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In Pictures: Selection of great images as LaoisToday #LoveLaois campaign gathers momentum

We asked and you answered – in style!

In recent weeks, here at LaoisToday we have launched our #LoveLaois campaign, as we urge our considerable audience to Think Local, Support Local and #LoveLaois as the county opens for business again following the Coronavirus lockdown.

It’s a simple campaign, one that encourages Laois people to both support all types of Laois businesses – motors, hospitality, property, retail, health and beauty etc – and to enjoy the many brilliant tourism facilities on our doorstep.

It’s a campaign that is going to be ramped up over the summer months with LaoisToday set to team up with Laois County Council, Laois Tourism and Laois Chamber of Commerce.

But already across social media over the last couple of weeks #LoveLaois has been gaining traction with images flooding in of the many beauty spots and of businesses opening their doors again.

Here we publish a selection of those – from all corners of the county and all walks of life.

If you have any images you would like us to include on our Instagram, Facebook or Twitter accounts – or on website and app – please tag us on social media, use the hashtag #LoveLaois or email info@laoistoday.ie

In the meantime, enjoy a selection of what has come to us over the last two weeks.

Sun setting over the Slieve Blooms

The sun setting over the Slieve Blooms by Jordan Harrison

Lovely Wolfhill

Wolfhill by Evan Treacy Photography.

Leeches pub in Wolfhill

Leeches of Wolfhill by Evan Treacy Photography

The view from Luggacurren

Maggie Devoy sent us this image looking out over Luggacurren.

Milliner Niav Reilly

Milliner Niav Reilly, Abbeyleix.

Ready for business in the Killeshin Hotel …

The Killeshin hotel, Portlaoise looking forward to seeing you soon.

… and in Killenard in The Heritage

Staff in The Heritage Hotel, Killenard feeling the excitement as they look forward to opening.

Grazing grass in Timahoe

Terence Delaney, Timahoe used #lovelaois in this great shot of his herd of Herefords

Holding fort in the Rock of Dunamaise

Sarah Flannery keeping an eye on things from the Rock of Dunamaise. Sent in by Dad, Brian.

Beautiful Glenbarrow

A great shot of Glenbarrow, as taken by the very talented Jordan Harrison

Ladybelle Boutique opens again in Abbeyleix

Mary McWey of Ladybelle Boutique, Abbeyleix giving the thumbs up for #lovelaois.

The Heath lake

Digital creator Lovely To Meet Me admiring what’s on offer on our doorstep on The Heath.

The Wren’s Nest in Abbeyleix 

Danielle from Naturally at the Wren’s Nest, Abbeyleix.

Bread to die for in Abbeyleix

Mueller & O’Connell Bakery, Abbeyleix showing their support for #lovelaois.

Fifty Seven Boutique back in business 


Jenny Miller, Fifty-Seven Boutique, smiling in the sunshine as she opens the doors again.

Inspiring Interiors

Inspiring Interiors, Portlaoise were delighted to have their sign out and their doors open again.

Inch House near Stradbally

Inch House showing off their beautiful surroundings in anticipation of opening again.

Glamping in Ballyroan

Glamping Under The Stars have us looking forward to a staycation!

Fortunes in Rathdowney

Fortunes Fashions in Rathdowney happy to reopen after the required closure period.

All Books in Portlaoise

Allbooks and News, Portlaoise will be helping us prep for our return to school in late August/September.

Floral Essence in Portlaoise

Floral Essence, Portlaoise bringing plenty of colour to the #lovelaois campaign.

All smiles in the Gandon Inn

Daybreak Gandon Inn supporting our #lovelaois campaign.

Say cheese …

Ciara Drennan, Heyday Studios, Portlaoise.

Counting down the days …

Bob’s Bar, Durrow is looking forward to coming back with a bang!

Remote working in style 

Bloom Hq co-working space, Mountrath.

Fashionable face masks

Aoife Kirwan Millinery Face Coverings

Anthem Music in Portlaoise

Tom Byrne, in Anthem Music in Portlaoise is open for business again.

Blackhill Woods in Abbeyleix

The new fire pit in Black Hill Woods Retreat, Abbeyleix.

And last but not least …

We couldn’t leave this lad out – a beautiful shot by Hannah Bergin

SEE ALSO – We want your #LoveLaois photos as the county begins to open up again

SEE ALSO – An open letter from LaoisToday: Think local, support local and #LoveLaois as businesses open their doors again