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Gardaí

Gardai launch investigation following incident of attempted robbery and assault in Laois

Gardai in Portlaoise are appealing for information after an incident of attempted robbery and assault took place. The incident happened on Thursday night and occurred...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 26, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Stella O'Neill Emmet Tec, Mountmellick, Laois Stella O'Neill Emmet Tec, Mountmellick. Died November 24th in the loving...

Programme of events for Christmas in Portlaoise as lights turned on tonight and market...

Downtown Portlaoise in conjunction with the Town Team, Laois County Council, the Business Support Unit and Laois Partnership have been working hard this year...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport: U-20 football preview, new Laois jersey and news ahead of Convention

The latest episode of the Talking Sport Podcast with LaoisToday is here ahead of the weekend. The big action is on Friday night where Ballyroan-Abbey...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 25, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Eddie Dunne Davitt Road, Mountmellick, Laois Eddie Dunne, Davitt Road, Mountmellick. Died November 24th, unexpectedly in the...
Forest Fest General

REVEALED: First line-up announcement for popular Forest Fest music festival in Emo made

Christmas has come early for Forest Fest fans with an early line-up reveal, and the announcement of a fan-friendly flexible day ticket offering. Forest Fest...
SOLAS

SOLAS – Christmas Craft Markets, Events and Santa

A huge team effort is under way to turn SOLAS into a Winter Wonderland with Santa arriving this Sunday. The Farmers market street has been...

County Final Memory: When Courtwood-Emo won the U-21 championship twice in the same year

This Friday evening in the Laois GAA Centre of Excellence, Ballyroan-Abbey will put their Laois U-20 football title on the line when they take...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, November 24, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Ethel Shaw (née Walker) Glasnevin, Dublin / Blackrock, Dublin / Portarlington, Laois SHAW (née Walker), Ethel, (Glasnevin,...
Laois Sawmills

JOB VACANCY: Laois Sawmills looking to recruit full-time and part-time General Operatives

Laois Sawmills Ltd are looking to recruit both Full and Part-time workers to our team in a busy timber milling plant on the outskirts...
Qatar World Cup 2022

Talking Sport Podcast: Qatar World Cup – A Laois man explains how it happened,...

The 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar got underway on Sunday and the competition is now midway through Round 1. This is the first time...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Ann Downey (née Comerford) Droughill, Portarlington, Laois / Mountmellick, Laois Formerly of Manor Lane, Mountmellick County Laois....
Laois GAA new jersey launch

New look Laois GAA jersey for 2023 season with new sponsor revealed

Laois GAA have a new look and their county grounds have a new name following the signing of the biggest deal yet with local...
Garda Vicarstown Rescue

Coast Guard Rescue 115 deployed in Laois while Gardai also make drugs seizure following...

The Coast Guard Rescue 115 was deployed in Laois at the weekend after a vehicle entered water. The incident occurred in Vicarstown on Sunday where...

Talking Sport Podcast: Portarlington disappointment, PRT joy at last and some fixture ideas

The Portarlington footballers experienced a hugely disappointing trip to Croke Park last Saturday where they were beaten by Dublin champions Kilmacud Crokes. We look back...
Portlaoise RFC U14 U15 and U18

Victories for Portlaoise RFC U-15s, U-18s and U-14 girls in latest Leinster action

Portlaoise 44 North Meath 5 Leinster U-18 Rugby League  After a nervous opening 20 minutes for Portlaoise it was Dara Phelan who took leadership and got...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 22, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Ann Downey (née Comerford) Droughill, Portarlington, Laois / Mountmellick, Laois Formerly of Manor Lane, Mountmellick County Laois....
Portlaoise College We Will Rock You (6)

‘We Will Rock You’ – Laois secondary school gearing up for annual school musical

Portlaoise College are in the final preparations for their school musical 'We Will Rock You' with excitement building. The show will be performed in the...

Laois Volunteer Centre holding information evening about Befriending service

Laois Volunteer Centre in association with ALONE are hosting a Befriending Service Information Evening at Portlaoise Parish Centre this Thursday, November 24, at 7pm. If...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 21, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Fergus Beere Clonkeen, Portlaoise, Laois Beere Fergus. Clonkeen, Portlaoise. 19th November 2022. Peacefully at home surrounded by...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 20, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Breda O'Toole Glendowns, Portlaoise, Laois/Inverin, Galway The death has occurred of Breda O’Toole of Glendowns, Portlaoise and...

In Pictures: Stars come out for Laois GAA awards night

The first in-person Laois GAA awards night took place in the Midlands Park Hotel in Portlaoise last night as the various 2022 player of...

Laois garda honoured with bravery award after rescuing woman from Dublin river

Garda Brendan Crawford from Ballyroan was honoured at the National Bravery Awards on Friday for his role in rescuing a woman from a river...
Death notices Laois

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 19, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Christina Doyle (née Kinsella) Raheendoran, Carlow/Laois Christina Doyle (née Kinsella), of Raheendoran, Carlow and formerly of Ballyhide, Co....

Deaths in Laois – Friday, November 18, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Aileen Hennessy (née Clarke) Bishopswood Road, Portarlington, Offaly / Portarlington, Laois Peacefully, at her residence, surrounded by...

Toll set to increase on M7/M8 from January 1

Motorists are set to be hit with an increase on the M7/M8 toll outside Portlaoise - as well as at most other tolls around...
SOLAS

SOLAS – Fresh fish from Kilmore Quay and repair expert fair

The big food news this week is that for a few hours this Saturday SOLAS is going be a haven for all fresh fish...

New local campaign to reduce single-use coffee cups in Laois launched

Laois Council Council and 2GoCup are launching a major new environmental campaign to dramatically reduce single-use coffee cups in Laois. During a three-month pilot project...
Portarlington Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Portarlington head for Croker again, U-20 latest and remembering the great...

The latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast looking ahead to this weekend's GAA action, where Portarlington's trip to Croke Park for their Leinster club championship...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, November 17, 2022

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Claire Geoghegan (née Maher) Apartment 1, Bridle Walk, Kilmichy, Portlaoise, Laois Claire Geoghegan (nee Maher), Apartment 1,...