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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...

Two Laois parks powering a green wave as they hoist their Green Flag awards

Two Laois parks have picked up awards at the Green Flag Award for Parks. Páirc an Phobail Portlaoise and the Peoples' Park, Portarlington, were rewarded...

Laois woman recruited to the Bord Bia Talent Academy

A Laois woman has become one of Bord Bia Talent Academy's new recruits. Eimear Gill from Portarlington is one of 69 new recruits to the...

In Pictures: Laois Vintage Limited celebrate 24 years of Vintage Road Runs for Laois...

Laois Vintage Limited held their launch on Friday last, 19th July at the Gandon Inn Hotel, Emo. At the launch they announced the details of...

Oughaval AC athlete Canice invited to represent Ireland for Youth National Cup

One Laois athlete has made history for his club, Oughaval AC, by being invited to represent Ireland for the Youth National Cup. Canice Whearty from...

All Ireland glory for Laois twin athletes

It has been a sucessful weekend for Oughaval AC at the All Ireland Grade B Championships in Tullamore as the club took home three...

Ollie Plunkett of The Lost Messiahs talks about his musical influences and upcoming Laois...

With the Sonas Boutique Festival taking place in the Malthouse in Stradbally this weekend, LaoisToday interviewed Ollie Plunkett of The Lost Messiahs to find...

Laois Archery to host Irish Field Archery Federation National Championships

Over the final weekend of July, Laois will welcome archers from across the country as Laois Archery hosts the 2019 Irish Field Archery Federation...

Youth Work Ireland Laois offer chance to compete to perform at Electric Picnic

Youth Work Ireland are working with Electric Picnic again this year to offer an incredible opportunity to compete for a chance to perform at...

Internationally acclaimed music group Goitse return to Dunamaise Arts Centre

Dunamaise Arts Centre is delighted to welcome back super group Goitse on Saturday 20 July as they launch their highly anticipated fifth album. This popular...

In Pictures: Mountrath showcase Laois’s Pride of Place in All Island Competition

Laois showcased its community champions superbly on Monday 8th July when Bloom HQ Mountrath greeted the judges in the IPB All Island Pride of...

All of this week’s Laois GAA fixtures

TUESDAY JULY 16 All games 7:30pm unless stated Laois Shopping Centre Junior "B" Football Championship Round 1 (Extra time if necessary) Errill v Arles Kilcruise in Errill Slieve...

€1m funding scheme for community and voluntary groups supporting older people opened

A new €1m funding scheme aimed at community and voluntary groups supporting older people in their community is now open for applications, according to...

What the national media said as Laois’s amazing 2019 hurling journey came to an...

Brought to you in association with Treacy’s Bar and Restaurant, The Heath The Laois hurlers have dominated the media coverage over the last few weeks. After their...

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