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Laois Tourism are looking for Directors in upcoming AGM

The Annual General Meeting of Laois Tourism will take place on Wednesday February 7, 2018 in the Heritage Hotel Killenard at 7.30pm. Laois Tourism is...

New online system to apply for a medical card

The HSE has launched a new National Medical Card online service. This new service enables people to apply online for a Medical Card quickly and...
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WATCH: Two weather warnings in place for Laois as snow hits

Two weather warnings are in place for Laois as snow has begun to fall. A yellow alert for snow and ice is in place until...

Two Laois men taking part in TV3 show ‘Rare Breed’

Two Laois men have been the focus of TV cameras over the past year as they have been a a part of the TV3...

Quad bikes tearing up The Heath commonage area at night

Youths on quad bikes and all-terrain vehicles have been tearing up the commonage ground at The Heath late at night, leaving the ground in...

Meath great labels O’Moore Park hosting the O’Byrne Cup final as ‘Ludicrous’

Former Meath footballer Bernard Flynn has lamented the decision by Leinster GAA to make O'Moore Park the venue for this year's Bord na Mona...

Pat Critchley: It’s a generation thing – but not all the characters are gone

In my first year English classes I would show this quote: "The children now love luxury. They have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show...

Laois native makes The Rich List 2018

A Laois man has made Ireland’s 2018 250 rich list, compiled by the Sunday Independent over the weekend. Cathal Jackson is listed as number 202...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Shiela Duff (née Guing) Orchard, Timahoe, Laois / Clonbullogue, Offaly Shiela passed away peacefully...

Here are all of this week’s CCFL soccer fixtures

There’s a full schedule of games down for decision this weekend once again across all divisions in the CCFL soccer leagues. Friday January 19th First-named team...
The Portlaoise CBS team who defeated Templeogue this afternoon

WATCH: Stunning extra time free kick helps CBS into semi-final

Portlaoise CBS 4 Templeogue 3 (AET) Leinster U-19 'A' Cup Quarter Final Portlaoise CBS are into the last four of the Leinster U-19 'A' Cup final...

Mary Kavanagh: New year, same wonderful you

Happy 2018 to you, I hope it's been a good one for you so far. As we enter into another journey around the sun,...

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New UK supermarket is coming to Laois and will create more than 20 jobs

Iceland, the frozen food supermarket chain, is coming to Portlaoise and creating at least 22 jobs. The UK based supermarket already has 19 stores around...

Sean Fleming calls for Fair Deal Scheme publication

The Minister for Health should publish new legislation in relation to the Fair Deal Scheme which is long overdue, according to Fianna Fáil TD...

More extreme weather warnings for Laois

There's more extreme weather scheduled for Laois with a snow-ice Status Yellow weather warning for tomorrow and Wednesday. The warning is valid from Tuesday, January...

In Pictures: Check out all the style at Sarsfields Presentation Night

There was serious glitz and glamour at Portarlington Golf Club as the Sarsfields Presentation night took place on Saturday, January 13. Sarsfields Seniors were celebrating...

Laois group wins Leinster Scór title at the weekend

The Borris-in-Ossory-Kilcotton Scor Instrumental Group collected the Leinster Scór title in Wexford last weekend. The group won the Ceol Uirlise category at the National Opera...

Moment in Time: A visit to Castletown NS in 2001

Our photographs this week from Alf Harvey's archives capture his visit to Castletown NS in 2001. In the year after the turn of the Millennium,...

One of Irish cycling’s most famous faces calls on cyclists from Laois for epic...

Sports journalist and former professional cyclist Paul Kimmage is calling on cycling enthusiasts from Laois to join him in covering three different countries in...

Portlaoise U-17s at the top of Premier Division following comfortable win

PORTLAOISE 46 BOYNE 12 Leinster Premier Division Portlaoise U-17s took on Boyne on Saturday morning, and secured a placed in the top two with a 46-12...

O’Moore Park set to host three big games in the coming weeks

O'Moore Park will be the venue for three big games over the next month as one final and two club All-Ireland semi finals are...

Coláiste Íosagáin march on to All-Ireland Basketball semi-final

CBS Tralee 39 Coláiste Íosagáin 35 Coláiste Íosagáin 49 Coláiste Eanna 41 Coláiste Íosagáin 55 Virginia College 28 U-16 All-Ireland 'A' Basketball playoffs It was a winning week...