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Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Portlaoise College

Laois secondary school launch Academic Challenge with prizes to be won for 4th and...

This year, in place of their annual STEM conference, Portlaoise College is offering an Academic Challenge competition for 4th and 5th class primary school...

Former senior selectors and minor boss among new appointments as Laois clubs confirm managers...

Two former Laois senior selectors and a former minor manager are among the new men appointed to lead football clubs in Laois this year. Paul...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Peter Casey Waterfront Apartments French Church Street, Portarlington, Laois / Tallaght, Dublin Formerly of Tallaght, Dublin. Unexpectedly...
Light Up O'Dempsey's

Last Man Standing fundraiser competition to help Light Up O’Dempsey’s GAA grounds

There's nothing like a predictions competition to separate the know-it-alls from the spoofers. And O'Dempsey's GAA club have launched their Last Man Standing competition again...
Margaret Brennan

Laois GAA club pays tribute following sad passing of ‘dedicated supporter’

There is sadness in Ballickmoyler this week following the passing of Margaret Brennan. From Arles, Ballickmoyler, Ms Brennan passed away suddenly on Saturday January 22. A...
Glamping under the Stars

Business Briefing: Glamping under the Stars on their latest developments, their long-term aims and...

Laois Chamber CEO Caroline Hoffman caught up with Kyra Fingleton, Managing Director of Glamping Under the Stars, located in Cullenagh, near Portlaoise. Tell us a...
Eoghan O'Flaherty St Joseph's

Boost for Laois club as former Kildare footballer transfers in

St Joseph's have been handed a massive boost ahead of the 2022 season with the confirmation that former Kildare footballer Eoghan O'Flaherty has transferred...
Camross National School

Laois schools granted funding of €230,000 under the 2022 Summer Works Scheme

Four Laois schools have been granted funding of €230,000 under the 2022 Summer Works Scheme. Camross National School, Barnashrone National School, St Fergal’s College Rathdowney...
Luke Carroll European Parliament

Laois student’s project scores him a trip to the European Parliament

A young Laois student is hoping to head to the European Parliament in March after winning a competition hosted by MEP Billy Kelleher. Mountrath Community...
Sue Ramsbottom Laochra Gael

Talking Sport Podcast: Sue Ramsbottom interview on Laochra Gael, army career and the rise...

This Thursday evening, ladies football great Sue Ramsbottom from Timahoe will become the first Laois person to feature on Laochra Gael, the iconic TG4...

No change to format of Laois Senior football championship for 2022 after proposal rejected

There will be no change to the format of the Laois Senior football championship for 2022 after clubs rejected a proposal at a County...
Portarlington RFC and Portlaoise RFC

Big wins for Portlaoise and Portarlington rugby clubs in Leinster League

Portlaoise 21 Balbriggan 18  Leinster Senior League Division 2A Portlaoise RFC travelled to Balbriggan on Sunday knowing nothing less than a win would suffice if they...

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Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Margaret Brennan Arles, Ballickmoyler, Laois Funeral Arrangements Later. Patrick Keenan Raheen, Laois In memory of Patrick Keenan who died at...
O'Neill Foley Accountants

JOB VACANCIES: O’Neill-Foley Accountants hiring accountants and graduate trainee chartered accountants and tax advisers

Job Opportunities in Kilkenny O’Neill Foley is a dynamic, 5 partner independent practice, located in Kilkenny. We have more than 50 employees and we are expanding....
People First Credit Union loan

People First Credit Union Offering Agri Loans for Fertilizer

Due to the surge in fertilizer prices so far in 2022 which has resulted in the cost of standard fertilizer products such as Urea...

Local Enterprise Office Laois launch Spring Training Schedule 2022

Local Enterprise Office Laois is here to support you and your business through these challenging times. From training and mentoring programmes to advice on funding...
Emo Court

Laois secondary schools cross country athletics set to resume after two year Covid absence

Athletics competition resumes in Laois Secondary Schools, after a two year break, with the Downeys Suzuki Laois Secondary Schools Cross Country on Wednesday January...
Ballylinan General New

Laois residents raise concerns for their village ahead of meeting on County Development Plan

A residents group who are representing people who live in Ballylinan have raised their concerns over proposals contained in the County Development Plan. Laois County...
N80 Stradbally

€3 million allocated for Laois for cycling and walking infrastructure in the county

Laois has been allocated €3 million for improvements to cycling and walking infrastructure across the county. Nationally, the National Transport Authority (NTA) has allocated funds...
Laois senior football championship

Proposal to reduce number of Laois senior football championship teams deferred though changed format...

A proposal to reduce the Laois senior football championship to 12 teams by 2024 has been withdrawn from this evening's Laois GAA county board...
Claire Melia Panthers

MVP for former Portlaoise Panthers player as UCC Glanmire claim Paudie O’Connor Cup

A former Portlaoise Panthers player was to the fore as The Address UCC Glanmire claimed their eighth InsureMyHouse.ie Paudie O’Connor Cup title at the...

Extra 10% off all LG TVs in Telfords Electric this week

For one week only at Telfords Electric Portlaoise get an extra 10% off all LG TVs. Plus on top of that amazing offer save up...