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Acquired Brain Injury Ireland hosting support group in Laois

Acquired Brain Injury Ireland is encouraging families affected by brain injury to join their support group in Laois. Every year in Ireland an estimated 19,000...

German trip, storytelling and Community Care in Portlaoise College

It has been a very busy period for the students in Portlaoise College and here are some of the things they have been up...

In Pictures: Clean air week launched by Green schools in Laois

What a great initiative! Schools from Laois will be celebrating Clean Air Week from the November 18 November 22 to  by undertaking activities and events...

Laois man visits Kenya to help marginalised and vulnerable communities

Laois man Larry O’Loughlin recently visited Kenya as part of a mid-term strategic review of Misean Cara - the umbrella body for Irish Missionaries across...

In Pictures: Music Generation Laois host 4th annual Tionól

Music Generation Laois welcomed over 130 young harpers and pipers to Portlaoise for their 4th annual Tionól, held in Portlaoise recently. Music Generation Laois is...

Midlands Ladies lift the Silver plate at the Galway Masters Tournament

What a great to top off an already spectacular game! Galway will see itself become the European Capital of Culture in 2020, however the first...

All the latest CCFL results and fixtures

Here are all the latest results and fixtures from the CCFL. Results Friday November 8 Senior Division Derry Rovers A 0 Tullamore Town 3 Saturday November 9 2019 Division 1 Mullingar...

In Pictures: Big crowd at the launch of Laois Integration Strategy

The launch of the first Integration Strategy for County Laois took place in the Parish Centre, Portlaoise recently by Charlie Flanagan TD, Minister for...

In Pictures: Leinster senior and uneven cross county championship a huge success

A great group of Laois athletes travelled to Ferbane in Offaly on Saturday at the weekend to compete in Juvenile Uneven Ages (U-11 to...

In Pictures: Portlaoise College wish farewell to long serving member of staff

What a great send off! There was great celebrations recently when the staff of Portlaoise College came together to acknowledge the retirement of one of...

In Pictures: ‘Dirty Dusting’ in Dunamaise Arts Centre a huge success

The Dirty Dusting Irish tour made its way to Dunamaise at the weekend and was played in front of a sold out crowd. The show...

Laois man at the heart of Trinity College Med Day 2019

On Friday November 8, over 600 medical students will hit the streets collecting for some money for some great causes in Trinity-affiliated hospitals. 'Trinity Med...

In Pictures: Official Opening of new Portlaoise Link Road

After months and months of delays, traffic congestion and frustration, the brand new Portlaoise Southern Circular Road officially on Friday November 1 The project was...
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WATCH: Legendary Irish rugby player comes to Laois to try wheelchair rugby

The Laois Lions wheelchair team recently hosted Ex-Ireland rugby player Brian O'Driscoll at their training base in Vicarstown Community Centre. This visit was a part...

Irish Wheelchair Association launches new fundraising campaign “Angels”

The Irish Wheelchair Association has know launched it's national fundraising campaign "Angels". This is the largest campaign in their calendar and is to generate the...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins enjoy huge success at Leinster Qualifying Gala and St Fiacs...

Laois Marlins Achieve Qualification Times at the Leinster Qualifying Gala What a super start to the season for Laois Marlins with a record number of...

Snooker extravaganza in Portlaoise to feature two legends of the game

Anybody who remembers the 1985 World Snooker Championship final will never forget where they were when they watched Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor battle...

Two Laois ladies set to take on Charity Race Series for Irish Injured Jockeys

Irish Injured Jockeys is a national charity that raises money and awareness for our injured jockeys. Leopardstown Racecourse will host the final leg of the...

In Pictures: Laois school take on exciting challenge of Bogathon

The transition year group from Mountrath CS completed a Bogathon on October 15 in Errill, on the 7 km long route, over a variety...

In Pictures: Laois celebrates biggest ever National Women’s Enterprise Day

The largest-ever programme of events for National Women’s Enterprise Day has taken place across the country recently. An annual initiative of the Local Enterprise Offices...

Laois Heritage hosting conference to celebrate all the county has to offer

The Heritage Office of Laois County Council is holding a conference on the theme " Laois Heritage Matters", on Saturday November 23 at the...

In Picture: Laois School remembers the Holocaust with Crocus Project

Teacher Dr Mary Kelly and the students of Mountrath Community School remembered the 1.5 million Jewish children whom perished in the Holocaust which coincides...

Clarification sought on the proposed Bog Road flood relief system in Laois

Portarlington based Fianna Fail Cllr Eddie Fitzpatrick is seeking clarification on the proposed Bog Road Flood Relief Project for the Town Eddie said: "These works should have...

Laois TD Stanley introduces beef transparency bill in the Dail

Laois-Offaly TD Brian Stanley has introduced Sinn Féin’s Beef Price Transparency Bill into the Dáil. As things stand meat processors do not have to share...

Laois GAA club set to hold pumpkin patch fundraiser

This bank holiday weekend one Laois GAA club are running a rather unique fundraiser. Clonad juvenile club and CRG camogie are combining to run a...

In Pictures: Laois Girl given chance to run established businesses and public bodies for...

Every year on October 11 the International Day of the Girl, Plan International works with girls to amplify their voices by staging girl “takeovers”...

Laois GAA searching for two new Games Development Officers as Kavanagh departs

Laois GAA recently lost one of their longest serving coaches in Andrew Kavanagh who has stepped down from his position after being in the...

Nationwide Bin It! campaign continues with visits to Laois schools

The annual nationwide Bin It! campaign continued with visits to schools across the country in a bid to educate and raise awareness of issues...

In Pictures: Laois Marlins make waves at Leinster Development Gala

Laois Marlins where made a big splash at the Leinster Development Gala last Sunday October 6 in the National Aquatic Center. A squad of 39...

In Pictures: Laois GAA players enjoying huge success abroad

Laois were to the fore in the Lancashire football championship at the weekend as O'Dempsey's man Thomas 'Clue' Finlay captained Oisin of Manchester to...

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