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Laois senior hurling team announced for crunch Offaly clash

Brought to you in association with Cuddy Sports Laois hurling manager Eddie Brennan has named his starting 15 for their must-win clash against Offaly. And the...

Mythical St Patrick’s Day Parade planned for Mountrath

Mountrath is going all out for this years St Patrick's Day Parade with a mythical jam packed day planned for the whole family. All sorts...

Neighbouring GAA clubs clash over ‘poaching’ allegations

Two neighbouring clubs within the same parish have to come to a disagreement over allegations of 'poaching' players. The issue came to a head between...

Slieve Bloom mountain bike trail to benefit as part of €10 million cash injection

Over €10 million has been announced for a mountain biking scheme across seven counties, including the Slieve Blooms in Laois and Offaly. This is part...

REVEALED: Date well-known Laois man set to appear on First Dates Ireland confirmed

We're over a month into the new series of First Dates Ireland and we have been eagerly awaiting the appearance of a well-known Laois...

Ballyroan Vintage Club donate €4,600 to Abbeyleix Hospital Patients Fund

The Abbeyleix Hospital Patients fund recently received a cheque for €4,600 from Ballyroan Vintage. The Chairman of Ballyroan Vintage Club, Dan Kinsella, presented the cheque...

Laois keeper Corbet preparing to fill big gloves at Bohemians this season

Back in October last year, Bohemians goalkeeper Shane Supple was named in the League of Ireland team of the year. However, one month later, the...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, February 15, 2019

FBelow are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. William Malone Dublin Road, Portlaoise, Laois / Emo, Laois Formerly Coolbanagher Emo County Laois....

In Pictures: Michael Martin in Portarlington during visit to Kildare South constituency

The boundary changes that moved Portarlington, Killenard and Ballybrittas into the Kildare South constituency for the next General Election will only become real when...

Remembering the day the Laois hurlers relegated Offaly in 2004

Brought to you in association with Cuddy Hurleys The Laois hurlers meet Offaly this Saturday night at 7pm in O'Moore Park in a big game...

Laois woman Sara helps bring Purcell Shield glory to IT Carlow

Last night IT Carlow's camogie team were helped in winning the Purcell Shield over the Garda College by Camross woman Sara Cuddy. Sara, lining out...

Our guide to what’s on this Valentine’s weekend

Brought to you by Laois Tourism Its Valentine's weekend and as usual it’s a busy weekend around Laois.   Sheeran’s Pub will be a romantic...

Boost for Laois footballers as Scully has controversial red card overturned

The Laois footballers have been given a big boost ahead of next weekend's trip to Mullingar to face Westmeath as the red card picked...

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LaoisToday Instagram tournament to crown Mr Valentine 2019 reaches final

For those of you who follow us on Instagram, you will have noticed that for the past week, we have ran a competition to...

Inmate who featured in Midlands Prison Portlaoise documentary died 9 days after release

An Inmate who featured heavily in Episode 2 of the Virgin Media documentary on Midlands Prison Portlaoise died just nine days after being released. Last...

Tom Treacy is feeling the love as Laois bestows its highest honour

The plaudits and praise came pouring in thick and fast for Tom Treacy as Laois bestowed the highest honour it has to acknowledge achievement,...

The best places for Laois people to find love back in the day

Valentine’s Day. No matter if you love it or hate it, you just can’t avoid it. And with love well and truly in the air...

Popular Laois man speaks about incredible weight loss journey

What an achievement this is. Portlaoise man Mark Farrell has made an incredible weight loss of over two stone in six weeks. He went from...

Centrepoint Carpets offering 25% off all mattresses for Valentine’s Day

You spend one third of your life in bed, so why not make it a pleasurable experience? If your mattress is looking worn or maybe...

A Valentine’s Day warning from the Gardaí on romance scammers

Romance Scammers steal Hearts, then Money. This is a warning issued from Gardaí this morning - as they advise people to beware of Romance Scams. "Victims...
The Laois Ladies senior footballer championship has been delayed following an appeal

All of this weekend’s GAA fixtures

It is another busy weekend of GAA action with action across all of the codes. We have hurling, football, camogie and ladies football action to...

Laois soccer goalkeeper Walshe speaks about life from Abbeyleix to Wexford Youths

Joseph Walshe is a promising young goalkeeper who has plied his trade with many a Laois side - and has recently signed with League...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, February 14, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Brendan Daly Millbrook, Portlaoise, Laois Beloved husband of Anne, and much loved father of...