Laois family turning their tragedy into hope for others
An extended family from Laois are aiming to make a difference with a series of fundraisers for Pieta House after the death of a family member.
First Electric Picnic acts are announced
It’s the moment we’d all been waiting for, and on Wednesday it was announced that The Strokes, Florence and the Machine, Hozier and The 1975 are all headlining the festival.
€142,000 worth of illegal drugs found in Portlaoise
Irish Revenue officers seized the haul of drugs on Thursday afternoon
New pub opening in Laois town
If you are going to open a new pub what better time to do so than in time for the St Patrick’s weekend national holiday.
St Patrick’s Day parades
There are sees of green, white and gold around the county for each of the parades on today.
For the occasion we drummed up a few articles:
- What’s on for the weekend
- The Streets of Portlaoise road run
- Your ultimate guide to all the St Patrick’s Day parades in Laois
Women in Sport
Our first Women in Sport interview comes from All-Ireland winner, four-time All-Star and Laois football great Tracey Lawlor
Scoil Chríost Rí are through to the All-Ireland final
Seven-star Scoil Chriost Ri trounced their semi-final opponents to reach the All-Ireland senior ‘A’ final
Laois man jets off to take part in the Special Olympics
Basketball player Keith Murphy from Ballybrittas has headed to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
Conor Meredith interview
O’Dempsey’s Meredith opened up about life Down Under, Laois football and dreams of being Peter Schmeichel
WE ARE LAOIS
Moment in Time
Remember the Game
We looked back to when The Heath cruised to Kelly Cup Final Victory in 2012
Tweets of the Week
Good health news, mad taxi drivers and finding fivers – it’s all in our Tweets of the week
Fr Paddy spoke about Lent being a time to embrace positivity
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