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Laois teenager set to represent Ireland at MMA Youth World Championships

Portarlington teenager Nathan Flanagan, a third-year student at Mountmellick Community College, has been selected to compete for Ireland this summer in the International MMA...

In Pictures: 15-bedroom Laois house valued at €1.8 million goes on the market

A stunning 15-bedroom house valued at €1.8 million has gone on the market. Coming equipped with eight bathrooms, this property located in Gurteen in Rosenallis...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Deirdre Kelly Portlaoise, Portlaoise, Laois Kelly, Deirdre, St Brigid's Place, Portlaoise. Predeceased by her parents Angela and...
Tom Daly

Former Knockbeg College student called up to Ireland rugby squad for summer tests

Former Knockbeg College student Tom Daly has been rewarded for his excellent form with Connacht this season by being included in the Ireland rugby...
Finline Furniture

JOB VACANCY: Finline Furniture looking to hire an Administration and Sales Assistant

Finline Furniture are looking to hire an Administration and Sales Assistant.  Full Time Role working Tuesday–Saturday, in our Emo Factory Offices & Showrooms. Experience levels & ability...

Talking Sport Podcast: Football relegation confirmed, hurlers lose to Antrim but ladies save the...

So far this year the Laois hurlers and footballers have played a combined nine games between them and lost all nine. The latest football loss...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, June 14, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Nora Byrne (née Condron) Dundrum, Dublin/Wolfhill, Laois Byrne (nee Condron) (Dundrum and formerly of Wolfhill, Co Laois)...
Ballinakill hurlers have a new manager

All of Sunday’s Laois GAA results as Division 1 of club hurling league gets...

It was another busy day of Laois GAA action with club and county games down for decision. The highlight was the Laois ladies footballers beating...

Moment in Time: Some brilliant photos from St Abban’s book launch in 2006

St Abban's are a club that probably don't get the widespread recognition for their incredible achievements over the years. As is often the case with...

Property Watch: Five homes in Laois currently for sale for €750,000 or more

We enjoy taking a regular look at houses for sale around Laois and this week we explore what is for sale at the top...
Jobs in Laois

All the recent job vacancies as advertised on LaoisToday

There are a number of jobs in Laois being advertised on LaoisToday at the moment. Below we have listed all of the roles advertised on...

Mike Quirke: ‘We haven’t been good enough to stay in the division, that’s the...

When you play four games and lose all four of them (by an average of almost nine points), there's no real argument that you...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, June 13, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Nora Byrne (née Condron) Dundrum, Dublin/Wolfhill, Laois Byrne (nee Condron) (Dundrum and formerly of Wolfhill, Co Laois)...

The Week that Was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Complete transformation for new beer garden as De Bruns @Humes prepares to re-open in Portlaoise Being closed for a long spell of time...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, June 12, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Nora Byrne (née Condron) Dundrum, Dublin / Wolfhill, Laois Byrne (nee Condron) (Dundrum and formerly of Wolfhill,...

Warmest day of the year forecast for Sunday – and we better make the...

Another glorious weekend is on the horizon weather wise and one local forecaster is predicting temperatures tipping 26C. Alan O'Reilly of Carlow Weather Tweeted his...

Portlaoise students encouraged to enter logo competition for low carbon project

Students in schools in Portlaoise are being encouraged to enter a logo competition as part of the Low Carbon school's project. Laois Green-Schools officers Lorraine...

Deaths in Laois – Friday, June 11, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. James Anthony Goodwin 27 St. Joseph’s Terrace, Mountmellick, Laois Died June 10th 2021. Beloved son of the...

Talking Sport Podcast: Road trip to Ulster, relegation battles and club games are back

And all of a sudden there is more GAA games than we can keep up with. All four Laois adult county games are in action...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, June 10, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Liam Farrell Two Mile House, Naas, Kildare / Portlaoise, Laois FARRELL, late of Two Mile House and...

The Heritage invites you to Health Club open evening

Thinking of finally signing up for that gym membership you've been putting off? Then come along to The Heritage Health Club and discover all the...

Cruinniú na nÓg organisers encouraging young Laois people to reconnect with nature

Cruinniú na nÓg is the flagship youth initiative of Creative Ireland. On Saturday, June 12, this national day of FREE creativity for children and young people under...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Paddy Dunne Moore Street, Rathdowney, Laois Paddy Dunne, Moore Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. June 5th 2021, suddenly...

JOB VACANCIES: Midlands Park Hotel seeking to fill a number of roles

At the Midlands Park Hotel, we want to create an exceptional service for our guests. Our mission is to relentlessly focus, in equal measures,...

‘Chaotic traffic’ as emergency services rescue elderly woman as Laois tourist destination

Residents at Glenbarrow Waterfall in the Slieve Bloom Mountains have described as 'chaotic' the traffic conditions as emergency services battled to reach an elderly...
Mark Doheny perfectly describes how Laois all deal with the sunshine

‘Warmest day of the year so far’ forecast this week as pleasant spell set...

After a rather miserable May, June has started off a lot better on the weather front and the news is for more of the...

Massive week of Laois GAA club action as restrictions ease

And with the restrictions eased, there is a massive schedule of Laois GAA club games around the county this week. Making up for lost time...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, June 8, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Paddy Dunne Moore Street, Rathdowney, Laois Paddy Dunne, Moore Street, Rathdowney, Co. Laois. June 5th 2021, suddenly...

County Final Memory: Clonaslee claim senior hurling glory in 1975

This piece was originally published on LaoisToday in May 2020. Clonaslee 0-13 Clonad 0-8 1975 Laois SFC Final It remains the greatest day in Clonaslee hurling...
Portlaoise Panto 2009

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Panto ‘Cinderella’ sells out in 2009

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back on Portlaoise Panto Group's production of 'Cinderella' in the Dunamaise Theatre. The show marked the group's...