Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Two Laois men in the running for National Community Games Awards

The National Community Games Area Awards will take place in Mount Wolseley Hotel, Tullow on December 7 and two Laois men are in the...

British football championship glory for two Laois brothers

Thomas MacCurtains were crowned All-British Junior football champions at the weekend and they had two Laois lads in their ranks. Portarlington duo Conor and Sean...

Huge Laois contingent as St Leo’s advance in Leinster football championship

St Leo's College senior football team advanced to the semi final of the Leinster senior 'B' football semi final following a fine win last...

Joe Mallon Motors Car of the Week: 191 Renault Kadjar from €93 per week

This week’s Car of the Week from Joe Mallon Motors is a 191 Renault Kadjar. With a finance option in place, this car could be...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Hilda Johnston (née Thompson) Downings North, Prosperous, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois Johnston (nee Thompson),...

Benefits of hybrids compared to diesel and pure petrol-powered vehicles

If you're considering switching to a hybrid car, the team in Des Hughes Motors in Portlaoise can talk you through the phenomenal benefits of...

Laois mother scathing of State as swine flu test case is settled

A Laois mother has been scathing today in her castigation of the State for the adversarial stance it had taken against her family in...

In Pictures: Laois Leaves Literary Festival a huge success

The Leaves Festival of Writing and Music 2019 took place in Laois from November 5 to 10 and impacted and engaged with an audience...

In Pictures: Laois students tackle climate change during Science Week

Science week at Timahoe NS got off to an exciting start as the boys and girls from 5th and 6th Class visited Carlow IT...
Gardaí seized cocaine and a number of other drugs

Resources for tacking drug use in Laois ‘neglected’ as Garda numbers fall

Fianna Fáil TD, Barry Cowen, said resources in Laois and Offaly aimed at tackling drug use has been neglected as the drug unit in...

In Pictures: Lane that Laois children use to get to school in appalling condition

A lane that is used by around 100 children in Laois in order to get to school is in a terrible state. Pictures below show...

Differing opinions on Government’s Broadband deal for rural Ireland and taxpayers

Laois TD, Brian Stanley, has described the Government’s Broadband deal as the 'worst of all options' following the announcement that the contract is to...

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Black November as massive Telfords sale set to start this Friday

The team in Telfords are putting on an incredible sale for Black Friday this year - though it's starting a week earlier than usual...

Laois physio and expat team up to bring Santa’s Little Helpers to life

Local physio Darren Conroy and Laois emigrant Chrissie Lynch Navarre have set up a volunteer group here in Laois called Santa's Helpers. The aim of...

Laois hurler and Laois school set to be honoured at GAA Awards

Laois GAA has announced that it is adding two more award winners to its roll for this year. Following the conclusion of the U-20 hurling...

Second Laois pub receives award and heads on to National Final

The Irish Pub Awards National Final takes place tomorrow and two Laois establishments are in the running. The Fishermans Inn in Fisherstown, just between Ballybrittas...
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WATCH: Downey’s Autostop Car of the Week – 141 Ford Focus for €11,500

This week’s Car of the Week in Downey’s Autostop is a 141 Ford Focus which is available to buy for €11,500. This 1.4 litre diesel car...

Portlaoise Ladies play out entertaining draw with Three Rocks in hockey league

Portlaoise 1 Three Rock Rovers 1 Leinster Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club and Three Rock Rovers 3 rd proved to be very well-matched...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Hilda Johnston (née Thompson) Downings North, Prosperous, Kildare / Mountmellick, Laois Johnston (nee Thompson),...
An exciting new venture for the Midlands Schoolboys League

All of the latest CCFL fixtures and results

Here are all the latest CCFL fixtures and results. FRIDAY NOVEMBER 15 Division 3A Derry Rovers B 1 Rosenallis B 1 SATURDAY NOVEMBER 16 John Farrell Combined Counties Cup...

Our School: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where principal Kevin Horgan, a Cork man who has been in...

In Pictures: Barrowhouse GAA Dinner Dance celebrates centenary year

The Barrowhouse GAA club continued their centenary celebrations on Saturday night when they gathered in the Seven Oaks Hotel for a dinner dance to...