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Funeral details confirmed for Laois brothers following tragic passing

The funeral details of two Laois brothers who tragically died following a diving accident have been confirmed. Fergus and Philip Brophy will both be reposing...

Recovery in June car sales in Laois but figures for first half of the...

There has been 23% fewer new cars sold in Laois in the first six months of this year compared to same period in 2020. The...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Philip Brophy Lough, Portarlington, Laois Tragically following a scuba-diving accident. Loving brother of the...

Laois owners of Copper Face Jacks receive €45.95 million dividend

The Laois owners of Ireland's most well-known nightclub have received a dividend of €45.95 million. According to the Irish Times, Ballinakill natives Cathal and Paula...

Talking Sport: Niall Corbet on UCD, playing in Europe and his transition from soccer...

Our latest Talking Sport Podcast is here. Alan Hartnett is back in the presenter’s chair once again after his holidays and he is joined on...

Son pays heartwarming tribute following passing of local photographer dad

The son of a renowned local photographer who passed away recently has paid a heartwarming tribute to his beloved dad. Athy native Robert Redmond passed...

Big breakthrough as permission granted for Blueway along River Erkina

The hugely active Woodenbridge Paddlers group enjoyed a significant breakthrough last week when planning permission was granted for a new Blueway route on the...

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Philip Brophy Lough, Portarlington, Laois Tragically following a scuba-diving accident. Loving brother of the...

Roll ‘n Bowl is getting ready to re-open – with a Summer Camp beginning...

Roll ‘n Bowl Portlaoise is re-opening with a children’s summer camp catering to kids aged 4 and up. Many parents are under pressure multitasking by...

JOB VACANCY: LOETB seek applications for Assistant Principal Officer – Corporate Services

The Laois-Offaly Education and Training Board (LOETB) are inviting applications from suitably qualified persons for the following permanent wholetime post: Assistant Principal Officer -...

Laois County Council: New appointment booking system for Housing Services

Laois County Council: Public Notice – New appointment booking system for Housing Services July 6, 2020 To facilitate the needs of customers and to comply with Public...

Deaths in Laois – Monday, July 6, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Bill O'BRIEN 25 Kirwin Park, Mountmellick, Laois / Ballyfermot, Dublin Bill O'Brien of 25...

Laois brothers who died in Tipperary drowning tragedy named

The two Laois men who died in a diving tragedy in Portroe in Tipperary today have been named locally as Fergus and Philip Brophy...

Moment in Time: The Timahoe Round Tower Festival in 2003

Alf Harvey's archives never fail to throw up some absolute classics. This week we take a trip back to 2003 and Timahoe's Round Tower Festival. And...

Two ‘Laois brothers’ die tragically in Tipperary drowning incident

Two brothers, who are believed to be from Laois, have drowned in a tragic accident in Tipperary. RTE News's Paschal Sheehy reports that the incident...

Our School Revisited: Welcoming and vibrant atmosphere as we visit Borris-in-Ossory

This piece originally featured on LaoisToday in November of last year.  Our School series brings us to St Joseph's NS in Borris-in-Ossory this week where...

Property Watch: Five houses currently for sale in Portlaoise for around €200,000

This week for Property Watch we look at five houses for sale for around €200,000 in Portlaoise. If you’re in the market for a new home...

Wearing the Blue and White: The Rosenallis hurlers who’ve played with Laois over the...

To represent your county is one of the greatest honours in the GAA - and it’s a big deal for clubs to see their...

Laois hurlers better than Liverpool, women surprising men and Kim and Kanye – it’s...

We’re back with our Tweets of the Week again this week! Laois Twitter is just the gift that keeps on giving. Check out our selection below: Women...

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, July 5, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Paddy Molloy Tierhogar, Portarlington, Laois, R32 FF63 Paddy passed away, peacefully, at his residence,...

Tips for keeping your home safe as burglaries occur every 31 minutes

A house in Ireland gets burgled every 31 minutes - so say alarm company PhoneWatch. The company has provided seven tips for helping to ensure...

Tributes paid following the sad passing of Paddy Molloy

Tributes have been paid following the sad passing of Paddy Molloy. Paddy, who is from Tierhogar, Portarlington, played football with O'Dempsey's where he won a...

The Week That Was: The Top 10 stories of the past seven days

1 - Donohers confirm ‘terrible news’ that little Dan will not be going to America for treatment The ‘Do It For Dan’ committee confirmed the...

Beautiful eulogy following sad passing of 96-year-old Br Bernard Kelly

Br. Bernard Kelly, of the De La Salle Brothers, Miguel House, Castletown, passed away on June 18.  Originally from Moate in Offaly, Br Bernard was...

Gardai to search pubs to ensure public health guidelines are followed

Gardai will conduct checks of pubs in Laois and around the country to make sure they are adhering to the public health guidelines. This follows...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, July 4, 2020

Below are the recent deaths in Laois. Ar Dheis De go raibh a anam. Anna Costigan (née Morris) Ballytarsna, Pike of Rushall, Laois / Loughmore, Tipperary Anna Costigan...

Moment in Time: Ballylinan NS production of Robin Hood in 2009

For this week's Moment in Time, we look back to Ballylinan NS's production of Robin Hood in 2009. It took place in St Anne's Hall,...

Joe Mallon Motors first in Kildare and Laois to launch online car sales and...

Joe Mallon Motors, Naas and Portlaoise, are celebrating a first in counties Kildare and Laois to launch online car sales and contactless deliveries since...

JOB VACANCY: Finline Furniture seeking to hire Sales Person for their showrooms in Laois

Finline Furniture are seeking a Sales Person for their Emo Showrooms in Laois. Experience in Interior Design is preferable but not essential. To apply Please send CV & Cover Letter...

UPDATED: Four men to appear in court following drug find of almost €4 million...

Two men will appear in court this morning charged charged in connection with a Garda investigation into a seizure of Cannabis in Laois on...