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Fundraiser launched to make little Laois girl’s Christmas wish come through

A fundraiser has been launched to make a little Laois girl's Christmas dream come through. 10-year-old Aimee Brennan from Wolfhill has had Scoliosis since birth. Unfortunately, due...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fint Coffey New row, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of his family...

Local election hopeful calls for sexual assault victims to not be subjected to further...

A Fine Gael candidate running for the Laois County Council elections raised the issue of putting strong measures to protect victims of sexual crimes...

Portlaoise ladies hockey team draw in Wicklow to continue unbeaten run

Portlaoise 1 Wicklow 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club remain unbeaten after seven matches in Division 9 in Leinster League with...

Check out O’Sullivan Motors in Roscrea – the Midland Hybrid Specialists

O'Sullivan Motors in Roscrea have over 40 years experience in the motor trade. Why not call today to enquire about their huge range of hybrids...

Late opening on Friday as Telfords Black Friday sale set to end on Sunday

The team in Telfords in Portlaoise and Mountrath were fast out of the traps with their Black Friday sale this year - starting as...

Portlaoise Fianna Fail select three candidates for Local Election

Tonight saw the Fianna Fail selection convention for the local election area of Portlaoise. And there was something of an upset as sitting Cllr Pauline...

In Pictures: Medals galore at annual Portlaoise GAA Juvenile Awards

Over 250 medals were handed out at the Portlaoise Juvenile Awards on Sunday evening in the Killeshin Hotel. Members of the Portlaoise Senior Football team...

In Pictures: Laois teenagers take part in UK exchange and have their say on...

Portlaoise Family Resource Centre's youth club were invited to take part in a cross-border exchange with youth groups from Northern Ireland and Scotland. The Department...

Killeshin scoop award at the IPB ‘Pride of Place’ awards ceremony

Killeshin are celebrating their runner up prize at the IPB Pride of Place Awards hosted by Cork City Council and Co-operation Ireland held on...

Fine Gael General Election candidate announces where she’ll run in 2019 Locals

In the 2016 General Election, Fine Gael candidate Thomasina Connell polled over 4,000 first preference votes - an impressive haul for a young rookie...

In Pictures: Graiguecullen GAA’s I’m A Celebrity fundraiser a huge success

I'm A Celebrity ... Get Me Out of Here began in Australia last night as Harry Redknapp and co settled into life in the...

Obama Plaza style development outside Portlaoise set to open by ‘June or July’

The man behind the Barack Obama style development planned for Portlaoise says he believes the plaza could be operational by 'June or July of...

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JOB VACANCY: Beechfield Healthcare in Portlaoise are looking for a Marketing Assistant

Due to continued growth, Beechfield Healthcare are looking to fill the role of Marketing Assistant in their Portlaoise Office. The individual will provide marketing...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures with massive games for Portlaoise and Courtwood...

The GAA season continues at pace this weekend with several finals and big Leinster championship games down for decision. Abbeyleix and Clonaslee-St Manman's will battle...

Peavoy Financial Planning: Leaving Service Options for your Pension

If you have a pension from a previous employment and have not done anything about it for a while, it is good advice to make...

Six more Laois students awarded for stellar Leaving Cert results in UCD

Last week, we brought you the news that three young girls from Stradbally had received awards from University College Dublin for their outstanding Leaving...

Munnelly’s South Africa defeat Phelan brother’s Cambodia to win Asian Games

The Asian Games concluded yesterday and there was a very strong Laois connection in the Junior football final. South Africa clashed with Cambodia in the...

Six candidates in the mix for Fianna Fail Local Election Convention in Portlaoise

2019 will see the first election in the history of LaoisToday and the runners and riders are coming more into focus across the parties...

All of this week’s fixtures as busy soccer season continues

The local soccer season continues at full steam this coming weekend as the clubs return to league action. The big local game is the clash...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 19, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Fint Coffey New row, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the loving care of his family...

Property Watch: Houses for sale around Portlaoise for under €120,000

If you're looking for a property while on a budget, you're in luck. Here are five lovely houses around Portlaoise town for sale between €100,000...

Laois family go through to the semi-finals of Ireland’s Fittest Family

After two amazing challenges, the McDonald family from Ballyroan have gone through to the semi-finals of the hugely popular Ireland’s Fittest Family. Indeed, father Martin...