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Moment In Time: National Ploughing Championships launch in 2011

For this week's Moment In Time we look back on the launch of the National Ploughing Championships in September 2011. The Minister for Agriculture at...

Moment In Time: Family fun at Make Believers Family Day in Durrow in 2009

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the Make Believers charity family day in the scenic village of Durrow in 2009. The...

In Pictures: Laois Heritage Week a great success

Heritage Week in Laois this year has been the biggest and best with over 50 events all over the county, ranging from bat walks...

Moment In Time: Bungee jumping and Tug o’ War at Timahoe Round Tower Festival...

Our Moment In Time this week looks back on the Timahoe Festival at the Round Tower in 2004. In its third year, the annual festival...

Family Carers Ireland call for carers in Laois for the Carer of the Year...

Family Carers Ireland are looking for nominations in Laois for Carer of the Year 2019. The 'Carer of the Year' awards recognise carers who sacrifice...

Moment In Time: Electric Picnic 2014 brings music and mud to Stradbally

Wet weather at Electric Picnic 2014 failed to dampen the spirits of the 41,000 festival-goers that descended on Stradbally. The festival hosted some performers who...

My pick for the Picnic: “Pop’s Next It Girl” Billie Eilish

This year’s Electric Picnic line up is out of this world, with acts such as Kodaline and Florence and the Machine taking to the...

Moment In Time: Ed Sheeran and The Killers perform at Electric Picnic in 2012

Electric Picnic 2012 was a huge success in its ninth year with sunshine and a star-studded line up. The festival offered a fantastic line up...

Moment In Time: First ever Electric Picnic festival in 2004

September 2004 marked Stradbally's first ever Electric Picnic festival. Headlining the music festival in the Cosby Estate were 2 Many DJs. Other acts included Groove...

Moment In Time: Fans flock to Stradbally for Electric Picnic in 2013

With Electric Picnic just around the corner and many amazing acts to look forward to, this week's Moment In Time looks back on Electric...

Laois Rose Sarah Bergin to appear on TV on The Rose Of Tralee tonight

Laois Rose Sarah Bergin is set to appear on The Rose Of Tralee International Festival 2019 competition tonight. The competition will be televised on RTÉ...

‘Free Market’ exhibition to be displayed around Mountmellick

Between September 5 and 7, the 'Free Market' pavilion and a packed schedule of tours, talks and workshops will take place in O'Connell Square...

Bishop Denis Nulty launches a creative prayer writing contest for the Ploughing

Bishop Denis Nulty and members of the Diocesan Ploughing Steering Group gathered on Thursday on the site of the National Ploughing Championships at Ballintrane,...

In Pictures: Fascinating scenes as Castletown hosts bat walk during Heritage Week

Some brilliant pictures here. As part of National Heritage Week, Castletown hosted an informative bat walk. On Saturday evening last, a crowd gathered at the bridge...

Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run raises €26,510 for Laois Hospice

In July huge crowds flocked to the annual Fisherstown Tractor and Truck Run in aid of Laois Hospice. In its 11th year, the event started...

All of this week’s Laois GAA Fixtures

TUESDAY AUGUST 20 Midlands Park Hotel Under-17 “B” Football Championship Group D Round 2 Portlaoise B v O'Dempseys in Rathleague at 7pm Midlands Park Hotel Under-13 Football...

Laois monthly rent has increased by 8.5% since last year according to Daft.ie

In Daft.ie's recent analysis of trends in the Irish rental market, it was found that rent in Laois has risen 8.5% since last year. The...

Moment In Time: Ratheniska NS show off their unique art project in the Dunamaise...

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back to September 2011 when Ratheniska NS had an exhibition in the Dunamaise Arts Centre as...

Laois represented at major conference on Irish aviation history in Clifden

Laois was represented at a major international conference held recently in Clifden to mark the centenary of the first non-stop transatlantic airplane flight by...

Kilminchy to host heritage day as part of National Heritage Week

As part of National Heritage Week, Kilminchy housing estate will host their own heritage day to celebrate their natural and cultural heritage. Taking place on...

Your guide to this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

TUESDAY AUGUST 13 Laois Shopping Centre IHC Round 2 Qualifier Replay Mountmellick v Ballypickas in Rathleague at 7:15pm Laois Shopping Centre JHC 'B' Semi Final Colt v St...
The results of the Junior Cert will be out today

1,000 Laois students set to receive their Leaving Cert results tomorrow

Over 1,000 Leaving Cert students in Laois will receive their imminent exam results tomorrow and under a new fast-tracked process they will receive their...

Moment In Time: Heywood CS celebrate brilliant Leaving Cert results in 2009

The Leaving Certificate results are around the corner and to mark this, our Moment in Time for this week looks back to this occasion...

Women in Sport: Nine-time world champion and Irish kettlebell lifter Maggie Grehan Magee

Brought to you in association with The Heritage Hotel and Spa Killenard  After a prolonged break, we're back with another Women in Sport segment. This time...

Moment In Time: Killadooley Childcare Centre opens its doors in 2011

For this week's Moment In Time we look back on the opening of Killadooley Childcare Centre in 2011. Fr Jackie Robinson and Archdeacon John Murray...

Killeshin and Graiguecullen soccer players striving for success in national tournament

Numerous player from Killeshin FC and St Fiaccs Graiguecullen are representing Carlow in the 2019 Galway Cup in Drom Soccer Park, Galway. For Killeshin FC,...

In Pictures: Almost €5,000 raised for the Cuisle Centre by Laois golf event

Laois Golf recently held a fundraiser which raised almost €5,000 for a very worthy cause. All proceeds from the event will go towards cancer care...

TV License Fee proposals are not the way forward, argues Laois TD

The move by the Government to privatise the collection of TV licences is not the way forward, according to Laois Sinn Féin TD, Brian...

Abbeyleix hurlers sport winning jerseys following new sponsorship deal

The Abbeyleix Manor Hotel have come on board as sponsors of the Abbeyleix adult hurling teams. The recent sponsorship deal meant new jerseys for the...

Moment In Time: ‘Ríocht na nÓg’ Playground in Castletown is officially opened in 2011

For this week's Moment In Time, we look back on the official opening of 'Ríocht na nÓg' Playground in Castletown in July 2011. The €100,000...

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