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Portlaoise CBS got off to a winning start this afternoon

Portlaoise CBS leave it late to maintain 100 per cent start

St Mary's CBS Portlaoise 0-14 Ardscoil na Trionoide 3-4 Top Oil South Leinster Schools Senior 'B' Football Championship Round 2 Portlaoise CBS maintained their 100 per...
The Scoil Chriost Rí team which were defeated yesterday

Scoil Chriost Ri denied Leinster soccer glory against Enniscorthy

Scoil Chriost Ri 0 Colaiste Bride Enniscorthy 2 Leinster U-19 'A' Schools Soccer Final Scoil Chriost Ri were denied Leinster soccer glory yesterday after going down...
Gardaí are appealing for witnesses to a hit and run

Two arrested following Mountrath assault and false imprisonment

Two men have been arrested after a serious incident in Mountrath last week. Gardaí investigating an incident of assault and False Imprisonment in Kilbricken, Mounrath,...
The playground is completely flooded in Mountmellick

Sandbags return to Mountmellick amid fears of ‘devastating’ further flooding

Sandbags have been put in place in Mountmellick as the threat of flooding looms again in the town. Councillor Paddy Bracken told the Borris-in-Ossory Mountmellick...

Cllr has ‘pain in his ass’ over waste land in Stradbally

Cllr Paschal McEvoy says that he has a 'pain in my ass' over Transport Infrastructure Ireland's refusal to turn a waste land in Stradbally...
On the spot fines for road side dwellers

Calls for better warning signs at pedestrian crossings

Calls have been made for better warning signs at pedestrian crossings at the recent Portlaoise Municipal District meeting. Councillor Catherine Fitzgerald proposed the motion, saying...
Caitlin Knight Champion, Hannah Reinhardt Champion, Ciara McPartlan 2nd place, Amelia Reinhardt 2nd place - winners for Laois Martial Arts

Laois Martial Arts close the year off with medals all round

Laois Martial Arts closed their busy year off with a tally of medals. The club have had a busy year of competition, attending all Kickboxing...
Silent Santa is coming to Portlaoise

Our guide to What’s On at the Weekend

If you're looking forward to an action-packed holiday season look no further than Laois this Christmas. Between teenage discos, monster raffles, coffee morning, Christmas fairs,...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 15, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Molly McCormack The Village, Rosenallis, Laois Died December in the loving care of the...
L to r: Dr Declan O’Brien (MSc in Leadership, from Dublin), Ciarán Muldowney (MSc in Leadership, from Laois) Siobhan Murphy (MSc in Leadership, from Waterford)

Laois represented as 900 healthcare and research professionals graduate from RCSI

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland conferred a total of 889 candidates with undergraduate and postgraduate awards at four separate ceremonies over two days...

Portlaoise CBS release statement after threats written on toilet wall

St Mary's CBS Portlaoise have released a statement to allay parents fears after rumours about a possible attack on students and teachers circulated online. The...
The Portlaoise Hospital meeting could rumble on

Laois TDs’ rescheduled meeting with Minister Harris on hospital future confirmed

The details for the Laois TDs' rescheduled meeting with Minister Simon Harris on the future of Portlaoise Hospital has been confirmed. Deputies Charlie Flanagan, Sean...
Mountmellick was under siege from floods this week

People should be prioritised over fish – Cllr King

Concerns over fish and wildlife should go out the window when people’s lives are being destroyed by flooding, according to Cllr John King. The cathaoirleach...

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Treacy's Bar and Restaurant received a Road Safety Authority award

Road Safety Authority award for Treacy’s Bar & Restaurant

A Laois bar and restaurant received an award at a ceremony in Croke Park yesterday. Treacy's Bar & Restaurant was honoured at the Irish Road...
All of the candidates at the Laois Young Entrepreneur Awards

In Pictures: All the winners from the Laois Young Entrepreneur ceremony

Gary Cobbe of Irish Polymer Extrusions Limited was named the Laois Young Entrepreneur of the Year at a ceremony in Killkenard yesterday. In what is the...

Charity is at the heart of this Stradbally Christmas fair

Christmas time is all about giving, and that is is exactly what the crafters in Stradbally Country Market's Christmas Fair are doing this Saturday...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 14, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Matty Dunne Coolnamona, Portlaoise, Laois Dunne. Coolnamona. Portlaoise, December 13th 2017. Peacefully in the...

In Pictures: Coláiste Íosagáin take home U-16 regional ‘A’ basketball trophy

Coláiste Íosagáin took home the regional 'A' basketball trophy yesterday with a stunning victory over Pipers Hill College, Naas on a scoreline of 53-30...
The houses are planned for Killeen

Permission sought to construct 22 new houses in Portarlington

Planning permission has been sought for a new development in Portarlington. Kevin O'Rourke has brought forward an application to construct 22 houses. These are planned for...
It was certainly a snow filled morning all over the county

WATCH: Snow returns during rush hour traffic

Just when we thought the white fluffy stuff had gone, it has come back with vengeance. Snow covered much of Laois this evening with Portlaoise...

Laois Cumann na mBunscol hurling panel announced

The Allianz Laois Cumann na mBunscol hurling panel for the coming season has been confirmed. A total of 41 players from across the county have...

Laois’s Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year announced

The Best Young Entrepreneur of the Year in Laois has been announced. Thirteen business people under the age of 35 were in the mix for...
The number of carers in Laois is on the rise

GP cards and respite care to support Laois carers and people with disabilities

GP visit cards and extra funding for respite care will help carers and people with disabilities in Laois. This is according to Laois TD and...