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Late heroics seal Rosenallis’s first win of the championship

Brought to you in association with HFS Accountants, Mountrath Rosenallis 2-16 Portlaoise 1-14 Laois Shopping Centre SHC 'A' Round 1 With down-to-wire matches for both Clough-Ballacolla versus...

BREAKING: Huge crash on outskirts of Laois town

A massive car crash has occured on the New Road from Portlaoise to Timahoe. The crash happened at the T-junction on the busy road out...

Plans to tackle waiting list crisis in Laois

Sinn Fein TD Brian Stanley has said “There isn't a family in the State that has not been affected by the current crisis of...

In Pictures: A summer scorcher for Stradbally GAA Cúl Camps

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  The sun shone brightly on Stradbally GAA as the budding young stars of the...

Eight young players to watch out for in senior A hurling championship

The second most important competition in club hurling in Laois gets underway tonight as the Senior A hurling championship begins. There are four games to...

Gardai urge young men to “Use Your Brain, Not Your Fists”

An Garda Síochána has appealed to young men to "Use Your Brain Not Your Fists” and think of the consequences for themselves and others...

In Pictures: Laois’s lap of luxury set to launch new €2,000 cottage

Laois's very own 5-star hotel has expanded it's luxury accommodation options to include a beautiful old cottage, priced at a tremendous €2,000 a night. The...
Mark Doheny perfectly describes how Laois all deal with the sunshine

Weekend scorcher on the cards again as temperatures set to rise

For the second successive weekend, the lovely people at Met Eireann are predicting another scorcher. Our weather this week could be described as 'grand'. There has...

Castletown-Slieve Bloom scoop the U-17 Division 2 hurling league title

Castletown Slieve-Bloom 2-16 Borris-Kilcotton 2-6 Under-17 Hurling League Division 2 On Saturday 14 July Castletown-Slieve Bloom walked out of Errill GAA Grounds as U-17 Division 2...

Our guide to what’s on at the weekend

Brought to you in association with Laois Tourism  It’s another busy weekend right across Laois. Festivals and events are in full swing and the good...

Laois family are proud owners of the Centra Store of the Year

Cullahill natives, Joe and Diane Deegan managed to scoop the ‘Centra Store of the Year’ award for 2018. Deegan's Centra, which is located just across the...

Running from Injury: Exciting course aimed at therapists, runners and coaches

It's no secret we have a huge tradition of athletics here in Laois, and like any sport, it can result in performance debilitating injuries. Dr...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, July 19, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Frances CARROLL (née Kearney) St Brigids Place, Portlaoise, Laois Carroll (nee Kearney) St Brigid's...

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Summer League concludes in glorious sunshine in Vicarstown

The Laois Athletics Downeys Nissan Summer Athletics league concluded on Monday evening last. There was a very enjoyable programme of events in Vicarstown. Competition was held...

BREAKING: Massive Lotto winning ticket sold in Laois

People in the Abbeyleix area have been asked to check their Lotto tickets after a shop sold a winning ticket tonight. Supervalu in Abbeyleix sold a...

All Wednesday night’s Laois GAA results as championship begins

A very busy Wednesday evening of GAA has come to an end. We had championship action in juvenile hurling and football plus some adult games. In...

Conroy brothers fire Slieve Bloom to remarkable comeback victory

Brought to you in association with Coolrain Concrete Slieve Bloom 1-18 Clonad 1-15 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Round 1 Brothers Ben, Gavin and Ciaran Conroy were the difference...

In Pictures: ‘Go Fly your Kite’ Art Camp a huge success

The Arts Office Laois County Council organized the 'Go Fly your Kite' Art Camp which took place in the Heritage House Abbeyleix recently. The workshops...

Laois woman represents Ireland for an editorial position at top international publishers

We could a have future Pulitzer Prize winner hailing from county Laois. Portlaoise woman Namra Amir is the only Irish person to make a shortlist from...

In Pictures: Spink Comhaltas win an astounding 90 medals at the Leinster Fleadh

Spink Comhaltas walked away with an incredible 90 medals at this year's Leinster Fleadh Cheoil in Bagenalstown, Carlow between 13-15 July. Spink's phenomenal medal count comes...

In Pictures: Leinster rugby players pay a visit to Portlaoise’s future stars

Brought to you in association with All Books and News Portlaoise  Young rugby fans got the chance to meet their idols to meet their idols...

Eight young players to watch out for in senior hurling championship

The most important competition in club hurling in Laois gets underway this weekend as the Senior hurling championship begins. There are four games to look...

JOB VACANCY: Enva in Portlaoise are looking for a Facility Manager

Due to growth and expansion we are seeking a new Facility Manager for our Waste Processing & Treatment facility in Enva in Clonminam Industrial...