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Scoil Chriost Ri complete remarkable Leinster double following dramatic extra-time win

Scoil Chriost Ri 5-9 Loreto St Michael's Navan 2-13 (AET) Lidl Ireland Leinster Ladies Schools Junior 'A' final What an incredible school Scoil Chriost Ri Portlaoise is...

Laois players featured in four different Fitzgibbon Cup sides

As the Fitzgibbon Cup is set to begin this weekend, we have put together a list of Laois players set to be involved in...

Laois farmers urged to take safety precautions as slurry spreading commences

The slurry season is upon us and Laois farmers are being urged to take safety precautions. IFA’s Health and Safety Executive, William Shortall has urged...

Former Laois manager Dempsey appointed boss of Offaly club

A former Laois senior football manager has been appointed as boss of a club across the border. St Joseph's native Sean Dempsey will take over...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, January 17, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Patricia Grey (née O'Connell) Rathdowney, Laois / Portlaoise, Laois GREY, Patricia (née O’Connell) (Rathdowney...

JOB VACANCIES: Bosco’s Gala Store are looking to fill key positions

Bosco’s Gala in Portlaoise is now recruiting for the following roles: Deli staff - part-time and full time Baker - part-time full time Applicants must...

No contest needed as Fine Gael select their Portlaoise Local Election team

The late withdrawal of one of the candidates meant that there was no need for a vote at this evening's Fine Gael Local Election selection...

Victory for Flanagan’s University of Limerick as Sigerson Cup gets underway

University of Limerick 1-13 Dublin Institute of Technology 1-12 Sigerson Cup Round 1 Frank Flanagan's University of Limerick made a winning start to the Sigerson Cup...

In Pictures: Crettyard Ladies look down memory lane for presentation night

Former Crettyard Ladies footballers came out in large numbers to celebrate the club's successes on Saturday, January 12. Some travelled from Cork , Donegal, Wexford...

Two Laois rugby stars named on Ireland Women’s Six Nations squad

Two rugby players from Laois have been officially named on the Ireland Women's Six Nations squad. Long-serving Irish international Alison Miller is joined by a...

Victory for Portlaoise RFC U-16s over Wexford team

Portlaoise 34 Wexford 8 After a tough start to the first half of the season, Portlaoise RFC U-16 recorded their second win of 2019 in...

Mountrath CS see off Heywood to reach South-Leinster final

Mountrath CS 3-8 Heywood CS 0-9 Top Oil South Leinster School's Senior 'C' Semi Final Mountrath Community School will contest the South-Leinster 'C' football championship final after...

Laois Gardai issue warning over tyres and catch two motorists speeding

Laois Gardai have issued a warning to all motorists to regularly check the condition of their tyres. It comes as members of the force had...

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Pupils praised over their political knowledge and activism by local councillors

Sixth class pupils from the Rock NS were praised for their political activism in yesterday's meeting of the Portlaoise municipal district. Pupils from Mr Fennelly's...

Laois house prices expected to rise by six percent in 2019

The price of the average three-bed semi in County Laois is expected to rise by six percent in the next 12 months. This is according...

Three Portlaoise Prison managers ‘scapegoated’ following officer walkout

Three Portlaoise Prison managers believe they are being 'scapegoated' by the Irish Prison Service as the fallout from an officer walkout last May continues,...

Third Fine Gael nomination hopeful in Graiguecullen/Portarlington named

Another new name has come up to contest the Fine Gael Local Election nomination in Graiguecullen/Portarlington for this year. Aisling Moran, who lives near Ballylinan, has...

21 Laois lads set to represent their colleges as Sigerson Cup gets underway

The 2019 Sigerson Cup gets underway this week and there will be considerable Laois representation on the 16 teams. 21 players from Laois clubs will...

In Pictures: Laois team successfully host Australian LFGA side

Huge excitement and anticipation took over St Brigid's Ladies Gaelic Football Club as the hosted an Australian LGFA team on January 6 and 7. St...

Raheen Panto Group gearing up for their 32nd performance

Raheen Panto group will stage their 32nd Anniversary Pantomime 'Cinderella' in Heywood Community School Gym this year from Thursday January 24 to Saturday January...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Sarah Browne (née Rowney) Old Road, Doonane, Crettyard, Laois/Clonaslee, Laois Reposing at Rigney's Funeral...

In Pictures: Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre Graduation

The style was high in the Heritage Hotel last week at the LOETB Portarlington Further Education and Training Centre Graduation Ceremony for 2018. Portarlington Further...

Heated discussion surrounding anti-social behaviour in Portlaoise at night

Barriers along the taxi rank at the Top Square in Portlaoise have been proposed to try bring a stop to anti-social behaviour after nights...