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A venue for Laois Music Groups, a warm council welcome and a remarkable Laois coalmine – it’s all in our Top Stories of the Week

It was another busy week of news here at Laois Today with candidates selected for the next general election, a stunning family home for sale and a hunt for Laois’ hottest men.

It’s all in our top stories of the week.


Great news for town centre as Council buy old Portlaoise primary school to use as new home for local music groups 

Warm council welcome as Pauline Madigan takes her seat as the newest member of Laois County Council.

Fine Gael pick their candidates in Laois-Offaly for the next General Election was a top story for readers this week.

There was tremendous Sadness in Mountrath Golf Club as popular lady captain passes away.

The Arts Centre warrants a visit as History of a remarkable Laois coalmine is being explored. 

A fantastic, feel good story this week, as Laois man hailed ‘a hero’ after quick thinking on site of emergency .


Portlaoise ladies leave it late, but Kehoe strike qualifies Portlaoise AFC for the Joe Rooney Cup Semi Final.

Arles-Killeen and Emo do battle again in bid for Laois SFC progress, putting reader’s on the edge of their seat.


Laois Today is buzzing as Laois’s Hottest Men is back … and we want your nominations!


In Pictures: Fantastic family home for sale in heritage town of Abbeyleix was a top Property story this week.

SEE ALSO – Our guide to what’s on at the weekend