Wednesday, October 16, 2019

In Pictures: Serious excitement in Durrow and Cullohill as The Harps get set for...

There's nothing like a county final to create a bit of stir. And that's exactly the vibe in Durrow and Cullohill this week as the...

Sadness in Ballinakill as community mourns the late JP O’Mara

The death has occurred of JP O'Mara, a hugely popular and active member of the Ballinakill community, following a short illness at the age...

The final LaoisToday Football Team of the Week for 2019

And so we've come to our final football team of the week for 2019. With all finals done and dusted now, last weekend saw the...

Deep sadness following passing of young Portlaoise teacher

There is deep sadness following the passing of Portlaoise native Eoin Fingleton last week. Mr Fingleton, who was a teacher in Drimnagh Castle College in...

JOB VACANCY: Finline Furniture seeking to hire Sales Person for their showrooms in Laois

Finline Furniture are seeking a Sales Person for their Emo Showrooms in Laois. Experience in Interior Design is preferable but not essential. To apply Please send CV...

Second Laois family set to appear on popular RTE TV show

A second kind-hearted Laois family are set to appear on our TV screens this weekend in the popular RTE show 'Raised By The Village'. This...

Pauline Madigan upbeat and determined to run for Fianna Fáil

To paraphrase the famous quote, rumours of her political demise have been greatly exaggerated. Fianna Fáil general election candidate, Pauline Madigan, has defiantly confirmed her...

Kind Laois family set to appear on popular RTE TV show

As the saying goes "it takes a village to raise a child" - and one Laois family is going to put that theory to...

Prestigious recognition for Portlaoise College in Oxford University

Three Portlaoise College teachers recently travelled to the prestigious Oxford University to honour the work they're doing for promoting progression to third level education. Guidance...

Portlaoise man helps Leinster ‘A’ to Celtic Cup rugby success

Portlaoise man Conor Kelly was out-half on the Leinster 'A' rugby side that won the Celtic Cup at the weekend, a competition for the...

Glynn thrilled to be back in the thick of it as he puts injury...

2019 had for the most part been a frustrating year for Brian Glynn, one that saw him twice undergo a serious ankle operation, but...

Bridget Jones Diary, Sex and the City and Bridesmaids – check out the Girls...

Is there anything more therapeutic and enjoyable than watching an hilarious movie with pals while enjoying delicious snacks and drinks? Spend some quality time your...

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Joe Mallon Motors Car of the Week: 171 Renault Megane from €56 per week

This week’s Car of the Week from Joe Mallon Motors is a 192 Renault Megane. With a finance option in place, this car could be...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. JP (John Patrick) O'Mara Sampsonscourt, Ballinakill, Laois JP died peacefully at his home surrounded...

The highly experienced Midlands Park Hotel Head Chef thrilled to be leading a top...

The Midlands Park Hotel went under a considerable refurbishment in recent years as they strive to provide the highest quality service to their guests. We...

Coffee Morning in aid of vital Pieta House services

A coffee morning for Pieta House will take place on Wednesday, October 23. The event will take place from 10 am to 11.30 am in...

BREAKING: Laois GAA confirm senior football management team and appoint new Minor manager

Laois GAA have appointed a brand new Minor football manager and confirmed the make-up of the senior football management team. Following the decisions of Donncha...

In Pictures: Wild celebrations as Emo-Courtwood claim minor football glory

Emo-Courtwood were crowned Laois minor football champions for the third time in four years following a thrilling win over Ballyroan-Abbey in O’Moore Park yesterday...

In Pictures: Portlaoise celebrate claiming three Laois senior titles in a row

Portlaoise have been crowned Laois SFC champions for the 35th time following their narrow win over first-time finalists Killeshin in O’Moore Park yesterday afternoon. Portlaoise...

After 54 years a new Garda HQ complex confirmed for Portlaoise

A new Garda Divisional headquarters building complex has been announced for Portlaoise. The long overdue breakthrough for the development of a modern and fit-for-purpose Garda...

In Pictures: 100 years and growing – Barrowhouse GAA celebrate centenary

The enduring strength of the GAA was very much evident in Barrowhouse on Saturday as the small club on the Laois-Kildare border welcomed the...

Two prestigious national awards for Portarlington-based business Polar Ice

Finalists in seven categories, Irish owned and family run Polar Ice were winners of the Transport Manager of the Year and Own Account Transport...