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Incomes, environmental problems and heading for the States – it’s our top stories of the week


Laois has highest average gross income in the Midlands

Laois has the highest average gross income earners in the Midlands, but earners make on average less than €11,000 than earners in Kildare.

Over 1,000 fish dead in five-mile stretch of Laois river

More than 1,000 fish have died along the stretch of five miles on the Owenass and Blackwater rivers in Mountmellick

Laois man supports international star Lana Del Ray at Malahide Castle

The talented Kean Kavanagh featured on stage as a support act to the international star Lana Del Ray in Malahide at the weekend.

Fundraiser announced for family of tragic Laois father and son killed in accident

Details of a fundraiser for the family of a Laois father and son who tragically lost their lives in a car accident in May have been announced


Super second half sees Laois U-20s dump All-Ireland champions Kildare out

The Laois U-20 footballers have dumped All-Ireland champions Kildare out of the Leinster championship

Portlaoise Panthers send best wishes to their basketball star set for the States

Portlaoise Panthers star Claire Melia sets off for America on a prestigious basketball scholarship.

Laois runner Ava selected to represent Ireland at European Youth Olympic Festival

Tullamore Harriers Ava O’Connor is one of the talented young athletes chosen to represent Ireland in ‘Baku 2019’ XV Summer European Youth Olympic Festival (EYOF).


16 things to keep in mind as Silage Season comes to a conclusion

Here are the most common occurrences experienced on our typical Irish farm and some advice for the farmers, their wives and possible contractors.

Moment in Time

We looked to when Camross were all set for the fleadh in 2005


How to come out on top when faced with adversity

Fr Paddy looked at How to come out on top when faced with adversity

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Siún Lennon joined LaoisToday in a full-time capacity after studying Journalism and New Media in the University of Limerick. She hails from Rosenallis and her interests vary from news, sports and politics.