Wednesday, July 17, 2019

In Pictures: Mountrath showcase Laois’s Pride of Place in All Island Competition

Laois showcased its community champions superbly on Monday 8th July when Bloom HQ Mountrath greeted the judges in the IPB All Island Pride of...

Laois U-20 footballers Leinster final against Dublin set to be shown live on TV

Less than a week after the hurlers were shown live on TV, another Laois team will also appear on our screens. The Leinster U-20 football...

Calls for Laois hurlers to receive invite to compete in Fenway Classic Super 11s...

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath Wouldn't this be absolutely class! Calls have been made for the Laois hurlers to...

The Danes are coming!! Retail giants JYSK set for opening day in Portlaoise

Retail giant JYSK (pronounced “yoosk”) is set to open at Laois Shopping Centre at 9am on Thursday, August 8. The store fit-out is almost complete...

‘It can’t happen soon enough’ – imminent return of health boards welcomed

In a major reversal of policy the Government is anticipated this week to announce the return of regional health boards. This is a significant U-turn...

Laois group awarded money through Music Capital Scheme

Music Network today announced the results of the Music Capital Scheme 2019. A total of €245,440 in funding from the Department of Culture, Heritage and...

A Laois Mammy’s Guide to surviving the summer with the kids

The summer is a wonderful time of year. The weather is generally nice, the evenings are long and the mornings are bright. But the summer also...

Tipperary boss Sheedy says side ‘played second fiddle’ to Laois in many sectors in...

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath Tipperary hurling boss Liam Sheedy admits his side were second best to Laois...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

TUESDAY JULY 16 All games 7:30pm unless stated Laois Shopping Centre Junior "B" Football Championship Round 1 (Extra time if necessary) Errill v Arles Kilcruise in Errill Slieve...

€1m funding scheme for community and voluntary groups supporting older people opened

A new €1m funding scheme aimed at community and voluntary groups supporting older people in their community is now open for applications, according to...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 16, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Matthew (Matt) Foyle Aghaboe, Ballacolla, Laois Matthew (Matt) Foyle, Ballacolla, Portlaoise, Co. Laois. (Eircode...

Colt edge Clonaslee in 33-point thriller to claim Division 5 hurling glory

Colt 2-16 Clonaslee 1-17 ACHL Division 5  Colt withstood a second half comeback from Clonaslee to claim the ACHL Division 5 title in Shanahoe on Saturday...

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What the national media said as Laois’s amazing 2019 hurling journey came to an...

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath The Laois hurlers have dominated the media coverage over the last few weeks. After their...

World’s first plastic waste to wax plant opened in Portlaoise

The world’s first commercial plastic ‘plastic waste to wax’ plant was opened today in Clonminam in Portlaoise by Charlie Flanagan, Minister for Justice and...

Division 4 football glory for Portlaoise against Graiguecullen

Portlaoise 2-16 Graiguecullen 0-9 ACFL Division 4 Final Portlaoise had 13 points to spare over Graiguecullen in the Division 4 football final on Saturday evening in...

Manager Brennan heralds Laois fans as attentions turn to 2020

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath The Laois hurling journey for 2019 has ended but the memories will live...

Laois Ladies set to play All-Ireland championship match in O’Moore Park

This is brilliant news. The Laois Ladies will play their first group match of the All-Ireland Intermediate football championship in O'Moore Park this Sunday against...

Newpark Hotel in Kilkenny invite newly-engaged couples to Wedding Afternoon

The luxurious 4-star Newpark Hotel will hold a Wedding Showcase Afternoont this Sunday, July 21, from 2pm to 5pm. The hotel set on 40 acres...

‘Drones’ being used to ferry drugs and phones into Midlands Prison

Drones are being used to ferry drugs into the Midlands Prison in Portlaoise, according to the Irish Daily Star. Michael O'Toole is reporting that the...

Fans fume at Sunday Game coverage of Laois hurlers All-Ireland Quarter final

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath The journey has come to an end for the Laois senior hurlers for...

In Pictures: Incredible scenes as Laois fans turn out in force to support hurlers

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath There were over 40,000 people in Croke Park yesterday and at times it...

Wolfhill, Ballacolla, Spink and Mountrath among this week’s Laois Walks Festival locations

The Laois Walks Festival is proving hugely popular once again and it continues at full pace this week with another great programme of walks...