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Wednesday, December 8, 2021
MIC St Pat's Thurles

Laois lads to the fore as MIC St Pat’s defeat UCD to claim All-Ireland...

The All-Ireland College's Division 2 hurling league final took place in Portlaoise last night and five Laois lads were celebrating afterwards. MIC St Pat's of...
Tower and Bean Coffee Shop

Four Laois Social Enterprises awarded almost €25,000 in funding for renovations and repairs

Four Laois Social Enterprises have been awarded grants to assist them in carrying out renovations or repairs to their premises. Minister for State at the...
Charlie Flanagan, cows, Ciaran Cuffe

Laois TD hits out at Green Party following MEP’s ‘request to withdraw funding for...

A Laois TD has called on the Green Party to answer questions regarding its views on agricultural investment in light of MEP Ciarán Cuffe’s...
Storm Barra

Tree down on Laois road as Storm Barra continues to batters the country

A tree has fallen on a road in Laois as Storm Barra continues to make its way across the country this morning. The Love Portarlington...

40 Laois families to receive Christmas boost as local students, teachers and businesses come...

40 Laois families will have a happier Christmas this year thanks to the incredibly generosity of a Laois school and local businesses. Second Years in...
Dermot Muldowney Peace Commissioner

Portarlington man appointed as Peace Commissioner

Portarlington resident Dermot Muldowney has been appointed as Peace Commissioner for Offaly/Laois and the surrounding counties after receiving his warrant of appointment from the...
PJ Kelly Laois GAA Chairman Main.jpeg

PJ Kelly: ‘I sincerely am privileged and honoured’ to be new Laois GAA chairman

New Laois GAA chairman PJ Kelly says he is "sincerely ... privileged and honoured" to be taking on the role. Elected unopposed to the role...
Clough-Ballacolla celebrations

Champions Clough-Ballacolla lead the way on our list of nominations for 2021 senior hurling...

Two-in-a-row champions Clough-Ballacolla have 13 players nominated for the 2021 LaoisToday senior hurling Team of the Year. In all there are 45 players nominated with...
Karol Ramsbottom

Laois greyhound trainer claims a remarkable treble at Shelbourne Park Winter Racing Festival

Timahoe trainer Karol Ramsbottom enjoyed a superb treble at Shelbourne Park this weekend as the quickest greyhounds in the country were in action at...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, December 7, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Christy Bracken Collins Park, Thurles, Tipperary / Ballacolla, Laois Christy Bracken, Collins Park, Thurles and formerly Gurteen,...
Killeshin Hotel

Killeshin Hotel – 40 years of history and new special dining options this December

The Killeshin Hotel has always been a leading destination for top quality food and exceptional service in Portlaoise. Serving the community for over 40...

Results announced at Laois GAA convention as PJ Kelly officially begins his new reign...

Tom Clear has been re-elected as Laois GAA vice-chairman, it was announced at this year’s annual convention in the Midlands Park Hotel this evening. The...

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In Pictures: Laois Arthouse celebrates 10th anniversary with new exhibition: In Trust. In Gratitude....

On Saturday December 4, Laois Arthouse began its 10th anniversary celebrations with a new exhibition In Trust. In Gratitude. In Hope. The exhibition is inspired...

In Pictures: Magical atmosphere in Stradbally as the Little Town lights up for Christmas

There was a magical atmosphere in Stradbally on Sunday afternoon for the town's first Christmas market and the official turning on of the Christmas...
Gary O'Reilly

Paralympic hero Gary O’Reilly to be special guest at Timahoe New Year’s Day walk

The annual New Year's Day walk in Timahoe has attracted some star names over the years as the official special guest - and that...
Portlaoise RFC U-14 rugby

Carroll and Cunningham in control as Portlaoise RFC U-14s continue their winning ways

Portlaoise RFC 38 Enniscorthy RFC 12 Leinster U-14 League Premier Division Round 4 The low winter sun shone brightly on a cold morning in Togher last...
Storm Barra

Strong winds and heavy rain forecast as Storm Barra set to strike on Tuesday

Ireland is set to be battered by an Atlantic storm from Tuesday as Storm Barra is set to reach our shores. As is typical with...
SuperValu Abbeyleix (2)

SuperValu in Abbeyleix to unveil its new look following €2 million investment

SuperValu, Ireland’s leading food retailer, will launch its new look, state-of-the-art store in Abbeyleix on Thursday, December 9, following a significant investment of €2 million. Breslin’s Abbeyleix will now...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Port advance in a thriller but bad weekend for Laois clubs...

The Portarlington footballers deservedly get top billing in our latest Talking Sport Podcast after their thrilling win over St Loman's of Westmeath in Portlaoise...
O'Moore Park

Laois GAA fixtures for the rest of the year as U-20 finals confirmed and...

The Laois GAA season is winding down in the next couple of weeks and the fixtures have duly been released that should see out...
Laois Chamber

Business Briefing: Award winners, business supports and Laois company NetSupport on their story so...

The Love Laois 2022 Calendar was officially launched on November 22 in the Midlands Park Hotel, Portlaoise. This calendar has been produced jointly by Laois...
Rioghan Murphy Portarlington

‘It was a great win … the crowd are over the moon, we’re playing...

After two seasons of doing as they pleased in the Laois championship, Portarlington were exposed to a different level of football in O'Moore Park...