Laois Cycling Club’s Couch to 50km Cycle over the weekend in a successful programme...
Wool as insulation

Local Minister welcomes report that will ‘promote Irish wool domestically and internationally’

The publication of the Wool Feasibility Report was welcomed by Laois Offlay based Minister Pippa Hackett recently. Wool is a sustainable, organic, renewable natural material...
Raymond Dunne Bench

In Pictures: Memorial bench for much loved Laois man unveiled on one year anniversary

Today marks the one year anniversary of Raymond Dunne's passing and a lovely event in his memory was held over the weekend. Raymond 'Ray' Dunne,...
Dunamase College

Extension of six new classrooms approved for Laois secondary school

A Laois secondary school has been given approval to proceed with an extension to their existing building. Minister for State at the Department of Finance,...
National Juvenile Championships

In Pictures: Laois athletes excel at National Juvenile athletics championships

There was huge success for Laois athletes at the National Juvenile Athletics Championships in Tullamore. Cillin Hoey won the National outdoor title in the Boys...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures as league finals conclude and championship action...

It’s another busy week of action in the Laois football leagues as they come to a conclusion. Championship action will also commence with the Junior...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Kathleen Broderick (née Rafter) Kyletelogue, Ballacolla, Laois, R32 A0C6 In her 96th year, peacefully at the Midlands...
The number of carers in Laois is on the rise

Local TD calls on government to ‘consider removing means test conditions for family carers’

A local Independent TD fully supports Family Carers Ireland (FCI) in its call for a complete overhaul of the Carer’s Allowance scheme which would...
Gardaí

Gardai launch investigation after man in his 60s seriously assaulted and robbed from in...

Gardaí in Carlow are investigating an aggravated burglary that happened on Saturday, July 2, in Graiguecullen. At around 11pm, a man in his 60s was...
Maria Walsh Aisling Moran EU

Laois Councillor calls for gap to be bridged between Ireland and EU following Brussels...

Laois County Councillor Aisling Moran was in Brussels last week as a guest of west of Ireland MEP, Maria Walsh. Fine Gael Cllr Moran travelled...
Maurice Deegan

Laois man set to be part of history in Croke Park this weekend at...

History will be made in Croke Park this weekend when the Tailteann Cup will be won for the very first time. Westmeath or Cavan will...
Ben Deegan Laois minor hurlers

Laois forward finishes as highest scorer following conclusion of All-Ireland Minor championship

A Laois man has finished as the highest scorer following the conclusion of the All-Ireland Minor Hurling championship. The competition came to an end and...

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St Joseph's win ACFL Division 1 (5)

Six Talking Points after busy weekend of club football league finals

It was a busy weekend of club football league action with four finals and a number of semi-finals down for decision. St Joseph's were the...
Sinead Grehan Iridium HR

Business Briefing: Setting up a HR business in Laois, recent news and upcoming events

Laois Chamber CEO, Caroline Hofman, caught up with Laois Chamber member Sinéad Grehan, founder of Iridium HR based in Portlaoise.  When was Iridium HR established,...
Portlaoise Hospital

Changes to Emergency Department at Portlaoise Hospital to come into effect this monthnth

There will be a new access point to the Emergency Department at the Midlands Regional Hospital in Portlaoise from next week. "Members of the public...
Laois ladies football Emma Lawlor

Venue confirmed as Laois ladies football team go in search of All Ireland final...

Fixture details have been confirmed for the All Ireland intermediate ladies football semi-final between Laois and Clare next weekend. Kiltoom in Roscommon will host the...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 4, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Maura Fitzpatrick Cappinrush, Ballyfin The death has occurred of Maura Fitzpatrick (nee Carmody), Cappanrush, Ballyfin, Laois. Peacefully,...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Predictions nightmare, league finals and latest Star of the Week

We're approaching the end of the league season and getting ready for the start of the championship. The week gone by saw a glut of...
Portlaoise Institute

Range of healthcare courses available in Portlaoise Institute

The demand for Healthcare staff has never been as high with a record number of vacancies advertised online. The Health and Humanities Department at Portlaoise...
The Harps ACHL Division 4

Goals crucial for The Harps as they clinch Division 4 hurling title

The Harps 5-13 Rosenallis 1-23 ACHL Division 4 Final The Harps' third team secured the Division 4 title over Rosenallis' second this afternoon after a great...
Mountmellick Cumann na mBan

Laois Cumann na mBan exhibition to open in Mountmellick this week

An exhibition on Laois Cumann na mBan will be launched in Mountmellick Library this Tuesday, July 5, at 7.30pm. The exhibition was curated by...
Jobs in Laois

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...