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Solas Eco Christmas Portarlington

A Christmas Wonderland in SOLAS Eco Garden Centre this weekend

SOLAS again this weekend has its Farmers Market on Saturday (December 4) from 10am to 2pm and will have a Christmas Craft market on...

Big Laois involvement as DCU defeat UL to claim Division 1 League Ladies title

There was Laois involvement on both sides as DCU and University of Limerick met in the Division 1 Ladies League final last night. In atrocious...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Friday, December 3, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. John Keenan Beechlawn, Mountrath, Laois John Keenan, Beechlawn, Mountrath, Co.Laois. Died peacefully on 2nd December 2021, surrounded...

Laois player scoops almost €30,000 in latest Lotto draw as record €19 million jackpot...

The largest prize in Irish Lotto history remains up for grabs on Saturday night after Wednesday’s historic €19.06 million draw continued to roll without...

Garda appeal for information after chainsaws recovered in Laois

Gardai have appealed for information after they recovered chainsaws during a search of car in Mountrath. The car was searched on Saturday November 27 where...
Laura Devoy and Ciara Brennan

Laois students receive college scholarships following outstanding Leaving Cert results

Two Laois students have been awarded a scholarship following their outstanding Leaving Cert results. Laura Devoy, who sat her Leaving Cert in Scoil Chriost Ri...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: New football analyst wanted, Keith Bracken interview and weekend previews

We're into December but the action continues thick and fast in the world of GAA. The biggest news of the week is that for the...

Deaths in Laois – Thursday, December 2, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Derek William Young 'Tatahi', Ballyconnigar Upper, Blackwater, Wexford / Enniscorthy, Wexford / Dublin 18, Dublin /...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Ray Warren Mountmellick, Laois / Clondalkin, Dublin Formerly of Neilstown. Died peacefully at home, 1 Silverglen, Mountmellick,...
Portlaoise Rugby

Defeat for Portlaoise in Leinster rugby league as Palmerston prove too strong

Portlaoise 10 De La Salle Palmerston 43 Leinster Rugby League Division 2A Portlaoise dropped to seventh place in Division 2A of the Leinster League after shipping...
Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2021

Four Laois companies nominated for Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2021

Four Laois companies have received nominations in a range of different categories for the Generation Apprenticeship Employer of the Year 2021 awards. 71 nominees have...

Leinster club action and U-20 football semi-finals as GAA action continues thick and fast

The local GAA action continues apace this week with another schedule of interesting games. The two U-20 'A' football championship semi-finals are down for decision...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Mary Brennan (née Scully) Harbour Street, Mountmellick, Laois The death has occurred of Mary Brennan (née Scully), Mountmellick,...
ND Audit & Advisory Portlaoise

JOB VACANCIES: ND Audit & Advisory seeking to fill a number of positions in...

ND Audit & Advisory, based in Portlaoise are seeking to hire across a number of roles. You can see the full details below. Who are ND...
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...

JOB VACANCY: Lunchbag.ie require night driver for Laois and surrounding areas

Lunchbag.ie, who deliver lunches to schools around the region, are currently seeking to hire a night driver for Laois and surrounding areas. Sunday to Thursday School...
St Fintan's Hospital

HSE clarify booster schedule after Laois people turned away at walk-in clinic

The HSE have clarified the booster Covid-19 vaccine schedule after a number of people were turned away in Laois at the weekend. In a press...
Willie Dunphy

Clough-Ballacolla’s award winners seeking to drive on in Leinster as big days keep on...

The big days keep on coming for the Clough-Ballacolla hurlers. As if winning two senior county finals in the one year wasn't enough, they've also...
Stand Up Week Dunamase College

Stand Up Week a huge success in Laois secondary school as 2nd Year footballers...

Dunamase College were proud to show their support for their LGBTIQ+ students throughout Stand-Up Week 2021 recently. The students learned a lot about LGBTIQ+ topics...

Laois ranked as fifth county most likely to have a white Christmas according to...

Laois has been ranked as the fifth county in Ireland most likely to experience a white Christmas this year according to new research. Legacy Communications...
Portarlington v Portlaoise

Portarlington lead the way on our list of nominations for 2021 senior football Team...

Back-to-back Laois senior football champions Portarlington lead the way with a massive 15 nominations for the 2021 LaoisToday Laois senior football Team of the...
Talking Sport Podcast

Talking Sport Podcast: Clough-Ballacolla, Abbeyleix and Na Fianna Og enjoy great weekends

We might be heading for December but the GAA season shows no sign of letting up. On the latest LaoisToday Talking Sport Podcast, we look...
Death notices in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Monday, November 29, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Phil McCann (née Holohan) Balladine, Abbeyleix, Laois Peacefully in the presence of her family and the staff...
Killeshin Hotel Wedding Showcase

Killeshin Hotel Winter Wedding Showcase this Saturday, December 4

The Killeshin Hotel are hosting a Winter Wedding Showcase this Saturday, December 4. The event takes place from 12pm to 4pm and the Wedding Team...
2012 Portlaoise Musical Society 2

Moment in Time: Portlaoise Musical Society Singin’ in the Rain in 2012

The Portlaoise Musical Society have always gone way above and beyond in terms of their production values - and they've been duly honoured at...
Deaths in Laois

Deaths in Laois – Sunday, November 28, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Paddy Carter St. Fintan's Terrace, Mountrath, Laois Paddy Carter, St. Fintan's Terrace, Mountrath, Co. Laois. Died 27th...
Ballyfin Ladies Junior

Extra time success for Ballyfin Ladies in Wicklow as they march into Leinster semi...

Ballyfin 2-12 Tinahely 1-5 (AET) Leinster Ladies Club JFC Quarter-final Ballyfin Ladies kept their remarkable 2021 season going as they came through extra time to see...

The week that was: Our most read stories of the past seven days

1 - Mountmellick community stunned at tragic death of young Daragh Lee There was a deep sadness in Mountmellick following the tragic death of Daragh...

Deaths in Laois – Saturday, November 27, 2021

Below are the recent local deaths. May they rest in peace. Martin Lalor Erkindale Drive, Durrow, Laois Peacefully, at Brookhaven Nursing Hom, Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny. Predeceased by his parents...
Laois GAA Awards 2021

18 clubs represented as Laois GAA, Camogie and Ladies award winners for 2020/2021 announced

The GAA award winners for the 2020 and 2021 seasons in Laois have been announced. As Covid-19 cancelled last year's event, 2020 and 2021 were...