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Aedín graduated from University of Limerick with a degree in Journalism and New Media. She is a proud Townie with a passion for all things sports and doesn't like to speak about the 2016 blip in Portlaoise's bid to 10-in-a-row.

Local mother opens up about her experience of first water birth of the year...

Laois's first home water birth of the year took place earlier this month and mum Colette Duff says it was a positive experience that...

Laois dog owners urged to ID tag their dogs following another sheep attack

Another attack on sheep, carried out by three dogs, took place yesterday and Laois Dog Warden Services are urging dog owners to ID Tag.  The...
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WATCH: Laois castle features in new historic app which ‘brings history to life’

This one is for the die hard Laois fans! The Rock of Dunamase features in a new app that aims to 'bring history alive'. The castle...

Laois GAA launch new kit vans for 2020 season

Laois GAA have launched their new kit vans for 2020, sponsored by Downey’s Autostop. The Downey family have for years been proud supporters of Laois GAA...

Tickets on sale for Hula Hoops National Cup finals as Portlaoise Panthers go in...

Tickets for the Hula Hoops National Cup final are on sale now! They went on sale this afternoon after the fixtures for the fixtures for...

Laois triathlon club set to launch 11th annual event

Trilogy Triathlon Club is gearing up for its annual triathlon, TriLaois on Saturday, April 4 in Portlaoise Leisure Centre. As part of the preparations the...

Fixtures announced as Portlaoise Panthers prepare for Hula Hoops National Cup finals

Put the date in your diary! The fixtures for the 2019/2020 National Cup Finals have been announced. Portlaoise Panthers will be represented in the Women's Senior...

Operation Transformation comes to Laois village this weekend

If you've been looking to get active this January then look no further than getting up and running this Saturday. Operation Transformation are coming to...

Great news for local family as on-going fundraising sends them a step in the...

There some great news to start off 2020 for The Mannion family, and it's thanks to all the generosity they have received over the...

Melia returns as Panthers book spot in Women’s Senior National Cup final

Portlaoise Panthers 60 Team Tom McCarthy’s St Mary’s 49 Hula Hoops Women’s Division One National Cup Portlaoise Panthers and their come backs - two peas in...

14 man Laois fall short to Meath in second game of the John Kerins...

Laois 0-10 Meath 0-14 U-20 John Kerins Cup The Laois U-20's welcomed Meath this afternoon in Round 2 of the John Kerins Cup where they fell...

Laois students urged to get involved in this year’s Student Entrepreneur Awards

Enterprise Ireland is calling on Laois students from third level institutions nationwide with an innovative business idea, technology or solution to apply to this...

Historic Scoil Chríost Rí All Ireland football champions to be honoured in Civic Reception

It's not too often you get a Civic Reception but Scoil Chríost Rí footballers are more than worthy. Laois County Council are holding the reception...

Gallant Panthers bow out of U-20 National Cup after nail biting semi-final

Portlaoise Panthers 77 Waterford Wildcats 81 Hula Hoops U-20 Women’s National Cup It was always going to be a tough opening game but Panthers almost pulled off...

Big weekend for Portlaoise Panthers as four teams contest the Hula Hoops National Cup...

It's a big weekend for Portlaoise Panthers as they have four teams heading to Cork to compete in the Hula Hoops National Cup semi-finals. This...

Camogie Association working with Laois to find ‘solution’ to withdrawal decision

The national Camogie body has said that it is in contact with Laois players and county board in a bid to get the county...

ADHD Ireland to host free information session in Portlaoise this month

ADHD Ireland will host two free information sessions for the public, both taking place on Monday, January 20. The session will take place at ADHD...

Garda appeal for information following Abbeyleix accident involving man and truck

Gardaí in Laois are appealing for anyone with information following an incident that took place in Abbeyleix at the weekend. The incident happened at about...

Tough start to the new year for Panthers teams in National League

Portlaoise Panthers 65 Waterford Vikings 81 Men’s Division 1 National League  Portlaoise Panthers had a tough start to the year as both their men's and women's...

Laois U-20’s lose out to Kildare in John Kerins Cup opener

Laois 1-07 Kildare 2-17 U-20 John Kerins Cup The Laois U-20's had a tough start to 2020 this evening as they took on Kildare away where...

Laois town hosting tractor run in aid of local school this Sunday

Stradbally will be host to a tractor and truck run tomorrow (Sunday, January 5) in aid of St Colman's National School. The event will be...

Laois hurling team announced ahead of clash against Westmeath

The inter-county season roars back into life this weekend with three Laois teams set to be in action. The Laois senior hurlers will take on...

Laois artists urged to get involved as search for 2020 Texaco Children’s Art Competition...

It's that time of year again! Get your paint brushes and colouring pencils ready because the search is on to find the 2020 Texaco Children's...

In Pictures: Park/Ratheniska Timahoe celebrate underage success with Waterford hurler

Park/Ratheniska-Timahoe Hurling Club provided their members with a very informative and enjoyable nights entertainment on Monday, December 30. The event played a great role in helping...

In Pictures: Portlaoise LGFA celebrate success at Minor Awards night

Portlaoise LGFA honoured their Minor 'A' county champions over the Christmas period at their Awards Night. The awards took place in Roll 'N Bowl, Portlaoise...

Emo Court to feature in popular RTE series tonight

Our very own Emo Court will be featured on RTÉ's 'Great Irish Interiors' series tonight. The episode is the last in the series and looks...

All you need to know about this weekend’s busy GAA action to kick off...

There is a busy weekend in store for multiple county squads as they play their first games of 2020. The senior and U-20 footballers are...

In Pictures: Success in numbers at Clonenagh school fundraiser

Clonenagh Nation School's Family Fun Run/Walk was a massive success on Saturday, December 28th. A great crowd of over 150 people participated in the Run/Walk in Coolrain...

Tusla-Child and Family Agency reaching out to Laois families for urgent foster care

Tusla-Child and Family Agency has issued an urgent appeal for a foster carer(s) for a child in Laois and the Midlands. Tusla is seeking a...

It’s the most wonderful time of the year … but, not for everyone

I cannot speak on behalf of everyone, but from my own experience, this offers some food for thought. Christmas is the time of year you...

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