Big changes are on the way to how the Electric Picnic is run – that is the view of a number of Laois County Councillors following a meeting that they had with the festival’s chief organiser.
Laois U-20 footballers defeated Westmeath in a dramatic penalty shootout that saw them through to the semi-final against Kildare.
Storm Dennis hit the country last weekend.
Cathal and Paula Jackson, the owners of Copper Face Jacks came in on the list at number 205 with a net worth of €84m.
Treacy’s bar and Restaurant had been praised to the highest by the Pub Spy in the Sunday World.
A fundraiser has been launched in aid of a Laois mother who is awaiting a heart transplant.
The popular RTE gameshow Winning Streak will have another Laois person on our TV screens this weekend.
The St Patrick’s Day parade in Portlaoise has been cancelled by organisers.
Laois took on Cavan in the Allianz Football League Division 2 last Sunday.
Some teachers go over and above – and that’s something Portlaoise College teacher Julie Cunneen has done by publishing a cook book for Junior Cert Home Economics students.