Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

Laois minor hurling panel for 2018 named

Laois minor hurling manager Enda Lyons has named a 35-man panel for the coming year. Like the footballers, 17 clubs are represented in total in...

Key Laois hurler set for a comeback after lengthy layoff

After an absence of over a year, PJ Scully looks set to make a return to Laois action in the coming weeks. The Laois hurlers...
The Sinn Fein TD says the houses in Mountrath will be built shortly

23 new houses planned for Ballyroan

This is certainly a boost for anyone looking for a house! Planning permission has been sought to construct 23 new houses in Ballyroan. Kellyville Ltd submitted...

All the latest golf results from the local clubs

See all the recent results from the Laois golf clubs over the past week. PORTARLINGTON GOLF CLUB Men’s Winter League 12 Hole Stableford Results Week 8&9 18th...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Christina (Tina) Lalor (née O'Brien) Townpark, Mountmellick, Laois Died peacefully surrounded by her loving...
St Fergal's Rathdowney were crowned North Leinster Champions this afternoon

Brilliant St Fergal’s Rathdowney advance to Leinster final

St Fergal’s Rathdowney 4-11 Bridgetown Vocational School 1-9 Top Oil Leinster Schools Senior ‘C’ Hurling Championship Semi Final St Fergal’s Rathdowney are through to the Leinster...

In Pictures: Portlaoise Golf Club host annual table quiz

It was a packed house in Portlaoise Golf Club last Friday night as they held their annual table quiz. The quiz was hosted by the...

Portlaoise Town Team looking for your help as they plan for the future

Following the publication of the ‘Framework for Town Centre Renewal’ in April 2017, the ‘Portlaoise Town Team’ was established in October 2017. "The purpose of...
Borris-Kilcotton quintet won gold at the All-Ireland scor at the weekend

WATCH: Praise for Borris-Kilcotton Scór na nÓg All-Ireland winners

There was high praise at Monday night's County Board meeting for the All-Ireland winning team in the Scór na nÓg which took place over...
Portlaoise and Portarlington both won their games in the Leinster League this afternoon but Port must still beat Newbridge on Tuesday to maintain their Division 2A status

Disappointment for Laois players as Roscrea and Newbridge eliminated from Schools Cup

There was disappointment for the five Laois players involved in Schools Cup rugby over the last 24 hours. There were four players on the Cistercian College...
Padraig McMahon will be a co-manager of Ballyroan-Abbey with Liam Irwin

Current player and former All-Star take the reins at Ballyroan-Abbey

Ballyroan-Abbey have put in place a very impressive management team for the 2018 season. Following the departure of Pat Ryan, we revealed that they had...

Appeal for robbery in popular Abbeyleix salon

Gardai are appealing for information after a robbery at a popular beauty salon in Abbeyleix over the weekend. Stone House, Ladies and Gents Hair Salon,...

Demolition of former primary school building unlikely to start until summer

Demolition on the former St Paul’s school building, which has been vandalised and the scene of anti-social behaviour, will not begin until the summer,...

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New houses planned for Kilminchy

10 new houses planned for Portlaoise ‘delayed’

The construction of ten new houses in Portlaoise has been delayed. Laois County Council was due to make a decision on the application this week...
The Garda helicopter was in Stradbally last night

Garda helicopter combing the Midlands following robbery

The Garda helicopter is out this morning following a robbery in the early hours of the morning. Gardai say that at 12.30am this morning, a...
Rebecca Storm will perform a concert for Rathdowney school St Fergal's

Laois students to train and perform concert with renowned British singer

There is a very special event planned in Rathdowney at the end of March! British singer and musical theatre actress Rebecca Storm is set to...

Check out latest design in Junk Kouture National competition

Transition Year student Leah MoffitT from Heywood Community School is yet another talented Student taking part in the popular Junk Kouture Competition. Her design is ...

Helpful tips to keep your bridesmaids happy

How about these three important tips to help you keep you and your bridesmaids happy all the way to your “I dos”? First of all...

In Pictures: Love is in the air at this Portlaoise primary school

Love was in the air at Portlaoise Educate Together National School on Valentine's Day last Wednesday February 14... the love of good food and...
Football For All a huge success in Portlaoise AFC

In Pictures: First Portlaoise AFC Football for All tournament a success

Portlaoise AFC Football For All (FFA) ran their first tournament on Sunday and the only thing that didn’t go to plan was the weather. That...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, February 20, 2018

  Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Michael Kennedy Snr Lacca, Mountrath, Laois Michael Kennedy SNR. Lacca, Mountrath. Died unexpectedly at...

Private golf course planned for exclusive Laois estate

A private golf course is planned for stately Rosenallis mansion Capard House, it has emerged following the publication of a planning application to Laois...
Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy claimed National Indoor titles

WATCH: Two national titles for Laois athletes at Indoor Championships

There was great success for two Laois athletes at the National Indoor Championships this weekend. The St Abban's duo of Barry Pender and Sarah Buggy...