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Dublin Hospital group say Thursday launch ‘not related to Portlaoise’

The Dublin Midlands Hospiatl Group has released a statement around the launch of their Strategic Development Plan on Thursday. The group say: "The Dublin Midlands...

Exporting around the world – but Finline Furniture remain focused on local retail as...

The hugely popular Finline Furniture annual sale returns on January 5, 6 and 7, with up to 70% off some of their ex-display items. The Emo-based business...

Save Portlaoise Hospital group plan mass protest on Thursday

The Portlaoise Hospital Action Committee has called for a mass protest to take place this Thursday. In a statement the group say: Thomas Timmons, the chairman...
New houses planned for Kilminchy

Planning granted for new housing development in Stradbally

Planning permission has been granted to construct a retirement village in Stradbally. North Eastern housing agency plan to build a 16 house development in the...
One man has been stabbed to death and a youth is in custody

Third man arrested following Mountrath assault and false imprisonment

Gardaí have arrested a third man in the case of false imprisonment and assault in Mountrath. The arrest happened on Sunday and he has become...
Laois people and former players seem very happy with the proposed appointment of John Sugrue

Laois football manager provides injury update ahead of new season

We're still in 2017 but the Laois senior footballers will play their first competitive game of the new season in just under two weeks...
At the 10th. Anniversary of Portlaoise Enterprise Centre , were: Clr. Padraig Fleming ( Cathaoirleach Laois Co. Council ), Patricia Frayne (Centre Co-ordinator ), John Mulholland ( CEO Laois Co Council ), Evelyn Reddin ( Head of Enterprise LEO ) andBrian Ogilvie ( Chair, Board of Directors ).

In Pictures: Portlaoise Enterprise Centre celebrates 10 years with Christmas lunch

The Portlaoise Enterprise Centre celebrated 10 years in existence last week by hosting a Christmas lunch. All of the centre's occupants turned out to enjoy...

Repairs sought for road near Ballyfin Demesne

Repairing a road near Ballyfin would be much appreciated by the owners of the renowned hotel nearby, according to Cllr David Goodwin. He had a...
the MSL U-15 ETP squad has been named

Stradbally the big winners as Laois soccer clubs end on a high before Christmas...

Just a handful of Laois soccer clubs were in action across the three local league this weekend. This was the last round of fixtures for...

In Pictures: Mountrath Community School showcase Christmas Fair success

Mountrath Community School's Transition Year showcased their marvellous Christmas Fair. Hampers, tie-dye t-shirts, Bandanas (appartenly they're making a comeback), sweets and treats were among some...

Gardaí provide simple tips to avoid being robbed on Christmas week

Christmas is a time for family and happiness but the criminals don't stop. So say Laois Gardaí who have come up with some handy tips...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, 18 December, 2017

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Tim (Timmy) Keeshan Boherard, Clough Village, Laois Tim (Timmy) Keeshan, Boherard, Clough, Co. Laois....
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WATCH: Laois mammy receives a brilliant Christmas surprise

Christmas is a time for family but it can be hard to get them all together. Almost every family in the county will have loved...

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Portlaoise Panthers new signing Tim Stewart is raring to go

Stewart the hero as Portlaoise Panthers win twice in two days

There was no stopping the Portlaoise Panthers men's side this week as they recorded stunning victories over Paris Texas Kilkenny and Ulster Elks. They managed...

Another disappointing day for Laois rugby clubs as both end 2017 at the bottom...

Portlaoise and Portarlington Rugby Clubs will be hoping for a serious turnaround in 2018 - or they will both be relegated from their respective...

Moment in Time: Alf Harvey’s best photos from 2008 are thoroughly enjoyable to look...

Our moment in time feature a look back at the year of 2008, and it's fair to say that the selection of photographs from...

Winner announced in the LaoisToday and Breslin’s Pharmacy Yankee Candle giveaway

Everyone loves a competition, a good giveaway, and here at LaoisToday we've teamed up some great businesses to give away a selection of really...

In Pictures: Portlaoise school helping the homeless this Christmas

Portlaoise Educate Together NS ran a Christmas Collection Drive for PATH (Portlaoise Action To Homelessness) this week. This is the second year that pupils in...
Laois man Joe Higgins is the new manager of the IT Carlow football teams

Former All-star and Laois ladies manager takes club role

The off-season in GAA is where all the movements occur. And we have one very big managerial appointment to bring to you today - plus...
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Calls for signs warning drivers of pedestrians and cyclists to be erected

Calls have been made for signs on local roads to be erected to make drivers aware that pedestrians and cyclists are using them. Cllr Tom...

Top Tweets and Facebook Comments of the Week

Top Tweets of the Week: Did we do the right thing? 'Pdogthelog' certainly kept us entertained on Friday night anyways! You can view the Snapchat...

Funding sought for Laois river amenity

Funding is to be sought to complete repair work at the Woodenbridge amenity area at the River Erkina. Councillor Seamus McDonald had a motion before...

Christmas Recipe of the Week: Entertaining at home this Christmas

Entertaining at home over Christmas can be stressful. It can often get to a point that when entertaining guests in your own home, you simply...