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Aedín Dunne

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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.
Halle Coutney Miss Laois

Miss Laois contestant raises much needed funds for LauraLynn 

Halle Courtney is a 17-year-old student who is dreaming of becoming Miss Laois in the coming weeks as part of the Miss Ireland competition...
Miss Laois contestant Alison Dyer

Portarlington nurse in the running for Miss Laois title 

Alison Dyer is one of three finalists in this year’s Miss Laois pageant. The 23-year-old is up against Sarah McDonnell and Halle Courtney for...
Miss Laois contestant Sarah McDonnell

Miss Laois hopeful tackles period poverty in bid to win the title

The Miss Laois pageant is underway and this year’s three finalists are looking for your vote.  Sarah McDonnell hails from Portarlington and is in the...

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois dog owners to comply with regulations to avoid dog...

Crime Prevention Officer for Laois/Offaly, Garda Sergeant, Graham Kavanagh joined Paul Downey for this month's Crime Prevention segment on the LaoisToday Midweek Podcast. They discussed...

The story behind a Portarlington band and their inspiration behind their new single dedicated...

The Hearty Boys from Portarlington have recently released a brand new song! Fran Hearty is one of the members of the group behind the track...

New documentary highlights importance of community and the shining lights of Mountrath Businesses in...

During the first lockdown, Maurice O’Carroll created a short documentary film about Mountrath called ‘Mountrath Unlocked’. He joined Paul Downey on LaoisToday's The Midweek Podcast...

Ballyroan musician launches EP in aid of Cuisle Cancer Support Centre

Ballyroan musician, Brian Lalor, has launched a new EP in aid of the Cuisle Cancer Support Centr. Brian was joined host Paul Downey on The...

Laois Garda eager to try his hand at comedy once more after appearance on...

A Laois Garda who appeared on an RTE TV show with a Laois comedian last month is eager to try his hand at comedy...

Crime Prevention Officer urges Laois people to lock cars and help prevent car crimes

Gardaí are appealing to the Laois public to change their habits and ensure they are locking their cars and removing any valuable items to...

Big plans and high hopes for Abbeyleix musician when live music gets the green...

Brian Killeen has been involved in music for many years and is currently working on his own music career as well as working with...
John Ulick Conroy

A strong start to fundraiser launched in memory of beloved Laois man

The family of John 'Ulick' Conroy have launched a fundraiser in his memory after he sadly lost his life to Covid-19 and all support...

The show goes on at Laois Martial Arts as zoom classes offer hope and...

As many clubs around the county have been effected by the pandemic, Laois Martial Arts is no exception. The club has accepted the hand they...

Eugene Fennelly – How an Abbeyleix man played a record 200 holes of golf...

200 holes, 45 miles, 1 eagle, 24 birdies, 113 pars, 821 shots, one man, his golf clubs - and a partridge in a pear...

Laois Early Years educators set to march for ‘respect’

There will be a strong Laois representation at the Early Years protest in Dublin as creche and playschool owners and staff from around the...

All you need to know as Laois hurlers take on Dublin in second round...

After last week's brave performance against Wexford, the Laois senior hurlers are back to work in their league campaign against Dublin in Parnell Park...

Portlaoise Panthers ‘beyond capacity’ as debacle over sports hall continues

It has been an incredible few days for Portlaoise Panthers after they bagged two All Ireland trophies in the space of three days. Their U-18...
Kieran Lillis in action - Photo Paul Dargan

Captain Lillis says league opener got Laois’s season ‘off on the right foot’

Laois got their league campaign off to a positive start last Sunday as they came back from a six-point deficit to come away with...

One change to Laois football team ahead of league clash with Armagh

Mike Quirke has named his team to face Armagh in the Division 2 Allianz National football league this weekend. And there is just one change...

Laois people could be affected by Saorview frequency change

Saorview customers in Laois are likely to be affected by the frequency change and should take action now to avoid any disruption in service. Following...

BREAKING: Laois Camogie team to compete in 2020

The Laois camogie team are back on track for 2020! A representative of the Camogie Association confirmed this evening that Laois will compete for the...

Brave performance sees Portlaoise fall short to Weston in hockey league

Portlaoise 0 Weston 1 Leinster Ladies Hockey League Division 9 Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club travelled up to Lucan on Saturday to compete against Weston Hockey Club....

LIVE BLOG: Laois hurlers take on Wexford in opening round of Allianz Hurling League

We've still a week to go in the month of January but today brings the start of the Allianz National Hurling League. Eddie Brennan's men...

Laois Ladies football team named ahead of Sunday’s clash against Wicklow

The Laois ladies football team has been announced for Sunday's clash against Wicklow in the Lidl Ladies National Football League opener. They welcome the visitors...

Women in Sport: Ahead of the National Cup final it’s Portlaoise Panthers captain Deirdre...

Portlaoise Panthers have a big weekend and the Senior women are up next in tomorrow's final. They take on Trinity Meteors at 1:30pm in the...

Fantastic Portlaoise Panthers crowned U-18 National Cup Champions

Portlaoise Panthers 76 Waterford Wildcats 53 Hula Hoops U-18 Women‘s National Cup Final What an incredible week it has been for some of these players. Their...

Laois hurling team named ahead of tomorrow’s league opener

Eddie Brennan has name his squad for tomorrow evening's Allianz National League opener against Wexford. Having named his captain and vice-captain for 2020 during the...

Quirke announces Laois football team to take on Roscommon

Mike Quirke has named his team for the Laois footballers opening game of the Allianz National League. They will travel to Dr Hyde Park in...

All roads lead to Tallaght as Portlaoise Panthers prepare for National Cup finals this...

The weekend we've all been waiting for is finally here. It's an exciting weekend as Portlaoise Panthers travel to the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght...

Captain Lillis looking forward to leading Laois side in 2020

Laois senior football manager, Mike Quirke, announced his squad's captain and vice-captains during the week. Portlaoise's Kieran Lillis was named captain while John O'Loughlin and...

Young influences to the fore as Brennan’s men gear up for league opener

The Laois senior hurlers are positive heading into Saturday's Allians National League Division 1 opener against Wexford in MW Hire O'Moore Park at 7pm. Manager...